21 Lindsey LaChiana
Named Second Team All-MAC as she posted a 1.53 conference ERA and the league hit only .205 against her...was the busiest Huskie pitcher with 187 innings pitched in 35 appearances...led the staff with a 1.91 ERA and a 7-7 record...held the opposing batters to a staff-high .213 average...earned a fifth-place spot in the Huskie record books by fanning 156 batters in a single season...named MAC Pitcher of the Week thrice during the season...first for going 2-0 with a 0.78 ERA over 16 innings of work and compiling 25 K's in the Wolfe Sycamore Classic...second for a throwing all 14 innings of a twinbill against Akron (Mar. 27) where the Huskies swept the Zips 7-1, 1-0...finally, the Huskie ace finished the season as Pitcher of the Week by shutting down Ball State (May 6-7) in a three-game Huskie sweep where the Cardinals hit only .164 and struck out 20 times against her.
2004 HIGHLIGHTS (Loyola)
Became only the second pitcher in Loyola history to capture Horizon League Pitcher of the Year honors, sharing the award with Illinois-Chicago's Alison Aguilar...became the first pitcher in Loyola history to win 20 games in a single campaign...also established Loyola single-season marks for innings pitched (233.0) and strikeouts (203)...eight of her 20 victories were shutouts...named to the Horizon League Championship All-Tournament Team
2003 HIGHLIGHTS (Loyola)
Named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team after posting a 10-7 record, including a 5-1 mark with a 1.71 ERA in league action...earned a victory against Holy Cross in her first collegiate appearance, allowing only two hits in 4.0 innings while striking out three...started the year by winning four of her first five decisions...matched a season-high with five strikeouts and earned the win in Loyola's Horizon League Championship victory over Butler...singled in a run in a 15-5 rout of Valparaiso...also singled in a run and stole a base versus Butler at the league championship.
Had a prolific career at Richards High School, graduating as the state record holder for shutouts (63) and tying the records for no-hitters (17) and perfect games (5)...her 92 career victories rank second in IHSA history...four-year varsity team MVP...all-area honoree by the Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Southtown and Star...second team all-state selection by the Chicago Tribune.
Daughter of Vittorio and Linda LaChiana...maintains a 4.0 GPA...Victory Scholar for the 2003-2004 academic year. Major Accounting Birthday April 4, 1984