Lanie Callaghan

#27 Lanie Callaghan

Pos. OF
Ht. 5-5
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Elburn, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Kaneland

2017: Started each of Valpo's last 48 games in the outfield as a junior ... made 25 starts in center field, 21 starts in left field and two starts in right field ... hit .225 with six home runs, 19 runs scored and 26 RBIs ... slugged .435 on the year ... raised batting average to .264 and slugging percentage to .500 within Horizon League play ... recorded seven multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games on the season ... made season debut Feb. 19 against Howard, scoring a pair of runs ... went 2-for-4 with three runs driven in Mar. 5 in victory over Stony Brook ... connected on first two home runs of the season in back-to-back wins over Tennessee State (Mar. 11) and Eastern Illinois (Mar. 12) ... went 2-for-3 with a home run, two runs scored and two RBIs to open Horizon League play in win at Northern Kentucky Mar. 24 ... connected on a home run in middle game of series with Youngstown State Apr. 1 ... went 2-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs in victory over Green Bay Apr. 4 ... delivered her second career grand slam as part of a career-best five-RBI performance in win at Detroit Mercy Apr. 21 ... posted a perfect 3-for-3 line at the plate with a double and a run scored Apr. 29 against Oakland ... went 2-for-3 with two RBIs May 6 in nightcap win over Wright State ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2016: Made 47 total appearances as a sophomore for Valpo, starting 39 times ... made 26 starts in left field, 11 starts in right field and a pair of starts at designated player ... hit .274 with 14 runs scored and 16 RBIs ... got on base at a .358 clip and slugged .415 ... named Batting Champion of the 2016 Horizon League Championship and was a member of the All-Tournament Team ... went 5-for-11 at the plate in the Crusaders' four tournament wins, scoring four runs and registering seven RBIs ... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs in tournament-opening win over Youngstown State May 11 ... accounted for all four of Valpo's runs with a grand slam in May 12 win over Wright State ... went 1-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI in championship game win over the Raiders May 14 ... posted first career multi-hit game Mar. 13 against Santa Clara, going 3-for-3 with a double and a run scored in the win ... connected on first career home run, driving in two runs at Central Michigan Mar. 22 ... recorded another three-hit game in Horizon League play, going 3-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI in opener versus Northern Kentucky Apr. 3 ... came up a triple shy of the cycle against the Norse, as she connected for a double and a homer ... tallied another home run as part of a 1-for-2, two-run, two-RBI performance Apr. 5 in opener against Green Bay ... tallied hits in six straight games Apr. 12-20.

2015: Appeared in 31 games during her freshman campaign for the Crusaders ... made three starts in the outfield and four starts at designated player, while coming off the bench as a pinch-runner 16 times, a pinch-hitter seven times and a defensive replacement once ... went 5-of-26 at the plate with eight runs scored ... scored a run in each of her first three appearances for Valpo ... recorded a double in start Feb. 21 against Alabama State ... went 1-for-2 with a stolen base Mar. 15 versus South Dakota ... scored runs in back-to-back pinch-running efforts Mar. 28 against Wright State and Apr. 1 at IUPUI ... scored a run as a pinch-runner in Horizon League Championship action May 7 versus Wright State.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Knights ... earned Third Team All-State accolades as a junior ... All-Conference honoree in each of her final three seasons ... helped Kaneland to conference titles in 2012 and 2013 ... Knights captured regional championship in 2012 and advanced to regional title game in 2014 ... played travel ball for Kane County Xplosion ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Lanie is the daughter of Kelly and Angel Callaghan ... major is nursing.