SIU wins second game on Jayna Spivey's walkoff grand slam
SIU manages just one hit with 12 strikeouts in loss
SIU can't complete comeback in opener, can't hold off Bulldogs rally in nightcap
Salukis struggle to find momentum against hot hitting Lady Govs
The Salukis struggled Saturday falling to UMass and UCF.
At Southern Illinois
2013 / Freshman
Played in 43 games, making 11 starts...started two games at second base and 11 at designated player while also making several appearances as a pinch hitter and a pinch runner...hit .200 with 10 hits, 11 RBI and 10 runs scored...also drew six walks and stole two bases.
At Crab Orchard High School
Had a record-setting high school career in four varsity seasons...earned All-State, All-Greater Egyptian Conference and All-South honors all four years and was named the GEC's Most Valuable Player three times...holds virtually every Crab Orchard hitting record...her career .660 batting average is an Illinois state record and ranks third all-time in the NFHS High School Sports Record Book...also holds the state record for career runs scored (226) and single-season batting average (.714 in 2010)...recorded 194 career hits, 116 of which were extra-base hits (51 doubles, 29 triples, 36 home runs)...drove in 155 runs...drew 170 walks and recorded a career .773 on-base percentage...stole 87 career bases...only struck out 11 times during her high school career.
Full name is Lacey Faye Newbold...daughter of Dean and Sherry Newbold...majoring in criminology and criminal justice...has one sister, Kristen Gipson...born Jan. 16, 1994.