Stephanie Moreno

#8 Stephanie Moreno

Pos. IF
Ht. 5-7
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Murrieta, Calif.
High School (Prev. School) Murrieta Valley

2017: Appeared in 27 games for the Crusaders as a junior, starting six times - five times at designated player and once in left field ... went 7-for-37 at the plate on the year ... made season debut Mar. 18 against South Dakota, returning from injury which kept her out for the season's first 16 games ... scored a run as a pinch-runner in Horizon League opener at Northern Kentucky Mar. 24 ... drove in a run with a pinch-hit single against Green Bay Apr. 4 ... went 1-for-1 with a run scored in a pinch-hitting role Apr. 21 at Detroit Mercy ... member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2016: Started every game for Valpo for a second straight season, making 52 starts at shortstop ... hit .267 with 25 runs scored and 15 RBIs ... posted an on-base percentage of .312 and a slugging percentage of .407, recording six doubles and five home runs ... registered 10 multi-hit gmaes on the year ... hit first home run of the season Mar. 4 at USC Upstate, followed the next day with another round-tripper versus Elon ... went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in Crusaders' win over DePaul Mar. 11 ... registered pair of hits the next day against Wisconsin, and then scored two runs and tallied two RBIs Mar. 13 in victory over Santa Clara ... drove in two runs in series finale at UIC Apr. 13 ... connected on home run at #18 Notre Dame Apr. 20 ... went 2-for-2 with two runs scored in series finale versus Detroit Apr. 23 ... followed the next time out by hitting a home run as part of a 2-for-3, two-run, three-RBI performance at IPFW Apr. 26 ... tallied three hits in win over Oakland Apr. 29 ... hit home run in series opener at Wright State May 6 ... scored pair of runs in opener of Horizon League Championship versus Youngstown State May 11 ... delivered walk-off RBI double in eighth inning of championship game against Wright State May 14 to give the Crusaders the tournament title, one of her two hits in the game.

2015: Started all 51 games for the Crusaders as a freshman at shortstop ... a Horizon League All-Freshman Team selection ... hit .331 with 35 runs scored and 25 RBIs ... drew 21 walks on the year, posting an on-base percentage of .428 and a slugging percentage of .472 ... led the Horizon League with 14 sacrifice bunts, ranking 24th nationally ... finished year tied for eighth in the league in runs scored, and ranked fourth in league-only play in runs scored (19) ... owned 14 multi-hit games, scored multiple runs eight times and drove in at least two runs on five occasions ... opened career by going 3-for-3 with a double in season opener against Jacksonville State Feb. 6 ... went 6-for-14 with three runs scored and five RBIs over the five-game Mercer Invitational Feb. 6-8, earning All-Tournament Team accolades ... connected on first career home run Mar. 9 at Colorado State ... went 3-for-4 against Niagara Mar. 14 ... tallied two hits and scored two runs in Mar. 15 win over Saint Peter's ... delivered a home run in Horizon League opener versus Green Bay Mar. 20 ... posted five consecutive multi-hit games Mar. 21-Apr. 1, tallying two hits in all five contests ... also scored eight runs, connected for five doubles and drove in three runs over that five-game stretch ... had first career multi-homer game in win at Detroit Apr. 25, driving in season-high five runs ... went 2-for-4 with three runs scored in opener of doubleheader against Youngstown State May 2.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Nighthawks ... earned First Team All-League honors in each of her final two seasons and was also an Honorable Mention All-County choice both years ... received Second Team All-League recognition as a sophomore ... appeared in county All-Star Game following senior season ... played travel ball most recently for Fury Softball 18 Gold (2013-14) ... previous played on the Fury 14U team 2010-12, and played for Minors Gold 16U 2012-13.

Personal: Stephanie is the daughter of Ricardo and Elena Moreno ... major is international business.