May 18, 2012
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois softball team and head coach Terri Sullivan announced the addition of Nicole Tobon to the 2012-13 roster on Friday afternoon. Tobon, an incoming-freshman who hails from Bloomington, Minn., will compete for time at catcher.
Meet the Newest Illini:
Hometown/High School: Bloomington, Minn./Bloomington Jefferson
High School Coach: Penny Witzenburg
Travel Team: Minnesota Sting Gold
Travel Coach: Aaron Vail
Notes: 2011 Minnesota AAA Batting Champion and Top Hitter ... Helped lead Bloomington Jefferson to the Minnesota AAA Consolation State Tournament Championship in 2011 ... Named All-State, All-Metro, All-Section and All-Conference during the 2011 season ... Was integral in Bloomington Jefferson's 2011 section championship - the first in school history ... Named the Varsity Offensive MVP while taking home the Varsity Jaguar Award in 2011 ... 2010 All-Conference ... 2010 Varsity MVP ... 2009 Varsity Defensive MVP ... National Honor Society Member ... Daughter of Carlos Tobon.