Back-to-back home runs by Christensen and Maize ignite offense in 8-0 BIG EAST win over Seton Hall
Blue Demons honored for a 3.0 GPA or higher in 2012-13 academic year
Promising rally lacks clutch hit in 4-3, 13-inning BIG EAST Conference loss
RBI single in the eighth inning gives DePaul 2-1 BIG EAST Conference victory
Welcome Illinois State to Cacciatore Stadium on Tuesday for nonconference game
CAREER HONORS & AWARDS
2013 (Senior Season):Returned from an injury to play 16 games, only to re-injure herself... smacked a home run against Seton Hall, Syracuse, St. John's... had four RBIs in two games at Syracuse.
2012 (Junior Season): Fired one-hitter with 10 strikeouts against Delaware... pitched one-hitter with eight Ks versus Winthrop... had a two-hitter vs. Georgetown... recorded three hits and five RBIs against Winthrop... had two hits, two RBIs, two runs versus Delaware... named to the BIG EAST Conference Honor Roll.
2011 (Sophomore Season:Winning pitcher after 6.1 innings of relief, giving up no runs and just two hits in a 2-1 victory over No. 8/4 Missouri in the NCAA Regionals at Columbia, Mo.... combined with Kirsten Verdun for a no-hitter vs. Boston College... pitched a three-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts against Illinois-Chicago... struck out nine at Providence College... had saves against Illinois State, Pittsburgh and Seton Hall... hit her first career home run against Fordham... selected to the BIG EAST Honor Roll.
2010 (Freshman Season): BIG EAST Rookie of the Year... All-BIG EAST Second Team... named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week twice... appeared in 34 games and started in 22... struck out 17 batters at Syracuse... tossed a complete game shutout at USF... recorded hits in games against Arizona State, Washington, Fresno State and Northern Illinois... threw a no-hitter against Rutgers and a one-hitter against Syracuse, retiring the first 23 batters... earned a save against Rutgers in the BIG EAST Championship... winning pitcher in NCAA regional victory over Creighton.
High School: Dominant right-hander was 22-0 at Klein Oak in Spring, Texas with a 0.26 ERA and 233 strikeouts in 135 innings as a senior... also had 16 shutouts and only allowed seven runs---five earned---and 36 hits... she only gave up 13 walks and opponents batted a miniscule .080 against her... two-time, all-district by Texas Sports Writers Association... from the same high school and Impact Gold travel team as Blue Demon junior infielder Tara Voss.
Personal: Daughter of Dexter and Gayla Brown... has one sibling, Kiki Crawford...majoring in Business Marketing.