2003: Batted a career-high .279 (36-for-129) with three doubles, two home runs, 14 RBI and a .349 slugging percentage ... started 44 games and played in 46 games ... started 43 games at catcher and one at designated player ... the two home runs were the first two in her career ... hit her first career home run in an 8-0 win over Evansville (4/10) ... her second home run (vs. St. Louis) was the team?s 38th, breaking the SIU team record of 37 set in 1999 ... the home run was part of a .625 (5-for-8) average with three RBI in a doubleheader against St. Louis ... set a career-high with six total bases versus St. Louis ... her .349 slugging percentage, 45 stolen bases, 210 putouts and six sacrifices are career-highs ... named MVC Player-of-the-Week on Feb. 10 after hitting .571 (4-for-7) with two RBI at the Triple Crown Invitational, which SIU won with a 4-0 record ... was named to the Triple Crown Invitational All-Tournament Team as well as the Offensive MVP ... had a .983 fielding percentage with 22 assists and just four errors in 236 chances ... in MVC play, had a .991 fielding percentage with just one error in 110 chances on a collision at the plate ... was a perfect 3-for-3 with an RBI against No. Iowa (4/19) ... batted .600 (3-for-5) with two RBI in a doubleheader against Tennessee-Martin ... led SIU with 12 runners caught stealing ... tied for the team lead with two sacrifice flies and tied for second after being hit by a pitch three times ... finished second in chances (236) and putouts (210), third in average (.279) and fifth in hits (36) and at bats (129) ... set a career-high with two five game hitting streaks (3/15-22 & 4/27-5/9) ... her two sacrifice flies ties for sixth in the MVC ... hit .545 (6-for-11) against lefthanders, .322 (19-for-59) with runners on base and .318 (14-for-44) with runners in scoring position ... had a .493 (35 of 71) success rate advancing runners ... finished fifth at SIU with six multiple-hit games ... SIU went 32-11 when she started at catcher ... the Salukis were 5-0 when she led off and 16-5 when she batted second in the order ... batted .290 as a catcher and .297 in the number two spot ... hit .308 in the seventh spot and .321 when batting eighth.
2002: Named to the MVC All-Tournament Team after hitting .429 (3-for-7) with an RBI ... also named second-team all-MVC ... was second with a .276 average ... one of three Salukis to start every game at the same position (shortstop) ... led SIU in hits (40), at bats (145), multi-hit games (10) and fewest strikeouts among regulars ... was fourth in doubles (4), RBI (16), runs (15) and on base percentage (.329) ... singled in the winning run against Colorado State (2/16) ... batted a team-high .350 at the Seminole Invitational (3/8-10) with seven hits, one run and seven RBI including going 5-for-8 in SIU?s first two games of the tournament ... went a season-best 3-for-3 with three runs scored, a double and one RBI against Indiana State (4/13).
2001: Started 26 of 27 games at catcher ... had three hits, one double, two RBI and four total bases ... recorded 132 putouts, 36 assists and two errors for a .988 fielding percentage ... went a season-high 2-for-3 at Saint Louis (3/29) ... also drove in a run and scored two against the Billikens.
Eureka & Marquette: Lettered in softball all four years ... named first-team all-Suburban South Conference as a senior ... led her team to a 29-3 record, a district title and third place finish at the state tournament ... hit .375 as a senior and .536 as a junior ... all-state as a junior ... named all-district three years and all-conference all four years ... hit .326 (fourth-best) with one triple, five doubles and 20 runs batted in ... also scored 14 runs and stole nine bases ... lettered in basketball three years ... an honor roll student.
Personal: Majoring in elementary education ... has a cumulative 3.439 GPA ... named to the Dean?s List in the 2003 Fall Semester ... full name is Adeleigh Sue Viefhaus ... has three sisters, Marta (played at SIU from 1998-01), twin Haley, and Maggie ... played select softball for the St. Louis Crush ... is the daughter of Randy and Onda Viefhaus ... born on Mar. 8, 1982 in St. Louis.