The Salukis will face three 2012 NCAA tournament teams over the weekend.
Southern Illinois travels to Clermont, Fla. for opening weekend
Bradley, VadeBoncouer, and Spivey earn All-Tournament honors; Duran-Sellers wins Elite 18 award.
Duran-Sellers is the first Player of the Year for SIU since Lauren Haas in 2008.
The Salukis will be the No. 4 seed in next week's MVC Championships held in Carbondale.
Softball vs. Missouri State (Game 3)
Softball vs. Missouri State
Softball vs. Wichita State (Game 3)
Softball vs. Saint Louis
Softball vs. UNI (MVC Tournament Semifinal). Photos courtesy James Durbin.
Updated Sept. 7, 2012
2012 / Senior
-MVC All-Conference Second Team
Started at shortstop in all 56 games...posted the team's second-best batting average at .324... led the team with 182 at-bats, which ranks seventh in SIU history for a single season...led the team with a career-best 13 doubles, which is tied for fourth-most in SIU history in a single season...ranked second on the team in hits and runs scored with 59 and 37 respectively...her 37 runs scored ranks 10th in SIU history for a single season...drove in 27 runs and touched a career-best 78 total bases...posted a career-best .439 slugging percentage...drew a career-best 17 walks while only striking out 13 times...posted an on-base percentage of .383...stole a career-best 14 bases...recorded a career-best 108 putouts with just 11 errors for career-best fielding percentage of .952...aided in nine double plays, also a career best.
2011 / Junior
-MVC All-Conference Second Team
-Bulldog Round Robin All-Tournament Team
Played and started in all 53 games at shortstop...posted the fourth-best average on the team (.292) with four doubles, two triples, one home run and 28 RBI...held a .357 slugging percentage and .337 on-base percentage...went 10-for-11 in stolen bases...had a season-high three RBI with her 2-for-4 performance with a double and triple against Northern Iowa on Apr. 2 and against Indiana State on Apr. 16...started off the season on a 10-game hit streak from Feb. 11-Feb. 25 and had an 11-game hit streak from Mar. 9-Mar. 30...had 13 games with at least two hits...has made 138 consecutive starts for the Salukis, all at shortstop.
2010 / Sophomore
- MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team
- Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Region Second Team
Appeared in 41 games, starting in all 41...led the team with a .341 batting average (44-for-129) and was third on the team in hits with 44....was sixth in the conference in overall batting average...had three doubles, two home runs and seven RBI on the year....earned a .390 on base percentage and went 8-for-10 in stolen bases...went 3-for-3 with a double, two stolen bases and a walk against Middle Tennessee St (3/19).
2009 / Freshman
Started and played in 44 games...started in all 22 MVC games...had the third-highest batting average on the team (.322)...went 48-for-149 from the plate...scored 21 runs with 53 total bases...had nine RBI, one double and two triples...drew 11 walks...had five total bases against Eastern Illinois (3/25)...tied for a team-high 23 hits in conference play...ranked second in hitting among freshman in the Missouri Valley Conference...hit in 10 of her last 11 games of the season going 14-for-36 with a .389 batting average.
St. Lucy's Priory High School
Named first team All-Conference as a sophomore and junior...selected St. Lucy's Defensive Player of the Year as a junior...played on the Southern Cal Pride club team...batted .490 (19-for-21) with a .620 on-base percentage and no errors in 11 games at the 16 and under nationals in Seattle...hit 9-for-11 to win the overall batting title as a freshman at the Charter Oaks Tournament.
Full name is Haley Dayne Gorman..majoring in art and design communication...has two siblings...born March 27, 1990...daughter of Joe and Margie Gorman...played at the same high school as USA National Team catcher and Olympic gold medalist Stacey Nuveman...cousin of Saluki outfielder Morgan Barchan...played on the ASA So Cal Pride summer team with former Saluki teammate Alicia Junker.