19 - Cara DeLange
Cara DeLange
Height: 5-8
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Plainfield, Ill.
High School: Plainfield Central
Position: Pitcher
Bats/Throws: R/R

2011 Season (Freshman): Game-By-Game Statistics . . . Inked with FSU during last November's early-signing period.

High School: Tabbed an All-Southwest Prairie Conference selection at Plainfield (Ill.) Central High . . . A 2010 graduate . . . Coached by Anne Campbell . . . Received first-team all-area recognition by The Plainfield Enterprise and earned second-team accolades by the Joliet (Ill.) Herald-News following the 2009 campaign . . . Posted a 13-6 pitching record and a 1.23 earned run average with 143 strikeouts in 114.0 innings as a junior . . . Helped the Wildcats to an undefeated mark in the conference championships but also played a key part in PCHS being regional finalists . . . Missed her 2008 sophomore season due to an injury . . . Three-year (2008-10) member of the Wildcat Athletic Leadership Club (WALC) . . . Competed in summer travel softball for the New Lenox Lightning Gold team and helped 2010 squad to a 17th-place showing at the ASA Gold National Tournament in Marietta, Ga.

Personal: Daughter of Mike and Bonnie DeLange . . . Born in Grinnell, Iowa . . . Her father is employed as an engineer and mother is a payroll coordinator . . . Has two younger brothers . . . One brother, Brett, is a member of Bemidji (Minn.) State University's football team . . . Hobbies include reading and art . . . Majoring in recreation leadership management.