Ten players earn All-America Scholar Athlete honors from NFCA
Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
Gonzalez, Harker and Spivey earn first-team honors; Glenn and Wunderlich earn honorable mention nods
SIU second baseman led the MVC in doubles in 2014
SIU searching for first tournament title since 1991
SIU vs. Indiana State, 5/3/14, Senior Day
SIU at Wichita State, 4/27/14
SIU at Missouri State, 3/29-30/14
SIU vs. UNI 3/15/14
Softball vs. Bradley
At Southern Illinois
2014 / Senior
Third-team All-Mideast Region
First-team MVC Scholar-Athlete team selection
Academic All-District selection
2013 / Junior
First-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete
Capital One Academic All-District
MVC RBI Champ
Played in all 52 games, making 50 starts at second base...tied for the MVC lead with 44 RBI, which is tied for sixth in SIU history...led SIU with 12 multi-RBI games...led SIU and ranked second in the MVC with 11 home runs, which is tied for seventh in SIU history...ranked second on the team and fifth in the MVC with 38 runs scored, which is tied for ninth in SIU history...led SIU in slugging percentage (.558), extra base hits (20) and total bases (91)...also ranked second on the team in batting average (.301), walks (31) and on-base percentage (.411)...moved up to fourth in SIU history in home runs (29) and ninth in RBI (111)...went 4-for-4 with two doubles and a home run and tied a career-high with five RBI Feb. 16 against Georgia Southern...led SIU with 12 multi-RBI games...led SIU with three walkoff hits, including a walkoff grand slam April 13 against Missouri State...ranked second on the team with 13 multi-hit games, including four games with three or more hits...at one point had a career-best 10-game hit streak.
2012 / Sophomore
MVC All-Tournament Team
MVC Scholar-Athlete First-Team
Started all 56 games for the Salukis at second base...posted a .272 batting average and a .432 slugging percentage...recorded 46 hits and ranked second on the team with 34 RBI...ranked second on the team with seven home runs...had a career-high five RBI against Creighton (5/24) with a double and a home run...had 14 multi-hit games...recorded three or more RBI six times...ended the season on a five-game hit streak...recorded a .955 fielding percentage with 136 putouts...recorded a career-best eight putouts against Wright State (3/3).
2011 / Freshman
First-Team Bulldog Round-Robin All-Tournament Team
Strong rookie campaign starting at second base in all 53 games...held a .287 batting average with six doubles and led the team with 11 home runs, which was the fourth-best in the MVC...scored 29 runs and drove in 33 runs...hit a team-high 11 home runs, which is tied for seventh-most in SIU history for a single season...held a .547 slugging percentage and a .362 on-base percentage...started off the year hot as she had an RBI in seven of her first eight games and hit a home run in four of her first six games as a Saluki....hit a grand slam against SIUE on April 19.
At Hardin County High School
Recorded a .721 batting average with seven home runs her senior year...named Greater Egyptian Conference MVP...named to the Hardin County Hall of Fame...played her sophomore season at Johnston City High School where she helped her team to a 33-3 record with a .450 batting average and 38 RBI...named to Black Diamond All-Conference and All-South teams.
Full name is Jayna Lynne Spivey...is a biological sciences major...daughter of James and Joyce Spivey...has three brothers...born March 23, 1992 in Paducah, Ky.
Updated May 30, 2014