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#7 - Chris Halstead
2005-06 Softball
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B/T
R/R
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5'10"
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
Indianapolis, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Cathedral
Chris Halstead

2007: Made 21 appearances in the circle, starting 17 times ... posted a 10-3 record on the season ... finished fifth in the league in wins and sixth in ERA (3.57) ... tossed a complete game in season opener March 4 against Detroit ... twirled five scoreless innings against Georgetown March 6 to earn win ... threw a complete-game three-hitter at UMKC March 24 ... tossed six shutout frames April 9 against St. Joseph's ... matched a career-high with seven strikeouts in complete-game victory May 6 at Oakland ... named to Mid-Con All-Academic team.

2006: Pitched in 26 games, starting 24 ... ranked seventh in the Mid-Con with eight victories ... 2.53 ERA ranked ninth in the league ... did not allow a run in nine of 24 starts ... held opponents scoreless over three starts in three days, March 30-April 1 ... won three consecutive starts without allowing a run April 11-15 ... stretch included four scoreless innings in win at Purdue ... allowed just one hit in five innings April 15 against IPFW ... twirled complete game, three-hit shutout May 5 against UMKC.

2005: Pitched in 30 games and made 25 starts as a freshman ... earned Second Team All-Conference honors ... tied for team lead with six wins ... 25 starts led the Crusaders and was the fourth highest total in the Mid-Con ... led team with 58 strikeouts ...went 5-5 with 2.41 ERA in 12 Mid-Con appearances, making 10 starts ... struck out career-high seven in six innings March 25 at Centenary ... threw complete game April 1 against Western Illinois, allowing one run on four hits ... earned first career win April 9 at UMKC in relief ... twirled back-to-back complete game shutouts against IUPUI April 29 and 30 ... notched first career hit March 12 vs. UMKC.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Fighting Irish ... named Indianapolis City Player of the Year in 2003 and 2004 ... Cathedral H.S. Female Athlete of the Year in 2004 ... selected as an ICGSIA Indiana All-Star and MCGSA City/County All-Star as a senior ... named team MVP as a junior and senior ... led team to regional finals as a senior ... also lettered in basketball and volleyball.

Personal: Chris is the daughter of Dick and Cheri Halstead ... major is management with a public relations minor ... born December 21, 1985.

M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler