Has started 27 games in left field
Has scored four runs and stolen two bases
Ranks ninth on Illinois' all-time stolen base list (17).
Started the last 14 games for Illinois in right field.
That came after going 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored vs. Purdue.
Batted .302 on the year with a hit in five of her seven starts.
Scored 11 runs while serving as Illinois' primary pinch runner.
Stole 6-of-7 bases this season.
Named to Dean's List
George Huff Award Winner
Appeared in 44 games, primarily in a pinch-running role Has posted five starts, including a 1-for-3 performance vs. South Florida. Tallied two stolen bases.
Three-time First-Team All-Mid-Illini selection in softball Named first team All-Area by the Peoria Journal-Star twice Helped Washington to the Mid-Illini Conference title in both 2000 and 2001 Earned all-state recognition in 2001 (second team) and 2002 (first team) by the ICA Owns school records for most hits in a single season (60) and career (152). Invited to play in the prestigious Chicago Tribune "Super 60" games Named Washington High School's Female Athlete of the Year in 2001-2002. Batted .452 in her career, including a .504 mark with 35 runs scored as a senior Coached by Clint Reed Played for NTRA Stealers 18U team (coached by Dee McGrath) for two seasons after playing for the Washington Cobras (coached by Mark Kirk) for seven seasons Two-time All-Mid Illini selection as a setter in volleyball, earning first team honors in 2001 Team was 24-6 and won conference championship in 2000 and repeated as conference champs while also winning the regional in 2001 Led the team in serving percentage in both 2000 (99.6 percent) and 2001 (99.2 percent) Led Washington in assists and earned team MVP honors in 2001.
Daughter of Larry and Peggy Zobrist Third oldest of four children Tenth family member to attend the University of Illinois, following sisters Jill and Lynn and grandfather Harry James Owens Member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Club, and Physics Club Named an Illinois State Scholar and to Who's Who Among High School Students.
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