SIU searching for first tournament title since 1991
SIU secures first-round bye in MVC tournament
SIU to host Senior Day on Saturday at conclusion of second game
Salukis take on league-leading Wichita State April 26-27
Loss snaps SIU's seven-game MVC winning streak
SIU vs. Indiana State, 5/3/14, Senior Day
SIU at Missouri State, 3/29-30/14
SIU vs. UNI 3/15/14
Softball vs. Bradley
Softball vs. Bradley (Senior Day)
At Southern Illinois
2014 / Senior
Played in 48 games and started 44 ... Had a 28-game reached base streak, the longest at SIU since at least 2003 ... Put down three sacrifices in game-two win over Wichita State, ending her 28-game reached base streak by tying a school record for sacrifices in a games ... Led the team with a .468 on-base percentage ... Led the team with 33 walks, which tied for sixth in school history ... Ranked 50th in the NCAA in walks per game and 21st in hit-by-pitch per game ... Ranked fourth in the MVC in on-base percentage (.468), third in walks (33), second in hit-by pitch (16), third in caught base-stealers (13) ... In MVC-only play, ranked seventh in the MVC in on-base percentage (.487), second in walks (21), third in hit-by pitch (8), and fifth in caught base-stealers (5).
2013 / Junior
Started all 52 games for the Salukis at catcher...ranked third on the team with 29 RBI...hit .213 with 32 hits, 21 walks and 16 runs scored...hit three home runs and nine doubles...ranked sixth in the nation with 23 hit-by-pitches...caught 18 runners stealing, which was tied for the lead in the MVC...hit a grand slam March 21 against Saint Louis.
2012 / Sophomore
MVC All-Tournament Team
Started all 56 games for the Salukis at catcher...had a breakout season, tying the SIU record with an MVC-leading 51 RBI, which it tied for eighth in MVC history...drew 28 free bases on hit-by-pitches, which led the nation...ranked third on the team with a .317 batting average with a team-high .535 slugging percentage...ranked third on the team with 29 bases on balls...led the team with a .505 on-base percentage, which ranked second in the MVC...recorded 45 hits and scored 25 runs...had a career-best five RBI against Eastern Illinois (4/19)...named MVC Player of the Week April 23.
2011 / Freshman
Appeared in 28 games, starting 19....held a .259 batting average with two doubles and five RBI....went 3-for-3 with two RBI against Bradley as the designated player...had four starts at catcher.
At Kankakee High School
Hit for a career average of .582 and totaled 218 RBI and 205 total career runs scored...named All-State, All-Conference and All-Area in each of her four seasons...holds 16 school records including hits, triples, doubles, home runs and RBI...holds state records in most doubles in a season (27) and most career doubles (t-4th, 56) and most career triples (t-7th, 29).
Daughter of Richard and Dawn VadeBoncouer...majoring in business administration/management...has two brothers, Dwayne and Josh...born on January 26, 1992 in Kankakee, Ill.