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
Salukis and Braves will play a doubleheader Sunday starting at noon
Softball vs. Bradley
Softball vs. Bradley (Senior Day)
Softball vs. Missouri State (Game 3)
Softball vs. Missouri State
Softball vs. Wichita State (Game 3)
At Southern Illinois
2013 / Senior
Saw action in 49 games, making 45 starts...started 44 games in left field and one as the designated player...ranked second on the team in RBI (31) and home runs (8)...drove in 31 runs and scored 21 times...posted a .236 batting average with 29 hits...ranked second on the team with eight multi-RBI games...hit a grand slam April 23 against Evansville...ranked third on the team with a .488 slugging percentage and tied for third on the team with 15 extra-base hits.
2012 / Junior
MVC All-Tournament Team
Saw action in 38 games, making 30 starts in the outfield...was a catalyst for the Salukis during their MVC Tournament run with a game-winning home run and an acrobatic game-ending catch in the quarterfinals against Creighton...held a .141 batting average and a .266 slugging percentage for the season...tallied eight RBI from nine hits...posted four extra-base hits, including two doubles and two home runs...recorded 58 putouts in the field with a .967 fielding percentage.
2011 / Sophomore
Bulldog Round Robin MVP
Appeared in 34 games, starting 23....held a .239 batting average with three doubles, three home runs and 12 RBI...her best performance of the season came in the Bulldog Round-Robin at Mississippi State where she had a hit in all four games with a double, home run and four RBI...her home run started a six-run inning for the Salukis to help defeat host MSU for the round-robin title...tied an SIU single-game record for home runs with two against Indiana State (2/16)...saw action in the outfield and as designated player.
2010 / Freshman
Appeared in 28 games, starting 14...had a .152 batting average with seven hits, eight RBI and two home runs...had a career game against Alabama State (2/19) going 2-for-3 with two home runs and 6 RBI.
At Land O'Lakes High School
Member of the honor roll all four years, graduated Cum Laude...2009 All-North Coast Conference Pitcher of the Year and Player of the Year...named to the 2009 All-State Utility First-Team...First-Team All-Conference all four years...Athlete of the Year as a junior and senior...earned the Heart of a Champion in 2008 and 2009...was named to the Adidas top 100...helped her team to an 18-5 overall record as a senior, batting .472...recorded 10 home runs as a junior posting a .391 batting average.
Full name is Michelle Lynn Bradley...majoring in pre-med...has one sister, Jacklyn, and one brother, Acie...born July 20, 1990 in Land O' Lakes, Fla...daughter of David Bradley and Cathy Merritt.