Elaina Christiansen

#2 Elaina Christiansen

POSITION C/OF
HEIGHT 5-3
YEAR So.
BATS/THROWS R/R
HOMETOWN Brainerd, Minn.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Brainerd HS

2020 (So)
 Spring NSIC All-Academic Team (All-Academic Team of Excellence)
One of four Beavers to start all 22 games during a shortened 2020 season due to COVID-19... Second on the team with a .375 batting average with 24 hits in 64 at bats... Led the team with 24 runs scored and 10 stolen bases... Second on the team with five home runs and 16 RBI... Led the team with seven doubles and one triple... Posted a .750 slugging percentage and .481 on base percentage.

2019 (Fr)
Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete
Appeared in 52 games with 50 starts and finished fourth on the team with a .313 batting average... Totaled 51 hits on the season for fifth on the team and recorded six doubles, two triples and five home runs... Tied for second on the team in home runs and was fifth with 27 RBI... Scored 39 runs for second on the team and tied for 16th in the NSIC... Totaled a .466 slugging percentage and .367 on-base percentage and was second on the team with 11 stolen bases... Led the team with seven sacrifice hits and recorded 89 putouts and 19 assists with just nine errors for a .923 fielding percentage... Hit two home runs and totaled six RBI against Minnesota Crookston, March 27th.

High School
Attended Brainerd High School... Played softball under Coach Shane Jordan... Four-time letter winner for softball and three-time letter winner in hockey... 2018 Softball MVP... 2017 Defensive Player of the Year... 2018 Defensive Player of the Year... 2017 & 2018 All-Section Softball... All-Conference 2015-2018... All-Section Fastpitch Coaches Association 2015 and 2018... Athlete of the week 2016 and 2017... All-Scholars 2018... 2018 Softball team captain...  2015 Most improved for Brainerd HS girls' hockey... Hit 2 homeruns in her last varsity softball game for Brainerd HS in the Section Final game.

Personal
Daughter of Marty and Teresa Christiansen... Born March 23, 2000... Majoring in Elementary Education while at BSU... Uncle, Aaron Garman, played four years of tennis for Minot State... Uncle, Todd Wolf, played four years of baseball for Minot State.

Career Highs
Hits:
4, at Concordia-St. Paul (April 19, 2019)
Runs: 4, vs Northwestern College (Feb. 14, 2020)
Home Runs: 3, vs Northwestern College (Feb. 14, 2020)
RBI: 6, vs Minnesota Crookston (March 27, 2019)
SBs: 3, at Minot State (Feb. 8, 2020)

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