Trevian Girls Softball Association

The Trevian Pitching Program features private and group lessons with Northwestern University standout and former professional softball player Eileen Canney. Eileen has 9 years of experience providing pitching instruction, and the TGSA is proud to have Eileen as a role model and coach for our pitchers.

Here is an overview of Eileen's impressive softball accomplishments and career highlights:

Northwestern University Softball playing career:
 -Four-time All-Big Ten selection
 -Two-time All-American
 -Two-time Big Ten Pitcher of the Year
 -2004 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
 -Two straight Women’s College World Series appearances 2006, 2007
 -Currently tied for NCAA single game strikeout record with 28 strikeouts in an 18 inning game against Minnesota in 2006.
 -Graduated with a career overall record of 97-35 (ties Northwestern record), 1,142 strikeouts, 1.63 ERA, 39 shutouts, 8 saves, .177 opponents batting average, 3 career no-hitters, 1 perfect game.

Professional Softball playing career:
 -2nd overall pick in the 2007 National Professional Fastpitch (NPF) Draft
 -Played for New England Riptide in 2007, 2008; and Chicago Bandits in 2009 and 2010.
 -Lead NPF in strikeouts and ERA in 2007.
 -NPF Pitcher of the Year in 2009.
 -Played for Denso in the Professional Japanese Softball League in 2010 and 2011.
 -Member of USA National team in 2010.
 -Won 3 gold medals with the USA National Team.

Softball Coaching Career:
-Assistant coach at University of Illinois, Chicago Flames from 2011-2015.
-Coached team to win two Horizon League regular season titles in 2013 and 2015.
-Coached two players to receive Horizon League Pitcher of the Year honors.

-Majored in Human Development Psychological Services at Northwestern University.
-Lives in Lincolnwood, IL. with her husband, Andrew and 2 year old daughter, Lila.

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