Canion gets second shutout in a week to help Lady Bears sweep Red Raiders
Second-team Academic All-Big 12 ... Played in 60 games, starting 59 ... Went 2-for-3 in the opener at Florida (2/6) ... Had two RBI against UTSA (2/14) ... Hit a home run with two RBI versus SFA (2/15) ... Had a home run and two RBI at Houston (2/18) ... Collected a double and an RBI against Sam Houston State (2/21) ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run at Texas Tech (3/21) ... Went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a home run at Oklahoma (4/1) ... Hit a home run with two RBI at Texas (4/8) ... Had two hits and an RBI against Nebraska (4/18) ... Went 2-for-2 with three RBI and her first career triple in the NCAA Regional championship against Louisiana (5/17) ... Hit a home run at Michigan (5/23).
Named second-team Academic All-Big 12 ... Named to Big 12 Commissioner's honor roll in fall and spring semesters ... Started all 44 games in which she played ... Threw out 11 runners attempting to steal during the season ... Had 11 multiple-hit games ... Recorded two hits, a double, two runs and tied a career high with three RBI against Prairie View A&M (2/19) ... Had two hits and two RBI versus Hofstra (3/9) ... Tied a career high with three RBI to go with two hits against Liberty (3/12) ... Recorded a game-winning two RBI double with two outs and two strikes in the top of the seventh to defeat Texas (4/2) ... Delivered three hits, including a double, versus No. 7 Oklahoma (4/30).
Played in 64 games while starting 58 ... Put on an outstanding performance at the NCAA Hempstead Regional, going 6-for-9 with two runs and two RBI ... Finished fourth on the team with seven home runs... Recorded 14 multiple-hit games on the season ... Ranked tied for eighth in the conference with three home runs during Big 12 play ... Scored a season-high two runs in a win over Stephen F. Austin (2/10) ... Hit her first career home run in a win over Mississippi (2/18) ... Hit a pair of doubles in a win over Sam Houston State (3/7/07) ... Recorded a season-high with three RBI in a win over Texas Tech (4/6) ... Blasted a three-run home run against nationally-ranked Oklahoma (4/18) ... Set a season-high with three hits in the win over Albany (5/18) in the opener of the NCAA Hempstead Regional ... Delivered a three-run blast in a win over Texas A&M at the WCWS (6/2).
Graduated from A&M Consolidated High School in College Station, Texas ... Lettered in softball for two seasons ... As a senior, helped lead team to the regional quarterfinals ... Was the team's most valuable player while earning first-team all-state honors as a senior ... Also earned all-district and academic all-state honors as a junior and senior ... Was a first-team All-Brazos Valley selection as a senior ... Played on the TGCA West all-star team as a senior ... Was named a Classroom Champion ... As a senior, hit .468 with three home runs and 35 RBI ... Also added 28 runs scored, eight doubles and 11 triples ... Did not allow a passed ball while playing catcher ... As a junior, hit .402 with three home runs and 23 RBI ... Played for head coach Shelley Batson ... Played club softball with the Impact Gold out of Houston ... Helped lead team to a fourth-place finish at the Gold Nationals ... Lettered for three seasons in basketball ... Was an all-district selection in basketball ... Was a member of the National Honor Society while graduating cum laude.
The former Courtney Leigh Oberg was married to Matt Nieten on Dec. 19, 2009 ... Born on May 29, 1988, in College Station, Texas ... Parents are Clyde and Robin Oberg ... Has one brother, James, and one sister, Taylor ... Majoring in psychology.