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2013-02-06 Shahan signs with Tigers
2013-02-06 Shahan signs with Tigers

Front: Karen, Kristina and Chris Shahan; Back: graduate assistant Jordan Reynolds and head coach Ritchie Richardson

Shahan signs with Tigers

Author: Wendy Reid
Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 at 9:27 AM
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Kristina Shahan, a senior at Plainfield Central High School, has signed a letter of intent to continue her education and playing career at Olivet Nazarene University as a member of the softball team.

“When I walked on campus I felt at home,” comments Shahan of her decision. “I loved the campus and knew it was right for me. When I met Coach [Ritchie] Richardson I knew I wanted to play for him.”

Shahan, a catcher, is a three-year letter winner at Plainfield Central under the direction of head coach Anne Campbell. As a member of the DuPage Diamond Dawgs summer travel team, she compiled a batting average of .426 with 43 hits, nine triples, 10 doubles and 10 walks.

Shahan maintains a 4.35 grade point average in high school and intends to major in accounting while at Olivet. She is the daughter of Chris and Karen Shahan.