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

Player: Aubri Hockenbury, Outfielder

Hometown: Santa Fe, Texas

High School/Previous School: Santa Fe High School/McLennan Community College

Classification: Senior

Sport: Softball

Statistics for the Week: Compiled a .579 batting average in leading the Jaguars to a 5-1 record on the week. She went 11-for-17 at the plate with three home runs, two doubles and a triple. She finished with 11 RBI and scored seven runs, while compiled a 1.263 slugging percentage and a .579 on-base percentage. She did not strikeout in 19 at bats and did not make an error in 12 chances that included 11 putouts and one assist.

Major: Business Management and Human Resources

What advice would you give to a younger player about the sport you are involved in that would help them improve? Work hard and don’t give up. Come off the field knowing you did your best for you and your team.

What is your background and experience in the sport you participate in? I have played softball since I was 4. Every summer was non-stop softball. We won a state championship in softball in 2011. Also played basketball all four years in high school and was first team all-county and Offensive Player of the Year.

What is your favorite food? Spaghetti

Who is you favorite athlete?  Jose Altuve

Career Ambition: Become a chemical engineer

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.