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					                                                     Missouri Valley Conference
                                                               Softball
                                             Missouri Valley Conference                                         MVC Softball Contact
                                             1818 Chouteau Ave. ▪ St. Louis, MO 63103          Kristin Gregory, Asst. Director - Commun. & Sports Admin.
                                             Phone: 314.444.4300 Fax: 314.444.4344                                kgregory@mvc.org
                                             Website: www.mvc-sports.com                              Office: 314-444-4315 Cell: 314-435-4776


                                            Release No. 11 ▪ April 25, 2011 ▪ For Immediate Release


                                Conference                         Overall                                  Missouri Valley Conference
 Team                          W   L T Pct                     W     L     T          Pct                        Weekly Awards
 Illinois State.........      16 3 0            .842          30        14    0       .682
                                                                                                       State Farm MVC Player of the Week
 Drake...................     16 3 0            .842          30        17    0       .638
                                                                                                       Sammie Shook,
 Southern Illinois....        13 3 0            .812          31        13    0       .705             Wichita State
                                                                                                       Sophomore         Sammie
 Missouri State.......        10 8 0            .556          22        19    0       .537
                                                                                                       Shook led the Shockers’
 Northern Iowa.......          9 10 0           .474          25        23    0       .521             offensive attack for the
                                                                                                       second straight week as
 Creighton.............        8  9 0           .471          20        24    0       .455
                                                                                                       she led WSU to a 3-3 re-
 Wichita State........         8     11 0       .421          16        31    0       .340             cord, including a 4-2 up-
                                                                                                       set over #18 Oklahoma
 Evansville.............       5     15 0       .250          11        36    0       .234
                                                                                                       State. After hitting .500
 Bradley................       3     14 0       .176          10        35    0       .222             in the series sweep over
                                                                                                       Creighton two weeks
 Indiana State........         3     15 0       .167          14        27    0       .341
                                                                                                       ago, Shook followed that
                                                                                                       up with a .429 batting
                                                                                                       average in the Shockers’ six games in five days
                                                                                                       last week. She picked up six hits, two doubles,
Missouri Valley Conference Weekly Results                                                              three home runs, nine RBI, and scored four runs
Date Location              Game result                                  Pitchers of Record             in 14 at bats. Shook hit for power with her two
4/19 Carbondale, Ill.      Southern Illinois def. SIU Edwardsville, 10-1 W-Glosson, L-Taylor           doubles and three home runs which was good
4/19 Wichita, Kan.         Wichita State def. #18 Oklahoma St., 4-2 W-Anderson, L-Odom                 for a 1.214 slugging percentage. She picked up
                                                                                                       at least one hit in five of the Shockers’ six games
4/20   Peoria, Ill.        Northern Iowa def. Bradley, 2-1              W-Fisher, L-Lynch-Crumri       last week. Shook went 1-for-2 and picked up
4/20   Omaha, Neb.         Drake def. Creighton, 5-0                    W-DeLong, L-Snygg              an RBI in the upset over #18 Oklahoma State.
4/20   Omaha, Neb.         Drake def. Creighton, 5-3                    W-DeLong, L-Changstrom         She went on and led the Shockers’ in the series
4/20   Normal, Ill.        Illinois State def. Indiana State, 9-0       W-Birch, L-Evans               against the Purple Aces. She was 4-for-7 with a
4/20   Normal, Ill.        Illinois State def. Indiana State, 5-1       W-Warner, L-Felker             double, three home runs, seven RBI, and four
4/20   Evansville, Ind.    Southern Illinois def. Evansville, 13-3      W-Glosson, L-Little            runs scored. Shook hit two home runs in the
4/20   Evansville, Ind.    Evansville def. Southern Illinois, 3-0       W-Perry, L-Peters              12-4 run-rule over the Aces on Fri., April 22.
4/20   Wichita, Kan.       Missouri State def. Wichita State, 5-3       W-Rose, L-Armagost
4/20   Wichita, Kan.       Missouri State def. Wichita State, 2-1       W-Wiggins, L-Anderson          State Farm MVC Pitcher of the Week
                                                                                                       Megan Warner,
4/22   Des Moines, Iowa    Drake def. Illinois State, 4-3               W-DeLong, L-Birch              Illinois State
4/22   Des Moines, Iowa    Illinois State def. Drake, 5-1               W-Warner, L-Dordel        Warner finished 2-0 in
4/22   Carbondale, Ill.    Southern Illinois def. Missouri State, 4-3   W-Peters, L-Rose          the circle and collected
4/22   Carbondale, Ill.    Southern Illinois def. Missouri State, 5-3   W-Glosson, L-Rose         her second save of the
4/22   Cedar Falls, Iowa   Creighton def. Northern Iowa, 3-0            W-Changstrom, L-Fisher    season this week, clos-
4/22   Wichita, Kan.       Evansville def. Wichita State, 3-2           W-Perry, L-Smet           ing out Illinois State’s 5-2
4/22   Wichita, Kan.       Wichita State def. Evansville, 12-4          W-Armagost, L-Morris      win over Drake Sunday
                                                                                                  afternoon. The junior
4/23   Peoria, Ill.        Bradley def. Indiana State, 5-2              W-Lynch-Crumri, L-Felker  pitcher allowed just two
4/23   Peoria, Ill.        Bradley def. Indiana State, 10-3             W-Camp, L-Beisser         earned runs in her 15.2
4/23   Des Moines, Iowa    Illinois State def. Drake, 5-2               W-Birch, L-DeLong         innings of work, record-
4/23   Cedar Falls, Iowa   Creighton def. Northern iowa, 4-3            W-Changstrom, L-Hutcheson ing 13 strikeouts around
4/23   Cedar Falls, Iowa   Northern Iowa def. Creighton, 7-2            W-Fisher, L-Snygg         just one walk. Opposing
4/23   Wichita, Kan.       Wichita State def. Evansville, 5-1           W-Smet, L-Perry           batters hit just .130 off the Milan, Ill., native as
                                                                                                  she gave up just three extra-base hits. Warner
                                                                                                  tossed a three-hitter in the Redbirds’ 5-1 win
                                                                                                  over the Bulldogs, with the only run coming via
                                                                                                  a solo homer. Warner is now 7-1 with a 1.90
                                                                                                  ERA in nine MVC appearances.
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              No-Hitters and One Hitters in the Valley                                                Double-Digit Strikeout Performances

Pitcher, School                       Date        Opponent         Hits   allowed   Result   Pitcher, School                  Date      Opponent         Ks
Jaye Hutcheson, UNI                   2/11/11     South Dakota             0        W 11-0   Megan Warner, Illinois State     2/11/11   East Carolina    15
Becca Changstrom, Creighton           2/11/11     Western Illinois         1        W 8-0    Jenna DeLong, Drake              2/12/11   South Dakota     16
Megan Warner, Illinois State          2/11/11     East Carolina            1        W 8-0    Becca Changstrom, Creighton      2/12/11   Valparaiso       12
Jenna DeLong, Drake                   2/13/11     Green Bay                0        W 8-0    Brynne Dordel, Drake             2/12/11   North Dakota     11
Danielle Glosson, Southern Illinois   2/18/11     Butler                   1        W 7-0    Jenna DeLong, Drake              2/18/11   Samford          11
                                                                                             Alex Peters, Southern Illinois   2/25/11   UMBC             12
Jenna DeLong, Drake                   2/19/11     Pacific                  1        W 8-0
                                                                                             Lindsey Beisser, Indiana State   2/26/11   Samford          10
Jordan Birch, Illinois State          2/20/11     Idaho State              1        W 10-0
                                                                                             Jamie Fisher, Northern Iowa      2/27/11   IUPUI            13
Kylie Hovinga, Creighton              2/25/11     Centenary                0        W 10-0
                                                                                             Jamie Fisher, Northern Iowa      3/12/11   Minnesota        11
Megan Warner, Illinois State          2/26/11     Temple                   1        W 6-1    Becca Changstrom, Creighton      4/2/11    Bradley          13
Taylor Baxter, Illinois State         2/27/11     CCSU                     0        W 9-0    Jordan Birch, Illinois State     4/2/11    Missouri State   10
Brynne Dordel, Drake                  3/11/11     Idaho State              0        W 8-0    Jordan Birch, Illinois State     4/9/11    Northern Iowa    11
Becca Changstrom, Creighton           3/20/11     Evansville               1        W 4-0    Jenna DeLong, Drake              4/16/11   Northern Iowa    12
Jamie Fisher, Northern Iowa           4/2/11      Southern Illinois        1        W 1-0    Taylor Perry, Evansville         4/17/11   Illinois State   10
Natalie Rose, Missouri State          4/6/11      Arkansas                 1        W 2-1    Jamie Fisher, Northern Iowa      4/20/11   Bradley          12
Jenna DeLong, Drake                   4/9/11      Wichita State            1        W 6-0    Jenna DeLong, Drake              4/20/11   Creighton        16
Jordan Birch, Illinois State          4/16/11     Evansville               1        W 8-0    Natalie Rose, Missouri State     4/20/11   Wichita State    10
                                                                                             Jaye Hutcheson, Northern Iowa    4/23/11   Creighton        10




