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# 2 - Yonina Sint Jago - outfield
BirthdateJune 23, 1984
BirthplaceAruba
ResidenceTilburg (Netherlands)
OccupationTeacher Physical Edudation
Height1,68 m
Weight65 kg
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
Positionoutfield


Dutch National TeamOct.-Nov. 2008; April 2011-Jan. 2014
Games Dutch National Team18


ClubsDe Knuppelaars (Rosmalen)
Gryphons (Rosmalen, 2004-2006; 2009-2012)
Twins (Oosterhout, 2007-2008)
Terrasvogels (Santpoort, 2013)
(Dutch Major League: 2007-2009; 2012-2013)
Tournaments participated in | Awards | Career | Family





















...Tournaments Participated In...
with Twins
2008 - Intern. Mastenbroek Tournament (Enschede, Netherlands)

with Gryphons
2010 - Intern. Mastenbroek Tournament (Enschede, Netherlands)
2011 - Intern. Mastenbroek Tournament (Enschede, Neth.)
2012 - International Indoor Cup (Schiedam, Netherlands)

with Terrasvogels
2013 - Intern. Jan de Wit Tournament (Haarlem, Netherlands)
Cup Winners Cup (Montegranaro, Italië)

with Brasschaat Braves
2008 - European Cup (Prague, Czech Republic)(as pick-up player)
2009 - European Cup Winners Cup (Parma, Italy)(as pick-up player)
2010 - European Cup (Haarlem, Netherlands)(as pick-up player)

with Aruban Softball Team
1999 - Kingdom Games (St. Martin, Netherlands Antilles)
2000 - Latin American Games (Aruba)
Junior League World Series (Michigan, USA)
2001 - Kingdom Games (Rotterdam, Netherlands)
2007 - Pan American Games (Cartagena, Colombia)

with Dutch National Softball Team
2011 - Holland Tour (several sites, Netherlands)
Torneo 150 Anni Unitá d'Italia (Bollate, Italy)
Games vs. Argentina (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
2012 - American Tour (Tennessee/Florida, USA)
Holland Tour (Nieuwegein, Netherlands)
World Cup of Softball (Oklahoma City, USA)
Seattle Series (Seattle, USA)
World Championship (Whitehorse, Canada)
2013 - Holland Tour (several sites, Netherlands)
European Championship (Prague, Czech Republic)

Career
2013 --- In April, Yonina changes her uniform number from 11 to 2 --- On June 27, Yonina is one of the 17 players named to the roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for this years European Championship in the Czech Republic --- In Prague, Yonina plays in her first European Championship with the National Team --- On July 9, in the third game of the European Championship vs. Slovakia, Yonina hits 2-for-3 --- In her first season with Terrasvogels, Yonina hit .333 (45-for-135) with 13 doubles, three triples and a homerun, scores 26 runs and has 25 runs batted in --- Her .333 average is third-best of the team --- With Terrasvogels, she wins the Cup Winners Cup in Montegranaro (Italy) and captures the Dutch championship, defeating Sparks Haarlem in the Holland Series --- In October, Yonina is one of 23 players named to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for the 2014 season.
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2012 --- In March, Yonina participates with the Dutch National Softball Team in the American Tour to Tennessee and Florida --- On March 1, the opening game of the Tour vs. East Tennessee State University, Yonina is 2-for-3 with two doubles --- On March 8, Yonina is 2-for-3, scores twice and has three RBI's vs. Temple University --- Two days later, she hits 3-for-4 and has one RBI vs. Bradley University --- On May 27, Yonina is 2-for-3 in the opening game of the Holland Tour against an All Star Team --- On June 8, Yonina is one of 17 players named to the roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for participation in the World Cup of Softball (Oklahoma City, USA), a series of games in Seattle (USA) and the World Championship in Whitehorse (Canada) --- On July 17, Yonina is 1-for-1, scores once and has one RBI in a 13-0 shutout win against South Africa in the fifth game of the World Championship in Whitehorse (Canada) --- In her first season back at the highest level (after having played in the second highest division the two seasons before), Yonina is the leading hitter of Gryphons with a .345 (38-for-110) batting average, six doubles and two triples, she ties for second place in the team with 20 runs scored and leads Gryphons with 21 runs batted in --- After the season, Yonina decides to transfer to Terrasvogels for the 2013 season --- In October, Yonina is one of 31 players named to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for the 2013 season.
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2011 --- In April, Yonina is added to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Softball Team, but already joins the team for practice sessions on March 23 --- On May 15, she makes her debut in the National Team when she plays in the first double-header of the Holland Tour against the Holland All Stars --- In her first game, she is 1-for-3 (a triple) with a run and an RBI, in the second game she is 2-for-2 with two RBI's --- This season, Yonina plays in her third season for Gryphons, which plays in the 'overgangsklasse', the second highest league --- In June, Yonina participates with the Dutch National Team in the Torneo 150 Anni Unitá d'Italia in Bollate (Italy) and therefore is a member of the team when it plays the 100th game in history against Italy on June 2 --- In this historic game, Yonina makes her international debut in the National Team --- On July 3, in the first game of a double-header (which was part of the Holland Tour) against the National Team of Argentina, Yonina is 1-for-2 and scores twice --- On July 13, Yonina is one of the four players who are cut from the final roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for this years European Championship in Italy, but she remains on the list as an alternate --- In the regular season, Yonina plays for Gryphons which wins the championship in the 'Overgangsklasse' (second-highest league) to promote to the Dutch big league in 2012 --- In October, Yonina is one of 21 players named to the preliminary roster of the Dutch National Softball Team for the 2012 season.
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2010 --- This year, she participates in her third European Cup Tournament with Brasschaat, this time in The Netherlands --- She again plays for Gryphons, which this season finishes in second place --- The team remains playing in the second highest league after losing a promotion play-off series.
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2009 --- In her first year back at Gryphons, Yonina hits .306 with 34 basehits, 17 runs scored and eight RBI's, but after completion of the season, the team relegates from the Dutch big league --- Yonina is again picked up by Brasschaat, this time for the Cup Winners Cup Tournament in Italy --- In October, Yonina is one of eight players being invited to participate in the indoor practice sessions of the Dutch National Softball Team. On October 25, the players get a try-out. Afterwards, Yonina has to withdraw, as she is unable to combine the practice schedule with her regular job.
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2008 --- In her second season with Twins, Yonina this season plays in only five big league-games --- As a pick-up player for Brasschaat Braves from Belgium, Yonina participates in the European Cup Tournament in Prague (Czech Republic) --- After completion of the season, Yonina returns to Gryphons.
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2007 --- In her first season with Twins, Yonina makes her debut in the Dutch big league and hits .221, while scoring seven runs and has four RBI's --- Yonina returns to the Aruban Softball Team and this time participates in the Pan American Games in Colombia.
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2004 --- Yonina starts playing for the Gryphons in the Dutch competition.
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2001 --- Yonina participates in her second Kingdom Games, this time in Rotterdam (Netherlands).
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2000 --- With the Aruban Softball Team, Yonina wins the Latin American Games, which are held on Aruba --- In the same year, she participates in the Junior World Series in the USA.
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1999 --- Yonina has her first international experience when she participates in the Kingdom Games at St. Martin with the Aruban Softball Team, that wins the event.

Family
YONINA is the daughter of Marcial Sint Jago and Lenie Leertouwer and has one brother, Javier, and one sister, Yira.

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