Chrissy Burton
20
Chrissy Burton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mapleton, Ill.

High School:
Illini Bluffs

Height:
5-9

Position:
P

2011: Made eight appearances inside the circle for the Redbirds...tossed 13.1 innings and recorded 11 strikeouts, finishing the season with a 7.88 ERA...allowed four runs in 4.0 innings against nationally-ranked Alabama in her lone start of the season (Feb. 25).

2010: Made 11 appearances in the circle for the Redbirds with six starts ... pitched 36.2 innings and ended the season with a 5.15 ERA with 27 strikeouts ... limited opposing hitters to a .287 batting average.

2009: Made seven appearances in the circle for the Redbirds...pitched 17.2 innings with a 1.58 ERA and five strikeouts...limited opponent hitters to a .239 batting average.

2008: Saw action in five games for Illinois State in the circle, where she pitched 35.2 innings and finished with a 3-4 record and a 4.51 ERA ... pitched the first complete-game win of her career in a 9-2 rout of UNC-Charlotte (Feb. 29), at the NFCA Leadoff Classic ... made her first-career pitching appearance against Kansas (Feb. 9) ... won her first-career game with a 10-0 shutout of Buffalo (Feb. 24) at the Littlewood Classic ... pitched a complete-game three-hitter against Buffalo, and allowed just six runners to reach base during the game ... recorded a career-high five strikeouts against UNC-Charlotte (Feb. 29) at the NFCA Leadoff Classic ... scored her first-career run against Buffalo (Feb. 24) in ISU's 10-0 rout of the Bulls.

Illini Bluffs HS: A three-sport athlete, who participated in softball, basketball and volleyball all four years ... first-team all-state honoree in softball junior year and second-team all-state honoree in softball sophomore year ... first-team all-area selection in softball sophomore and junior year ... first-team all-conference selection in softball sophomore, junior and senior year ... softball team was regional champion sophomore and junior year and won the sectional championship sophomore year ... first-team all-conference selection in volleyball senior year ... member of the school honor roll.

Personal: Born April 26, 1989 ... Parents: Brian and Pam Burton ... Major: business administration.