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Catherine Zaworski
Catherine Zaworski

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Prospect Heights, Ill.

High School:
John Hersey

Position:
OF

Bats/Throws:
R/R



2006: Academic All-Big Ten ... saw action in 26 games, starting three in right field and two in left field ... posted four hits, including two doubles ... scored 12 runs, including the game-winner against New Mexico and the game-tying efforts against Loyola-Chicago and Minnesota ... registered her first career extra-base hit with a double against Loyola ... also tallied a double against Illinois ... laid down two sacrifices ... stole four bases in five attempts ... reached base via walk against George Mason ... also reached on fielder's choice, stole second and scored against the Patriots ... made good on all five defensive opportunities.

2005: Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... saw action in 33 games, starting 10, five at designated player, three in left field and two in center field ... posted a .268 batting average, the best outside of the starting lineup ... tallied 11 hits, including the first extra-base hit of her career, a solo home run against Minnesota ... drove in three RBI, including the game-winner on a squeeze bunt in extra innings against Kentucky ... scored eight runs, including the game-winner in extra innings against Illinois ... walked five times and was hit by a pitch once ... stole three bases in three attempts.

2004: Saw action in 33 games, starting three, one at catcher and two in left field ... tallied three hits, one RBI and eight runs ... scored the game-winning run in the eighth inning against Mississippi ... stolen second and scored the game-winning run in a 10-inning win over Pittsburgh ... took five free bases ... was 2-for-3 on stolen base attempts ... recorded 16 putouts and two assists in the field.

High School: A four-year softball letterwinner at John Hersey High School, where was a two-time all-area and all-conference honoree ...named one of the Top 25 players in Illinois by the Chicago Sun Times in 2002 and 2003 ... named all-area by the Sun Times her junior year ... received Hersey District award for Best Female Athlete and was school's Athlete of the Year in 2003 ... garnered the school's Hustle Award three consecutive years ... dubbed team MVP as a senior ... recorded a .340 batting average and a .420 on-base percentage as a senior, while swiping 88 percent of bases attempted ... also earned two letters in basketball and one in bowling ... qualified and bowled in the state finals as a senior ... received the Presidential Award of Academic Excellence in 2003 ... tallied high honors all four years for her classwork ... listed in Who's Who Among American High School Students for both academics and athletics ... played catcher for the Mount Prospect Power summer ball team ... carried a .340 batting average, while boasting a .975 fielding percentage and throwing out 32 of 35 runners attempting to steal ... was named to the All-World team at the USSSA Nationals during the summer of 2001.

Personal: Given name is Catherine Anne Zaworski ... born 1/30/85 ... parents are Gene and Anna Zaworski ... has one sister, Becky ... plans on majoring in graphic arts ... nickname is Caz.