8 Crystal Maas
8 Crystal Maas
Height: 5-3
Year: Junior
Hometown: Carson, CA
Position: UTIL
Bats/Throws: R/R
Previous School: Carson HS


A two-way threat, Maas appeared in 29 games and made 10 starts in her junior season … at the plate, collected 10 hits, two doubles and six RBIs … had season-high two hits and a double in victory over Toledo … in the circle, Maas went 1-2 with a 4.43 ERA and 10 strikeouts in 30 innings of work … earned a win with two innings of relief work against Rutgers … also recorded two saves on the year … earned first save with three innings of relief work with three innings … picked up second save with inning of relief against UC Riverside.


Maas appeared in 44 games and 43 starts in her second season at CSUN … batted .263 with 31 hits for the year …  tied for second on the team with eight doubles … added 16 runs, two home runs, 15 RBIs, eight walks and two stolen bases … against Big West opponents, Maas batted .276 with 10 runs, five doubles, one home run, seven RBIs and five walks … blasted home runs against Western Michigan and UC Santa Barbara … tied a season and career high with two hits in seven different games … finished year with seven multi-hit games and three multi-RBI games … also made nine appearances and three starts in the pitching circle … finished 1-2 with a 3.16 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 24.1 innings of work … held opponents to a .186 batting average … tossed a complete game shutout in a victory over Santa Clara.


Maas had a strong start to her Northridge career in her freshman season … batted .212 for the season, collecting 11 hits, one run, two doubles and four RBIs … against Big West Conference opponents, batted .259, collecting seven hits in 29 at-bats … added a run, a double and three RBIs against league opponents … had a season-high two RBIs against Pacific … in the circle, finished with an 0-6 record and a 11.70 ERA in 20.1 innings of work … tossed a season-high five innings with four strikeouts against Maine on Mar. 12 … finished with a perfect fielding percentage in eight chances. 

Carson High School

Maas played four years of softball for the Colts ... earned all-area and all-league honors following her final three playing seasons ... earned league and area pitcher of the year honors during her career ... graduated in 2011. 


Born on January 6, 1993 ... daughter of Millie Rodriguez and Santiago Maas ... stepfather is Tom Torres ... has one brother, Andrew ... favorites include the New York Yankees, Alex Rodriguez, "Family Guy" and "Friday" ... would like to be stranded on a desert island with Seth Rogen ... lists her mom as her greatest hero ... majoring in Biotechnology.