CU Softball BIO
2 Erin McGonigal

CREIGHTON CAREER:  2013 (Freshman) – Saw time in 32 games with one start as shortstop at No. 20 Nebraska ... Posted first career hit in first career start at Nebraska (April 24) on a slap single down the left field line in third frame … One of the team’s top pinch-running threats, used in that role for 31 contests this year … Scored nine runs despite just four official at-bats … Stole three bases in four attempts … Scored 11 runs on the year.

HIGH SCHOOL: Youngest player in Skutt Catholic history to make Omaha World Herald First Team All-Class B in three consecutive seasons in four years under Keith Engelkamp at shortstop ... Also named to All-Omaha team in each of those three seasons by the paper … Led team to Class B state championship as a seniorWorld Herald also named her to First Team All-Nebraska as a senior after a second team accolade on the team as a sophomore… Lincoln Journal Star honored her Super State Second Team in final year after earning honorable mention recognition the previous two seasons … Helped guide team to conference championship as a senior … Named First Team All-River Cities Conference in final three seasons … Helped Skutt appear in four district finals and claim two championships … Team finished in top four each season in state Class B … Posted career highs in runs (30) stolen bases (19) and on-base percentage (.414) as a senior … Notched 39 hits and hit .398 as a sophomore … Also played four years of basketball at Skutt earning All-State Class B honorable mention from the World Herald in final two years … Claimed All-RCC honorable mention in same period to go with All-Omaha Honorable Mention recognition from OWH as a senior … Team appeared in three district finals with two district titles and a conference championship during her career … Honor roll student all four years graduating with a 4.19 GPA and two academic letters … Member of Ministry Council … Served as Eucharistic Minister of Holy Communion at both her parish and school … Volunteered as youth baseball coach final two seasons … Joins former Skutt teammate Ellen Homan on the Bluejays.

PERSONAL:  The daughter of LeeAnn and Tim McGonigal ... One of four children with one brother Jack and sisters Kristin and Abby ... Plans to major in journalism.

Position: Infielder
Height: 5'3"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Skutt Catholic
Experience: High School