        Upcoming Schedule
        Date    away                            Home                        Site              Tournament                           Time
        4/26    Illinois State                  Indiana State               Terre Haute, Ind.                                      3:00 PM
        4/26    Creighton                       Drake                       Des Moines, Iowa                                       4:00 PM
        4/26    Evansville                      Southern Illinois           Carbondale, Ill.                                       4:00 PM
        4/26    Wichita State                   Missouri State              Springfield, Mo.                                       5:00 PM

        4/27         Bradley                    Northern Iowa               Cedar Falls, Iowa                                      2:00   PM
        4/27         Missouri State             Tulsa                       Tulsa, Okla.                                           4:00   PM
        4/27         IUPUI                      Southern Illinois           Carbondale, Ill.                                       4:00   PM
        4/27         Bradley                    Northern Iowa               Cedar Falls, Iowa                                      4:30   PM
        4/27         Indiana State              Eastern Illinois            Charleston, Ill.                                       5:00   PM
        4/27         Kansas                     Wichita State               Wichita, Kan.                                          5:00   PM
        4/27         IUPUI                      Southern Illinois           Carbondale, Ill.                                       6:00   PM
        4/27         Kansas                     Wichita State               Wichita, Kan.                                          7:00   PM

        4/30         Creighton                  Indiana State               Terre Haute, Ind.                                      11:00 AM
        4/30         Bradley                    Evansville                  Evansville, Ind.                                       12:00 PM
        4/30         Drake                      Missouri State              Springfield, Mo.                                       12:00 PM
        4/30         Southern Illinois          Illinois State              Normal, Ill.                                           12:00 PM
        4/30         Wichita State              Northern Iowa               Cedar Falls, Iowa                                      12:00 PM
        4/30         Creighton                  Indiana State               Terre Haute, Ind.                                      1:00 PM
        4/30         Drake                      Missouri State              Springfield, Mo.                                       2:00 PM
        4/30         Southern Illinois          Illinois State              Normal, Ill.                                           2:00 PM
        4/30         Wichita State              Northern Iowa               Cedar Falls, Iowa                                      2:00 PM
        4/30         Bradley                    Evansville                  Evansville, Ind.                                       2:30 PM

        5/1          Creighton                  Indiana State               Terre Haute, Ind.                                      11:00   AM
        5/1          Bradley                    Evansville                  Evansville, Ind.                                       12:00   PM
        5/1          Drake                      Missouri State              Springfield, Mo.                                       12:00   PM
        5/1          Southern Illinois          Illinois State              Normal, Ill.                                           12:00   PM
        5/1          Wichita State              Northern Iowa               Cedar Falls, Iowa                                      12:00   PM
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State Farm Missouri Valley Conference
Softball Championship
springfield, missouri
missouri state, Host
may 12-14, 2011

   #5 Seed                                    #1 Seed

                                                    May 13
          May 12                                    12:00pm
          11:00am              May 12
                               4:00pm
  #8 Seed
                        #4 Seed
                                                                          May 14
                                                                          12:00pm                     FS Midwest


  #7 Seed                                     #2 Seed                                                  Year
                                                                                                                    Tournament Champions
                                                                                                                Champion         Host
                                                                                                       1983     Missouri State Western Illinois
          May 12                                                                                       1984     Western Illinois Missouri State
                                                                                                       1985     Illinois State   Western Illinois
          1:30pm                                     May 13                                            1986     Indiana State Bradley
                                                     2:00pm                                            1987
                                                                                                       1988
                                                                                                                Western Illinois Illinois State
                                                                                                                Illinois State   Missouri State
                                                                                                       1989     Wichita State UNI
  #6 Seed                        May 12                                                                1990     UNI              Southern Illinois
                                                                                                       1991     Southern Illinois      Wichita State
                                 6:30pm                                                                1992     Western Illinois Drake
                                                                                                       1993     Drake            Creighton
                          #3 Seed                                                                      1994
                                                                                                       1995
                                                                                                                Drake
                                                                                                                Illinois State
                                                                                                                                 Missouri State
                                                                                                                                 Indiana State
                                                                                                       1996     Missouri State Illinois State
                                                                                                       1997     Missouri State UNI
                                                                                                       1998     Missouri State Evansville
                                                                                                       1999     Creighton        Wichita State
Missouri State to Host MVC Championship                                                                2000     Illinois State   Bradley
Missouri State University will serve as host for the 2011                                              2001     Illinois State   Creighton
                                                                                                       2002     Evansville       Illinois State
State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Softball Champi-                                                 2003     Creighton        Evansville
onship for the first time since 1994 and for the fourth time                                           2004     Creighton        Southern Illinois
in school history, from May 12-14. The 2011 event will be                                              2005     Creighton        Wichita State
played at Killian Softball Stadium in Springfield, Mo.                                                 2006     Missouri State Creighton
                                                                                                       2007     Creighton        Illinois State
                                                                                                       2008     Drake            Southern Illinois
The Killian Sports Complex renovation was completed in                                                 2009     Bradley          Bradley
2009, fulfilling the dream of the Missouri State softball                                              2010     Creighton        DrakeMVC Notes:
team to have a new state-of-the-art facility. The new lighted
facility seats 1,200 spectators and features surface improve-         all-Time MVC Tournament Head-to-Head Results
ments, a new scoreboard and press box.                            (Read from top down for results - updated through 2010)
                                                                        bU    CU    DU    UE    ILS    INS    MSU   UNI   SIU   WSU   EIU   WIU   Tulsa
Tune In                                                         BU       --   1-1   4-2   0-1   7-2    3-6    6-5   2-3   4-4   3-2   1-3   4-0   0-0
Fans can follow the State Farm MVC Softball Champi-             CU
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onship on MVC Live, the conference's video streaming            UE      1-0   6-3   1-1    --   2-4    3-0    4-1   2-2   0-3   0-2   0-0   0-0   0-0
program. MVC Live is a partnership between the Mis-             ILS
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souri Valley Conference and WebStream Productions - the         MSU     5-6   4-3   4-5   1-4   6-7    1-2     --   2-8   5-9   3-8   2-5   7-5   0-1
creators of the highly-acclaimed Horizon League Network.        UNI
                                                                SIU
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Live game action from a television-like production includ-      WSU     2-3   4-2   2-8   2-0   7-4    2-6    8-3   4-2   8-0    --   2-0   2-3   0-1
ing multiple cameras, graphics and professional announcers      EIU     3-1   0-0   1-4   0-0   3-2    1-1    5-2   0-2   2-2   0-2    --   5-1   0-0
will be available the banner below for all games leading into   WIU
                                                                Tulsa
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the televised final.                                            Totals 29-35 36-20 26-34 16-20 52-43 23-30 63-40 28-38 39-49 32-43 17-20 31-15    0-6
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                    Statistical Ranking Comparision as of April 25, 2011

Team                   avg     Slug      Ob%      ab      R      H     RbI       2b     3b         HR     Tb      bb      SO          Sb
Illinois State         .299    .526      .376     1139    247    341   221       53     17         57     599     122     280         23
Southern Illinois      .288    .440      .376     1151    243    332   210       52     7          36     506     150     206         54
Drake                  .275    .434      .349     1276    215    351   188       64     2          45     554     138     203         86
Northern Iowa          .266    .414      .353     1276    196    338   185       66     1          40     526     135     278         42
Wichita State          .263    .413      .348     1219    189    321   169       66     4          36     503     143     265         20
Creighton              .262    .377      .336     1111    156    291   138       22     2          34     419     102     315         40
Missouri State         .254    .337      .322     1051    132    267   108       38     8          11     354     96      234         36
Indiana State          .251    .344      .315     1062    152    267   125       38     3          18     365     79      187         32
Bradley                .248    .341      .310     1195    153    296   127       40     10         17     407     88      275         52
Evansville             .239    .334      .323     1127    151    269   130       48     7          15     376     124     230         38


Team                   ERa     bavg      H        R       bb     SO    CG        Sv     Sho        Fld%   DP      a       Sba%        CSb
Drake                  2.51    .217      261      152     113    333   32        2      10         .958   12      330     .571        15
Northern Iowa          2.80    .251      307      166     119    315   28        0      6          .951   10      351     .809        9
Illinois State         3.00    .237      253      139     96     249   30        2      9          .973   9       389     .700        9
Southern Illinois      3.03    .230      262      167     109    254   26        4      10         .953   12      284     .846        6
Missouri State         3.20    .275      298      149     78     226   22        5      1          .963   7       290     .887        6
Creighton              3.64    .238      259      181     158    235   21        0      8          .963   7       320     .736        14
Wichita State          4.33    .298      375      271     142    191   5         4      0          .942   2       330     .836        9
Indiana State          4.47    .295      318      212     108    180   15        0      4          .958   9       346     .892        8
Bradley                4.63    .316      387      270     115    164   21        1      0          .943   16      362     .787        16
Evansville             6.16    .345      444      321     108    118   11        1      1          .950   16      385     .821        12


                                                          The Valley Race...

