#13 Ariel Hinton
Ariel Hinton Image
Height: 5-5
Class: SR
Position: C/1B
Hometown: Crawfordsville, Ind.
Previous School: Crawsfordsville


2013:  2013 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete ... Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) All-Academic Team ... CCAC Player of the Week winner ... played in 51 of team's 59 games with 49 starts ... hit .266 (41-for-154) with five doubles and three home runs ... scored 28 runs and had 28 RBI ... drew 15 walks ... was 1-for-2 on stolen base attempts ... had 151 putouts, five assists and just one error for a .994 fielding percentage.

2012:  Capitol One® Academic All-District Team ... All-CCAC Second Team selection ... CCAC All-Academic Team ... CCAC All-Tournament Team selection ... named SXU Most Improved Player ... played in all 53 of team's games with 53 starts ... third on team in batting average at .369 on the season (55-for-149) with seven doubles, a triple and a home run ... second on team with 36 runs scored ... also had 26 RBI ... was five for six on stolen base attempts ... led team with 282 putouts ... also had 17 assists and just six errors for a .980 fielding percentage.

2011:  Played in 40 of team's 50 games with 31 starts as a freshman ... hit .268 on the season (30-for-112) with eight doubles and a home run ... had 19 runs scored and 20 RBI ... posted 29 putouts and 11 assists.

Prep:  Played softball at Crawfordsville High School in Crawfordsville, Ind.

Date of Birth: March 23, 1992 ... Parents: Christina and Wayne Hinton ... Major: Biology (Pre-Health)

Roster for 2014 Softball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
1Megan JamesJRCL/R5-4Oak Forest, Ill.Marist
2Holly HildenJROFR/R5-5Belvidere, Ill.Belvidere North
3Savannah KinsellaFRSSR/R5-7Munster, Ind.Andrean
4Katie HoulihanSROFL/R5-0Tinley Park, Ill.Lincoln-Way North
5Nicole NonnemacherSOP/OFL/R5-7Bloomington, Ill.Normal Community
6Alex BahnerJRCR/R5-8Rochester Hills, Mich.Adams
7Kasey KanagaSO2BL/R5-3Metamora, Ill.Metamora
8Katie SearsJROFL/L5-4Chicago, Ill.Evansville/Mother McAuley
9Erin HoulihanJROFR/R5-4Tinley Park, Ill.Lincoln-Way North
11Shannon LauretJROFR/R5-6Beach Park, Ill.Zion-Benton
12Callie BrownFRP/OFR/R5-6West Des Moines, IowaValley
13Ariel HintonSRC/1BR/R5-5Crawfordsville, Ind.Crawsfordsville
16Samantha SaundersJRSS/2BR/R5-4Burbank, Ill.Reavis
19Denise AndersonSOOFL/R5-5Arvada, Colo.Ralston Valley
20Megan NonnemacherSRPR/R5-7Bloomington, Ill.Normal Community
23Amanda HainlenJR1BR/R6-0Bloomington, Ill.Heartland CC/Bloomington
26Sarah SaundersJR3BR/R5-4Burbank, Ill.Reavis
31Franchesca GraffeoFRSS/3BR/R5-3Crestwood, Ill.Shepard
Myra Minuskin Image
Head Coach
14th season
Kim Kosinski Image
Assistant Coach
14th season
Erin Mollohan Image
Assistant Coach
2nd season