Eleni Polites
Eleni  Polites


Cary, Ill.

High School:




Softball Recognized by NFCA for Academic Success

Flames rank 25th among Division I programs with 3.426 GPA


Nine Flames Earn NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete Honors

UIC student-athletes receive All-America Scholar-Athlete distinction for fourth-consecutive year


Softball Falls to Wright State in 11th Inning to End Season

Flames cap year with 24-22 record


Softball Begins Horizon League Championship on Thursday

No. 2 Flames open play against No. 3 Wright State vs. No. 5 Valparaiso winner


Flames Clean Up with End of Year Horizon League Accolades

UIC collects Pitcher and Freshman of the Year honors in same season for first time since 2004

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AS A SENIOR (2015):
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All-Horizon League Second Team honoree ... appeared in all but two games and started 40 in the outfield or as the designated player ... maintained UIC's best batting average through the first half of the season and closed out the year with the third-best mark of .318, .324 in conference ... claimed the third-most hits with 41 ... collected four doubles and two triples ... owned the team's second-most multi-hit games with 13, including a trio of three-hit outings against Fairfield (03/14), Monmouth (03/15) and Valparaiso (04/11) ... went on a seven-game hit streak from April 3-11 that included five multi-hit games ... was perfect at the plate against North Dakota (02/06), Maine (03/01) and Youngstown State (04/18) ... tabbed two RBI on two occasions against IUPUI (03/24) and Detroit (04/04) ... credited with the game-winning RBI in an 11-5 victory at Valparaiso ... batted .600 with three hits at the USF Under Armour Invitational (02/27-03/01) ... was named the Horizon League Player of the Week for March 9-15 after hitting .538 with seven hits, one double, one triple and a .769 slugging percentage at the UCF Spring Fling Tournament (03/13-15) ... stole a total of eight bases, including the game-winning run at Detroit (04/03) and a pair against Oakland (03/20) ... 2014-15 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete

AS A JUNIOR (2014):
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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

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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 an Exercise Science and Health Promotion major

AB: 5, five times, last vs. Wright State (05/08/15)
3 at Valparaiso (04/11/15)
H: 3, three times, last at Valparaiso (04/11/15)
Streak: 7 games (04/03/15 - 04/11/15)
2B: 1, four times, last at Valparaiso (04/11/15)
3B: 1, twice, last vs. Green Bay (04/07/15)
RBI: 2, twice, last at Detroit (04/04/15)
BB: 1, six times, last vs. Cleveland State (05/02/15)
SB: 2, twice, last vs. Oakland (03/20/15)
PO: 3, three times, last vs. Cleveland State (05/01/15)
A: 1, eight times, last vs. Cleveland State (05/01/15)