Randi Patton
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Randi Patton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Golden, Colo.

High School:
Dakota Ridge

Height:
5-6

Position:
OF

Experience:
3L

2006: No. 4 on the Illinois State career home runs list with 11 ... No. 6 on the Illinois State career stolen bases list with 23.

2005: Rebel Classic All-Tournament Team ... Missouri Valley Conference First Team selection ... No. 2 on the team in batting average, slugging percentage, runs scored, hits, home runs and total bases ... team leader in triples and stolen bases ... her 13 stolen bases marked the first time that a Redbird had swiped double-digit bases in a season since three players did it in 1997 ... compiled a seven-game hitting streak ... had nine multiple-hit games ... stole two bases against Northern Illinois (4/27) ... in Valley games, she led the `Birds in RBI, stolen bases and sacrifice flies ... just one of two Redbirds with multiple home run games (vs. Long Island on 2/18) ... recorded a career-high four RBI at Indiana State (4/20) ... had one of Illinois State's two hits in its season-ending loss at Wichita State in the State Farm MVC Tournament ... scored the winning run in the Redbirds' first conference tournament win since 2002 ... went three-for-three with the game-winning RBI in a win at Evansville (5/7) ... hit a solo home run for ISU's only run in a loss to Southern Illinois (4/2) ... her RBI triple with two outs in the bottom of the ninth gave the `Birds a win over Indiana State (3/30) ... drove in Illinois State's only run in a loss at Creighton (3/26) ... went three-for-three with a pair of runs scored in the win over Southern Miss (2/13) ... one of just two `Birds with a hit in the season-opening win over Auburn ... AFNI Honor Roll member.

2004: Valley All-Tournament Team ... No. 2 on the team in doubles, No. 3 in hits and multiple hit games ... successful base stealer (3-3) ... tallied four multiple RBI games ... went 2-for-3 with a RBI in a win over Evansville (5/8) ... only Redbird with two hits in a loss at Northern Iowa (5/2) ... went 2-for-3 with an eighth inning home run to clinch a 5-4 victory at Northern Illinois (4/27) ... her RBI double was the game-winner in a 1-0 decision over Wichita State (4/25) ... scored the winning run in a 2-1 victory at Missouri State (4/18) ... her RBI triple was the game-winner in the decision against Western Illinois (4/13) ... one of four Redbirds with a homer in the 10-inning win at DePaul (4/6) ... drove in the tying run in the 2-1 extra-inning win over Minnesota (2/7) ... only Redbird with two hits and a run in the win over Florida International (1/31) ... teammates selected her Co-Defensive MVP.

2003: No. 2 on the team in stolen bases ... hit the first two home runs of her career in back-to-back wins over Missouri State, helping the `Birds clinch the Valley regular season title ... went 2-for-2 in a win over Creighton ... went 2-for-3 against Alabama ... went 2-for-3 with a double in a win over Kentucky.

At Dakota Ridge: Gatorade Player of the Year and Colorado Player of the Year in 2002 ... her high school retired her softball jersey ... 1999, 2000 and 2001 first team all-conference selection ... her team won the Class 5A State Championship in 2002 and placed third in 2001 and 1999 ... 2002 Most Valuable Player, recipient of the Hustle Award and Scholar-Athlete Award ... named to Who's Who Among American High School Athletes list ... summer club team qualified for nationals from 1999-2002, finishing fourth in 2002 ... member of the honor roll from 2001-02 ... also recruited by Evansville, Georgia Tech and Colorado State.

Personal
Born: Nov. 23, 1983 ... Parents: Randy and Jane Patton ... Siblings: Tame Elias-Long (29) and Valerie Sharkey (27) ... Major: Business Management-Human Resources.