2005 Notes: Saw action in 19 games for UIC, starting on 10 occasions...collected her lone hit of the season versus #7 Tennessee on Feb. 20th in the title game of the Georgia Southern Invitational.
2004 Notes: Appeared in 38 games for the Flames at both second and first base...batted .133 with 11 hits and six runs scored...named to the All-Tournament Team at the Troy Cox Classic in Las Cruces, N.M., after batting .300 at the event while playing a flawless second base with 13 putouts and six assists...recorded two hits at the season-opening UCSB Early Bird Tournament...drew a bases-loaded walk in a pinch-hitting role versus #22 Oregon State on May 23rd at the NCAA Region VI Championships.
2003 Notes: Started in 50 games for UIC as a freshman...batted .139 (17-for-122) with seven runs scored and eight RBI...batted .333 (2-for-6) at the 2003 Horizon League Tournament....collected her first collegiate hit versus Santa Clara on Feb. 1st at the UCSB Early Bird Tournament...went 1-for-3 with a career-best two RBI versus Butler on April 3rd...tied her personal-best with two hits versus Loyola on May 9th at the Horizon League Tournament.
Prep Notes: Two-year varsity letterwinner at Carl Sandburg High School in Orland Park, Ill...helped the Eagles to a top four finish in the IHSA Class AA Tournament in each of her last three seasons...in 2002, Sandburg claimed 36 victories, including a SICA West, regional, sectional and supersectional championship, before falling in the semifinals of the state tournament...set the school record for fielding percentage (.984) playing first base as a junior...played club softball for the Orland Park Sparks...off the field, she was an Illinois State Scholar, National Honor Society member, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Leadership Award winner.
Personal Notes: Daughter of Mike and Pat Gallagher...born on May 25, 1984...majoring in Elementary Education.