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    Courtney Hoogeveen
    17 Courtney Hoogeveen
    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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