Harris helps lead Salukis into final stretch of the season
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
SIU vs. UNI; April 30-May 1, 2016
SIU vs. Indiana State; April 16-17, 2016
Photos from the Coach B Classic; March 5-6, 2016
Saluki Softball at Lion Classic; Feb. 12-14, 2016
Photos from SIU's game vs. Evansville at Charlotte West Stadium on April 22, 2015.
At Southern Illinois2016 / Senior
2015 / Junior
Played in 24 games and started 12 ... Played primarily as a defensive specialist at first base ... Stole her first career base vs. IUPUI ... Scored a run vs. Bradley ... Posted .500 on-base percentage in Mexico, drawing two walks....Earned a spot on the MVC Honor Roll
2014 / Sophomore
Played in 31 games and started 11 ... Hit one double and one home run while collecting five RBIs ... Hit .333 in neutral site games ... Went 3-for-4 with 3 RBIs vs. Texas A&M Corpus-Christi ... Hit .714 as a leadoff hitter ... Went 1-for-2 with two RBIs vs. Miami (OH).
2013 / Freshman
Saw action in 18 games making four starts...made two starts at third base and two at designated player...14 appearances as either a pinch hitter or a pinch runner...went 5-for-20 from the plate...drove in two runs and scored twice.
At East Hamilton High School
Helped East Hamilton to a 26-15 record her senior season, including the school's first-ever state tournament appearance...played her freshman season at Girls Preperatory School, where she won a Tennessee Div. II Class AA State Championship in 2009...played with the Tennessee Fury club team.
Full name is Taylor Shenese Harris...daughter of Gerald and Martina Harris...majoring in exercise science...has two siblings, Sydney and Tori Harris...born Jan. 6, 1994.