 Head-to-Head MVC Series Records                                (read across for results)
                         bU        CU          DU          UE          ILS        INS         MSU         UNI       SIU         WSU
 bradley (3-14)          --        1-2         0-2         4/30-5/1    0-3        2-0         0-3         0-1, 4/27 0-3         5/7-8
 Creighton (8-9)         2-1       --          0-2         2-1         5/1-2      4/30-5/1 2-1            2-1       Cancelled 0-3
 Drake (16-3)            2-0       2-0, 4/26 --            3-0         1-2        3-0         4/30-5/1    3-0       5/7-8       2-1
 Evansville (5-15)       4/30-5/1 1-2          0-3         --          0-3        2-1         5/7-8       0-3       1-1, 4/26 1-2
 Illinois St. (16-3)     3-0       5/7-8       2-1         3-0         --         2-0, 27     3-0         2-1       4/30-5/1 1-1
 Indiana St. (3-15) 0-2            4/30-5/1 0-3            1-2         0-2, 27    --          0-2         5/7-8     0-3         2-1
 Missouri St. (10-8) 3-0           1-2         4/30-5/1    5/7-8       0-3        2-0         --          2-1       0-2         2-0, 26
 UNI (9-10)              1-0, 27   1-2         0-3         3-0         1-2        5/7-8       1-2         --        2-1         4/30-5/1
 Southern Ill. (13-3) 3-0          Cancelled 5/7-8         1-1, 26     4/30-5/1   3-0         2-0         1-2       --          3-0
 Wichita St. (8-11) 5/7-8          3-0         1-2         2-1         1-1        1-2         0-2, 26     4/30-5/1 0-3          --




