USD Softball 2001






El Toro HS/Saddleback JC ·




2000: Earned USD 's Rookie of the Year Award and Hustle Award whil e batti ng .272 in her junior campaign. Recorded 44 hi ts , 2 1 runs, four doubles, two tripl es, seven sto len bases and nine multi-hit games. Had stellar games versus Long Beach State (2 -for-3, I run) , CS Dominguez Hil ls (3-for-4, I RBI) and Concordi a (3-for-4, 2 RBI). Tallied an impress ive .962 fielding percentage while playing second base. Skidmore started in 53 of her 54 games played.


1999: Batted .356 in her sophomore season at Saddleback Junior Coll ege. Named 2nd team All-Conference. Led her team to a runner-up finish in State Championships. Team Co– Captain and All-Tournament player at State Champi onships. 1998: Batted .354 for Saddleback JC as a freshman. Teams' Co-Captain and honored as Ist team Al l-Conference whi le competing in the Orange Empire Conference. Personal: Born November 16, 1979 in Mission Viejo, Cali forn ia, parents are Craig and Mary Skidmore of Lake Forest, California. Chose USO because of its academic standing, beautiful campus, good coaches and religious aspects. She is majoring in Biochemistry at USO. Skidmore was also recruited by Cal State Fullerton, Bradley and Northwestern . Her sister Patty played for USD's Head Coach, Lin Adams at Chi co State. BA .272 •••••••••••••••• • •••• •• ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• #3 CRISTINA BYRNE Sr. OF L/R SAN DIEGO, CA USDHS/San Diego St. Year 2000 GP/GS AB 54/53 162 Skidmore's Career At USD R H RBI 28 2 1 44 12 4 38 2 HR 0

2000: Ea rned USD's Best Offensive Player, posting a .25 7 batting average and eight mu lti-hit games in her junior season. Led the team in runs (27), wa lks (15) and stol en bases ( I8-of-20) for the Toreros . Pl ayed well versus Southern Utah (2-for-2 , I run ), Concordia (2 -for- 3, Irun , I RBI) and Saint Mary's (3 -fo r-4, I run). Tallied a .945 fielding percentage in the outfi eld. At SDSU: Cristina attended San Di ego State University before becoming a USO Torero.

Prep: Attended USDHS and led the Dons to two C IF tit les. In her senior year, Byrne was named defensive player of the year and placed on the San Diego Un ion-Tribune Al l-Academic team for a second co1-1sec uti ve year. Byrne also lettered in basketbal l and received defensive player of the year in her seni or campaign. Personal: Byrne is a Biology maj or. .. Chose to attend the Univers ity of San Diego because of its size and locati on. Byrne was born in San Diego , Cali forn ia on May 18, 1978. Her parents are Tom and Sy lvia Byrne.

Byrne's Career At USD R H RBI

HR 0

Year 2000

GP/GS AB 56/47 152

38 3


BA .257





2001 University of San Diego Torero Softball

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