Krystal Stein
    Krystal Stein


    Nashville, Ill.

    High School:





    - First-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete
    Played in 50 games, starting in 45... Posted a .224 (24-for-107) batting average with three doubles and 8 RBI... Tied for the team-high and was eighth in the MVC with two triples...Hit .276 (16-for-58) in 23 MVC games...Drew ten walks and was hit by seven pitches for a .325 on-base percentage... Scored 20 runs with three game-winners, including the wining run in the bottom of the 10th against Wichita State (5/6)... Made only one error while recording 44 put outs and three assists for a .979 fielding percentage.

    - First-Team All-MVC
    - Second-Team All-Great Lakes Region
    - First-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete
    - CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V - First Team
    - CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American - Third Team

    Started in 42 games in center field while playing in 46... Posted a .314 (37-for-118) batting average with five doubles, three triples and 10 RBI... Drew seven walks and hit by five pitches for a .377 on-base percentage... Scored 14 runs... Stole six bases in 10 attempts... Had only one error while tallying 58 put outs and five assists for a .984 fielding percentage... Ranked 19th in the Valley in batting average and tied for third in triples... Had one game-winning hit while scoring four game-winning runs... Led the team with a .411 (23-for-56) batting average in MVC games.

    - First-Team All-MVC
    - First-Team All-Great Lakes Region

    Started 47 games in the outfield, playing in 56 total games... Led SIU with a team-high .359 batting average (51-of-142), which was also fourth in the MVC... Hit three doubles, a triple, 14 RBI and 29 runs scored... Stole five bases on seven attempts... Had the game-winning at bat five times... Scored the game-winning run in six games... Named MVC Player of the Week April 25 after batting .769 (10-of-13) in four games against Evansville and Creighton... Named to the Ole Miss Rebel Classic All-Tournament Team.

    Pre-SIU / Nashville
    Named first-team all-state, all-area, all-conference, all-South and all-Metro as a senior... Earned Southern Illinoisan Player of the Year, Belleville News-Democrat Player of the year, state tournament all-tournament team, Chicago Tribune "Super 60", Sentinel Athlete of the Year, team MVP and top offensive player honors... Hit a team-high .523 with 23 RBI, nine doubles, six triples, a home run, 25 stolen bases, 80 hits, 46 runs scored, a .680 slugging percentage, five walks and just three strikeouts in 41 games, leading Nashville to third place at state following conference, region, section and super-section championships... First-team all-state as a junior and sophomore... All-South and all-conference honors in first three years... Hit .500 with 12 RBI, six extra base hits and 38 stolen bases as a junior... Second all-time in IHSA in stolen bases... Member of Nashville's 41-2 state championship team as a freshman... Team went 29-5 and won conference and regional championships as a junior... Team went 22-5, won a conference championship and was named team MVP as a sophomore... Also lettered three years in basketball... Earned Associated Press All-State, third-team IHSA All-State and first-team all-conference, all-South, all-Metro and all-area honors as a senior, winning a regional title as the MVP.

    A speech communication-public relations major... Won the Southern Idol singing competition during the fall of 2006... Has a 4.0 cumulative grade point average... Graduated with a perfect 5.0 grad point average in high school... Earned IHSA Scholastic Achievement Award... Named to Illinois All-State Academic Team... Member of the National Honor Society and Who's Who Among American High School Students... Class Valedictorian... Played summer ball for Southern Force, beating the Canadian Junior National Team to win the Canada Cup in 2003, a tournament for the best 18 and Under teams in Canada and the United States... Has two brothers, Jeremy and Jonas, and a sister, Kristian... Daughter of James and Karen Stein... Born on August 14, 1986 in Centralia, Ill.