Softball


Courtney Hoogeveen
Courtney Hoogeveen
17

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kalamazoo, Mich.

High School:
Lincoln, Neb. Southeast

Height:
5-6

Position:
INF

B/T:
L/R

2006 Highlights
• Won the Team's Gold Glove Award at On-Deck Circle Banquet.
• Started all 55 games this season at second base. • Was one of the reasons Illinois has had a big improvement in fielding -- has a .962 fielding percentage, playing one of the toughest positions to have a high fielding percentage. By contrast, Katie O'Connell, four-year starter, had a .950 average during her freshman year.
• Had two hits vs. No. 12 Oregon State.
• Batting in the No. 9 spot, had the capability to get on base ahead of the Big Five in the Illini order.
• Had two three-hit games on the season -- vs. Fordham and Loyola.

High School:
Earned Super State and All-State honors her senior year while leading her team to a fifth place finish in State. • Placed third at State her junior year. • Runner-up at State her freshman and sophomore years. • All-Conference selection her freshman year. • Played for the Omaha Echoes Renegades this summer and batted .416 with 17 RBI's.

Personal:
Born April 4, 1987 • Daughter of Daryl and Polly Hoogeveen • Has a younger sister, Kelly.• Enjoys watching movies, playing sand volleyball and playing with her dog • Enrolled in college of LAS • Won the Women in excellence award

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