SIU returns key pieces, will try to replace five starters
Six earn presigious President's Council Academic Award
SIU searching for first tournament title since 1991
SIU to host Senior Day on Saturday at conclusion of second game
Salukis take on league-leading Wichita State April 26-27
SIU at Missouri State, 3/29-30/14
Softball vs. Missouri State
Softball vs. Drake
Softball vs. Creighton (MVC Tournament First Round). Photos courtesy James Durbin.
Softball vs. Illinois State (MVC Tournament Championship). Photos courtesy James Durbin.
At Southern Illinois
2014 / Junior
Played in 41 games, primarily as a pinch runner ... Stole four bases and scored 17 runs, good for eighth on the team ... Did not commit an error.
2013 / Sophomore
Saw action in 48 games, primarily as a pinch runner...scored 17 runs and stole two bases...went 1-for-2 at Austin Peay (March 12) in her only plate appearances of the season.
2012 / Freshman
Saw action in 50 games for the Salukis as a pinch runner...scored 22 runs...stole her first career base against Wichita State (March 17).
At Rockwood Summit
As a senior, held a .364 batting average as she helped the Falcons to a 20-8 record including conference and district championships...named first-team All-Conference and All-District...as a junior, helped her team to a 21-7 record earning a conference and district championships and a sectional title while holding a .300 batting average...earned second-team All-Conference honors in her senior season...played for the Worth Prospects summer team for six years.
Full name is Kara Lynn Kimball...daughter of Keith and Carol Kimball...majoring in business...has two sisters Kristen and Korey...born March 25, 1993 in St. Louis, Mo.
|Friday, Feb 6|
|Softball||Charleston, S.C.||9:00 AM|
|Softball||Charleston, S.C.||11:00 AM|
|Saturday, Feb 7|
|Softball||Charleston, S.C.||10:00 AM|
|Softball||Charleston, S.C.||2:00 PM|
|Friday, Feb 13|
|Softball||Kennesaw, Ga.||11:00 AM|
|Softball||Kennesaw, Ga.||3:00 PM|
|Saturday, Feb 14|
|Softball||Kennesaw, Ga.||9:00 AM|
|Softball||Kennesaw, Ga.||5:00 PM|
|Sunday, Feb 15|
|Friday, Feb 20|
|Softball||Oxford, Miss.||1:30 PM|