Rams garner 101 nods for work in classroom
CSU continues to rise under Head Coach Jen Fisher
List includes 16 sports, 7 colleges
CSU finishes 2014 with most wins since 2004, fifth-best winning percentage
Friday's suspended game to resume at 10 a.m. Saturday, regular-season finale moved up
Recognizing Colorado State's 78 graduating student-athletes from the 2013-14 academic year. Photos by Tom Waido.
Senior Day and the final game of the 2014 CSU softball season, the winningest in more than a decade. Photos by Dan Byers.
CSU softball vs. UTEP - April 5, 2014
The Colorado State softball team sweeps Boise State with a 12-4 victory in six innings bringing the Rams' overall record to 18-9.
Photos of the CSU softball team playing Southern Utah and Dayton during the Colorado State Classic.
2014 (SENIOR): Played in all 49 games, earning 48 starts... Hit .312 while slugging at a .449 clip... Had 11 multi-hit games, including two stretches of three-straight contests... From 4/23-26, went 7-for-9 with an RBI and two runs scored... Had a 10-game hitting streak... Led CSU with three triples (fifth in the Mountain West), also tallying a pair of home runs... Recording 45 starts at first base, totaled a team-most 383 putouts, including 14 vs. San José State (5/9)... Her putouts number ranked second in the MW... Was part of 11 double plays, which ranked seventh in the MW... Earned Mountain West Academic All-Conference honors for the fourth time during her career.
2013 (JUNIOR): Appeared in 47 games, earning 45 starts for the Rams, which finished second in the Mountain West... Ranked third on the team in doubles (7), fourth in hits (37) and fifth in batting average (.291)... Tied for the team lead with eight sacrifices, including four sacrifice flies (tied for first in MW)... Drove in 20 runs, and recorded two home runs... Earned a team-most 296 putouts (eighth in MW) with a .977 fielding percentage... Began the season on a nine-game hitting streak (2/7-16)... In a win vs. UNLV (3/29), went 3-for-5 with five RBI and three runs scored... The hits, runs and RBI totals were season bests... EarnedMountain West Academic All-Conferencehonors.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Started 50 contests during her sophomore season, helping CSU to a second place finish in the Mountain West standings... Batted .304 with 30 RBI... Posted an on-base percentage of .405... Had a fielding average of .980... Hit five home runs and led the team (third in the MW) in doubles (14)... Also ranked fourth in the MW in walks (26)... Led the Rams in fielding chances (349) and putouts (334)... NamedMountain West Academic All-Conferenceand was aMountain West Scholar-Athlete for the second consecutive year.
2011 (FRESHMAN): Started 47 games her freshman season and played in 49... Recorded a .269 overall batting average with 36 hits and 23 runs scored... Ranked third on the team in home runs (7), fourth in slugging percentage (.463) and fifth in RBI (21)... Went 8-for-20 with five home runs against Northern Illinois, Sacred Heart and Santa Clara in the Colorado State Classic (3/4-6)... Went 3-for-3 with five RBI against Sacred Heart (3/5)... Notched a .966 fielding percentage with 187 putouts and nine assists... Finished the season with nine multi-hit games and four multi-RBI contests... Tied for fourth in the Mountain West in fielding double plays (9)... NamedMountain West Academic All-Conferenceand was a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete.
HIGH SCHOOL: Is a 2010 graduate of Millard West High School in Omaha, Neb. ... Earned four varsity letters in softball and two in basketball... Named first-team all-conference honors twice (2009 and 2010)... Named all-state honorable mention in 2007 and 2008... Selected as the All-Division Freshman of the Year in 2007... Named first-team Super State as a senior, and second-team Super State in 2009, as a junior... Selected by the Omaha World-Herald as a first-team all-state honoree in 2010, and a second-team member in 2009... Also tabbed by the Lincoln Journal Star as a first-team all-state performer as both a junior and senior... Received Millard West Softball Inspirational Player of the Year Award in 2010... Named to the Nebraska Coaches Association all-star team, and was selected as the Greater Omaha Sports Committee Top Female Scholar-Athlete for softball in 2010... Participated in the state tournament in 2009 and 2010... Was Nebraska School Activities Association academic all-state selection... Received the President's Award for Educational Excellence, earning Metro Conference scholar-athlete honor roll accolades and receiving special recognition for the Superior Academic Achievement award... Won gold key and bronze medal at the Nebraska State Visual Arts Exhibition... Graduated in the top five percent of her class of 538 students.
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 3, 1992, in Omaha, Neb. ... Daughter of Gary and Lori Greckel... Nickname is Greck... Favorite food is cheesecake... Favorite athletes are Chester Taylor and Jared Allen... Majoring in biomedical science.
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