LA GRANDE — McLoughlin High School softball and girls basketball coach Nicole Christian was inducted into the Eastern Oregon University Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday.
Christian was a Mountaineer shortstop from 1996-2000, earned All-American first-team honors her final season. She was first-team all-Cascade Conference and all-region in three seasons, Cascade Conference Player of the Year and Female Player of the Year in 1999, and was a member of the EOU team that placed fourth at the NAIA National Tournament in 1999, as well as the squad that finished fifth at the tourney.
She was a Mountaineer captain from 1998-00.
Christian received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education and Health.