Softball


Christine Christopoulos
Christine Christopoulos
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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
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