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    Robin Thompson
    Robin Thompson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Detroit, Mich.

    High School:
    Martin Luther King

    Height:
    5-1

    Position:
    IF

    B/T:
    L/R



    CAREER BATTING STATISTICS
    Season AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
    2008 .247
    54-44
    93
    27
    23
    2
    2
    3
    15
    38
    .409
    9
    8
    26
    0
    .364
    0
    7
    22-25
    27
    77
    10
    .912
    2009 .299
    46-46
    134
    44
    40
    4
    0
    0
    2
    44
    .328
    2
    11
    25
    0
    .361
    0
    13
    17-20
    42
    84
    17
    .881
    2010 .193
    48-46
    119
    20
    23
    1
    0
    0
    4
    24
    .202
    2
    4
    29
    0
    .232
    0
    9
    18-21
    32
    85
    10
    .921
    2011 .368
    43-43
    136
    32
    50
    2
    2
    0
    23
    56
    .412
    4
    4
    18
    0
    .400
    1
    16
    19-19
    56
    81
    9
    .938
    Career .282
    191-179
    482
    123
    136
    9
    4
    3
    44
    162
    .336
    17
    27
    98
    0
    .342
    1
    45
    76-85
    157
    327
    46
    .913


    2011: Started every game at third base ... Capital One Academic All-America third team honoree ... Batted .424 (36-for-85) with 23 runs and 13 steals in NU's last 25 games ... Led the entire nation in sacrifices per game, compiling a .37 rate (16 total) ... Capital One Academic All-District V first-team honoree ... All-Big Ten second team ... NU's NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee ... Earned a contract with the Chicago Bandits of the NPF ... Delivered a rare two-run bunt single against Bradley (2/11) ... Finished 2-for-4 with a steal against UC Davis (2/18) ... Crushed a run-scoring triple against No. 10 Washington (2/20) ... Drove in a run, scored twice and stole two bases against Nevada (2/25) ... Finished 3-for-5 against No. 2 UCLA (2/27) ... Was 1-for-3 with an RBI, two runs scored and a steal against Cal State Northridge (3/5) ... Drove in a run and scored versus IPFW (3/6) ... Finished 3-for-4 with two RBIs, a run and a steal at No. 13 Stanford (3/21) ... Went 3-for-8 with a triple, two RBIs and three runs scored in a doubleheader sweep at Saint Mary's (3/22) ... Was 2-for-4 with two steals and two runs versus No. 4 Michigan (3/27) ... Went 2-for-4 with a steal and a run in a win over DePaul (4/5) ... Finished 1-for-1 with two RBIs, a run, a sacrifice fly, a sacrifice and a steal versus Northern Illinois (4/6) ... Matched her career-high with a four-hit effort in the first game of a doubleheader at Wisconsin (4/9), driving in two and scoring twice ... Went 2-for-3 with a run in the first game of a doubleheader against Michigan State (4/13) ... Was a perfect 4-for-4 with a double, two RBIs, two runs and a steal at Iowa (4/16) ... Finished 2-for-4 with a double and a run in game two at Iowa (4/17) ... In a sweep of Ohio State (4/23-4/24), was 4-for-7 at the plate with four runs, four steals and three RBIs ... Went 2-for-4 in the second game of a doubleheader against Minnesota (5/4) ... Went 3-for-6 with a run, an RBI, two sacrifices and a steal in the final series of the year at Penn State (5/13-5/14).

    2010: Appeared in every game with 46 starts at third base ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Had an RBI single, run scored and steal against Cal State Northridge (2/12) ... Finished 1-for-2 with two steals and two runs scored against UC Davis (2/28) ... Went 3-for-3 with a steal and a run scored against Eastern Michigan (3/19) ... Recorded a hit, swiped two bases and scored at Northern Illinois (3/25) ... Singled, scored and stole two bases against Purdue (3/28) ... Drove in a run with a base hit at No. 2 Michigan (4/17) ... Doubled and scored at Indiana (4/24) ... Went 2-for-2 with a steal in a win over Penn State (5/2) ... Went 1-for-1 with an RBI, a walk, a hit-by-pitch and a sacrifice bunt against Wisconsin (5/8) ... Singled and scored twice at No. 19 Ohio State (5/14).

