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    32 Stephanie Pellerito  
    Stephanie Pellerito

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Tustin, Calif.

    High School:
    Tustin

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    Infield

    B-T:
    R-R


    SENIOR YEAR (2009)
    Played in 33 games and started 30 ... made 22 stars at first base, four at third base, three at shortstop and one at second base ... picked up a hit in each of the first three games of the season, including a double against Pacific (2/7) ... logged two hits against Oklahoma State (2/14) ... laced an RBI single in the Hoosiers 6-0 win over UC Riverside (2/21) ... drove a two-run single to the gap in right center that plated what would prove to be the game-winning runs.

    JUNIOR YEAR (2008)
    Played in 36 games, making 30 starts ... hit two home runs and drove in four runs while hitting .209 ... committed just one error in 168 chances at first base for a .994 fielding percentage ... bosted a hit in her first at-bat of the season against Fresno State (2/15) ... started three of the five games at the Under Armour Invitational in Clearwater, Fla. ... drew a walk against Syracuse and picked up her second hit of the season against Fairfield ... had a four-game hit streak from 3/9-3/12 and had her first double of the season against Ball State during that stretch ... collected first two-hit game of the season against Radford (3/16) ... appeared as a pinch-hitter in the top of the eighth inning in game two against Kentucky (4/1) and promptly delivered a two-run home run to give IU a 15-13 lead on their way to the win ... laced her second double of the season at Minnesota (4/4) ... had her second two-hit game of the season in game two at Michigan State (4/20), with one of the hits being her second home run of the season, a two-run shot.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2007)
    Started all 19 games in which she appeared ... earned 11 starts at second base, four at shortstop and four at designated player ... slammed two home runs and had six RBIs ... hit the Hoosiers' only grand slam of the season against Ball State (3/4) for her first hit of the season ... followed that with a solo home run in her next at-bat, against Massachusetts on March 8 ... went 2-for-2 with a walk and an RBI against Buffalo on March 24 ... earned five starts in Big Ten play ... went 1-for-3 against Michigan State on April 21.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2006)
    Played in 54 games, starting 53 at shortstop ... tallied her first hit, run, RBI and home run in her second start of the season against then-No. 11 Oklahoma on 2/17 ... went 1-for-5 in the outing ... followed the effort with a 2-for-3 outing against Kent State on 2/24 ... went a perfect 3-for-3 against Wright State on 3/25, including two runs and a double in the process ... led the team with a 3-for-4 effort against Illinois on 4/16 ... finished the season with 33 hits, 11 runs, 12 RBI, three doubles and two home runs ... helped Indiana to a 3-1 start in the Big Ten with her second homer of the season against Penn State on 4/2, leading to a series sweep of the Nittany Lions ... had a 1-for-2 effort in the first game of the doubleheader, including a run and RBI in the performance ... registered an RBI on 11 occasions ... recorded two or more hits in a game eight times ... contributed to a Hoosier fielding unit that set a school-record fewest errors committed in a single season with 51 ... also helped IU record a program-best .968 fielding percentage on the year.

    PREP/PERSONAL
    Played four years at Tustin High School ... led her team to an all-league championship her freshman year ... garnered first team all-league honors her freshman, junior and senior year ... Golden Glove recipient her senior year ... awarded the Golden State Exam award ... named to the Principal's Honor Roll ... while playing with her travel team, garnered first team All-America honors twice ... born Stephanie Pellerito on Jan. 23, 1987 ... majoring in education with a minor in Latino studies ... daughter of Andrew Jr. and Sara Pellerito ... has two brothers, Andy and Christian.

    Year GP/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB-A AVG.
    2006 54/53 140 11 33 3 0 2 12 2 0-0 .236
    2007 19/19 44 2 8 0 0 0 6 1 0-0 .182
    2008 36/30 86 3 18 2 0 2 4 2 0-0 .209
    2009 33/30 81 0 11 1 0 0 4 0 0-0 .136
    Total 142/132 351 16 70 6 0 6 26 5 0-0 .199

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