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Kristina Karagiorgis

22 - Kristina Karagiorgis

Height: 5-5
Year: SO
Hometown: Ashburn
High School: Briarwoods
Position: OF/P (R)
Major: Computer Science
B/T: R/R
  • "I made Virginia Wesleyan my top choice because of the softball program
  • Selected Virgina Wesleyan over Lynchburg College

VWC Career Statistics

YearERAW-LAPPGSCGSVIPHRERBBSOABWPHBBK
20121.6016-42620134118.1863727551244313 10 2

Season Highlights

  • 2012
  • Old Dominion Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year
  • ODAC Co-Rookie of the Year
  • First team All-ODAC
  • No. 2 in the ODAC with 124 strikeouts, including 68 against ODAC foes
  • No. 3 in the league in victories with 16 (16-4)
  • Ranked No. 4 in the league with a 1.60 ERA
  • Led the ODAC in runs batted in (48) and triples (5)
  • Tied for seventh in the league with seven home runs
  • First team All-Virginia
  • First team All-Atlantic Region honoree
  • Second team All-America honoree (National Fastpitch Coaches Association)

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • Posted 4.00 grade point average Winter 2012
  • Dean's List honoree Fall 2011

Prep Accolades

  • Helped guide Briar Woods to three consecutive Dulles District tournament champiomnships
  • Three-time first team All-Dulles District honoree
  • Two-time All-Region II honoree, first team as a senior
  • Honorable mention Washington Post All-Met 2011
  • Second team All-Virginia 2011
  • Selected to compete in the 2011 Virginia High School League All-Star game

Personal

  • Daughter of Carol and Angelo Karagiorgis; parents attended the University of Maryland
  • Has one sister, Nicole
  • Enjoys listening to country music
  • Favorites include the book "The Hunger Games," the movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and the TV series "How I Met Your Mother"
  • A fan of the Washington Redskins'Chris Cooley, the Washington Redskins and actor Ryan Reynolds
  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "positive and upbeat"
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "being able to escape from life by participating in someting I love doing"
  • The part of my game I've improved the most is: "the mental aspect of my game"
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "to dbetter myself and play to my full potential"
  • The one superpower I would like to possess is: "to be able to teleport so I wouldn't have to drive"

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