Has improved in her offense ... Should have more opportunities to bat ... Brings personality to the team.
Saw limited action in 13 games ... Played in her first collegiate game on 2/6, against Coastal Carolina ... Drew her first walk on 2/19 against Syracuse ... Made her catching debut in the seventh inning against Michigan on 2/25.
Graduated from Landrum H.S. ... Five-year letterwinner in softball and four-year letterwinner in volleyball and basketball ... Was coached by Dina Patrick ... All-State senior year in softball ... All-area ... All-Academic all four years ... All-region ... Helped team advance to Upper State playoffs for five straight years ... Recorded the highest batting average on the team during junior and senior years ... At the end of her senior regular season, her average was .500 ... Led area (Spartanburg County) in triples ... Was also named Best Defensive player by teammates as a junior and senior ... Was All-State, all-area, all-academic and all-region in volleyball and all-region and all-state in basketball ... Salutatorian of Landrum H.S. ... Who's Who Among American H.S. Students ... Principal's honor roll.
Full name is Kristi Mary Sue Hutchins ... Born August 5, 1986 in Greer, S.C. ... Parents are Marvin and Ruth Hutchins ... Has an older brother named Glen ... Also considered USC Upstate, Lander and Charleston Southern ... Major is Nursing.
Extra-Innings With Kristi...
What is one thing you have always wanted to do? To be on TV
How would you describe yourself? Outgoing, friendly, love to laugh and love to make people laugh
What is your favorite movie quote? "You shut your mouth when you're talking to me." - Wedding Crashers
What is the first CD you ever owned? John Michael Montgomery
What is your favorite softball moment? When I was little, my dad would give me a dollar for hitting home runs...one day, I got $5! Yes!!
What is the best advice you were ever given? 1) Do unto others and you would have them do unto you; 2) Don't frown, because you never know who is falling in love with your smile.
BATTING AND FIELDING