8 - Kristie Chin
Kristie Chin
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Katy, TX
High School: Cinco Ranch
Position: P/1B
Bats/Throws: R/R

In 2008: Played in all 34 games last season seeing action at first base and at the mound ... Had 90 at bats and 19 hits, including three doubles ... Scored two runs against Canisius (3/7) and Webber International (3/25) ... Posted two RBIs versus Oakland (3/1) ... Made 15 appearances on the mound pitching 43.2 innings and went 0-2 on the season.

Before Brown:A four-year letter winner from Cinco Ranch High School in Texas where she played first and second base, and also saw time on the mound ... Was named the 2007 Houston Athletic Committee's Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Led her team to the Regional Finals, and was named third team All-Greater Houston ... Ended her senior season with a .340 batting average, and earned a 0.51 ERA, including six shutouts ...In 2006, Chin was her team's Most Valuable Player, and was the Katy Courier's Most Valuable Player ... Ended her 2006 season with a 1.16 ERA and a batting average of .462 ... Was also a three-year letter winner in volleyball, where she helped her team to three district championships ... Was a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta and was named a National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete.

Personal: Daughter of Robert Chin and Lorraine Padden ... Has one sister, Erika ... Concentration is Civil Engineering.