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    9  Eleni Polites
    Eleni Polites

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Cary, Ill.

    High School:
    Cary-Grove

    Height:
    5-2

    Position:
    OF

    B/T:
    L/R


    AS A JUNIOR (2014): Received 20 starts in 38 appearances ... spent time in the outfield and as the designated player, while also coming in as a pinch runner and hitter ... hit .600 and added a RBI against Valparaiso (03/30) after going 3-for-5 with a pair of singles in game two ... registered two hits in the series against Detroit (04/18-19) ... scored 16 runs during the season, including four in the Wright State series (04/05-06) ... laid down a team-high eight sac bunts ... owned the second-most stolen bases for the Flames after going 10-for-11, with two SB against Middle Tennessee (02/15) ... member of the Horizon League Honor Roll

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2013):
    Appeared in 13 games ... served as a pinch runner ... totaled three runs for UIC, in three-consecutive appearances ... she had one against Wright State on April 21, 2013 ... one at Northern Illinois (April 24) and Youngstown State on April 27

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-time letterwinner in softball at Cary-Grove (Ill.) ... assisted her team to three Fox Valley Conference championships (freshman, junior and senior seasons) ... notched a sectional championship as a junior ... two-time regional champion as a junior and senior ... served as the team's captain as a senior ... collected a national ranking as a senior ... all-conference and all-region honors during her junior and senior seasons ... all-county recipient as a senior ... logged the most single-season stolen bases in school history with 30 in 2010 ... in 2011, voted the team's best offensive player ... collected a .491 batting average ... .525 on-base percentage ... .554 slugging percentage ... collected 27 stolen bases ... part of the team that posted the best winning record in school history at 30-2 ... eight-semester honor roll student ... born July 26, 1993, in Arlington Heights, Ill. ... daughter of Alexandra and Tim Polites ... has one brother, Matthew, who plays baseball at Washington University ... was a competitive figure skater for 14 years in the Wagon Wheel Figure Skating Club ... greatest athletic thrill to date is winning sectionals in 2010 in extra innings when a teammate hit a walk-off home run ... currently enrolled as a Movemet Sciences major


    CAREER STATISTICS

    Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
    2013 .000 13-0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 .000
    2014 .213 38-20 47 16 10 0 0 0 3 10 .213 0 0 2 0 .213 0 8 10-11 14 2 1 .941
    Totals .213 51-20 47 19 10 0 0 0 3 10 .213 0 0 2 0 .213 0 8 10-11 14 2 1 .941


    CAREER BESTS

    AB: 3, five times, last vs. North Dakota (04/08/14)
    R:
    2, twice, last vs. Wright State (04/06/14)
    H: 2 vs. Valparaiso (03/30/14)
    RBI: 1, three times, last vs. North Dakota (04/08/14)
    SB: 2 vs. Middle Tennessee (02/15/14)
    PO: 3 vs. Northern Illinois (04/29/14)
    A: 1, twice, last vs. Detroit (04/19/14)