Morgan Barchan and Jayna Spivey named to First-Team
No. 5 seed Salukis looking for first tournament title since 1991
Salukis and Sycamores to play single game Saturday, doubleheader Sunday
Southern closes home season with final non-conference tilt of 2013
SIU holds off Braves for 6-5 win in opener before rallying for 3-2 win in Game 2
Softball vs. Bradley
Softball vs. Bradley (Senior Day)
Softball vs. Missouri State (Game 3)
Softball vs. Wichita State
Softball vs. Northern Iowa
At Southern Illinois
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 accounting...has two brothers, Dwayne and Josh...born on January 26, 1992 in Kankakee, Ill.