Current MVC Tiebreakers
Team                     Wins H2H Tiebreaker       Loses H2H To        Tied Series                          Remaining
Bradley                           INS          ILS, CU, DU, SIU, MSU                                      UE, UNI (2), WSU
Creighton                   UE, BU, MSU, UNI          WSU, DU                                                 ILS, INS
Drake                  INS, UE, BU, WSU, UNI, CU         ILS                                                  MSU, SIU
Evansville                        INS          CU, UNI, DU, ILS, WSU       SIU                            BU, SIU (1) MSU
Illinois State         BU, MSU, UNI, UE, DU, INS                          WSU                                  CU, SIU
Indiana State                     WSU         DU, MSU, UE, SIU, BU, ILS                                        CU, UNI
Missouri State             INS, UNI, BU, WSU        ILS, CU, SIU                                               DU, UE
UNI                              UE, SIU          MSU, ILS, DU, CU                                        BU (2), INS, WSU
Southern Illinois         WSU, BU, INS, MSU              UNI               UE                              DU, UE (1) ILS
Wichita State                    CU, UE          SIU, INS, DU, MSU         ILS                                 BU, UNI
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                                                   The Valley v. Top 25 (non-conference opponents)
     The Valley versus
........................................                                                                        Rank
                                           Date    Location           Result                                    NFCa     USa Sb
America East ..................2-0         2/11    Athens, Ga.        Georgia def. Illinois State, 2-1          #9       #4
                                           2/11    Houston, Tex.      Michigan def. Southern Illinois           #5       #8
Atlantic 10 .....................4-4       2/12    Tempe, Ariz.       Texas A&M vs. Bradley                     #17      #19
                                           2/18    Tempe, Ariz.       Arizona State def. Illinois State, 13-4   #12      #9
Atlantic Coast .................2-3
                                           2/18    Santa Barbara, Ca. Texas A&M def. Wichita State, 7-1         #25      #23
Atlantic Sun ...................5-3        2/18    Austin, Texas Texas def. Missouri State, 7-1                 #13      #13
                                           2/19    Tucson, Ariz. Arizona def. Drake, 5-3                        #4       #2
Big Ten ...................... 13-10       2/19    Santa Barbara, Ca. Texas A&M def. Wichita State, 16-0        #25      #23
                                           2/20    Austin, Texas Texas def. Missouri State, 5-0                 #13      #13
Big 12 ......................... 4-36      2/25    Tampa, Fla.        Alabama def. Illinois State, 7-0          #2       #5
                                           2/25    Tampa, Fla.        Missouri def. Illinois State, 8-2         #15      #16
Big East .........................1-5      2/25    Tampa, Fla.        Missouri def. Illinois State, 8-2         #16      #15
Big West ........................1-4       2/27    Lubbock, Texas Texas Tech def. Wichita State, 10-2           #21      #19
                                           3/2     Columbia, Mo. Missouri def. Drake, 5-0                       #18      #17
Conference USA ............ 4-12           3/2     Columbia, Mo. Missouri def. Drake, 8-1                       #18      #17
                                           3/3     Knoxville, Tenn. Tennessee def. Evansville, 6-0              #7       #7
Horizon ..........................6-4      3/4     Tempe, Ariz.       Arizona State def. UNI, 6-1               #9       #7
                                           3/5     Carbondale, Ill. Kentucky def. Southern Illinois, 9-5                 #24
Div. I Independents ....... 10-3           3/6     Tempe, Ariz.       Arizona State def. Creighton, 11-1        #9       #8
Ivy.................................1-0    3/6     Orlando, Fla.      Oregon def. Illinois State, 6-0           #13      #13
                                           3/6     St. Louis, Mo. Missouri def. Missouri State, 11-0            #18      #17
Mid-American .................1-2          3/8     Tempe, Ariz.       Arizona State def. Creighton, 10-0        #8       #7
                                           3/9     Tempe, Ariz. Arizona def. Creighton, 8-0                     #9       #9
Mid-Eastern ....................1-1        3/9     Stillwater, Ok. Oklahoma St. def. Wichita St., 10-1          #20      #18
                                           3/11    Stillwater, Ok. Oklahoma State def. UNI, 7-0                 #20      #18
Mountain West ................1-1          3/11    Lubbock, Tex. Texas Tech def. Evansville, 8-0                #19      #19
                                           3/12    Fresno, Calif. California def. Bradley, 12-3                 #11      #10
Northeast .......................4-0
                                           3/12    Columbia, Mo. Missouri def. Illinois State, 9-0              #8       #14
Ohio Valley ................... 8-11       3/12 Columbia, Mo. Illinois State def. Illinois, 10-7                #19
                                           3/12    Lubbock, Tex. Texas Tech def. Evansville, 5-1              #19        #19
Pac-10 ......................... 0-10      3/13    Fresno, Calif. California def. Drake, 3-0                  #11        #10
                                           3/13    Columbia, Mo. Missouri def. Illinois State, 10-0           #8         #14
Pacific Coast ................. 15-1       3/13    Norman, Okla. Oklahoma def. Missouri State, 9-1 #10                   #9
                                           3/13    Norman, Okla. Oklahoma def. Missouri State, 1-0 #10                   #9
Patriot ...........................3-0     3/13    Lubbock, Tex. Texas Tech def. Evansville, 8-0              #19        #19
Southeastern ..................2-5         3/16    Columbia, Mo. Missouri def. Southern Illinois, 3-0 #17                #13
                                           3/22    Springfield, Mo. Oklahoma St. def. Missouri State, 1-0 #20            #18
Southern .......................2-3        3/30    Lincoln, Neb. Nebraska def. Creighton, 7-2                 #13        #16
                                           4/5     Stillwater, Okla. Oklahoma State def. Missouri State, 10-2 #21        #21
Southland ......................6-8        4/6     Evansville, Ind. Missouri def. Evansville, 7-2             #16        #12
                                           4/6     Evansville, Ind. Missouri def. Evansville, 7-2             #16        #12
Southwestern..................4-1          4/13    Omaha, Neb. Nebraska def. Creighton, 10-2                  #12        #15
Summit ....................... 13-4        4/13    Cedar Falls, Iowa Missouri def. Northern Iowa, 7-2 #14                #9
                                           4/19    Wichita, Kan. Wichita State def. Oklahoma St., 4-2 #18                #20
Sun Belt ...................... 2-10
WAC ..............................2-6
As of 4/25                                       The Valley vs. Ranked Teams (non-conference games)
                                           Team       Record      Opponents
                                           BU          0-2       Texas A&M (L), California (L)
     NCaa RPI (as of 4/20)                 CU          0-5       Arizona State (L), Arizona State (L), Arizona (L), Nebraska (L),
                                                                  Nebraska (L)
 Illinois State .................... 41    DU           0-4      Arizona (L), Missouri (L), Missouri (L), California (L)
                                           UE           0-6      Tennessee (L), Texas Tech (L), Texas Tech (L), Texas Tech (L),
 Southern Illinois............... 61                             Missouri (L), Missouri (L)
 Missouri State.................. 81       ILS          1-8      Georgia (L), Arizona State (L), Alabama (L), Missouri (L), Missouri (L),
                                                                 Oregon (L), Missouri (L), Illinois (W), Missouri (L)
 Northern Iowa ................. 97        INS          0-0
 Drake ........................... 100     MSU          0-7      Texas (L), Texas (L), Missouri (L), Oklahoma (L), Oklahoma (L),
                                                                 Oklahoma St. (L), Oklahoma St. (L)
 Creighton ...................... 163      UNI           0-3     Arizona State (L), Oklahoma State (L), Missouri (L)
 Wichita State ................. 170       SIU           0-2     Michigan (L), Kentucky (L), Missouri (L)
                                           WSU           0-4     Texas A&M (L), Texas A&M (L), Texas Tech (L), Oklahoma St. (L),
 Evansville ..................... 209                            Oklahoma State (W)
 Indiana State ................ 212
 Bradley ......................... 225
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The Valley Versus --- as of april 25
america East                              2-0            4/19   Wichita State 4, No. 18 Oklahoma St. 2       3/17                   UT Martin 7, Evansville     3
2/25             Southern Illinois 5, UMBC 1                                                                 3/23                       Evansville 4, SEMO      2
2/26         Southern Illinois 5, Albany NY 4            big East                                     1-5    3/23                       SEMO 9, Evansville      0
                                                         2/25              St. John's 7, Wichita State 5     3/30              Murray State 7, Evansville       3
atlantic 10                                 4-4          2/26            South Florida 3, Illinois State 2   3/30              Evansville 8, Murray State       5
2/26                  Illinois State 6, Temple 1         2/26             Wichita State 10, St. John's 6     4/6                  SEMO 10, Indiana State        8
3/4                Fordham 2, Illinois State 1           3/12              DePaul 3, Southern Illinois 0     4/6                    SEMO 4, Indiana State       2
3/4             Saint Louis 7,Missouri State 6           3/13              DePaul 5, Southern Illinois 4     4/6        Southern Illinois 2, Eastern Illinois   0
3/5                 Illinois State 12, Temple 4          4/12                DePaul 10, Illinois State 6     4/14           Southern Illinois 6, UT Martin      0
3/30          Southern Illinois 3, Saint Louis 2
3/30          Southern Illinois 5, Saint Louis 1         big West                                1-4         Pac-10                                   0-10
4/13                Saint Louis 3, Evansville 1          2/11     UC Santa Barbara 4, Wichita State 3        2/12               Oregon State 8, Bradley 6
4/13              Saint Louis 10, Evansville 2           2/12                   Cal Poly 7, Bradley 1        2/18 No. 12 Arizona State 13, Illinois State 4
                                                         2/12     UC Santa Barbara 5, Wichita State 1        2/19                 No. 4 Arizona 5, Drake 3
atlantic Coast                             2-3           2/19                      Drake 8, Pacific 0        3/4   No. 9 Arizona State 6, Northern Iowa 1
2/12             Illinois State 5, Maryland 0            3/15                      Pacific 2, Drake 1        3/6      No. 9 Arizona State 11, Creighton 1
3/4            Georgia Tech 18, Evansville 1                                                                 3/6          No. 13 Oregon 6, Illinois State 0
