Mallory Gill

#23 Mallory Gill

Pos. IF
Ht. 5'8"
Yr. So.
Hometown Beloit, Wis.
High School (Prev. School) Memorial

2007: Played 14 games, making 10 starts, before suffering season-ending injury ... knocked in a run March 6 vs. Georgetown ... scored a run and stole a base March 24 at UMKC ... hit first career grand slam March 31 against Southern Utah ... four-bagger helped Crusaders rally from five-run deficit to earn 7-6 victory ... named to Mid-Con All-Academic team ... a member of the Mid-Con Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence ... named an NFCA Scholar-Athlete.

2006: Saw action in 50 games, making 49 starts, all at shortstop ... hit first career home run April 11 against Northern Illinois ... drove in two runs against the Huskies as well ... hit another long-ball April 21 against Centenary ... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two stolen bases March 10 vs. Saint Joseph's ... had two hits, two RBIs and two stolen bases April 15 against IPFW ... named to Mid-Con All-Academic team ... an NFCA Scholar-Athlete.

2005: Appeared in 39 games, making 25 starts as a freshman, 23 at shortstop ... named an NFCA Scholar-Athlete ... committed only one error in 15 Mid-Con games for a .967 fielding percentage ... drove in only run of the season on a sacrifice fly, March 10 at Oklahoma ... drew a walk, had a hit and scored a run April 2 against Western Illinois ... was hit by a pitch and scored a season-high two runs April 5 at Northern Illinois ... drilled a double April 21 against IPFW ... singled, scored a run and stole first base of her career May 5 at UIC.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Knights ... a finalist for Wendy's High School Heisman Wisconsin Athlete of the Year as a senior ... named Big Eight Conference Player of the Year in 2004 ... First Team All-State selection as a senior after garnering Second Team All-State honors as a junior ... named team Most Valuable Player as a junior and senior ... earned All-Conference honors three times ... holds school records for single-season and career doubles ... member of National Honor Society ... placed on school's high honor roll four times ... also lettered in volleyball.

Personal: Mallory is the daughter of Pat and Dianne Gill ... majors are psychology, secondary education and special education ... born July 22, 1986 ... named a United Way Rising Star in 2007 ... nominee for Valparaiso's Woman of the Year in 2007 ... co-founded Crusaders' "I Need a Hug" program.