2006: Started every game in 2006, 54 times as the designated player, 10 times at catcher and once at third base ... ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District selection ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Finished career as Northwestern's all-time leader in home runs with 34, good for sixth in the history of the Big Ten ... Also set Northwestern's career record with 23 hit by pitches ... Went 2-for-3 in the season opener against No. 15 Oregon State (2/10) ... Hit a three-run home run against No. 20 Fresno State (2/11) ... Was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored against Syracuse (2/12) ... Hit .500 with three home runs at the Louisville Slugger Desert Classic ... Hit a two-run homer against Cal State Fullerton (2/17) ... Notched two hits against No. 14 Oregon State before launching a solo homer against No. 8 California's All-American Kristina Thorson (2/18) ... Hit a three-run home run against Central Michigan (2/19) ... Was 2-for-3 with a double against No. 6 Stanford (3/4) ... Went 1-for-2 with an RBI and a hit by pitch against Texas Tech (3/5) ... Was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and the 30th home run of her career against Longwood (3/17) ... Was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded against San Diego State (3/18) to tie the NU career RBI record ... Broke that record with a sacrifice fly for the 109th run batted in of her career on 3/20 against Hawaii ... Was 1-for-2 with two RBIs and a run scored at Cal State Fullerton (3/23) ... Drove in a sixth-inning run and was 1-for-2 at No. 1 UCLA (3/26) ... Walked three times and scored twice against Wisconsin on 3/31 ... Finished 2-for-3 with two runs scored, an RBI and a home run versus the Badgers on 4/1 ... Hit an RBI double in the top of the seventh at Northern Illinois (4/4) ... Launched a three-run home run in the first inning of a 3-1 win at Penn State (4/8) ... Clubbed home runs in back-to-back games, hitting a three-run job against Indiana on 4/15 and a solo shot on 4/16 versus Purdue ... Hit a walk-off, RBI single to beat Notre Dame (4/18) on national television ... Went 1-for-1 with two RBIs and a run scored against Loyola (Ill.) (4/20) ... Walked four times (including once intentionally) in 18-inning win over Minnesota (4/23) ... Singled home the game-tying run in Northwestern's 7-4 win over Notre Dame in the NCAA Regional championship (5/21) ... Had RBI singles in WCWS games against Alabama (6/1) and Tennessee (6/2).
2005: Started every pre-conference game at third base this season ... Moved to designated player at the start of Big Ten season ... Went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run and scored twice against Tulsa (2/4) ... Was 1-for-1 with a solo home run vs. Kansas (2/5) ... Smashed a double and a solo home run against Boston College (2/13) ... Hit a solo home run against No. 23/25 Long Beach State (2/25) ... Went 1-for-2 with a double, a run scored and an RBI against Loyola-Marymount (2/26) ... Launched a two-run home run and finished with three RBIs against No. 20 Pacific ... Hit a home run against Stanford on 3/5, then hit her seventh homer of the season the next day against Bowling Green ... Went 2-for-2 with a home run, a double and three RBIs against St. Mary's (3/24) ... Hit a career-best 3-for-3 with a double and a solo home run against Iowa on 4/3 ... The blast was the 20th of her career, tying her for first-place all-time at Northwestern ... Picked up single RBIs against Minnesota (4/9) and Wisconsin (4/10) ... Hit a two-run home run and finished with three RBIs against Bradley on 4/19, breaking the NU career home run record ... On the next night, hit a solo home run against UIC to tie the single-season record ... Hit the first triple of her career on 4/24 against Penn State ... Walked twice in series with Michigan State, setting NU all-time record for walks ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs on 4/30 against Michigan State ... Singled, scored and hit a sacrifice fly at No. 1 Michigan on 5/8 ... Went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and two RBIs against Purdue in the Big Ten Tournament (5/12) ... Named to Big Ten All-Tournament team ... Went 2-for-3 with two RBIs against Albany in the NCAA Regional (5/20) ... Hit a solo home run against Notre Dame in an elimination game at the Regional (5/22) ... Was 2-for-3 with a double in the second game of the Super Regional against DePaul.
2004: Started every game at third base ... Second-team All-Big Ten selection ... NFCA Second-team All-Region selection ... Broke the Northwestern single-season home run record with her eighth blast of the year against Indiana on 4/23 ... Set the NU single-season walks mark with 37 ... Earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors on 4/26 ... Ranked second on the team in slugging, home runs, RBIs and on-base percentage ... Hit a game-tying single in the bottom of the seventh and then a three-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th against Minnesota in the Big Ten Tournament ... Named to the Big Ten All-Tournament team ... Drove in four runs against Penn State on 4/16 ... Recorded eight multi-hit games, including three in a row from 4/18-4/23 ... Hit an eighth-inning, walk-off home run to beat South Carolina in the NCAA Tournament ... Went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and a run scored against UC Santa Barbara in the NCAA Regional ... Drove in two or more runs in 13 games.
2003: Appeared in 43 games, starting 24 ... Notched a game-winning RBI double with two outs in the bottom of the sixth to defeat Indiana 2-1 (4/12) ... Went 2-for-2 with an RBI against No. 6 Washington (2/15) ... Hit first career home run and recorded a career-high three RBI in a win over No. 20 Ohio State (4/5) ... Led team with 19 walks and ranked third with a .364 on-base percentage ... Hit safely in seven of eight Big Ten games from 4/5 through 4/13 ... Led team with 13 pinch-hit at-bats.
High School: Two-time first-team all-region selection ... Team captain and MVP ... Sacramento Bee Scholar-Athlete ... Posted .510 batting average as a senior ... Competed in 2002 Northern California All-Star Game ... Played for West Bay Nuggets, California Grapettes and California Sting club teams ... Helped lead Grapettes to a fourth-place finish at 18-and-under championships ... Honor Roll student.
Personal: Born Kristen Louise Amegin on 5/19/84 ... Daughter of Dan and Louise Amegin ... Majoring in communication studies.
Amegin's Career Statistics
|Yr. ||Avg. ||G-GS ||AB ||R ||H ||2B ||3B ||HR ||RBI ||SB-SBA ||Slugging ||OBP|
|2003 ||.215 ||43-24 ||79 ||6 ||17 ||1 ||0 ||1 ||11 ||0-0 ||.266 ||.364|
|2004 ||.277 ||54-54 ||141 ||23 ||39 ||7 ||0 ||10 ||39 ||0-0 ||.539 ||.432|
|2005 ||.257 ||60-60 ||167 ||21 ||43 ||9 ||1 ||14 ||42 ||0-0 ||.575 ||.359|
|2006 ||.249 ||65-65 ||169 ||19 ||42 ||5 ||0 ||9 ||41 ||0-0 ||.438 ||.408|
|Totals ||.254 ||222-203 ||556 ||69 ||141 ||22 ||1 ||34 ||133 ||0-0 ||.480 ||.394|