3/4              Illinois State 9, Maryland 7            Conference USa                           4-12       3/8      No. 8 Arizona State 10, Creighton 0
3/5                Virginia 3, Illinois State 0          2/11         Illinois State 8, East Carolina 0      3/9              No. 9 Arizona 8, Creighton 0
                                                         2/12                 Northern Iowa 3, UTEP 2        3/12          No. 11 California 12, Bradley 3
atlantic Sun                                5-3          2/12          Houston 2, Southern Illinois 1        3/13             No. 11 California 3, Drake 0
2/12               Illinois State 2, Lipscomb 0          2/13                          Drake 8, UTEP 0
2/18               Drake 7, Kennesaw State 5             2/25                      Tulsa 5, Creighton 3      Pacific Coast                              15-1
2/20                 Bradley 5, North Florida 3          2/26                        UTEP 7, Bradley 6       2/11            Wichita State 7, Seattle Univ. 2
2/20               Kennesaw State 6, Drake 3             2/26    Southern Mississippi 10, Evansville 1       2/12            Wichita State 6, Seattle Univ. 2
2/26              Indiana State 3, Lipscomb 1            2/27                       UTEP 15, Bradley 7       2/18            Illinois State 10, Idaho State 1
2/26 Southern Illinois 7, Florida Gulf Coast 1           2/27                      Tulsa 2, Creighton 1      2/19           Illinois State 16, Seattle Univ. 0
3/10         Florida Gulf Coast 8, Creighton 2           3/3                          Tulsa 11, Drake 2      2/20            Illinois State 10, Idaho State 0
3/11                   Campbell 7, Creighton 6           3/4                 Wichita State 11, UTEP 3        3/4          Creighton 4, Northern Colorado 0
                                                         3/5              East Carolina 2, Creighton 0       3/4    Northern Iowa 11, Northern Colorado 0
big Ten                                         13-10    3/5        East Carolina 4, Northern Iowa 1         3/5                     San Diego 15, Bradley 8
2/11                 Northwestern 11, Bradley 2          3/15                 Tulsa 5, Northern Iowa 1       3/11                 Creighton 7, Weber State 2
2/11                 Southern Illinois 12, Ohio 8        4/6                   Tulsa 4, Wichita State 1      3/11                      Drake 8, Idaho State 0
2/11            Michigan 19, Southern Illinois 4         4/6                   Tulsa 5, Wichita State 0      3/11 Northern Iowa 13, Northern Colorado 5
2/13                       Illinois State 13, Iowa 4                                                         3/12                      Drake 8, Idaho State 1
2/19               Wisconsin 9, Missouri State 2         Horizon                                      6-4    3/12                    Bradley 4, Idaho State 2
3/19               Missouri State 6, Wisconsin 2         2/12                  Creighton 2, Valparaiso 1     3/13                    Bradley 5, Idaho State 4
2/20                    Ohio State 4, Evansville 2       2/12 Northern Iowa 8, Wisconsin-Green Bay 7         3/13     Northern Iowa 6, Northern Colorado 3
2/27                   Southern Illinois 5, Iowa 1       2/13                      Drake 8, Green Bay 0      3/16                       Drake 7, St. Mary's 5
3/5                         Drake 10, Ohio State 4       2/18               Southern Illinois 7, Butler 0
3/6               Purdue 11, Southern Illinois 1         3/5         Southern Illinois 2, Wright State 0     Patriot                                     3-0
3/12          Illinois State 10, No. 19 Illinois 7       3/6           Detroit Mercy 2, Indiana State 1      3/6               Indiana State 2, Holy Cross 1
3/12                  Missouri State 3, Indiana 2        3/12   Illinois-Chicago 11, Southern Illinois 3     3/7                   Indiana State 9, Lehigh 7
3/12              Northern Iowa 5, Minnesota 2           3/13     Southern Illinois 5, Illinois-Chicago 0    3/11               Indiana State 8, Lafayette 0
3/12              Minnesota 1, Northern Iowa 0           3/23              Illinois-Chicago 6, Bradley 3
3/15                 Northern Iowa 5, Indiana 1          3/24                   Butler 8, Indiana State 4    Southeastern                               2-5
3/16               Missouri State 2, Minnesota 1                                                             2/11                Georgia 2, Illinois State 1
3/17               Missouri State 2, Minnesota 1         Ivy                                       1-0       2/19 Mississippi State 10, Southern Illinois 8
3/17              Minnesota 8, Northern Iowa 1           3/11               Indiana State 5, Columbia 0      2/25        No. 5 Alabama 7, Illinois State 0
3/23                Illinois 5, Southern Illinois 2                                                          3/3          No. 7 Tennessee 6, Evansville 0
3/30                            Illinois 11, Bradley 4   Division I Independents                  10-3       3/4               Wichita State 3, Ole Miss 2
4/6                                   Drake 2, Iowa 1    2/11        Northern Iowa 11, South Dakota 0        3/5           Kentucky 9, Southern Illinois 5
4/6                     Illinois State 10, Illinois 6    2/11         Northern Iowa 9, North Dakota 1        4/6              Missouri State 2, Arkansas 1
4/14                   Indiana 5, Indiana State 2        2/12                  Drake 6, South Dakota 0
                                                         2/12                   Drake 7, North Dakota 3      Southern                                 2-3
big 12                                     4-36          2/13         Northern Iowa 8, South Dakota 0        2/18                    Bradley 10, Samford 2
2/11                 Texas Tech 13, Bradley 2            2/25                 North Dakota 4, Bradley 3      2/18          UT Chattanooga 11, Evansville 3
2/11                Iowa State 7, Creighton 9            3/3       SIU Edwardsville 5, Missouri State 1      2/26               Indiana State 7, Samford 0
2/13           No. 19 Texas A&M 3, Bradley 1             3/4                    Drake 2, North Dakota 1      2/26         Tennessee Chattanooga 10, UNI 3
2/18          No. 13 Texas 7, Missouri State 1           3/6               Illinois State 6, Longwood 2      3/4            UNC Greensboro 9, Evansville 3
2/18     No. 25 Texas A&M 7, Wichita State 1             3/17       SIU Edwardsville 4, Indiana State 1
2/19    No. 25 Texas A&M 16, Wichita State 0             4/12              Creighton 6, North Dakota 3       Southland                                 6-8
2/20          No. 13 Texas 5, Missouri State 0           4/12              Creighton 9, North Dakota 1       2/12   Indiana State 6, Northwestern State 1
2/25         No. 15 Missouri 8, Illinois State 2         4/19 Southern Illinois 10, SIU Edwardsville 1       2/12 Southern Illinois 6, Stephen F. Austin 3
2/27    No. 21 Texas Tech 10, Wichita State 2                                                                2/18                Texas A&M CC 2, Drake 0
3/2                No. 18 Missouri 5, Drake 0            Mid-american                             1-2        2/18          UT Arlington 8, Wichita State 3
3/2                No. 18 Missouri 8, Drake 1            2/25     Northern Illinois 3, Wichita State 0       2/19           Bradley 4, Central Arkansas 1
3/4                      Bradley 10, Kansas 7            2/26     Northern Illinois 6, Wichita State 4       2/19 Evansville 10, Southeastern Louisiana 3
3/5                     Iowa State 3, Drake 2            3/15            Drake 7, Northern Illinois 2        2/19          UT Arlington 5, Wichita State 2
3/6       No. 18 Missouri 11, Missouri State 0                                                               2/20 Southern Illinois 9, Stephen F. Austin 4
3/9 No. 20 Oklahoma St. 10, Wichita State 1              Mid-Eastern                             1-1         2/26                 Texas State 5, Bradley 0
3/11         No. 19 Texas Tech 8, Evansville 0           3/8       Florida A&M 7, Indiana State 6 (8)        2/26             UT Arlington 2, Creighton 1
3/11 No. 20 Oklahoma State 7, Northern Iowa 0            3/12                 Creighton 8, Howard 0          2/26             Creighton 3, UT Arlington 2
3/12         No. 19 Texas Tech 5, Evansville 1                                                               2/26 Northwestern State 1, Northern Iowa 0
3/12          No. 8 Missouri 9, Illinois State 0         Mountain West                           1-1         2/27            Nicholls State 5, Evansville 3
3/12           Iowa State 10, Wichita State 2            2/18      Missouri State 8, Colorado State 2        3/5           UT Arlington 4, Wichita State 3
3/12           Iowa State 10, Wichita State 5            3/5                       UNLV 7, Bradley 1
3/13         No. 19 Texas Tech 8, Evansville 0                                                               Southwestern                              4-1
3/13         No. 8 Missouri 10, Illinois State 0         Northeast                                   4-0     2/20    Wichita State 15, Texas Southern 13
3/13     No. 10 Oklahoma 9, Missouri State 1             2/25 Southern Illinois 4, Saint Francis (PA) 2      2/26        Mississippi Valley 6, Evansville 5
3/13     No. 10 Oklahoma 1, Missouri State 0             2/27 Illinois State 9, Central Connecticut St. 0    3/11            Evansville 11, Alcorn State 2
3/13             Iowa State 7, Wichita State 2           3/7                    Indiana State 5, Bryant 4    3/12            Evansville 16, Alcorn State 3
3/16     No. 17 Missouri 3, Southern Illinois 0          3/8             Indiana State 2, Sacred Heart 1     3/12  Missouri State 4, Arkansas Pine Bluff 3
3/22 No. 20 Oklahoma St. 1, Missouri State 0
3/30          No. 13 Nebraska 7, Creighton 2             Ohio Valley                               8-11
3/30            Northern Iowa 4, Iowa State 2            2/12                 SEMO 6, Indiana State 2
3/31                Iowa State 7, Creighton 1            2/13        Eastern Illinois 2, Indiana State 1
3/31                Creighton 9, Iowa State 3            2/18                 UT Martin 5, Evansville 1
4/5   No. 21 Oklahoma State 10, Missouri State 2         2/25     Eastern Kentucky 9, Indiana State 3
4/6            No. 16 Missouri 7, Evansville 2           2/25            UT Martin 2, Northern Iowa 0
4/6            No. 16 Missouri 9, Evansville 1           2/25      Northern Iowa 5, Tennessee Tech 4
4/12                    Iowa State 2, Drake 1            2/27        Eastern Illinois 5, Indiana State 1
4/13         No. 12 Nebraska 10, Creighton 2             3/4                 Missouri State 3, SEMO 2
4/13       No. 14 Missouri 7, Northern Iowa 2            3/9             Southern Illinois 10, SEMO 0
4/14                    Iowa State 8, Drake 6            3/17                 Evansville 7, UT Martin 6
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Summit                                  13-4
2/11          Creighton 8, Western Illinois 0
2/12      Creighton 6, South Dakota State 3
2/13          Creighton 1, Western Illinois 0
2/25              Creighton 10, Centenary 0
2/27               Northern Iowa 7, IUPUI 1
3/15 North Dakota State 1, Missouri State 0
3/16 North Dakota State 4, Northern Iowa 3
3/23    Wichita State 18, Western Illinois 11
3/31          Drake 6, South Dakota State 5
3/31          South Dakota State 4, Drake 3
4/6             Western Illinois 7, Bradley 0
4/6    Northern Iowa 10, South Dakota St. 1
4/6     Northern Iowa 7, South Dakota St. 6
4/12               Missouri State 9, UMKC 1
4/12               Missouri State 5, UMKC 4
4/13                Indiana State 7, IUPUI 2
4/13                Indiana State 1, IUPUI 0

