2007: Valerie Mihalik played in 47 games, earned the start in 42...scored 16 runs off 23 hits on the season...drove in 17 RBIs...was a perfect 13-13 on stolen bases, including 10-10 Big East games...went 1-for-2 with a run in the Prairie View game and stole a base in the second contest...totaled three putouts in the Central Florida contest...tallied three putouts against Winthrop...recorded two RBIs in the win against St. Francis...posted her third RBI of the season against Providence...recorded four RBIs in the win against St. John's...tied a school record when she stole a career-high three bases against Villanova.
2006: Mihalik started 23 of 45 games...finished the season with nine hits and 18 runs in 56 at bats...recorded two triples and one RBI...stole six bases...posted three putouts against Kent State (March 19)...scored two runs against Western Carolina (March 7)...named a Big East Academic All-Star honoree.
2005: Mihalik played in 42 games, starting 36...posted a .207 batting average...drove in five runners and recorded a home run on the year...tied for first on the team with eight stolen bases in nine attempts...exploded with three RBIs and a home run after going two-for-three at the plate against Morgan State (March 18)...Big East Academic All-Star.
HIGH SCHOOL: Mihalik was part of the District XI Championship team in 2004, along with the LVC Conference Championship team at Parkland High...two-time Valley champions in 2003 and 2004...Groiler's All-Stars selection in 2003 and 2004...Morning Call Player of the Week awardee in 2003...a two-time LVC Conference All-Star honoree...named all-area all-star as a junior and senior...winner of Parkland's Outstanding Softball Player of the Year in both seasons...participated in numerous clubs such as the Rotten Apples, the North Jersey Rocks and the Lady Gators in the Allentown area...received high honors all four years of high school.
PERSONAL: Born October 28, 1986...daughter of former Pitt baseball player, Christopher and his wife, Gina Mihalik...has one brother, Kevin...a communcations and business major.
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