#33 Jorgi Calombaris
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||Lincoln-Way East|
2016: Made 51 appearances for the Crusaders as a junior, starting on 49 occasions ... started 11 times at second base before reverting back to freshman year position at third base, where she started 38 times ... hit .201 for the season with 20 runs scored ... stellar defensively at the hot corner, posting a fielding percentage of .974 and committing just two errors in her time at third base ... fielded her final 56 chances of the season without committing an error ... reached base twice in season opener Feb. 12 against Illinois ... posted multi-hit game Feb. 27 versus Southeast Missouri ... drove in pair of runs in win over DePaul Mar. 11 ... reached twice and scored two runs in run-rule victory versus Santa Clara Mar. 13 ... went 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI in opener of twinbill against Bowling Green Mar. 29 ... scored a run in five out of six games Apr. 3-13 ... picked up pair of hits Apr. 23 in league play against Detroit ... scored two runs in win at IPFW Apr. 26 ... went 3-for-4 with an RBI in victory at Wright State May 7 that clinched berth into Horizon League Championship ... scored run in title game win over Wright State May 14 ... member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
2015: Saw action in all 51 games during her sophomore year, starting 50 times at second base ... hit .278 with 25 runs scored, 26 RBIs and 11 doubles ... registered 13 multi-hit games, scored multiple runs four times and drove in at least two runs on seven occasions ... ranked third in Horizon League and tied for fifth in a single season in Valpo history with four triples ... three of her triples came within league play, tied for the league lead ... started off season on eight-game hitting streak Feb. 6-21 ... enjoyed stellar weekend at the Samford Invitational Feb. 20-21, hitting .643 (9-for-14) with five runs scored and four RBIs ... registered three consecutive multi-hit games, including her first career four-hit game Feb. 20 against host Samford while connecting on second career home run, scoring three runs and tallying two RBIs ... went 3-for-4 with two doubles to kick off tournament earlier that same day against Houston Baptist ... posted 2-for-3, two-run effort against Alabama State Feb. 21 ... named Horizon League Player of the Week Feb. 23 for her performances at Samford, her first career weekly award from the league office ... tallied two hits and scored two runs Mar. 13 against Albany ... drove in two runs apiece in both halves of a doubleheader against Wright State Mar. 28 ... went 6-for-11 with four runs scored and five RBIs in three-game series versus UIC Apr. 11-12 ... tallied two hits apiece in all three games and recorded all five RBIs in the series finale, a career high ... connected on a three-run home run and a two-run triple in that series finale ... went 2-for-4 in Horizon League Championship victory over Wright State in tournament opener May 6 ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.
2014: Appeared in 48 games in her first season as a Crusader, making 45 starts - including 38 starts at third base ... named to the Horizon League All-Freshman Team ... hit .224 overall on the season with 20 runs scored and 14 RBIs ... stood out during league play, hitting .302 and tallying seven runs scored and six RBIs ... ranked seventh in the league with seven sacrifice bunts and ninth with eight stolen bases ... recorded seven multi-hit games on the season ... posted a pair of five-game hitting streaks - Feb. 8-15 and Apr. 2-6 ... slugged a two-run homer against #20 Louisiana, an eventual WCWS participant, on Feb. 14 ... registered two-hit games Mar. 14 against BYU and Mar. 22 at Youngstown State ... scored five runs and drove in five more during Apr. 2-6 five-game hitting streak ... went 2-for-4 with two runs scored Apr. 18 against Oakland ... picked up two more multi-hit games in a five-day span Apr. 22 at Western Illinois and Apr. 26 at Wright State, driving in two runs in the latter game ... went 5-for-11 in the final regular season series May 3-4 at Green Bay, including a pair of multi-hit games ... played 21 consecutive games without committing an error at third base Apr. 8-May 9 ... named an NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Griffins ... an All-State Honorable Mention selection as a senior ... earned First Team All-Area honors in 2013 as well, hitting .480 with a .760 slugging percentage ... an All-Conference honoree each of her final two seasons ... helped Griffins to conference title as a junior in 2012 ... played ASA for Illinois Force ... part of team which placed ninth at ASA 18U Gold nationals in 2012 ... a member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Jorgi is the daughter of Van and Cindy Calombaris ... major is elementary education with a special education minor.