Sun belt                               2-10
2/13           UL Monroe 9, Indiana State 0
2/13     Western Kentucky 5, Wichita State 0
2/19                       Troy 8, Bradley 7
2/19         South Alabama 18, Evansville 0
2/27                     Troy 6, Evansville 1
3/5           North Texas 9, Wichita State 0
3/6                        Troy 9, Bradley 9
3/6           North Texas 9, Wichita State 1
3/9          Missouri State 8, North Texas 5
3/9          Missouri State 1, North Texas 0
3/11                       Troy 2, Bradley 0
3/11                        Troy 12, Drake 5

Western athletic                         2-6
2/19    Southern Illinois 8, Louisiana Tech 7
2/25       New Mexico State 12, Bradley 10
3/4                Bradley 3, San Jose St. 1
3/4        New Mexico State 8, Creighton 4
3/6    New Mexico State 4, Northern Iowa 2
3/11              Fresno State 2, Bradley 0
3/12                 Fresno State 2, Drake 1
3/15              Fresno State 3, Bradley 2

Intra-MVC non-conference
3/5           Northern Iowa 5, Creighton 3
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             MVC Teams in NCaa Stats                                         MVC Leaders (all games)
               Games through 4/17/11                                              Hit by pitch                 Wins
                                                          Batting avg
                                                          Nelson, ILS      .412   Borschel, UNI          13    Glosson, SIU     20
Category        Team    Rank   actual   National Leader                           Plein, UNI             13    DeLong, DU       19
Batting Average   ILS   46     0.301    Texas Tech        Duran, SIU       .410
                  SIU   86     0.285    (0.363)           Gerritse, WSU    .369   McClelland, DU          6    Rose, MSU        16
                   DU   108    0.278                      Andrews, ILS     .344   Beisser, INS            6    Birch, ILS       14
                  UNI   146    0.269                      Stahlhut, UE     .343   Canopy, ILS             6    Changstrom, CU   14
                   CU   167    0.264
                  INS   191    0.257                                              Sac bunts                    Saves
                 WSU    198    0.255                      Slugging pct
                 MSU    205    0.253                      Olson, ILS       .694   Porter, MSU            13    Rose, MSU        5
                   BU   228    0.244                      Kay, ILS         .646   McKewon, CU            11    Glosson, SIU     4
                   UE   230    0.244                      Baker, CU        .622   Robinson, INS          11    Anderson, WSU    2
                                                          Andrews, ILS     .615   Barchan, SIU           11    Smet, WSU        2
Earned Run        DU    67     2.5      Texas                                     3 tied at               9    DeLong, DU       2
Average          UNI    94     2.9      (1.1)             Orsburn, SIU     .602
                 ILS    118    3.16                                                                            Warner, ILS      2
                 SIU    126    3.22                       On base pct             Sac flies
                MSU     128    3.26                       Duran, SIU       .494   Craddock, DU            4    Appearances
                  CU    155    3.61                       Nelson, ILS      .458   Spivey, SIU             4    Anderson, WSU    40
                 INS    186    4.27                                               Gaertner, UE            4    Glosson, SIU     39
                WSU     221    4.7                        Olson, ILS       .457
                  BU    227    4.84                       Stahlhut, UE     .436   Duran, SIU              3    Rose, MSU        38
                  UE    267    6.26                       Orsburn, SIU     .436   Kellar, ILS             3    DeLong, DU       32
                                                                                                               Fisher, UNI      28
Fielding %       ILS    27     0.971    Texas             Runs scored             Stolen bases                 Smet, WSU        28
                  CU    72     0.965    (0.984)                                   West, DU               18
                MSU     101    0.962                      Duran, SIU        47
                 INS    122    0.96                       Barchan, SIU      35    Vande Wall, DU         15    Games started
                  DU    151    0.956                      Nelson, ILS       35    Craddock, DU           14    Rose, MSU        29
                 SIU    183    0.952                      Kellar, ILS       34    Martin, CU             14    Glosson, SIU     28
                 UNI    202    0.95                       Olson, ILS        31    Pierce, DU             13    Fisher, UNI      23
                  UE    219    0.948                                                                           DeLong, DU       23
                  BU    249    0.939                      DeLong, DU        31
                WSU     252    0.938                                              Total plate appearances      Armagost, WSU    22
                                                          Hits                    Duran, SIU          175
Scoring          ILS    37     5.64     Florida           Nelson, ILS       63    Borschel, UNI       174      as of 4/25
                 SIU    47     5.41     (8.41)            Duran, SIU        57    Dixon, WSU          173
                  DU    101    4.71                                               DeLong, DU          172
                 UNI    144    4.18                       Craddock, DU      50
                WSU     169    3.95                       Gerritse, WSU     48    Craddock, DU        170
                 INS    170    3.95                       Gerking, UNI      47
                  CU    195    3.69                       Fairbairn, BU     47    At bats
                  BU    226    3.26                                               Craddock, DU          158
                  UE    226    3.26                                               Gerking, UNI          154
                MSU     228    3.22                       Runs batted in
                                                          Kay, ILS          41    Nelson, ILS           153
Doubles/Game    WSU     55     1.37     Delaware St.      Orsburn, SIU      39    Daugharth, UNI        148
                 UNI    58     1.36     (2.32)            Trapani, SIU      34    Dixon, WSU            147
                  DU    59     1.36                       Mollohan, DU      32    DeLong, DU            147
                 ILS    67     1.33
                 SIU    89     1.23                       Craddock, DU      32
                  UE    164    1.05                       Olson, ILS        32    Earned run avg
                 INS    188    0.97                                               DeLong, DU            2.00
                MSU     188    0.97                       Doubles                 Changstrom, CU        2.05
                  BU    204    0.93                       Gerking, UNI      13    Glosson, SIU          2.19
                  CU    282    0.51                                               Fisher, UNI           2.20
                                                          Craddock, DU      12
Triples/Game     ILS    2      0.41     Jackson State     Hull, WSU         12    Rose, MSU             2.35
                  BU    64     0.21     (0.49)            Borschel, UNI     12
                 SIU    117    0.15                       3 tied at         11    Opposing bat avg
                  UE    127    0.14                                               Changstrom, CU        .167
                MSU     137    0.14                                               DeLong, DU            .185
                 INS    204    0.08                       Triples
                WSU     214    0.07                       Kellar, ILS        5    Glosson, SIU          .201
                  CU    242    0.05                       Fairbairn, BU      5    Beisser, INS          .212
                  DU    250    0.05                       Nelson, ILS        3    Warner, ILS           .229
                 UNI    276    0.02                       Andrews, ILS       3
                                                          Hamilton, ILS      3    Innings pitched
Slugging %       ILS    16     0.517    Florida
                  DU    69     0.436    (0.642)           Gammon, MSU        3    Glosson, SIU         195.1
                 SIU    87     0.426                                              Rose, MSU            193.2
                 UNI    102    0.418                      Home runs               DeLong, DU           171.1
                WSU     134    0.398                      Baker, CU         15    Fisher, UNI          149.2
                  CU    151    0.39                                               Changstrom, CU       136.2
                 INS    212    0.349                      Kay, ILS          13
                  UE    227    0.341                      Olson, ILS        11
                MSU     235    0.338                      3 tied at         10    Batters struck out
                  BU    243    0.331                                              DeLong, DU            200
                                                          Total bases             Rose, MSU             189
Double Plays/Game UE    31     0.38     Southern Utah                             Fisher, UNI           165
                   BU   47     0.36     (0.73)            Craddock, DU      89
                  SIU   95     0.28                       Nelson, ILS       87    Glosson, SIU          163
                   DU   118    0.26                       Olson, ILS        84    Changstrom, CU        129
                  ILS   150    0.23                       Kay, ILS          82
                  INS   165    0.22                       DeLong, DU        80    Batters SO out looking
                  UNI   181    0.2                                                DeLong, DU           57
                 MSU    196    0.19
                   CU   261    0.13                       Walks                   Fisher, UNI          39
                 WSU    279    0.05                       Dunker, UNI       30    Rose, MSU            39
                                                          Olson, ILS        27    Birch, ILS           35
                                                          DeLong, DU        25    Glosson, SIU         32
                                                          Duran, SIU        24
                                                          Osborn, WSU       24
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Missouri Valley Conference Players in the NCaa Stats (Top 75 only - as of 4/17)
Category                                   Player                                Rank Actual   National Leader                    Actual
Batting Average (300 ranked)               Kara Nelson, Illinois State           39   0.422    Misty Cosby, Arkansas-Pine Bluff   0.533

Home Runs/Game (300 ranked)                Amy Baker, Creighton                  9    0.38     Hoku Nohara, New Mexico State      0.51
                                           Elizabeth Kay, Illinois State         72   0.27

Doubles/Game (300 ranked)                  Hannah Borschel, Northern Iowa 69          0.27     Ashley Hansen, Stanford            0.5
                                           Rachel Gerking, Northern Iowa 69           0.27     Teresa Healy, Niagra               0.5

Triples/Game (300 ranked)                  Lauren Kellar, Illinois State         34   0.1      Alex Holmes, UC-Davis              0.22
                                           Brittany Fairbairn, Bradley           44   0.1

Earned Run Average (300 ranked)            Becca Changstrom, Creighton           72   1.88     Chelsea Thomas, Missouri           0.65

Strikeouts/Seven Innings (300 ranked)      Jordan Birch, Illinois State          51   8.1      Sara Plourde, UMass                12.2
                                           Jenna DeLong, Drake                   67   7.7
                                           Jamie Fisher, Northern Iowa           69   7.7

Victories (300 ranked)                     Danielle Glosson, Southern Illinois 36     17.0     Morgan Childers, S.C. Upstate      26.0
                                           Jenna DeLong, Drake                 45     16.0
                                           Natalie Rose, Missouri State        58     15.0

Saves (300 ranked)                         Danielle Glosson, Southern Illinois 9      4.0      Crystal Alaniz, Texas State        7.0
                                           Natalie Rose, Missouri State        9      4.0      Erin Collins, Georgia State        7.0
                                           Sloan Anderson, Wichita State 49           2.0      Jordan Taylor, Michigan            7.0
                                           Jenna DeLong, Drake                 49     2.0      Katie Woodcock, Campbell           7.0

Walks (300 ranked)                         Abby Olson, Illinois State       46        0.67     Adrienne Monka, Northwestern       1.21
                                           Mallory Duran, Southern Illinois 73        0.62
                                           Courtney Dunker, Northern Iowa 75          0.6

Runs/Game (300 ranked)                     Mallory Duran, Southern Illinois 20        1.08     Katelyn Boyd, Arizona State        1.27

Sacrifice Hits/Game (300 ranked)           Tyler Porter, Missouri State          7    0.33     Allie Patton, Robert Morris        0.41

Hit by Pitch/Game (300 ranked)             Hannah Borschel, Northern Iowa 33          0.27     Anissa Young, LSU                  0.56

Toughest to Stikeout (300 ranked)          Stephanie Robinson, Indiana State 24       25.3     Reina Gaber, Houston               77.0

Walks Allowed/Seven Innings (300 ranked)   Natalie Rose, Missouri State          8    0.97     Stephanie Dameron, Radford         0.47

Hits Allowed/Seven Innings (300 ranked)    Becca Changstrom, Creighton           12   4.05     Amanda Crabtree, Houston           2.67
                                           Jenna DeLong, Drake                   46   4.88

Home Runs (300 ranked)                     Amy Baker, Creighton                  9    15.0     Hoku Nohara, New Mexico State      20.0
                                           Elizabeth Kay, Illinois State         74   10.0

Triples (300 ranked)                       Brittany Fairbairn, Bradley           28   4.0      Alex Holmes, UC Davis              8.0
                                           Lauren Kellar, Illinois State         28   4.0
                                           Liz Andrews, Illinois State           55   3.0
                                           Jhavon Hamilton, Illinois State       55   3.0
                                           Kara Nelson, Illinois State           55   3.0

Sacrifice Flies (300 ranked)               Torey Craddock, Drake            10        4.0      Megan Bush, Florida                7.0
                                           Amy Gaertner, Evansville         10        4.0
                                           Mallory Duran, Southern Illinois 38        3.0

Strikeouts (300 ranked)                    Natalie Rose, Missouri State          42   169.0    Morgan Melloh, Ind.                361.0
                                           Jenna DeLong, Drake                   53   158.0
                                           Danielle Glosson, Southern Illinois   67   142.0
                                           Jamie Fisher, Northern Iowa           69   139.0

