Bailey Yeager
    Bailey Yeager


    Brownsburg, Ind.

    High School:


    Defensive Specialist


    Justin Ingram signs three-year contract extension at Southern Illinois

    Ingram has helped guide the Saluki volleyball team to a 41-22 (.651) record in just two years in Carbondale.


    Lifelong friends Rachael Brown and Bailey Yeager taking Saluki Volleyball to new heights


    Volleyball receives AVCA Team Academic Award

    Salukis earn honor for eighth consecutive season


    Bailey Yeager named third-team Academic All-American

    Senior volleyball player earns national recognition.


    Saluki Diary- Rachael Brown

    A look inside the Salukis trip to the MVC tournament


    Volleyball vs. Bradley

    Volleyball vs. Bradley


    Volleybal vs. UNI

    Volleybal vs. UNI


    Volleyball vs. Missouri State

    Volleyball vs. Missouri State


    Volleyball vs. Indiana State

    Volleyball vs. Indiana State


    Volleyball vs. UALR (Saluki Invitational)

    Volleyball vs. UALR (Saluki Invitational)

    • Capital One Academic All-American, Third Team
    • Capital One Academic All-District, First Team
    • First-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete Team
    • MVC Leadership & Service Award
    • Active Ankle All-Tournament Team
    • MVC Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 17)
    • MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week (Sept. 17)
    Game-By-Game Stats
    Played in 111 sets and started 30 matches as a senior • Recorded 630 digs to break the SIU single season digs record • Ranked second in the Missouri Valley Conference and 15th in the nation in digs averaging 5.68 per set • Tallied 27 service aces to rank second on the team and seventh in the MVC • Posted double digit kills in all 30 matches • Recorded a career-high 36 digs against SEMO (Sept. 11) • Totaled 1,424 career digs to rank third all-time in program history.

    • Honorable Mention MVC Scholar Athlete Team
    • Mississippi State Maroon Classic All-Tournament Team

    Game-By-Game Stats
    One of four Salukis to play every set in all 27 matches • wore the libero jersey for most of the season • led the team and ranked eighth in the MVC with 421 digs for an average of 3.97 per set • her season digs total ranks 10th in SIU history for a single season • posted double-digit dig totals in 23 matches, including six matches of 20-plus digs • posted a career-high 27 digs twice -- once against UT Martin (Aug. 27) and against Indiana State (Nov. 5) • led the team in service aces with 24 • ranked second on the team in assists with 63.

    Game-By-Game Stats
    Played in all 28 matches as a sophomore, starting six • saw action in 97 sets • second on the team with 24 service aces • ranked as high as No. 11 in the country by the NCAA in service aces • finished third on the team with 300 digs, averaging 3.09 per set • tied her career mark of 22 digs against Creighton (Sept. 17) • also posted 21 assists.

    Game-By-Game Stats
    As a freshman saw action in 51 sets in 21 matches • averaged 1.43 digs per set tallying 73 total digs • recorded a season-best 15 digs at Drake (Nov. 14).

    High School
    Helped lead Brownsburg High School team to a 101-24 record in four seasons • a four-time all-conference pick and a three-time All-Metro West honoree • graduated with academic honors.

    Club Team • Circle City
    Full name is Bailey Elaine Yeager • majoring in communication disorders • born on February 5, 1991 in Indianapolis, Ind. • has one brother, Kyle • daughter of Bob and Janet Yeager.