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Eleni Polites
Eleni Polites

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cary, Ill.

High School:
Cary-Grove

Height:
5-2

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/R


10/09/2014

Softball Drops Final Game of Fall Season to Loyola

Flames finish fall season with 4-2 record

09/30/2014

Softball Splits Games against Notre Dame and Eastern Michigan

Flames move to 4-1 during fall play

06/03/2014

Sixty-Three UIC Student-Athletes Named to HL 2013-14 Honor Roll

Student-athletes were honored in both the fall and spring semesters

05/09/2014

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

Flames finish third in Horizon League Championship

05/08/2014

Flames Post Shutout in Upset Victory over Wright State

Hernandez homers; Boyle records first-career shutout

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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

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013):
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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

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)

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