#1 • CATY EETEN
Sophomore • OF/P • 5-9
Eureka, Ill. • Eureka H.S.
Freshman (2011): Started all 28 games between the outfield and pitcher’s circle ... Received All-SLIAC Honorable Mention ... Hit .314 with two home runs and 13 RBI ... Shared the team lead with four stolen bases ... Posted a 2-4 record with a 4.16 ERA in eight appearances as a pitcher ... Tossed 38.2 innings ... Went 8-for-20 with runners in scoring position ... Hit .588 (10-for-17) with two outs ... Singled in her first career at-bat versus Berry on March 13 ... Went 4-for-4 with a double, three runs scored and two RBI while tossing a one-hit shutout for her first career pitching win against Rust on March 15 ... Smashed her first career home run and earned the victory in the circle at Principia on April 2 ... Went 5-for-8 with a homer and three RBI in a doubleheader at Knox on April 13 ... Matched a career-high with six strikeouts against Fontbonne on April 28 ... Hit .357 during a four-game hit streak to close the season.
Eureka High School: Named to the Peoria Journal Star and Bloomington Pantagraph All-Area First Teams ... Participated in the Mizuno Super 60 Softball Classic ... Named to the All-Cornbelt Conference First Team in 2009 and 2010 ... Ranks among the IHSA all-time single-season leaders in hits (84, second) and batting average (.672, fifth) ... Ranks fifth all-time in IHSA history with a .621 career batting average ... Recorded a hit in 39 consecutive games, the third-longest streak in IHSA history ... Set Eureka single-season school records in 2010 in at-bats (125), batting average (.672), hits (84), home runs (3), and runs scored (53).
Personal: The daughter of Pat and Jane Grisham and Ron and Deb Eeten, Caty was born July 14, 1992 in Peoria, Ill. ... Has two brothers, A.J. (24) and Nick (22) ... Caty’s older brother, Nick, played baseball at Eureka College in 2009 and 2010 ... Has appeared in 43 games for the Eureka women’s basketball team since the 2010-11 season ... Chosen as the 2012 SLIAC women’s basketball Player of the Year ... Named the SLIAC Newcomer of the Year and the D3hoops.com Central Region Rookie of the Year in 2011 ... Attended one semester at Illinois Central as a member of the softball team.