High School: Earned eight varsity letters at Trinity: two in golf, three in softball, and one each in basketball, bowling and track ? Earned All-Conference and All-Region honors in golf and was a two-time MVP ? Qualified for the IHSA State Tournament as a senior ? Named Outstanding Senior Student-Athlete at Trinity ? Participated and received diploma in the International Baccalaureate Honors Program.
Personal: Born Jan. 26, 1984 ? Daughter of Michael and May Ellen Collins ? Majoring in horticulture ? Nickname is ?Duck? ? Member of the horticulture club and turf club at Illinois ? Past jobs have included serving as an entertainer at parties, festivals and special events, showcasing a variety of skills that include stilt-walking, unicycling, juggling, making balloon animals and face painting ? Has performed at the Triton Troupers Circus for the past six years ? Favorite athlete is the late Babe Didrikson Zaharias, because, ?She participated in a variety of different sports and proved to be multi-talented.?