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#17 Liz Dike
Position: Infielder
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'11"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
High School: Southwest
CREIGHTON CAREER:  2012 (Freshman) - Graduated high school a semester early to enroll at Creighton in January ... Played every inning of every game at shortstop - the first Bluejay infielder since 2009 to start every game at the same position ... Hit two inside-the-park home runs in first season ... Homered in consecutive games at Wichita State (April 6-7) ... Went 2-for-3 with a career-high three runs and two RBI in college debut at Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 11) ... Went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two doubles vs. Missouri State (May 5) ... In MVC play only, tied for the league lead with 10 two-out RBI ... Blasted six homers, but none after April 7 at Wichita State ... The final homer was an inside-the-park feat, her second of the year she also hit an inside-the-park home run at Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 19) ... Finished second among all MVC freshmen with six home runs, with four in Valley play ... Posted career highs of three hits and four RBI twice apiece.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated high school Dec. 2011, enrolled at Creighton in January ... Named Super-State by the Lincoln Journal Star and All-State (All-Class) by the Omaha World-Herald after setting Class A records for home runs (16), RBI (53), hits (76) and runs scored (70), while hitting .487 for the Silver Hawks as a senior ... Her 16 homers and 70 runs were All Class records ... Set school records in slugging percentage (.917), on-base percentage (.536) and stolen bases (21) as a senior ... Helped lead a Silver Hawk offense that set Nebraska records for home runs (43), hits (511), runs (382) and doubles (81) in 2011 ... Posted school records in hits (190), runs (141), doubles (32), home runs (18), stolen bases (44) and RBI (120) ... Helped team to back-to-back state titles as a freshman and sophomore ... Named Lincoln Southwest Female Athlete of the Year as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... Played club ball for Team Nebraska and the Lincoln Swingers ... Also lettered in soccer and basketball.

The daughter of Karen and Jack Dike ... One of five children: Emily, Ian, Andrew and twin sister Erin ... Brother Ian played baseball at Creighton (2007-10) ... Marketing major.

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