Updated Jan. 20, 2009
2008 / Junior
Started and played in 52 of SIU's 54 games...batted .229 (30-for-131) with five doubles, three home runs and 14 RBI...recorded the fourth-most walks on the team with 17...recorded the second-most sacrifice bunts (9) on the team...threw-out eight opponent base stealers...tied for eighth place all-time for career home runs with 16...recorded eight multiple hit games and three multiple RBI games...had a season-high three-game hit streak...tied a single-game career-best with three hits against Minnesota (2/9), Wright State (2/16), UT-Martin (2/23) and Evansville (4/16)...set a career-best with three walks at Missouri State (4/26)...went 3-for-3 with three RBI, a home run and two runs scored against UT-Martin (2/23) at the Middle Tennessee Classic...went 3-for-3 with two RBI, a double, home run and run scored in the third game of the series at Evansville (4/16).
2007 / Sophomore
- All-Great Lakes Region - Second Team
- All-MVC - Second Team
Played in 56 games, including 53 starts...hit .303 (47-for-155) with 10 doubles, 10 home runs and a team-high 41 RBI...drew 12 walks for a .349 on-base percentage...posted a 1.000 fielding percentage, recording 213 put outs and no errors on the season...recorded her first-career stolen base against Texas State (2/16)...named MVC Player of the Week (4/23)...selected to Florida State Invitational All-Tournament Team...scored 32 runs with a game-winner against Illinois State (4/28)...hit a game-winning double in SIU's 10-5 victory against Northern Iowa (4-22)...hit .301 (22-for-73) in 24 MVC games...ranked tied for fourth in the MVC in RBI (41), tied for 11th in total doubles (10), tied for eighth in home runs (10) and 13th for total bases (87)...tied for seventh all-time in single-season home runs...tied for fourth all-time in single-season RBI.
2006 / Freshman
Started in 32 games for the Salukis while playing in 36...started in 21 games at catcher and 11 games at designated player...finished the season with a .213 batting average (18-for-78) with four doubles, three home runs and 15 RBI...also tallied nine runs scored...drew a team-high 22 walks for a .396 on-base percentage...picked up hits in five out of her first six games as a Saluki...posted a .986 fielding percentage (fourth on the team) with 126 put outs and two errors...hit .129 (4-for-31) in MVC play with two doubles and a home run...tied for seventh in the MVC in walks drawn and was tied for 17th in on-base percentage...hit her first career home run on Feb. 10 against Central Florida...recorded her first career grand slam on April 2 against Illinois State...responsible for three game-winning runs while scoring one game-winning run.
Pre-SIU / Goodpasture High School
Lettered three years in softball at Goodpasture High School...member of three-time state champion team...named all-district, all-midstate and all-state all three years...three-time offensive player of the year...batted .454 as a junior with a .537 on-base percentage...broke school's single-season home run record as a sophomore.
Full name is Jayme Leigh Wamsley...is a university studies major...has two brothers, Blake and Jason, and one sister, Beth...daughter of Bill and Debbie Wamsley...born on May 28, 1987 in Nashville, Tenn.