Christy Colgan
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Christy Colgan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rock Island, Ill.

High School:
Rock Island

Height:
5-4

Position:
UT

Experience:
3L

Bats/ Throws:
R/R

2007: Picked up the first hit of her Redbird career in her first pinch hitting assignment of the season on Feb. 16 versus Idaho State, smacking a single up the middle in the bottom of the fourth inning to set the stage for a Michelle Henderson two-run shot, just a batter later ... went 0-for-4 in her four other pinch hitting opportunities, but drew two walks ... AFNI honor roll member.

2006: Used primarily as a pinch hitter.

2005: Her first collegiate at bat came against Western Kentucky (3/12) ... AFNI Honor Roll member.

Rock Island: Played just two years of high school softball ... team captain as a senior ... led team with 24 RBI that year ... as a senior, she broke the school's single-season home run record ... also set the school's career home run mark ... earned all-metro and all-conference honorable mention honors in 2004 ... her team won the regional championship and finished second in the conference in 2004 ... as a junior, she received the team's Most Improved Player Award.

Personal: Born: April 13, 1986 ... Parents: Tom and Judy Elliott ... Siblings: Carly (21) and Andy (17) ... Major: business administration ... Her sister, Carly, plays golf, basketball and softball at Knox College.