University of Houston-Victoria and Townsquare Media would like to congratulate Haley Beam on being the Athlete of the Week.

Player: Haley Beam, Pitcher/Third Baseman

Hometown: Pearland, Texas

High School/Previous School: Pearland High School/San Jacinto College

Classification: Senior

 Statistics for the Week: Was nearly untouchable in the circle as she tossed a one-hit shutout against No. 20 Central Methodist and four innings of no-hit ball in a win over Texas Wesleyan. She was 2-0 with a 0.54 ERA as she allowed one run on four hits and two walks, while striking out nine in three appearances. At the plate, she compiled a .333 batting average going 5-for-15 with three RBI, a run, a double, a triple and a .533 slugging percentage.

 Major: Education

 What advice would you give to a younger player about the sport you are involved in that would help them improve? Never quit and give 110 percent in everything you do. Be a team player.

 What is your background and experience in the sport you participate in? Played at Pearland High School and San Jacinto College and was a member of the Aces Express-Gold select team..

 What is your favorite food? Pizza

 Who is your favorite athlete? Craig Biggio

 Career Ambition: To be a teacher and coach

 The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region, offers courses leading to 70 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as teaching sites in Fort Bend and Harris counties, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. Since its founding in 1973, UHV has provided students with a quality university education from excellent faculty at an affordable price.