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  Debbie Szalejko

Debbie Szalejko

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Beavercreek, Ohio

High School:
Beavercreek

Height:
5-4

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
06/26/1985

B/T:
L/R

2006: Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, two runs batted in and two stolen bases against Ball State ... Went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two runs batted in against Buffalo ... Drove in the game-winning run versus UNC Greensboro, going 2-for-4 with two RBI ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI triple versus Albany ... Went 2-for-5 with a double, an RBI and three runs scored against East Carolina ... Scored three runs and earned two walks in win over Bucknell ... Went 3-for-4 with a run scored and a stolen base in win against Towson.

2005: Made 50 appearances on the season, starting 46 games ... Was third on the team with seven stolen bases ... Went 2 for 2 and scored a run at N.C. State on March 18 ... Collected a season high three hits and drove in three runs against Central Connecticut on March 21 ... Went 2 for 4 while scoring two runs against MD. Eastern Shore on March 22.

2004: Made appearances in 22 games during her freshman season ... Also made three starts ... Scored eight runs and was two-for-two in stolen base attempts ... Made six appearances at the plate during the season, collecting one hit in those at-bats ... Started the first game of her career against Liberty on March 6 and registered a walk ... Had the first hit of her career with a single against Marshall on April 6 ... Came in as a pinch runner versus Kent State at the MAC Tournament and scored a run.

High School: Led Beavercreek to the district finals in 2003 ... Finished her four-year career with the Beavers posting a .396 batting average and a .979 fielding percentage ... Second team All-District and third team All-State selection in 2003 ... Two-time All-Ohio High School team and Greater Western Ohio Conference selection ... Team defensive and offensive Player of the Year as a senior ... Won the defensive honor as a junior as well ... Her club team, the Miami Valley Xpress, made three appearances in the NSA "A" National Championship, finishing in the top ten on two occasions and compiling a 46-13 record at those events ... Also lettered in soccer and basketball at Beavercreek ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Double major in marketing and international business ... Born on June 26, 1985 ... Daughter of Frank and Dixie Szalejko ... Has a brother, Scott, and sister, Sharon.