2002: Played in 35 games and started 25 ... Recorded a .246 batting average for the year ... Had two doubles and scored one run ... Also had two doubles on the year ... Had two RBI ... Played mostly first base but did play some at third.
Sierra Junior College: Graduate of Sierra Junior College ... Second Team All Bay Valley Conference for a Utility Player and Academic All Conference in 2001 at Sierra ... At Sierra, Cherinka had a .322 batting average, and a slugging percentage of .404 ... She had 31 hits, 21 singles, 10 doubles and 16 RBI ... She had a .333 batting average with runners in scoring position.
Personal: Majoring in marketing ... Played softball for three years at Oak Ridge High School ... Division two champions in 1998-99 ... Back-to-back-to-back Sierra Valley Conference Champions ... Born Feb. 26, 1981 ... Daughter of John and Pat Cherinka.