#15 • Carissa Alig
Senior • IF • 5-3
Metamora, Ill. • Metamora H.S.
Junior (2011): Started all 28 games at shortstop ... Hit .185 with 11 runs scored and nine runs batted in ... Led the Red Devils with 12 walks ... Hit .389 (7-for-18) with five runs scored during a six-game hit streak from March 17 through April 3 ... Drove in four runs and drew three walks in a doubleheader sweep of Rust on March 15 ... Went 2-for-3, scored two runs and stole a base in a win over Principia on April 2 ... Scored a run and drove home another in a 2-for-2 showing against Greenville on May 2.
Sophomore (2010): Started all 34 games, hitting .231 with 12 runs batted in ... Led the Red Devils and ranked third in the SLIAC with 81 assists ... Did not commit an error during the final nine games of the season ... Hit .409 (9-for-22) with two doubles during a six-game hit streak from March 31 through April 6 ... Hit from the leadoff spot 10 times ... Smacked a double and drove in three runs against Illinois-Springfield on March 23 ... Went 3-for-5 with a stolen base at Blackburn on March 31 ... Finished a doubleheader at Illinois College with 12 assists on April 6 ... Recorded a career-high four RBI and scored two runs in a 3-for-4 effort in a win at Greenville on April 14 ... Named to SLIAC All-Academic Team.
Freshman (2009): Named Eureka’s Newcomer of the Year ... Started all 32 games ... Led the Red Devils with 102 at bats and 20 runs scored ... One of three players to hit a triple.
Metamora High School: A prep third baseman, Alig helped the Redbirds to 27 victories and a share of the Mid-Illini Conference championship as a senior.
Personal: The daughter of Wade and Angie Alig, Carissa was born March 24, 1990 in Metamora, Ill. ... Majoring in psychology.