SIU leads the league with four First-Team selections
Senior hit a grand slam, scored three runs for Salukis in two tournament games
SIU tops Wichita State in opener, falls to Northern Iowa in quarterfinals.
Morgan Barchan and Jayna Spivey named to First-Team
No. 5 seed Salukis looking for first tournament title since 1991
Softball vs. Bradley
Softball vs. Bradley (Senior Day)
Softball vs. Missouri State (Game 3)
Softball vs. Missouri State
Softball vs. Wichita State (Game 3)
Updated Jan. 29, 2013
2011 / Sophomore
MVC All-Conference Second Team
MVC Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention
Had stellar sophomore campaign appearing in 51 games with 49 starts...had the third-best batting average on the team at .333...had seven doubles, two triples, and one home run...drove in 23 runs and scored 37 runs with a .431 slugging percentage and a .430 on-base percentage... tied SIU's single game record for most hits in a game with her 5-for-5 performance against Indiana State on Apr. 17.
Appeared in 42 games with 20 starts....held a .258 batting average with four doubles and eight RBI...led the team in slugging percentage at .579...hit .348 in conference play, which ranked second on the team...went 4-for-4 against Evansville on Mar. 17 with a double, a home run and four RBI.
At Arcadia High School
Scholar-Athlete all four years...named to the All-League second team as a freshman...named first team All-League three years in a row...member of the All-Area first team as a junior and senior...named the 2009 Pacific League Co-Player of the Year...holds school record for most triples in a season with 10...named Most Valuable Player as a senior...hit .486 as a senior with five doubles, one home run and 18 stolen bases.
Full name is Morgan Marie Barchan...majoring in exercise science...has one sister and one brother...born April 10, 1991 in Pasadena, Calif...daughter of Steve Barchan and Michelle Roberts...cousin of former Saluki shortstop and current student assistant Haley Gorman.