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    Audrey Gallien
    10 Audrey Gallien
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Sunnyvale, Calif.

    High School:
    Archbishop Mitty

    Height:
    5-5

    Position:
    IF/C

    B/T:
    R/R

    2011 - Senior: Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Wrapped up her career with 42 starts in 44 appearances, spending most of the season behind the plate as the starting catcher ... Earned 21 hits on the season, totaling all five of her doubles against Big Ten opponents - tied for third most in conference play only ... Also drew 21 walks and was struck by one pitch to finish the season with the fifth-best on-base percentage on the team (.364) ... Only committed one error behind the plate on the season in 205 chances to earn a .995 fielding percentage as a catcher ... Opened the season with a single, RBI and a run scored against Texas-San Antonio on Feb. 11 ... Was 1-for-2 with the game-tying RBI against Maryland on March 4 ... Tallied two doubles and an RBI during the home-opening victory over Michigan State on March 26 ... Went 3-for-5 against Ohio State over both contests, tallying two runs scored as well ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored and a walk during a midweek doubleheader at Iowa on May 4.

    2010 - Junior: Academic All-Big Ten ... One of six Illini to start all 53 contests ... Totaled 42 hits in 146 plate appearances including 10 doubles and seven home runs ... Batted .288 on the season ... Drove in 28 runs and scored 23 more ... Drew 27 walks, good for second among Illini ... Went 1-for-2 with three RBIs, two walks and two runs scored in the Illini's 8-0 win over UNLV ... Two-run home run in the sixth inning against Cal State Bakersfield on Feb. 13 gave the Illini a 3-2 victory ... Went 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored against Long Beach State on Feb. 13 ... Knocked in two runs and scored two more to go with two hits against Mississippi Valley on Feb. 26 ... Went 1-for-2 with a walk, run scored and two RBIs against Radford on Feb. 27 ... Had a three RBI, two hit, one run scored performance in the home opener against Illinois State ... Knocked in one run and scored another on one hit and two walks against Penn State on April 17.

    2009 - Sophomore: Academic All-Big Ten ... Played in 29 games with 10 starts (five at designated player, four at shortstop, one at third base) ... Best game of career came against Illinois State on April 7, when she was 3-for-4 with two doubles and four RBIs ... Had a double against Purdue on April 29 ... Was 2-for-2 with an RBI against Indiana on April 15 ... Made first start of season at third base against California on Feb. 7 ... Earned team Kathleen Bryers Award.

    2008 - Freshman: Played in 38 games with 25 starts ... Had three doubles on the season and first career triple at Illinois Chicago on March 25 ... Knocked first career home run against UConn on Feb. 23, driving in two runs ... Also homered against New Mexico (March 20) and Michigan State (April 13) ... Had two-hit games against New Mexico (March 20), Ohio State (March 30) and Illinois State (April 16) ... Made first career start at first base on Feb. 8 against Memphis.

    High School: Led Archbishop Mitty to back-to-back Western Catholic Athletic League titles and the CCS Division II championship in 2005 ... Named first team by both the San Jose Mercury-News and San Francisco Chronicle as a catcher in 2006 ... Earned First Team All-WCAL honors in 2005 ... Batted .370 with seven doubles, one home run and 19 RBI as a junior under coach Sarah Caudle ... Played three years for the San Jose Strikkers, coached by Tom Sorci and Bill Sparrey.

    Personal: Born March 16, 1989 ... Daughter of Brad and Lisa Gallien ... Has two brothers, Alex and Zach ... Majoring in gender and women's studies ... Enjoys digital photography.

    Getting to Know Audrey: Favorite Food: Thai or Indian ... Favorite TV Show: Planet Earth ... Favorite Music Artist: Pink Floyd ... Favorite Pro Team: San Francisco Giants ... Dream Job: Archaeologist in Egypt ... How did you start playing softball? "I played tee-ball when I was 4, and my life was decided from there." ... What I've learned from Coach Sullivan: "A positive mindset can get you through anything."

    Gallien's Career Statistics

    Year Avg. GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB Slg. % BB HBP OB % SF SH SB-Att. PO A E Fld. %
    2008 .197 38-25 61 15 12 3 1 3 7 26 .426 7 1 .290 0 4 0-0 209 14 5 .978
    2009 .278 29-10 36 5 10 3 0 0 6 12 .361 7 0 .395 0 2 0-0 14 9 3 .885
    2010 .288 53-53 146 23 42 10 0 7 28 73 .500 27 2 .350 0 2 0-0 334 29 4 .989
    2011 .221 44-42 95 7 21 5 0 0 9 26 .274 21 1 .364 1 2 0-0 202 15 3 .986
    Total .251 164-130 338 50 85 21 1 10 50 138 .408 62 4 .373 1 10 0-0 759 67 15 .982

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