SIU leads the league with four First-Team selections
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
Softball vs. Missouri State (Game 3)
Softball vs. Missouri State
Softball vs. Wichita State (Game 3)
Softball vs. Wichita State
Softball vs. Northern Iowa
At Southern Illinois
2013 / Sophomore
First-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete
Saw action in 39 games, making 35 starts in the outfield...posted a .288 batting average with 30 hits...scored 23 runs and drove in 18...posted 10 extra-base hits, including three home runs and six doubles...led the team with seven stolen bases on 10 attempts...ranked fourth on the team with eight multi-hit games...at one point had an eight-game hit streak...posted a career-best four RBI at Illinois State (March 30)...recorded 72 putouts and three assists in the outfield without a committing an error...missed the last three weeks of the season with a broken hand.
2012 / Freshman
Saw action in 46 games for the Salukis, making 27 starts...finished with a .244 batting average and a .308 slugging percentage...ranked third on the team with 13 stolen bases...posted 19 hits and 20 runs with seven RBI...set a new SIU record by drawing four walks in a game against Maryland (2/24)...recorded a 1.000 fielding percentage with 31 putouts.
At Lebanon High School
A four-time first team All-Sagamore Conference selection...held a batting average over .450 in each of her four years...as a senior held a .616 batting average with six doubles, six triples and 16 RBI while being named second team All-State, Indianapolis Star Super Team, a Wendy's Heisman state finalist and Indiana All-Star.
Full name is Kalyn Marie Harker...has three siblings...daughter of Larry and Teri Harker...majoring in biological sciences...born January 12, 1993 in Indianapolis, Ind.