19 - Colleen Ahern
Colleen Ahern
Height: 5-10
Year: So.
Hometown: Northbrook, Ill.
High School: Glenbrook North
Position: 1B

2013: Was named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll as freshman…Ahern earned a spot on the second team as a designated player. She was tied for the Holy Cross team lead this season in runs batted in with 21. She also finished second on the team with 34 hits. In Patriot League play, Ahern was first on the team in batting average (.283) and runs batted in (12) and tied for first in hits (17) and doubles (4). She was second on the team in conference action in total bases (21) and slugging percentage (.350). On the year, she was first on the team with six multiple-RBI games, held the longest streak for reaching base safely (14 games) and was tied for first with a six-game hitting streak.

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity softball team at Glenbrook North High School … team captain senior year … named team Offensive MVP and earned All-Conference and All-Area honors in 2010, 2011 and 2012 … team won conference and regional championships in 2010, 2011 and 2012 … batted .474 with eight home runs, 28 RBI, a .785 slugging percentage and a .494 on-base percentage during her senior season … named a 2012 Central Suburban League Scholar Athlete … also played softball for the Trevian Girls Softball Association, where her team was an ASA National qualifier in 2011 and 2012 … member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Dan and Patty Ahern … father played football at Northeast Missouri State … has one brother (Danny) and one sister (Shannon) … has not yet declared a major.