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Christina Trauger
Christina Trauger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Rosa, Calif.

High School:
Elsie Allen

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R



2009: Appeared in 41 games, starting 32 in center field and five in right field ... batted .193 with one double and one home run ... round tripper was a solo shot, which tied the game against Jacksonville State ... posted two hits against Winthrop and at Bowling Green ... drove in 11 RBI, including the game-winner against Winthrop ... scored 10 runs, including the game-winner against Austin Peay ... tallied hits in three straight games from April 9 through April 11 ... posted a hit in three of the team's four NCAA Regional games ... drew four walks and was a hit by a pitch three times ... stole three bases in four attempts ... laid down three sacrifice hits and accounted for a sacrifice fly ... made good on 96 percent of her defensive opportunities ... missed five Big Ten games due to injury.

2008: Appeared in 58 games, starting 56 in center field and one in right field ... Batting .206 ... Registered 27 hits in 131 at-bats ... Recorded first career triple vs. Appalachian State (2/24) while hitting 3-for-3 on the day ... Walked three times vs. Central Michigan (3/8), tying a Purdue single-game record ... Tallied a .333 on-base percentage ... Tied for seventh in the Big Ten with 10 sacrifice hits ... Sits ninth in the Big Ten with three hit by pitches in conference action ... Three-game hit streak (4/28-5/4) is her longest of the season.

2007: Appeared in 57 games, including 23 starts - 20 in center field, two in right field and one in left field ... tallied a .200 average in 60 at-bats ... registered four multi-hit games, including a 3-for-4 effort at IUPUI ... also recorded a career-high six RBI at IUPUI, tied for third in Purdue single-game history ... scored 18 runs, including three at IUPUI ... scored the game-winning run three times: at UC Davis, at Minnesota and vs. Indiana ... recorded first career home run, a grand slam, at IUPUI ... tallied first career double vs. Middle Tennessee State ... made good on 39 of 41 defensive efforts for a .976 fielding percentage.

2006: Saw action in 45 games, starting five in right field ... made collegiate debut as a pinch runner in the season opener against South Carolina ... scored 11 runs, including the game-tying effort against IUPUI ... first collegiate run came against Pittsburgh ... earned first start against Jacksonville ... first collegiate hit was an RBI single up the middle against George Mason ... also pinch ran and scored earlier in the game with the Patroits ... tallied second hit against Ball State ... stole six bases in nine attempts ... reached base via walk against Jacksonville ... made good on all but one of her defensive opportunities.

High School: A three-time All-North Bay League honoree ... garnered second-team honors as a freshman and first team accolades sophomore and junior years ... named team MVP as a freshman ... earned All-Empire honorable mention honors as a sophomore ... named team's offensive MVP after junior season ... posted at least a .400 batting average her freshman, sophomore, and junior seasons, batting .450, .415, and .430 respectively ... softball coach was Vernon Morene ... played travel ball for the NorCal Assault team ... named a scholar athlete in 2003 ... three-year honor roll student.

Personal: Given name is Christina Beverly Trauger ... born 8/9/87 ... parents are Leonard and Cindy Trauger ... has two sisters, Amanda and Melissa ... major is psychology.