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
Salukis and Sycamores to play single game Saturday, doubleheader Sunday
Illini score two unearned in the extra frame
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 / Sophomore
Saw action in 50 games, making 44 starts...started 17 games in the outfield and 27 as the designated player...ranked fourth on the team in hits (37) and RBI (27)...hit .278 for the season...was the only player on the team to hit two grand slams...had 13 extra-base hits with seven doubles, four home runs and two triples.
2012 / Freshman
Saw action in 53 games for the Salukis, making 51 starts...split time between designated player and right field...had the third-best batting average on the team at .319...recorded a slugging percentage of .458...finished with 46 hits and 32 RBI...drew 20 walks and had an on-base percentage of .414...had 14 extra-base hits with 11 doubles and three home runs...had her most productive game of the season offensively against Mercer (Feb. 12) with two doubles and four RBI.
At St. Joseph's Academy
A four year All-Conference and All-District honoree...as a senior, led St. Joseph's Academy, a private high school in St. Louis, Mo., to a fourth place finish at the MSHSAA Class 4 state tournament while leading them to their first sectional title in school history...named All-Region honoree in 2010...as a junior helped her team to its first ever District V title in school history...led the Angels in home runs and was in the top two in batting average, RBI, slugging percentage and hits during her four year career.
Full name is Meredith Inez Wilson...majoring in accounting...daughter of Kevin and Janice Wilson...has one sister Hannah, who played volleyball at the University of Evansville.