FightingIllini.com

The Official Home of University of Illinois Athletics

    Softball

    Christine Christopoulos
    44 Christine Christopoulos
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Northfield, Ill.

    High School:
    New Trier

    Position:
    P

    B/T:
    R/R

    2008 Highlights
    • Appeared in 13 games, starting against Purdue, Southern Illinois, and Iowa
    • Led the team in saves

    2007 Highlights
    • Recorded first career hit vs. BYU (2/17)
    • Made her first career pitching start vs. Eastern Illinois on April 24, giving up two runs and five hits while striking out four in four innings of work and striking out the first two batters she faced

    High School
    Attended Niles North High School from 2003-2005 • Posted a 1.01 ERA in 2006 • All Central Suburban League in 2005 and 2006 • Captain of the North Stars 2006 All-Region team• Four-year varsity starter • Team MVP from 2004-2006 • Offensive Player of the Year in 2006 • Most Valuable Female Freshman Athlete • 2005 Chicago Sun-Times Top 100 All-Area • Led New Trier to a fourth-place finish in the Class AA State Tournament • Played on North Shore Trevians travel team coached by Dave Snyder and Steve Zuckerman.

    Personal
    Born Aug. 1, 1988 • Daughter of Cathy Christopoulos • Four-sport high school athlete (softball, basketball, golf, and volleyball) • Honor Roll student

    Getting to Know Christine...


    Favorite athlete: Michael Jordan
    What do you do to relax: Play other sports - basketball and football
    Favorite pro sports teams: Chicago Bears, Chicago Cubs
    What attracted you to the U of I: The enthusiasm of our coaches and I can get a great education
    Favorite restaurant on campus: Papa Del's
    Favorite TV Show: SportsCenter
    Favorite Movie: A League of Their Own
    How I started playing softball: My mom used to play when I was little and I wanted to be just like her
    I chose my jersey number because: It was my uncle's football number and the exit number to Wrigley Field
    Favorite musical group: Dave Mathews Band, Mat Kearneyl
    Pre-game ritual or superstition: I have a lucky body wash I use the night before every game
    If you could go to dinner with three people, who would they be: My three best friends - my mom, Katie and Mary

    Career Statistics
    Year	ERA	W-L	APP	GS	CG	SH/CB	SV	IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	2B	3B	HR	WP	HB	SF	AB	Avg.
    2007	14.44	0-0	4	1	0	0/0	0	5.1	14	11	11	1	6	2	0	1	2	0	0	29	.483
    2008	4.43	0-3	13	3	0	0/0	2	30.0	35	22	19	10	19	4	1	6	3	4	0	127	.276
    Total	5.98	0-3	17	4	0	0/0	2	35.1	49	33	30	11	25	6	1	7	5	4	0	156	.314
    

    Illinois Athletics

    Top Videos

    See more videos

    Twitter

    Follow Us On Twitter

    Contact

    University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics

    Bielfeldt Athletic Administration Building
    1700 S. Fourth Street, Champaign, IL 61820
    217-333-3630 | E-Mail Us