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    7  Laura Swan
    Laura Swan

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Glendora, Calif.

    High School:
    St. Lucy's

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    IF

    B/T:
    R/R


    09/22/2014

    Softball Records 3-0 Shutout Victory against Kirkwood CC

    Flames collect third win of fall season to remain undefeated

    09/16/2014

    Softball Opens Fall Season with Wins over Loyola

    Flames combine for 16 runs in first two games of fall season

    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

    05/08/2014

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

    Swan's two-run single clinches win over Penguins

    05/07/2014

    Softball Drops Heartbreaker in Opening Round of HL Championship

    Swan and Marsalli go yard in 4-3 loss to Crusaders

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2014): One of three to start all 44 games ... played most of the season at first base while also making appearances as the designated player ... registered 37 hits ... owned eight multi-hit games ... tallied three three-hit games against Toledo (03/14), Indiana (03/15) and Northern Illinois (04/29) ... was named the Horizon League Player of the Week for March 10-16 after going 8-for-13 with three doubles for a .615 average at the Hoosier Classic (03/14-15) ... hit .444 in the Detroit series (04/18-19) and .429 in the series against Oakland (05/03-04) ... hit four doubles over five games from March 14 to March 30 ... produced five home runs on the season, including a walk-off solo shot against Detroit (04/18) to give the Flames a 7-6 win ... brought in 23 runs, including three at Oakland (05/04), and had four game-winning RBI ... was walked a team-high 21 times ... posted a season total of 231 putouts with a career-high 12 at Oakland (05/03) ... member of the Horizon League Honor Roll

    AS A FRESHMAN (2013):
    Appeared and started in all 48 games during her rookie season ... split her playing time between third base and the designated player ... had the fourth-highest batting average on the team at .331 ... had 43 hits, with six doubles and three home runs ... compiled a slugging percentage of .477 ... had 10 multi-hit games ... had three hits against Wisconsin on March 10, 2012 ... earned six RBI against Loyola on March 30 ... was named the Horizon League "Hitter of the Week" on April 3, 2012 after her performance against Loyola ... in the three- game series she hit at .667 and in six at-bats, she collected one run, on four hits with eight RBI ... she had a 1.333 slugging percentage and a .700 on-base percentage ... she hit her third home run of the season and had a two-run double ... 2012-13 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Four-time letterwinner in softball (shortstop and third base) at St. Lucy's (Calif.) ... three-time Sierra League Conference champions ... five-year member of the Corona Angels ... 2009 all-League Academic Athlete Award ... recipient of the 2010 all-League Academic Athlete Award ... 2010 Athletic all-League Award Honorable Mention ... Scholar-Athlete award winner ... 2011 all-League Academic Athlete Award ... 2011 Athletic all-League Award (first team) ... served as class president as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... 2011-12 ASB vice president ... attendance award 2009-10 ... born Jan. 10, 1994, in Downey Community Hospital ... daughter of Charles and Diana Swan ... has two siblings, Kaitlyn and Jasen ... father played baseball at Long Beach State ... greatest athletic thrill to date is coming back from a concussion while playing in nationals in Midland, Texas ... upon returning from the concussion, assisted her team to a fifth-place finish ... currently enrolled as a Movement 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 .331 48-48 130 18 43 6 2 3 28 62 .477 29 1 18 1 .451 2 1 3-3 21 30 8 .864
    2014 .294 44-44 126 13 37 7 1 5 23 61 .484 21 1 19 0 .391 3 0 0-0 231 11 6 .976
    Total .313 92-92 256 31 80 13 3 8 51 123 .480 50 2 37 1 .422 5 1 3-3 252 41 14 .954


    CAREER BESTS

    AB: 5 at Oakland (05/03/14)
    R: 2, four times, last at Oakland (05/03/14)
    H: 3, four times, last vs. Northern Illinois (04/29/14)
    Streak: 12 games (4/20/13 - 05/09/13)
    2B: 2 at Wright State (04/20/13)
    3B: 1, three times, last at Oakland (05/04/14)
    HR: 1, eight times, last vs. Valparaiso (05/07/14)
    RBI: 6 vs. Loyola (03/30/13)
    BB: 3 vs. Nebraska (02/09/13)
    SB: 2 vs. Wisconsin (03/10/13)
    PO: 12 at Oakland (05/03/14)
    A: 5 vs. Kent State (03/01/13)