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Morgan Maize
Morgan  Maize

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Franklin Park, Ill.

High School:
Leyden

Height:
5-9

Position:
P/IF

06/08/2016

Blue Demons Celebrate Successful 2015-16 Season

DePaul Athletics Banquet commemorates history-making accomplishments and academic honors

05/19/2016

Morgan Maize Named to NFCA All-Region Team

Maize makes her first appearance on the All-Great Lakes team

05/14/2016

Dylan Christensen, Naomi Tellez Named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament Team

The two join players from St. John’s and Butler to make up the nine-person squad

05/13/2016

Softball Bows Out in the BIG EAST Championship Semifinals

No. 4 Butler defeats No. 1 DePaul 10-6

05/12/2016

Softball Begins Quest for the BIG EAST Championship Title on Friday

Blue Demons look for first BIG EAST Championship since 2014

04/24/2016

HIGHLIGHTS: Softball vs. St. John's - Sunday

04/17/2016

Highlights: Softball vs. Butler Day Two

Head coach Eugene Lenti and players talk about the 5-1 win over Butler Sunday afternoon.

CAREER HONORS & AWARDS
2015 All-BIG EAST First Team
2015 BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team
2016 BIG EAST Player of the Year
2016 All-BIG EAST First Team
NFCA Player of the Week
BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week (3/28/16, 4/18/16)

2016 (Senior Season): Played and started in all 52 games... first on the team with 42 runs and 61 hits... tied for first with 10 homers... second on the team with 13 doubles... second on the team with 48 RBI... finished second on the team with a .384 batting average... was in the circle for 38 games, starting 32... recorded four shutouts... notched 18 wins in the circle... led the BIG EAST Conference in slugging percentage (.667), second in runs scored (42), tied for first in homers (10), first in total bases (106), first in innnings pitched (203.2), second in wins (18) and first in games started (32) over the course of all games... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (2/15) after finishing the CenturyLink Classic with .438 batting average, seven hits, a homer and two wins in the circle... named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week (3/28) for the first time in her career after finishing against the week 3-1 against Eastern Illinois and Villanova with 15 strikeouts over 25.0 innings for a 0.84 ERA... recorded a career-high 14 strikeouts against Butler (4/17)... named BIG EAST Pitcher of the Week and NFCA Player of the Week (4/18)... notched four RBI against Providence (4/10)... tallied a season and career-high 14 putouts against St. John's (4/24)... recorded a season and career-high four hits against Seton Hall (4/30)... unanimous BIG EAST Player of the Year... All-BIG EAST First Team selection as a pitcher... played at first, second and third when not in the circle.

2015 (Junior Season): Notched team-best 15 multi-hit games... collected five games of at least two RBI... held team's longest hitting streak with 15 games... reached base safely in a team-best 17 games in a row... ranked in the top-10 in the BIG EAST in batting average (8th), runs (t-6th), hits (10th), doubles (t-7th), slugging percentage (t-9th), on-base percentage (9th) and walks drawn (4th)... improved batting average by 59 points and slugging percentage by 208 points from last season... named to BIG EAST Honor Roll (2/9)... paced the team with a .421 batting average, .493 on-base percentage, 24 hits and five doubles against league competition... tied for second on the club with 82 putouts... went 4-for-10 with two doubles in the series against Butler (5/2-5/3)... went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a homer at Villanova (4/26)... collected six hits at Georgetown (4/11-12)... notched a season-high three RBI versus Providence (3/28)... blasted a home run and two RBI in a duel with UNI (2/13)... went 4-for-5 with a solo shot against Saint Mary's (2/7)... started all 46 games at second base and batted primarily in the leadoff spot.

2014 (Sophomore Season): Pair of hits, RBI in 9-3 win over Northwestern (4/30)... put together a .500 (6-for-12) week in four wins at Illinois, Creighton... two-run single in 3-0 win over Villanova (4/26)... two-run single in 9-1 win against Loyola (4/10)... homered and collected two hits in 8-0 win over Seton Hall (4/5)... career-high three hits to go with game-tying grand slam with two outs in the seventh inning of a 9-8 comeback win against Charleston (2/22)... hit second grand slam of season vs. Providence in a 5-for-7 day at the plate... collected pinch hit singles in each of her first three appearances of the season.

2013 (Freshman Season): Earned first collegiate save against Connecticut... first college hit came against Houston and first RBI vs. Fordham... hit first collegiate home run against Penn State with three RBIs... scored first run of her college career against Weber State... had two RBIs vs. Fordham.

High School: Chicago Tribune Player of the Year, consensus All-State and Max Preps All-American tied the state home run record (18) for a season and was second in the state in RBIs (77) as a junior... led Leyden to the Class 4A sectional final as a senior and went 29-8 from the pitching circle... won 103 games in her four-year career... two-time All-State First Team, all-area four years, all-region three years... named to National Honor Society two years, High Honor Roll four years.

Personal: Daughter of Robert and Debbie Maize... has two brothers, Ryan and Brandon...double majoring in sociology and psychology.

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