    2009: Started every game at third base ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Learned to slap hit prior to the season, turning around to bat from the left side for the first time in her softball career ... Finished the season ranked 24th in the nation in runs per game (0.96) ... Went 2-for-4 with a run against Cal State Bakersfield (2/6) ... Had a breakout weekend at the Louisville Slugger Desert Classic, batting .533 while scoring eight runs in five games ... Scored twice versus Hawaii before going 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored against No. 4 UCLA (2/13) ... Finished 2-for-4 with two runs against Oregon (2/14) ... Also was 2-for-3 in a win over Cal State Fullerton (2/15) ... Tied the school single-game record with four runs during a 4-for-4 performance in a win over Oregon State (2/20) ... Was 2-for-4 with a steal, an RBI and a run against Long Island (2/28) ... Had identical 1-for-3 with two runs scored lines in two wins over No. 8 Tennessee (3/7--3/8) ... Went 2-for-3 with a steal in a victory against No. 6 Oklahoma ... Was 2-for-4 including a leadoff double to spark a seventh-inning rally in a 6-5 win over No. 8 Michigan (3/21) ... Swiped three bases and scored twice at Penn State (3/29), the first time a Wildcat has had three steals in one game since Katie Logan on March 30, 2004 ... Went 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored in the second game of a doubleheader against No. 23 Iowa (4/15) ... Finished 2-for-3 with a run scored and a steal versus Northern Illinois (4/22) ... Was 1-for-1 and was hit by a pitch three times against Illinois (4/26), stealing three bases and scoring three times in the game ... Was 2-for-3 with a run against No. 11 Ohio State (5/2) ... Finished 2-for-4 with a run in the NCAA Regional against Louisiana-Lafayette (5/16).

    2008: Appeared in 54 games, starting 44 times at third base ... Second-team All-Big Ten selection ... Led the team with 22 stolen bases in 25 attempts ... Stole a base and scored as a pinch runner versus No. 3 Texas A&M in her first collegiate appearance (2/15) ... Started at third against Idaho State (2/16), going a perfect 3-for-3 with four RBIs, a sacrifice, a steal and a run scored ... Had a steal and a run as a pinch runner against Oregon (2/22) ... Stole two bases on two-straight pitches and scored as a pinch runner against California (3/21) ... Stole a bag and scored later that day against Colorado State (3/21) ... Was 1-for-3 with a steal and a run scored in a come-from-behind, 17-8 (6) win over Minnesota (3/30) ... Walked twice, stole two bases and scored against Loyola (Chicago) on 4/3 ... Clubbed an RBI triple at No. 24 Ohio State (4/6) ... Began her career a perfect 17-for-17 in steal attempts until finally being caught on 4/11 at Illinois ... Tripled and scored at Illinois (4/12) ... Drove in two and scored once against Indiana (4/18) ... Hit a run-scoring double and crossed home twice in Northwestern's second game versus the Hoosiers (4/19) ... Went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and two runs scored against Purdue (4/20), belting a fifth-inning walk off home run for her first career homer ... Hit an RBI double at No. 6 Michigan (4/27) ... Hit a solo home run against Michigan State (5/3) before clubbing a two-run homer in the second game of the series (5/4) ... Was 2-for-3 with two runs scored versus Minnesota in the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament (5/9) ... Finished 2-for-3 with a steal and a run scored in the NCAA Regional against DePaul (5/17) ... Was hit by a pitch, stole second and scored in the first game of the NCAA Super Regional at No. 2 Arizona State (5/23).

    High School: Named team MVP, all-city and all-district ... Selected to the Detroit News All-Metro team and named a Detroit News top-20 player ... Also an all-city selection in volleyball ... High school earned a district softball championship in 2006 ...Hit .638 (30-of-47) with 35 RBIs, 26 runs, nine home runs, 12 walks, 19 steals and just one strikeout as a junior ... Played two years of club with the Michigan Batbusters ... Finished as the USSSA World Series runner-up with the Batbusters 18u squad ... National Honor Society member ... Ranked in the top one percent of the 2007 graduating class at Martin Luther King Jr. High School.

    Personal:Born Robin Ashley-Kailonie Thompson ... Daughter of Dana Thompson and Robert Landrum ... Chose Northwestern over Syracuse and Michigan State ... Majoring in human development and psychological services.