CU Softball BIO
2 Erin McGonigal

CREIGHTON CAREER:  2014 (Sophomore) – Made 46 appearances with five starts at second base … Made three consecutive starts at second April 8-12 … One of the team’s top pinch-running threats, used as a sub in 41 contests … Scored a dozen runs despite just eight official at-bats … Stole three bases in four attempts … On defense posted career highs in putouts (11) and assists (8) as an infielder … 2014 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

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 … 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 doing so 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 seniorThe World-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 Omaha World-Herald in final two years … Claimed All-RCC honorable mention in same period to go with All-Omaha Honorable Mention recognition from Omaha World-Herald 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.

PERSONAL:  The daughter of LeeAnn and Tim McGonigal ... One of four children with one brother Jack and sisters Kristin and Abby ... Volunteer coach across several sports including softball, baseball and basketball … Interned with Creighton Sports Information in 2014-15 … Journalism major.

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