2004 Notes: All-Horizon League Second Team honoree...ranked third on the team with a .309 batting average while boasting a 6-2 record with two saves in the circle and a 3.05 ERA...recorded a career-best 58 hits and 14 doubles in '04 while tying her career-high with three home runs...went 6-0 with two saves in her last 10 appearances in the circle...went 2-for-4 with the game-winning single and tossed 3 2/3 innings of one-hit relief to earn the win at Notre Dame on April 15th...tossed a complete-game shutout versus UW-Green Bay on April 17th...owned 18 multi-hit games while tying her single-game best with three hits on four occasions...tallied two hits and an RBI versus #22 Oregon State at the NCAA Region VI Championships on May 23rd...went 2-for-3 with a season-high three RBI versus Wisconsin on May 6th.
2003 Notes: Appeared in 56 of UIC's 57 games, seeing action at first base, pitcher and the designated player spot...finished the year with a .219 (35-for-160) batting average while tallying the second-most RBI on the squad with a career-best 24...also tied for team-high accolades with 11 extra-base hits - seven doubles, a single-season best three home runs and one triple...went 2-4 in the circle in 19 appearances, making five starts...drove in 15 of her 24 runs versus Horizon League foes...owned eight multi-hit and six multi-RBI outings during the season...went 2-for-3 with a home run and a career-best five RBI in the Flames' win over Cleveland State on April 18th...went 2-for-2 with a homer to help UIC past Maryland on March 6th...picked up her first win in the circle in four innings of relief work at Santa Clara on March 22nd...earned a complete-game victory in the regular-season finale versus Youngstown State on May 4th.
2002 Notes: Appeared in 47 games for UIC as a sophomore, seeing time at the pitcher and first base positions...in the circle, posted a 15-5 record with a 2.35 ERA in 27 outings...went 3-0 to open the season at the UC-Santa Barbara Early Bird Tournament...picked up the victory in UIC's Horizon League Tournament second round win over Cleveland State...at the plate, batted a career-best .345 (19-for-55) with two home runs and nine RBI...hit the first home run of her career versus UMass on March 19...also went deep in `02 at UW-Green Bay on May 5...tabbed six multi-hit games during the season.
2001 Notes: Appeared in 40 games for the Flames in the circle, posting a 24-10 record with a 1.50 ERA and team-best 105 strikeouts...named to the All-Midwestern Collegiate Conference First Team and All-MCC Newcomer team...tied the UIC rookie record for the most wins by a UIC freshman with 24...just the third Flame rookie to reach the 20-win plateau...started opening day for the Flames and picked up the win at Long Beach State, allowing just one run in seven innings...tossed a one-hitter in UIC's victory at Valparaiso on March 29...struck out a career-high seven batters in a win over Buffalo on March 2...went 10-0 in the circle between April 9 and May 11...went 5-1 in MCC play during the regular season with a 1.42 ERA...tallied a 3-0 record in the MCC Tournament with wins over Cleveland State, Butler and top-seeded Loyola...at the plate, connected for her first collegiate hit on Feb. 3 versus San Diego State...drove in a pair of runs against UC-Riverside on Feb. 4.
Prep Notes: Deadly on the mound and at the plate as a four-year varsity letterwinner at Charter Oak High School in Covina, Calif...named the 1999 San Gabriel Valley Player of the Year after posting a 17-4 record with an 0.74 ERA and 127 strikeouts on the hill while also batting .447 with six home runs and 36 RBI to lead her team to its third-straight Miramonte League Championship...as a senior, she continued her success, batting .494 with 32 RBI and a school record 12 triples while owning an ERA of 1.00 on the mound...was a three-time First-Team All-Miramonte League honoree and a two-time First-Team California Interscholastic Federation honoree.
Personal: Daughter of Dale and Susan Creese...nickname is "Doc"...born August 9, 1982...majoring in Nursing at UIC.