Get to know Christa Raley
2008 All-Conference USA Second Team
2008 Season (Junior)
Registered a 1-for-2 performance, stole two bases, and made 10 shutouts against Nicholls State (Feb 8)... went 1-for-3 with a double, one run and an RBI against McNeese State (Feb. 9)... stole four bases in three consecutive games (Feb 8-9)... doubled in a 1-for-2 performance, with a stolen base and two RBIs against Army (Feb. 15)... went 1-for-2 with a double RBI, a walk, one run against Boston University (Feb. 22)... hit a two run homerun and went 2-for-3 with a stolen base against Kansas (Feb. 23)... went 1-for-3 with a walk against Centenary (Feb. 23)... had four assists against Texas A&M (Feb. 27) recorded a 1-for-3 performance against Texas with a double and two RBIs (March 5)... recorded 6 assists against Texas (March 5)... went 1-for-4 with a one run against Rhode Island (March 7)... tripled in a 1-for-3 performance against Sacramento State (March 8)... went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk against Marshall (March 15)... hit a grand slam a double against Southern Miss (March 21)... went 3-for-3 with a double against Memphis (March 29)... had seven assists against Memphis (March 29)... had five assists against UCF (April 5)... hit a double in a 1-for-2 performance against UCF (April 5)... registered a 2-for-2 performance with a two run homerun against Tulsa (April 19)... went 2-for-4 with a run and RBI against UAB (April 26)... went 1-for-1 against UAB with a homerun (April 27)... doubled in a 1-for-1 performance, with two walks against Louisiana Lafayette... registered two hits including a double and an RBI against ECU in the C-USA Tournament (May 9).
2007 Season (Sophomore)
One of four Cougars to start all 62 games ... 49 of her 62 starts were at first base ... one of five Cougars with more than 25 RBIs and double-digit sacrifice hits ... 17 of her 25 RBIs came in conference play ... the 17 RBIs were tied for third-most in C-USA games ... tallied six multi-hit and eight multi-RBI efforts ... recorded a .234 batting average and five home runs ... hit-by-a-pitch a team-best and conference-leading 16 times ... went 16-for-17 in stolen bases ... the 16 stolen bases were seventh in C-USA ... tied for third on the team with 18 walks ... cranked a three-run, walk-off homer against Mississippi (Feb. 9) ... put together a five-game hitting streak (Feb. 23-25) ... went 2-for-2 with a run against Iowa State (Feb. 25) ... snapped a 16-game stretch without an RBI in game two against Southern Miss (March 10) ... belted a three-run home run in sixth inning of a 0-0 game against Tulsa (March 18) ... went 3-for-8 with three runs and five RBIs in Memphis series (March 24-25) ... turned in a 3-for-4 performance with two runs and two RBIs in game one at Sam Houston State (March 28) ... was 2-for-3 with a three-run homer in game one at UTEP (April 6) ... added two RBIs in game two against UCF (April 21) ... went 2-for-3 with two RBIs in game one against East Carolina (April 28) ... was 1-for-2 with a run and RBI in C-USA Tournament against Marshall (May 11) ... notched a 1-for-3 performance with a run and an RBI in 8-1 win over No. 7 Texas A&M at NCAA College Station Regional (May 19).
2006 Season (Freshman)
Saw action in 61 games making 57 starts in four different positions ... made starts at catcher, designated player, first base and third base ... her 28 walks were tied for 10th in C-USA ... was hit-by-a-pitch a team-best nine times ... one of three players to hit at least five home runs ... went 3-for-4 with three runs scored, a double and a home run against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Feb. 12) ... had a stretch of eight consecutive games with a walk (Feb. 15-22) ... crushed a grand slam against Sam Houston State (Feb. 17) ... drove in game's only runs with a two-run single in the fifth inning against Iowa State (Feb. 25) ... knocked an RBI-triple and scored a pair of runs against Mississippi (March 3) ... went 2-for-2 with a home run and two runs scored against East Carolina (March 12) ... ripped a homer in both games of the Texas State doubleheader (April 5) ... both long balls came on first pitch of the second inning ... was 2-for-3 with a pair of RBIs at Marshall (April 14) ... matched a career-best four RBIs in a 2-for-3 performance against Southern Miss (April 22) ... went 3-for-4 with a double against Grambling State (April 25) ... was 1-for-3 with two runs scored in an elimination game against Southern Miss (May 12) in the C-USA Tournament.
2005 Season (Medical Redshirt)
Suffered a season-ending dislocated elbow in the second inning of the season-opener at No. 6 Texas (Feb. 5).
Received All-District First-Team honors in 2004 and All-District Second-Team honors in 2003 ... named All-State First Team in 2004 and was an All-State Second Team performer in 2003 ... also lettered in volleyball as a setter and basketball playing point guard ... was named team MVP in both sports.
Daughter of Greg and Pam Raley ... born on February 11, 1986 ... undecided on a major ... also recruited by Arkansas, Auburn, Tennessee and Texas State.
Personality Trait I Admire in Others: Passion
On My Nightstand Right Now: Cell phone charger
Favorite Movie: Notting Hill
Worst Movie: Cabin Fever
Person I Most Admire: My Mom
TV Show I Stay Home to Watch : Law and Order and CSI
Dream Vacation Destination: Bora Bora
Favorite Book: The Bible
Dream Lunch Companion: Jim Carrey
Favorite Food: Mexican
Childhood Hero: Amy Grant
Quote: "I know the Lord is always with me. I will not be shaken, for He is right beside me." (Psalm 16:8)