Χριστίνα Καρατζά – Kristen Morelli Karanzias

 

Η Χριστίνα Καρατζά (γεννημένη 8 Φεβρουαρίου 1984) είναι Ελληνίδα παίκτρια σόφτμπολ. 
Αγωνίστηκε στο τουρνουά γυναικών στους Θερινούς Ολυμπιακούς Αγώνες του 2004.

Kristen Karanzias

Biographical information

Roles Non-starter
Sex Female
Full name Kristen Morelli•Karanzias
Used name Kristen•Karanzias
Born 8 February 1984 in Yorba Linda, California (USA)
Measurements 157 cm
Affiliations Iowa State University
NOC Greece

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2004 Summer Olympics Softball (Baseball/Softball) GRE Kristen Karanzias
Softball, Women (Olympic) Greece DNS

https://www.olympedia.org/athletes/1805148

 

2007 (Senior):
Returned to Iowa State for a fifth season, playing in 49 games … got 43 starts at third base after pitching for the first three years of her career … hit .208 with 26 hits … scored 10 runs and drove in 11 RBI on the season … also went 2-for-2 on stolen bases … had six multi-hit and two multi-RBI games … recorded first career hit and RBI against Mississippi State … had a triple against North Texas … second-team academic all-Big 12 honoree … member of the 2007 Big 12 Conference’s Spring Sports Good Works Team in recognition of her community service efforts.

2006 (Redshirt):
Took a medical redshirt after suffering a knee injury in preseason practice.

 

2005 (Junior):
Played in 13 contests, with two pitching starts … struck out 13 batters in 18.2 innings … posted a 0-2 record … scored five runs as a pinch runner, including the game-tying run against No. 8 Baylor.

 

2004 (Sophomore):
Played in 16 games, while starting five on the pitching mound … struck out 23 batters in 37.2 innings … posted a 2-5 record … recorded wins over Florida International and Florida A&M … had an overall ERA of 6.88 …played for Greece in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece.

 

2003 (Freshman):
Appeared in 23 games, while starting 19 on the pitching mound … struck out 47 batters in 93 innings … posted a 6-9 record … pitched four innings without allowing a hit and struck out one hitter against Baylor in the Big 12 tournament … had an ERA of 3.97, including a 3.44 ERA in Big 12 games, which was the lowest on the team … had a 5-3 record in Big 12 games.

 

High School:
As a senior, she led her squad to a 21-9 overall record and a California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Championship while batting .320 with 16 RBI and 25 runs scored … notched 15 stolen bases on 17 attempts … led her team in stolen bases (15) and runs scored (25) … was a three-year all-Empire League honoree … had a 9-3 record pitching her senior year with an ERA of 0.54 and 105 strikeouts … finished her junior season batting .308 with 15 RBI and 22 runs scored … her team was Empire League Champions in 2001 … was 7-4 as the team’s starting pitcher with an ERA of 0.63 and 92 strikeouts … coached by Melissa Wong her last two years … played for the Orange County Batbusters of the ASA from 2000-02 … coached by Tyronne Davis.

 

Personal:
Daughter of Bill and Denise Karanzias … has two siblings, Keith (19) and Kellan (14) … business and marketing major … born Feb. 8, 1984.

 

Fun Facts:
Enjoys listening to music in her spare time … favorite food is pizza … favorite book is Harry Potter … dream job would be to work in sports marketing for a professional franchise.

https://cyclones.com/sports/softball/roster/kristen-karanzias/5380