#14 - Christen Campbell
Bartlett, Tenn. (St. Benedict at Auburndale)
|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
2008: Versatile player who starts at both third base and pitcher. ...Finished with a 9-10 record. ...Posted a 3.97 earned run average. ...Appeared in 24 games, starting 12. ...Pitched seven complete games. ...Recorded one save. ...Pitched 114.2 innings. ...Pitched a team-high eight innings in game against Stetson Mar. 29. ...Tied for fourth in assists in Atlantic Sun games only (58). ...Third on team in doubles (seven) and RBI (26). ...Also hit two home runs. ...Fourth on team in at bats (167). Fifth on team in plate appearances (182). ...Seven multi-hit games. ...Longest hitting streak was seven games Apr. 12-Apr. 22). ...Had at least one hit in eight of last 10 regular season games. ...Opened season with five in seven games, including a four-game hitting streak from Feb. 9-Feb. 16). ...Three multi-RBI games. ...Season high four RBI in a game Apr. 19 vs USC Upstate. ...Six assists in a game four times (Feb. 16 vs Birmingham-Southern;, Mar. 8 vs Georgia Southern, Mar. 15 at Jacksonville, Mar. 29 vs Stetson). ...Season-high five putouts in a game at Belmont (Apr. 16). ...Started all 55 games. ....Member of Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.
2007: Second in the A-Sun in innings pitched with 235.2. ...Pitched the last 11 games of the season including both games in the A-Sun Tournament at Stetson University in Deland, Fla., losing 3-2 to ETSU and 4-0 to Stetson on the first day of the tournament. ...Fourth in the A-Sun in wins with 17. ...Second in A-Sun in starts with 31. ...Second in complete games with 26. ...Second in appearances with 39. ...Third in A-Sun in strikeouts with 174. ...Threw four shutouts. ...Pitched season-high 10 innings vs Jacksonville (March 31) in 3-2 win. ...Struck out season-high nine batters vs. Indiana State (March 3). ....As a third baseman and pitcher she was third in A-Sun in assists (129). ...Season-high five runs batted in against MTSU, including her first collegiate grand slam, a walk-off home run in a 13-9 win April 26 in the second game of a doubleheader. ...Recorded 13 multi-hit games (two hits 11 times and three hits two times). ...Slammed two doubles vs. Elon (Feb. 17), one of only three Lady Bisons to hit two doubles in a single game last season. ...Hit two home runs in a game vs Mercer (April 13), one of only two players on the team to hit two home runs in a game.
High School: Was a four-year All-State, All-Region, and All-District selection at St. Benedict...named her team[apos]s MVP all four years ...Named a Best of the Preps finalist by the Memphis-Commercial Appeal as a sophomore, junior, and senior...The Lady Eagles were four-time Region Champions during Campbell's years with the team...Led team to a runner-up finish at the TN State Tournament as a sophomore...Led team back to the state tournament as a senior...In her senior year, St. Benedict won five tournament championships, and beat Keller High School (Keller, Texas), the No. 1-ranked team in the country by USA Today at that time...In Campbell's senior year, the Lady Eagles finished the season ranked No. 18 in the nation.
Personal: Majoring in Exercise Science...Hobbies include watching and quoting movies and telling stories...Enjoys watching Charmed, Boy Meets World, and Full House...Enjoys listening to Senses Fail, Mae, and Red Jumpsuit Apparatus...Likes to eat chicken, cereal, and real macaroni and cheese...Would like to one day go snowboarding in Colorado or go wakeboarding... Considers herself more of a country girl than a city girl...Says her best vacation was going to New York with her mom and watching RENT on Broadway...Believes that no one knows how much she hates sand...cCtes her biggest sports thrill as diving for a ball, getting up, and making the play...Believes the best things about Lady Bison softball are the team and the coaches...Most admires her pitching coach Rose Kalisak, and says "At first I didn't like her, but then my other pitching coach quit, so I had to take from her. She would do anything for anybody and has helped me through a lot of stuff. She is not only a coach, but a friend"...Will get to match up against former high school teammate, Amanda Lindsay, when the Lady Bisons take on Stetson...Chose Lipscomb so she could get a good education to prepare her for later in life, while also playing a sport that she loves...Has one brother, Sonny (15), and one sister, Sydney (4)...parents are Ernie and Joy Campbell...Christen Nicole Campbell was born on July 31, 1988 in Jacksonville, Fla.
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