Cristina (Trapani) Pisoni was named Director of Athletic Ticketing in February of 2014. Previously, she served as Coordinator of Athletic Facilities for Saluki Athletics since March of 2013, where she was responsible for the day-to-day operations of athletic facilities, event and game day operations, championships and auxiliary facility rentals.
As a Saluki student-athlete, Pisoni excelled on the field as well as in the classroom garnering CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-American honors her senior year for the Softball team.
2011 / Senior
-CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-American
-MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team
-MVC Player of the Week (4/18)
Wrapped up her senior season holding a .268 batting average with nine doubles, nine home runs, 37 RBI, 77 total bases...had a .503 slugging percentage and .353 on base percentage....hit a walk off grand slam to start the season off with a win against Ohio at the Houston Hilton Plaza Invitational...finished her career 10th all time in career home runs with 19....scored a career high six RBIs against Indiana State on April 16 including a grand slam....named first team CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-America, which was the first Saluki named to the first team since 2004....graduated with honors with a 4.0 GPA in finance in May 2011.
2010 / Junior
- MVC Scholar-Athlete First-Team
- MVC All-Conference Second Team
Appeared in 47 games, starting 36...posted a .255 batting average with seven doubles and eight home runs and 21 RBIs....had a .559 slugging percentage and .336 on base percentage...hit a grand slam against Illinois-Chicago in the Coach B classic (3/7)...set a career high five at bats against SIU-Edwardsville (4/29).
2009 / Sophomore
Saw action in 11 games and made 7 starts...had 21 at-bats with one home run and an RBI...tied career total bases with four verses Gardner-Webb (2/15) and hit a home run to help propel the Salukis to a 9-0 win...set a career-high four at-bats against UC-Riverside (2/7).
2008 / Freshman
Played in 17 games and made 10 starts in her first season...hit .207 (6-for-29) with a double, home run and three RBI...had five walks and a sacrifice bunt...recorded her first collegiate hit and run scored against Minnesota (2/9)...delivered her first-career double and home run against Idaho State on March 7 & 9 at the Malhini Kipa Aloha Tournament in Honolulu, Hawaii...had a season-high two hits and two runs against Idaho State (3/9).
Herrin High School
Named all-conference four years...four-year all-south selection...three-year Illinois All-State...set record for single season batting average (.522) during senior year...holds record for career batting average (.472)...two-time regional champion...compiled 14 home runs and 75 runs batted in during four years on varsity.
Finance major who graduated with honors and a 4.0 GPA.