|5 Liz Eimen
SIGNIFICANT CAREER STATS
Termed one of the most game knowledgeable players in the program by her coaches, she played in 43 games with 33 starts on the season... Saw the majority of her action as a designated player, with stints at first base or as a pinch hitter... Stole six bases while only being caught once during the season... Picked up her first hit of the season and scored a key run to help Tech beat Loyola-Chicago at the Fullerton Worth Invitational... Went 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI against Stanford... Best offensive burst of her career was vs. the College of Charleston by going a combined 5-for-7 with four runs scored and three stolen bases in the two games... Went on a career-high five-game hitting streak from March 8-14... was named a first team Academic All-Big 12 selection and she continues to maintain an honor roll grade point average.
Provided a number of highlight moments and played an invaluable role as either a defensive standout at 1B, a pinch hitter or a pinch runner in Tech's style of game (play everyone and use your bench often in key situations) ... Was 2-for-3 in win over Jacksonville and added a run ... Maintained a perfect 1.000 fielding average playing 1B ... Often refered to as one of the most game-knowledgeable players in the program ... Earned first-team Academic All Big 12 honors the first year she was eligible (freshmen are not eligible), she mainains an honor roll grade point average.
Appeared in 30 games and tallied the team's highest batting average at .289 ... Singled in her first at-bat as a Red Raider, as did classmates Neuman, Shupp and Watkins ... Had a 3-game hitting streak from 3/4/06 - 3/17/06 ... best offensive game was a 3-for-4 performance with a double, RBI and a run scored in the win over UNLV in Palm Springs ... Was a President's List (4.0 g.p.a.) or Dean's List (3.5 g.p.a. or better) member in 2006.
Mannford High School
Participated in basketball, track and softball at Mannford High School ... Active in National Honor Society, Future Medical Professionals, Spanish Club, Science Club, S.A.D.D. and was Valedictorian ... In 2005, helped to lead Mannford to state finals and Legional Championship ... As a junior, was honored as a AFA National Champion and for four consecutive years was selected to the all-conference team ... Following her senior season, was selected as All-Regional, All-State, Scholar Athlete and Female Athlete of the year.
Born Nov. 29, to parents Michael and Vicki Eimen... Dad is a physician ... Mom is a medical business manager ... Has two older sisters, Rebecca (who attended and played softball for Texas Tech) and Catherine ... Will pursue a physical therapy graduate program.