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 vs. Indiana State, May 7, 2015 in MVC Tournament
SIU at Puerto Vallarta College Challenge; Feb. 26-28, 2015; Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
SIU at CSU Tournament; Feb. 6-7, 2015
SIU at Missouri State, 3/29-30/14
Softball vs. Missouri State
At Southern Illinois
2015 / Senior
Played in 32 games and started five ... First starts of her career ... Played right field, left field and third base ... Scored four runs ... Stole one base and laid down one sacrifice bunt....Earned a spot on the MVC Honor Roll.
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.