Shutouts (300 ranked)                      Danielle Glosson, Southern Illinois 6      9.0      Toni Paisley, East Carolina        13.0
                                           Jenna DeLong, Drake                 23     7.0
                                           Becca Changstrom, Creighton 52             5.0
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      2011 Players of the Week                                                          Other Standout Performances
 2/14       Kara Nelson, Sr., Illinois State           Players                                                       SIUE on Tuesday, the Windsor, Colo. native, went a per-
                                                       Kate Singler, Bradley                                         fect 2-for-2 and in action versus Evansville, she totaled a
 2/21       Abby Olson, Sr., Illinois State            Singler hit home runs in each of the three games last         4-for-8 performance from the plate including a two run
 2/28       Jamie Hull, Sr., Wichita State             week, hitting .375 with five runs and five RBI. Singler       home run in game one. Duran improved her overall bat-
                                                       scored or drove in eight of the team’s 16 runs for the        ting average to .410, which is second best in the confer-
 3/7        Hannah Borschel, Jr., UNI                  week and boasted a 1.500 slugging percentage in three         ence and her league leading 47 runs scored this season
 3/14       Amy Baker, So., Creighton                  games. She also drew two walks and owned a .500 on            is the second most in a single season in SIU history.
                                                       base percentage. Singler accounted for Bradley’s only
 3/21       Christa Ruf, Jr., Creighton                run in Bradley’s 2-1, nine-inning loss to Northern Iowa       Pitchers
 3/28       Elizabeth Kay, So., Illinois State         with a solo home run in the fourth. She drove in the          Madeline Lynch-Crumrine, Bradley
                                                       first run of the game of BU’s 5-2 win against Indiana         Lynch-Crumrine went 1-1 with a 1.75 ERA in two ap-
 4/4        Amy Baker, So., Creighton                  State with a second-inning homer, finishing 1-for-2 with      pearances last week. She struck out nine and walked
 4/11       Rachel Gerking, Sr., UNI                   two runs and an RBI. In the series finale against Indiana     just one in 16 innings of work, while throwing two com-
                                                       State, Singler belted a three-run home run in the second      plete games. Lynch-Crumrine was the hard-luck loser in
 4/18       Cristina Trapani, Sr., Southern Illinois   inning and also scored later in the sixth to help highlight   a nine-inning loss to Northern Iowa, striking out three
 4/25       Sammie Shook, So., Wichita State           a 10-3 win.                                                   batters and walking just one in nine innings of work. In
                                                                                                                     the series opener against Indiana State, she struck out a
 5/2                                                   Liz McKewon, Creighton                                        season-best six batters and walked none while scatter-
 5/9                                                   McKewon led the Bluejays with six hits and a .462 aver-       ing three hits in the complete game win.
                                                       age in five games last week. Three of her six hits came
                                                       as she tied a career-high by going 3-for-4 in Creighton’s     Becca Changstrom, Creighton
     2011 Pitchers of the Week                         4-3 win over Northern Iowa on Saturday. The senior
                                                       also went 2-for-2 and a hit by pitch in CU’s 3-0 win over
                                                                                                                     Changstrom returned to the circle after missing six
                                                                                                                     games due to injury and in doing so she helped the
                                                       UNI on Friday. She added an RBI and a run scored dur-         Bluejays snap a six-game losing streak. In her second
 2/14       Jenna DeLong, Sr., Drake                   ing the week and led the Bluejays with 11 assists, while      game back following the injury she hurled a complete
 2/21       Jenna DeLong, Sr., Drake                   starting at both shortstop and third base. Following her      game shutout at Northern Iowa. She scattered four
                                                       6-for-13 week, she is not hitting a career-high .282 on       hits, struck out eight and forced UNI to strand 11 run-
 2/28       Kylie Hovinga, Jr., Creighton              the season.                                                   ners on base in the 3-0 Bluejay victory. The right-hander
 3/7        Kristin Felker, So., Indiana State                                                                       returned to the circle in game two of the series at UNI
                                                       Katie Sears, Evansville                                       and pitched the Jays to a 4-3 win. After she allowed two
 3/14       Natalie Rose, Jr., Missouri State          Freshman Katie Sears totaled at least one hit in each of      runs in the first inning, she retired 10 straight and 16 of
 3/21       Becca Changstrom, Fr., Creighton           the Aces’ five games this week, including a 3-for-4 per-      the next 17 to help the Bluejays win the series. For the
                                                       formance against Southern Illinois. Sears hit .467 on the     week, she went 2-1 with a 3.23 ERA and 13 strikeouts
 3/28       Natalie Rose, Jr. Missouri State           week, going 7-for-15 over the five game stretch with          in 17.1 innings pitched. She allowed just 13 hits, as op-
 4/4        Jordan Birch, Jr., Illinois State          four runs scored and a run batted in. Sears is now bat-       ponents batted .200 against her.
 4/11       Danielle Glosson, Sr., Southern Illinois   ting .308 on the season and carries her five-game hitting
                                                       streak into Wednesday’s game against the Salukis.             Jenna DeLong, Drake
 4/18       Jenna DeLong, Sr., Drake                                                                                 DeLong was dominant in the circle last week, going
 4/25       Megan Warner, Jr., Illinois State          Elizabeth Kay, Illinois State                                 3-1 with an incredible 42 strikeouts in just 28 innings
                                                       Kay continued to be a reliable power bat in the Illinois      of work. She opened the week with the most dominant
 5/2                                                   State lineup, going 5-for-15 in five games this week and      pitching performance ever produced by a Drake pitcher
 5/9                                                   smashing three more home runs to bring her season             during the Bulldogs’ 5-0 victory at Creighton. The senior
                                                       total to 13. The sophomore catcher slugged an even            struck out 13-consecutive Bluejays to start the game –
                                                       1.000, driving in seven runs and scoring five. The Bar-       thought to be an NCAA record – and equaled her career-
                                                       tlett, Ill., native leads the Missouri Valley Conference      high with 16 strikeouts while allowing just a single hit
                                                       with 41 RBI and ranks second with 13 homers. Kay is on        in seven shutout innings. DeLong returned to the circle
                                                       a nine-game hitting streak and has tallied 13 RBI in her      in game two and tossed 4.1 one-hit innings to close the
                                                       last eight contests.                                          game and earn her second win of the day. The senior
                                                                                                                     then started in the opener against Illinois State, allowing
                                                       Kim Pierce, Indiana State                                     three runs on five hits while striking out nine to earn the
                                                       Pierce, who missed 14 games this season due to injury,        win. In her final start of the week, DeLong allowed just
                                                       has made an immediate impact on the Sycamores upon            two earned runs on seven hits while striking out seven.
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                                                       her return. Pierce finished the week with a .400 batting
                                                                                                     Taylor Perry, Evansville
                                                       average for the Sycamores with two home runs, five
                                                       RBI’s and two runs scored. In the seven games she has         Freshman Taylor Perry picked up Valley wins in two of
  Rank, Team (1st-place votes)........ Points          played in following her injury she has three home runs,       her three starts last week, including a shutout upset
    T1. Illinois State (5) ................94          seven hits, six RBI’s and four runs scored while batting
                                                       .333 for the Sycamores.
                                                                                                                     over Southern Illinois on Wednesday. Perry tossed six
                                                                                                                     strikeouts and allowed just five hits in the win over the
    T1. Southern Illinois (4) ..........94                                                                           Salukis to record the Aces’ first shutout victory of the
                                                       Ashley Knehans, Missouri State                                season. The freshman followed with her second con-
    3. Drake (1) .........................72           Ashley Knehans continued her recent hot streak at the         secutive conference win as she scattered seven hits and
    4. UNI .................................69         plate by leading the Missouri State offense with a .385       picked up five strikeouts to get the win against Wichita
                                                       (5-for-13) batting mark over four games last week. The        State on Saturday. Despite getting the loss in Sunday’s
    5. Missouri State ...................57            senior first baseman extended her hitting streak to           rubbermatch against the Shockers, Perry finished the
                                                       six games by going 3-for-7 with a pair of RBIs to lead        week with 12 strikeouts while posting a 2.72 ERA in her
    6. Creighton .........................54           the Bears in a doubleheader sweep at Wichita State            three appearances.
    7. Evansville .........................39          Wednesday. She also came through with a run-scoring
                                                       single Friday at Southern Illinois to help stake the Bears    Kristen Felker, Indiana State
    8. Wichita State ....................36            to an early three-run advantage over the Salukis. Kne-        Felker finished the week with two complete games
                                                       hans batted .579 (11-for-19) and slugged .875 over the        pitched for the Sycamores with a 5.83 ERA over her 12
    9. Indiana State ....................19            course of her hit streak, which matched a personal ca-        innings of work. Despite finishing the week with an 0-2
