Tricia Speziale

#2 Tricia Speziale

Pos. IF
Ht. 5'6"
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Elmhurst, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) York

2003: Appeared in 18 games for the Crusaders ... named Mid-Continent Conference Player of the Week on March 10 ... hit .380 in 50 at bats for the Crusaders ... tallied three-hit games against Sacred Heart and IUPUI ... drove in two runs three times ... posted a .475 on base percentage ... recorded a six-game hitting streak in April.

2002: Sat out the season as a red-shirt with a knee injury.

2001: Appeared in 43 games for the Brown and Gold, starting 42 ... led the team with 12 walks ... recorded three multi-hit games ... homered against Illinois-Chicago.

2000: Played in 42 games, starting all of them ... led the team with two homeruns ... recorded eight multi-hit games ... led the Crusaders by drawing 17 walks ... was third on the team with a .270 batting average ... scored two runs against Oakland after going 2-for-2 with two walks.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Dukes ... three-time All-Conference selection ... three-time All-Area selection ... invited to the Illinois State Hitting Derby as a senior.

Personal: Tricia is the daughter of Bob and Nora Speziale ... majors are secondary education and Spanish ... born April 15, 1981.