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Colleen McGlaughlin
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Colleen McGlaughlin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Morton, IL

High School:
Morton

Position:
Infield

2009 as a Senior... First team NFCA all-Midwest Region selection... first team all-Big Ten pick... ESPN the Magazine first team Academic all-American and all-District selection... nominee for Lowe's Senior CLASS Award... academic all-Big Ten... given team's Triple Crown award, after leading the team with a .348 batting average, 10 home runs and 49 RBI... started 159-straight games between sophomore and senior season, before streak was snapped at Western Illinois... played in all 58 games, with 57 starts, including 17 as the designated player, 15 at third base, 14 in left field and 11 in right field... batted .379 with five home runs and 16 RBI in Big Ten play... recorded .607 slugging percentage... led team with 20 multiple hit games... also had 13 multiple RBI games... had four RBI in three different games... 3-4 with two home runs and set career-highs with five RBI and three runs scored in win at Indiana (April 26)... 1-3 with walk-off, solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning in win over Wisconsin (May 6).

2008 as a Junior... First team NFCA all-Mideast Region selection... second team all-Big Ten selection... ESPN the Magazine first team Academic all-American and first team all-District picks... academic all-Big Ten... named to Big Ten Tournament all-tournament team started and played in all 62 games, with 27 starts and both first and third base, five at shortstop and three in the outfield ... led the team with nine home runs and 37 RBI...tied for team lead with 10 doubles...second on the team with .341 batting average... 2-3 with two RBI in win over Long Beach State in NCAA Regionals (May 17)... 2-4 with game-tying and go-ahead RBI in extra innings in win over Creighton in NCAA Regionals (May 17)... 1-2 with home run and two RBI in Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal win over Illinois (May 9)... hit game-winning, two run home run in upset win at Michigan (April 4)... tied a school record for walks in a game with four in win over Louisiana-Lafayette (March 1)...2-3 with game-tying RBI to force extra innings against DePaul (March 1).

2007 as a Sophomore... Second team NFCA Mideast all-Regional pick... third team all-Big Ten selection... ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America District 7 selection... academic all-Big Ten... given team's Coaches Award... started all 58 games, including 24 games at second base, 19 at third base, 13 in left field and one at both shortstop and right field... second on the team with a .339 batting average... tied for team lead with 15 doubles... collected three home runs, and 26 RBI... tallied 15 multiple hit games... batted .314 in conference play... second on the team with a .491 slugging percentage... went 2-3 with game-winning, two-run home run at Northern Illinois (March 28).

2006 as a Freshman... NFCA Academic all-American Scholar Athlete selection... named team's Most Improved Player... played in 48 games with 19 starts... collected two home runs, three doubles and seven RBI... hit first career home run at Illinois (April 1)... went 1-3 with two-RBI double against Penn State (April 30).

High School... Four-time all-state, all-area and all-conference selection... named team MVP all four years... four-time Chicago Tribune all-state selection... team captain as junior and senior... hit .505 as a freshman... holds 14 school records... hit 29 career home runs and finished with a .467 career batting average... member of U-18 Illinois Southern Force that won Gold division national championship in 2004... lettered four years in volleyball... two-time all-state selection... holds seven school records in volleyball... scored a 35 on her ACT... Presidential Scholarship recipient.

Personal... Bats/Throws - Right/Right... Major - Actuarial Science... Parents - Mack and Kim McGlaughlin... Born - July 23, 1987... High School - Morton... High School Coach - Stacey Whitcomb.

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