19   Ellen Stoddard
Ellen Stoddard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rolling Meadows, IL

High School:
Palatine Fremd

Last College:
Harper College

Position:
IF


2006: Started 45 games for the Huskies...second on the team in batting average, hitting .280...fourth for the Huskies in hits, adding 35, including eight doubles...a leader in total bases, with 46...led the team in sacrifice flies and was fourth in sacrifice bunts...stole four bases in `06... led team in double plays, with eight.

2005: Started 36 games on the infield for the Huskies...led the team with a .310 batting average...elected MAC Player of the Week by going 4-for-7 in a two-game sweep of Akron (Mar. 27), including a 3-for-4, five-RBI effort in the 7-1 Huskie victory in the nightcap of the series...was just a triple short of hitting for the cycle...had a perfect 4-for-4 performance at the plate with a double and an RBI in a 7-2 victory over Coastal Carolina (Mar. 14)...had a 2-for-3 showing in a Huskie 14-hit slugfest while they beat Valparaiso in the first game of a doubleheader 9-8.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in softball at Fremd High School...was Fremd's Female Athlete of the Year in 2002...compiled a .385 career batting average while batting .444 for the 2002 season, earning a spot on the Chicago Tribune Super 60 game and notice as a Special Mention selection to the paper's All-State team...was Fremd's pitching ace, with a career 0.85 ERA, 501 strikeouts, 34 shutouts and one perfect game during her career...elected team captain and most valuable player for the 2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons...participated in the Senior All-Star Game...four-time recipient of All-Area honors...had three trips to the state championship including a fourth-place finish in the 1999-2000 season.

Personal: Daughter of Tim and Diane Stoddard...father was a member of the North Carolina State basketball team that won the NCAA Championship in 1974 and pitched for the 1983 World Champion Baltimore Orioles. Major: Kinesiology/Physical Education. Birthday: September 23, 1983.