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
Spivey earns first-team honors, Bertelsen and Harre named to second team
SIU will be the No. 3 seed in this upcoming week's MVC Tournament
SIU at Wichita State, 4/26/14
SIU at Missouri State, 3/29-30/14
SIU vs. UNI 3/15/14
Softball vs. Bradley
Softball vs. Wichita State (Game 3)
At Southern Illinois
2014 / Junior
Second-team All-MVC selection ... Led the team in wins, appearances, starts, complete games, saves and innings pitched ... Posted a 3.72 ERA ... Posted 36 appearances and 31 starts ... Had 20 complete games and three saves ... Complete-game shutouts vs. Drake (3/22) and Miami (OH) (3/1) ... Held a Wichita State team that led the MVC in 10 offensive categories to 4-for-24 and one run in a complete-game win vs. the Shockers (4/26) ... Allowed two or fewer earned runs in eight MVC starts ... Threw 14 complete games in 17 MVC starts ... Recorded a 3.19 ERA in MVC play, which ranked eighth in the MVC ... Ranked in the top-10 in MVC play in ERA (8th), opposing batting average (10th), innings pitched (3rd), wins (4th), appearances (8th) and games started (3rd).
2013 / Sophomore
Made 17 appearances with three starts...went 4-3 with a team-high four saves...led the team with a 3.54 ERA...recorded 15 strikeouts and nine walks in 29.2 innings of work.
2012 / Freshman
Made a team-high 22 starts and 39 appearances...led the team in both wins (13) and saves (5)...struck out 74...posted an ERA of 4.03...led the team with 10 complete games and 149.1 innings pitches...struck out a career-best nine batters against Northern Iowa (4/28).
At United High School
Holds IHSA state records for career strikeouts (1,619), shutouts (79) and is tied for the record in wins (73)...took home a 1A state title with United in 2011 while finishing as a runner up in 2008 and 2009 and taking third in 2010...three-time Chicago Tribune All-State team honoree...also holds IHSA records for most base hits and strikeouts in a 1A title game...four-time First-Team All-Lincoln Trail Conference, Coaches Association All-State and Quad City Player of the Year.
Full name is Kathryn Alexis Bertelsen...daughter of Rick and Traci Bertelsen...undecided on a major...has three brothers Brian, Sean and Ryan...born October 22, 1992 in Galesburg, Ill.
|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|