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    5  Paige Peterson
    Paige Peterson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Tucson, Ariz.

    High School:
    Salpointe

    Last College:
    DePaul

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    OF

    B/T:
    R/R


    06/06/2014

    UIC Athletics 2013-14 Recap: Awards & Accomplishments

    71 UIC student-athletes were named to All-League Teams

    05/15/2014

    Fletcher, Hernandez and Peterson Receive NFCA All-Region Honors

    Three Flames earn first-career NFCA All-Region recognition

    05/09/2014

    Softball Ends Season with 5-4 (8) Loss to Valpo

    Flames finish third in Horizon League Championship

    05/08/2014

    Softball Advances with 3-2 (8) Win over Youngstown State

    Swan's two-run single clinches win over Penguins

    05/07/2014

    Five Flames Named to All-Horizon League Teams

    Fletcher, Peterson, Marsalli and Kennedy earn first-career honors

    AS A JUNIOR (2014): Started 33 games and played 35 ... named to the All-Horizon League Second Team and NFCA All-Great Lakes Region Third Team ... produced UIC's second-best batting average (.404) to place in the Flames' single-season record book ... hit .431 against Horizon League opponents ... went 3-for-4 against Eastern Illinois (02/07), Wright State (04/06), Youngstown State (04/12) and Valparaiso (05/09) ... produced 23 runs, 42 hits and a .510 slugging percentage off four doubles, two triples and one home run ... homered against Wright State (04/05) ... 11 multi-hit games with four three-hit outings ... had at least one hit in 27 of 33 games with an at-bat ... went on a 16-game hitting streak from April 5 to May 8 ... had her best series performance against Youngstown State (04/12-13) after hitting .636 ... reached base 27-consecutive times ... tallied UIC's best on-base percentage with .466 ... just one error on the season

    AS A SOPHOMORE (AT DEPAUL):
    Had a base hit in DePaul's 1-0 victory over Georgetown in the BIG EAST Championship opener... hit two home runs at Syracuse on April 6, 2013 ... career-high four RBI vs. Seton Hall on April 3, 2013 ... knocked in nine runs in a three-game span (April 3-6)... had three hits against James Madison and two hits against Pacific, UNLV, Washington, Penn State, Texas, Providence, Pittsburgh, Seton Hall, Syracuse and Illinois State.

    AS A FRESHMAN (AT DEPAUL): Recorded her first home run, hit, RBI and run against Brigham Young ... had a home run and two RBI against Northern Illinois ... ripped a home run and three hits versus Seton Hall ... hit a solo home run against Northwestern ... named to the BIG EAST Conference Honor Roll ... was 1-for-3 and scored a run against USF in the BIG EAST Championship.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-time letterwinner in softball (pitcher, shortstop, third base) at Salpointe Catholic (Ariz.) ... a two-time team MVP ... led Salpointe to a third-place finish in the Class 5A state tournament in 2010 ... batted .407 as a junior and was selected Class 5A All-State second team by the Deseret News... hit .358 as a senior for the 24th-ranked team in Arizona ... had a career batting average of .364 and cumulative ERA of 0.87... threw a no-hitter in the 2010 Arizona ASA state championship tournament ... named to the honor roll seven of eight semesters ... born June 12, 1993, in Tucson, Ariz. ... daughter of John and Paula Peterson ... father played basketball at UC-Santa Barbara ... currently enrolled as an Economics 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%
    2012 (AT DEPAUL) .219 53-44 128 15 28 6 1 4 13 48 .375 13 1 26 0 .296 0 3 3-4 33 2 1 .972
    2013 (AT DEPAUL) .267 52-52 146 25 39 5 1 4 20 58 .397 14 1 15 0 .335 0 1 4-7 45 1 1 .979
    2014 .404 35-33 104 23 42 4 2 1 10 53 .510 11 1 12 0 .466 0 3 4-5 36 0 1 .973
    Total .288 140-129 378 63 109 15 4 9 43 159 .421 38 3 53 0 .358 0 7 11-16 114 3 3 .975


    CAREER BESTS (AT UIC)


    AB: 6 at Oakland (05/03/14)
    R: 2, three times, last at Oakland (05/04/14)
    H:
    3, four times, last vs. Valparaiso (05/09/14)
    Streak: 16 games (04/05/14 - 05/08/14)
    2B: 1, four times, last at Oakland (05/04/14)
    3B: 1, twice, last vs. Michigan State (03/15/14)
    HR: 1 vs. Wright State (04/05/14)
    RBI: 1, 10 times, last vs. Valparaiso (05/07/14)
    BB: 1, 11 times, last at Wright State (05/08/14)
    SB: 2 at Youngstown State (04/12/14)
    PO: 4, twice, last at Green Bay (04/26/14)