Came back after missing 2007 to start 27 games and appear in five others...Started a game at all four infield positions, playing mostly at first (14) and second (10)...Tied for fourth on the team with four doubles in just 61 at-bats...Also hit by four pitches, second most on the team...Laid down five sacrifices, third on the squad...Got hit by the first pitch she saw against North Florida (2/8)...Drove in her first run on a sacrifice fly against Gardner-Webb (3/1)...Scored Carolina's only run while doubling in a 1-for-3 game one at No. 22/20 Georgia (3/15)...Hit two doubles in a 2-for-3 outing against Kentucky (3/29), driving in one run and scoring another in the comeback win in game two...Sprained her ankle scoring that go-ahead run and missed the next month...Had a hit in her first game back against Mississippi (4/26)...Named to inaugural SEC All-Defensive Team as a second baseman after making just one error there in 28 chances...Ended the year with the highest fielding percentage among infielders at .988.
Missed 2007 with a serious neck injury after a car accident...Received medical hardship to be eligible to play in 2008...Enters season ranked 18th on Carolina's all-time career home run charts with eight...Earned spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the fourth time.
Played in 55 games and started in 50...Third on the team in doubles (6)...Had two sacrifice hits against Kentucky (3/19)... Recorded a hit in all three games against Tennessee...Had a fielding percentage of .934...Posted five multi-hit games...Garnered SEC Academic Honor Roll recognition.
Started in 56 of 57 games...Hit four home runs, tied for second on the team...Scored a career high three runs on 3/5 against South Dakota State...In that game, she hit her first career grand slam and registered a career-high four RBI...Was one of two players to hit a grand slam in that game...Posted a hitting streak of seven games...In 2005, had a .286 average with bases loaded...One of three players to hit a triple in 2005 for the Gamecocks...It marked the first of her career when she hit one against Boston University on 3/4...Named to the 2005 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.
Played in 44 games, started 43...Recorded nine putouts in three games in the first weekend of play...Went 2-for-3 vs. Florida in game two (4/10)...Went 3-for-4 vs. Coastal Carolina in game one with three RBI...Recorded first home run vs. Princeton (2/27)...Earned SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll accolades.
Graduated from Sebastian River H.S....Scripps-Howard Softball Player of the Year for 2003...Wendy's Heisman Award Winner for Sebastian River H.S. Class of 2003...Named Most Valuable Player for softball in 2003...Four-year letter-winner in softball...Also lettered in basketball, soccer, volleyball and track...Named Publix Student Athlete of the Month in May 2003...Two-time All-Treasure Lake Conference first-team selection...Two-time All-Space Coast Conference first-team selection...Named to 2003 Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-Star Fast Pitch Team...Helped lead her team to the District 14 championship...Four-time Shark Award winner for Academics/Athletics for softball, which is given to the top student-athlete at Sebastian River H.S....Nominated for Florida Dairy Farmers Most Valuable Player in 2003...Two-time member of the Florida All-State Softball team (2002 and 2003)...Earned a Coca-Cola Enterprises Certificate of Recognition...Also named best defensive basketball player during her senior season...FHSAA High School Academic All-State Team 2003...4.0 GPA Award in 2003...Ranked third in her high school class of 310...Student Government: Senior Class President...Student Council Rep 2001-2003...National Honor Society 2002, 2003 and 2004...Played for the Plantation Gold Coast Hurricanes, who went to ASA Gold Nationals in 2002 and 2003.
Full name is Christina Renee Schoonmaker...Born July 7, 1985...Parents are Clifford and Debra Schoonmaker...Has a brother Clifford...Major is psychology...Hobbies include fishing, basketball and rollerblading.