Savanah is #BuiltDifferent

“I think it’s amazing what RIP-IT is doing for female athletes by designing cleats specifically for women. Now female athletes can perform their best with their cleats looking good and feeling good. This is just the start of prioritizing and empowering women in sports.” - Savanah Whatley

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Savanah Whatley is a talented and dedicated softball player who has had a strong start to her college career at Oregon State University. In her freshman season in 2022, Savanah started all 31 games she played and hit .226 on the season. She recorded four doubles and scored 10 runs, and had notable performances against UCLA, Cal, and Stanford, recording two hits in each game. Savanah also recorded an RBI double in the Knoxville Regional against Ohio State.

Before joining the Oregon State softball team, Savanah was a four-year starter at Heritage High School and was a two-time 49er Cal-Hi Sports player of the week and two-time all-league choice. She was named Prep2Prep Junior Player of the Year in 2019 and batted .544 with 26 RBI and 26 runs as a junior. Savanah also played club softball with the LTG, Lady Magic, and Sorcerers.

In addition to her success on the field, Savanah is also dedicated to her academic and personal pursuits. She intends to major in kinesiology and become a pediatric nurse, and enjoys playing guitar, singing, and doing community outreach in her free time. Savanah chose to attend Oregon State because of the program's competitive nature and the opportunity to learn from the experienced coaching staff. She has also represented Mexico as a member of the Mexican Junior National Softball team and was selected for the USA Junior Olympic team trials. With her talent and determination, Savanah is sure to continue making a positive impact on the Oregon State softball program.