SIU heading to middle series in nine-series MVC schedule
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
Softball vs. Bradley
Softball vs. Bradley (Senior Day)
Softball vs. Missouri State (Game 3)
Softball vs. Missouri State
Softball vs. Wichita State (Game 3)
At Southern Illinois
2013 / Senior
First Team All-MVC
MVC All-Tournament Team
First Team MVC Scholar-Athlete
Started in 50 games for the Salukis in the outfield...led SIU in batting average (.356), hits (62), runs (45), on-base percentage (.462) and walks (33)...finished the season tied for the MVC lead with 62 hits, becoming the first-ever Saluki to lead the league in hits...her 62 hits is tied for sixth in SIU history for a single season...led SIU with 17 multi-hit games and at one point had a team-best 15-game hit streak and 24-game on-base streak...recorded three hits in eight games...scored two or more runs on 12 occasions...ranked second in the MVC with 45 runs scored, which is tied for fourth in SIU history for a single season...Her 33 walks ranks sixth in SIU history for a single season...finished with the lowest strikeout total of SIU's everyday players...ranked second on the team in doubles, slugging percentage and stolen bases... Named to MVC All-Tournament Team after hitting a grand slam for the Salukis against UNI in the tournament quarterfinal...finished her career with 120 runs scored, which ranks sixth in SIU history.
2012 / Junior
Saw action in 51 games, making 29 starts in the outfield...held a batting average of .187 with a .264 slugging percentage...had three extra-base hits with a double and two home runs...scored 23 runs and drove in 13 runs...drew 16 walks...recorded 26 putouts with a .931 fielding percentage.
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.
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|Softball||Wichita, Kan.||12:00 PM|
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