2006: Heather Connor appeared in 55 games and started 49...finished with a .997 fielding percentage, off one error...recorded a single-season mark after being walked 27 times...blasted three homeruns...drove in four runners against Charlotte...posted 12 putouts vs. St. Francis...Big East Academic All-Star honoree.
2005: Heather Connor saw time in 39 games, while earning a start in 28...tied for a team-leading five home runs...recorded a .213 batting average in 89 at-bats...drove in an impressive 18 RBIs...tallied 19 hits and 16 runs scored...was second on the team with a .449 slugging percentage...went 2 for 2, added two RBIs and scored three runs against St. Francis (PA).
2004: Connor had a team-high .323 batting average in just 65 at-bats for the Panthers as a freshman with nine extra-base hits, 12 RBIs and an impressive .508 slugging percentage...also tied for the team high in on-base percentage with a .392 mark...played in 29 games and started 22 games at catcher, third base and as the designated player...had a season-best three hits and three RBIs in the first game of a doubleheader against Syracuse (April 30)...hit her first career home run vs. Marshall (March 7).
HIGH SCHOOL: Connor was a member of the four-time division championship team at Muhlenberg High School...three-time all-division shortstop...earned honorable mention all-state and rookie of the year honors as a freshman...voted all-county MVP as a senior...2003 Most Valuable Female Athlete honors at Muhlenberg...member of the Spring-Ford and Reading City club teams...lettered in tennis as a junior.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 2, 1984...daughter of Daryl and Rita Connor...has one brother, Jason...a history/elementary education major.
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