The 5-foot-3 junior shortstop batted .500 at the PGF Premier 18U Nationals last summer and was named a First Team All-American by Extra Inning Softball. Ota led the state in hitting with a .725 average for the Falcons (17-7) during the 2019 high school season, also scoring 44 runs and stealing 38 bases without being thrown out. She was a First Team All-State selection and ranks as the nation’s No. 81 prospect in the Class of 2021 by Extra Inning Softball.
Ota has maintained a 3.11 GPA in the classroom. She will begin her senior year of high school this fall.
Also a basketball standout, Ota has volunteered locally on behalf of youth softball programs and her school’s Safe Rides program.