Junior Hits 26th Career Home Run in 5-4 Game 1 Win
Colonials Win Opener, 8-0, Behind 12 Hits, Two Homers
Freshman Had Four Doubles, Nine RBIs in 3-1 Week
Rico Tosses Shutout in 9-0 Game 1 Win
Colonials Score 16 Runs on 18 Hits in Game 2 Win
High School: NFCA First-Team All-American in 2012 after batting .562 with 59 hits, 15 doubles, seven home runs and 50 RBIs as a junior ... Also earned MaxPreps Junior All-America honors and was selected to play on the Chicago Sun-Times Underclass All-Star Team ... Hit .481 with seven doubles, six home runs and 24 RBIs while striking out just once as a senior en route to NFCA All-Region honors ... Two-time All-State first-team selection by the Chicago Tribune ... Three-time All-Conference and four-time All-Area honoree ... Named the 2013 Lincoln-Way North Athlete of the Year ... Led the Phoenix to a regional title in 2013 ... Two-year team captain ... Received the Scholar Athlete Award all four years and was named to the SouthWest Suburban Conference All-Academic Team each semester ... Also earned NFCA All-Academic honors ... A high honor roll student and a member of the Science National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society) and Pi Sigma Pi (National History Society).
Personal: Jillian Marie Galich ... Born Dec. 30, 1994, in Chicago, Ill. ... Daughter of Lynn and John Galich ... Has two older brothers, Nick and Kevin ... Intends to major in accounting.