    10. Bradley ............................16         reer best and propelled the Bears to their longest win        record Felker had 11 strikeouts.
                                                       streak in five years.
                                                                                                                     Jamie Fisher, Northern Iowa
                                                       Mallory Duran, Southern Illinois                              The freshman pitched 23 innings this week, recording
                                                       The junior outfielder batted .588 on the week, going 10-      26 strikeouts, and just five earned runs on her way to
                 Voting by league coaches              for-17 with five runs, a double, triple, two home runs,       two more victories. Fisher pitched a complete game in
                                                       19 total bases, and owned a 1.118 slugging percentage.        a nine inning win over Bradley on Wednesday, in which
                                                       Duran highlighted the eighth inning win over Missouri         she allowed only one run. She now has eight of the nine
                                                       State on Friday as she hit a walk-off solo home run in the    team wins in conference.
                                                       bottom of the inning to help the Salukis win 4-3. Against
                                                                                                                     Danielle Glosson, Southern Illinois
                                                                                                                     Danielle Glosson remained perfect in action last week
                                                                                                                     tallying a 3-0 record against opponents SIUE, Evansville,
                         2011 Preseason all-MVC Softball Team                                                        and Missouri State. The senior held a 1.46 ERA in 24.0
                                                                                                                     innings pitched allowing just six runs while striking out
Name, School                          Pos.    Yr.                  Hometown (Previous School)                        21 along the way. She held opponents to a .153 bat-
Jamie Hull, Wichita State              1B     Sr.                                   Irving, Texas (Nimitz)           ting average and became the first pitcher in the MVC
                                                                                                                     to record her 20th win in the 4-3 eight inning victory
Kara Nelson, Illinois State            2B     Sr.                                      Moline, Ill. (Moline)         over Missouri State on Friday. Glosson improved her
Abby Olson, Illinois State             3B     Sr.                      Hartsburg, Ill. (Hartsburg-Emden)             personal record to 20-8 while improving her own win-
Mackenzie Daigh, UNI                   SS     Jr.                       Bucyrus, Kan. (Berean Christian)             ning streak to nine.
Haley Gorman, Southern Illinois        SS     Jr.                       Arcadia, Calif. (St. Lucy’s Priory)          Brianna Smet, Wichita State
Elizabeth Kay, Illinois State           C     So.                                     Bartlett, Ill. (Bartlett)      Senior Brianna Smet led the Shockers’ pitching staff with
Amy Baker, Creighton                  DP-UT   So.                               Omaha, Neb. (Westside)               a 1-1 record last week, including a 2-hit win on senior
                                                                                                                     day over the Purple Aces. For the week, she had a .40
Mallory Duran, Southern Illinois       OF     Jr.                               Windsor, Colo. (Windsor)             ERA in 17.1 innings pitched. She made four appearanc-
Rachel Gerking, UNI                    OF     Sr.                          Spirit Lake, Iowa (Spirit Lake)           es, including three starts. Smet also recorded four strike-
                                                                                                                     outs last week. After giving up one run in the first inning,
Jennifer Stahlhut, Evansville          OF     Sr.                                            Troy, Ill. (Triad)      Smet held the Purple Aces scoreless for six innings as
Danielle Glosson, Southern Illinois     P     Sr.                    Winston-Salem, N.C (North Davidson)             she picked up the win on senior day. It was Smet’s first
Megan Warner, Illinois State            P     Jr.                                       Milan, Ill. (Sherrard)       complete game of the season as she went 7.0 innings
                                                                                                                     and gave up just one run on two hits.
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Date                                            Location            Tournament            Time        Date                                            Location            Tournament               Time
2/11/11   Bradley at Texas Tech                 Tempe, Ariz.        Kajikawa Classic      L 2-13      2/11/11   Creighton at Western Illinois         Ames, Iowa          Cyclone Indoor Inv.      W 8-0
2/11/11   Bradley at Northwestern               Tempe, Ariz.        Kajikawa Classic      L 2-11
                                                                                                      2/11/11   Creighton at Iowa State               Ames, Iowa          Cyclone Indoor Inv.      L 0-7
2/12/11   Bradley at Cal Poly                   Tempe, Ariz.        Kajikawa Classic      L 1-7
                                                                                                      2/12/11   Creighton at Valparaiso               Ames, Iowa          Cyclone Indoor Inv.      W 2-1
2/12/11   Bradley at Oregon State               Tempe, Ariz.        Kajikawa Classic      L 6-8
2/13/11   Bradley at #19 Texas A&M              Tempe, Ariz.        Kajikawa Classic      L 1-3       2/12/11   Creighton at South Dakota State       Ames, Iowa          Cyclone Indoor Inv.      W 6-3
2/18/11   Bradley at Samford                    Troy, Ala.          Troy Classic          W 10-2      2/13/11   Creighton at Western Illinois         Ames, Iowa          Cyclone Indoor Inv.      W 1-0
2/19/11   Bradley at Troy                       Troy, Ala.          Troy Classic          L 7-8       2/25/11   Creighton at Centenary                Arlington, Texas    UT Arlington Classic     W 10-0
2/19/11   Bradley at Central Arkansas           Troy, Ala.          Troy Classic          W 4-1       2/25/11   Creighton at Tulsa                    Arlington, Texas    UT Arlington Classic     L 3-5
2/20/11   Bradley at North Florida              Troy, Ala.          Troy Classic          W 5-3       2/26/11   Creighton at UT Arlington             Arlington, Texas    UT Arlington Classic     L 1-2
2/25/11   Bradley at New Mexico State           El Paso, Texas      UTEP Invitational     L 10-12     2/26/11   Pool Play                             Arlington, Texas    UT Arlington Classic     W 3-2
2/25/11   Bradley at North Dakota               El Paso, Texas      UTEP Invitational     L 3-4       2/27/11   Pool Play                             Arlington, Texas    UT Arlington Classic     L 2-1
2/26/11   Bradley at Texas State                El Paso, Texas      UTEP Invitational     L 0-5       3/4/11    Creighton at Northern Colorado        Tempe, Ariz.        Wilson/DeMarini Inv.     W 4-0
2/26/11   Bradley at UTEP                       El Paso, Texas      UTEP Invitational     L 6-7       3/4/11    Creighton at New Mexico State         Tempe, Ariz.        Wilson/DeMarini Inv.     L 4-8
2/27/11   Bradley at UTEP                       El Paso, Texas      UTEP Invitational     L 15-7      3/5/11    Creighton at East Carolina            Tempe, Ariz.        Wilson/DeMarini Inv.     L 0-2
3/4/11    Bradley at Kansas                     Las Vegas, Nev.     Eller Media Classic   W 10-7      3/5/11    Creighton at Northern Iowa            Tempe, Ariz.        Wilson/DeMarini Inv.     L 3-5
3/4/11    Bradley at San Jose State             Las Vegas, Nev.     Eller Media Classic   W 3-1       3/6/11    Creighton at No. 9 Arizona State      Tempe, Ariz.        Wilson/DeMarini Inv.     L 1-11
3/5/11    Bradley at San Diego                  Las Vegas, Nev.     Eller Media Classic   L 8-15      3/8/11    Creighton at No. 8/7 Arizona State                        Tempe, Ariz.                 L 0-10
3/5/11    Bradley at UNLV                       Las Vegas, Nev.     Eller Media Classic   L 1-7       3/9/11    Creighton at No. 9 Arizona            Tucson, Ariz.                                L 0-8
3/6/11    Bradley at Troy                       Las Vegas, Nev.     Eller Media Classic   L 1-9       3/10/11   Creighton at Florida Gulf Coast       Tempe, Ariz.        Diamond   Devil   Inv.   L 2-8
3/11/11   Bradley at Troy                       Fresno, Calif.      Bayer Cropscience     L 0-2       3/11/11   Creighton at Weber State              Tempe, Ariz.        Diamond   Devil   Inv.   W 7-2
3/11/11   Bradley at Fresno State               Fresno, Calif.      Bayer Cropscience     L 0-2       3/11/11   Creighton at Campbell                 Tempe, Ariz.        Diamond   Devil   Inv.   L 6-7
3/12/11   Bradley at Idaho State                Fresno, Calif.      Bayer Cropscience     W 4-2       3/12/11   Creighton at Howard                   Tempe, Ariz.        Diamond   Devil   Inv.   W 8-0
3/12/11   Bradley at No. 11/10 California       Fresno, Calif.      Bayer Cropscience     L 3-12      3/19/11   Creighton at Evansville           *   Evansville, Ind.                             W 6-0
3/13/11   Bradley at Idaho State                Fresno, Calif.      Bayer Cropscience     W 5-4       3/19/11   Creighton at Evansville           *   Evansville, Ind.                             L 2-4
3/15/11   Bradley at Fresno State               Fresno, Calif                             L 2-3
                                                                                                      3/20/11   Creighton at Evansville           *   Evansville, Ind.                             W 4-0
3/19/11   Bradley at Illinois State         *   Normal, Ill.                              L 2-3
                                                                                                      3/26/11   Southern Illinois at Creighton    *   Omaha, Neb.                                  Cancelled
3/19/11   Bradley at Illinois State         *   Normal, Ill.                              L 1-3
3/20/11   Bradley at Illinois State         *   Normal, Ill.                              Postponed   3/26/11   Southern Illinois at Creighton    *   Omaha, Neb.                                  Cancelled
3/23/11   Illinois-Chicago at Bradley           Peoria, Ill.                              L 3-6       3/27/11   Southern Illinois at Creighton    *   Omaha, Neb.                                  Cancelled
3/26/11   Drake at Bradley                  *   Peoria, Ill.                              Cancelled   3/30/11   Creighton at No. 13 Nebraska          Lincoln, Neb.                                L 2-7
3/27/11   Drake at Bradley                  *   Peoria, Ill.                              L 1-6       3/31/11   Creighton at Iowa State               Ames, Iowa                                   L 1-7
3/28/11   Drake at Bradley                  *   Peoria, Ill.                              L 2-3       3/31/11   Creighton at Iowa State               Ames, Iowa                                   W 9-3
3/30/11   Bradley at Illinois                   Champaign, Ill.                           L 4-11      4/2/11    Bradley at Creighton              *   Omaha, Neb.                                  W 7-1
4/2/11    Bradley at Creighton              *   Omaha, Neb.                               L 1-7       4/2/11    Bradley at Creighton              *   Omaha, Neb.                                  W 4-3
4/2/11    Bradley at Creighton              *   Omaha, Neb.                               L 3-4       4/3/11    Bradley at Creighton              *   Omaha, Neb.                                  L 4-9
4/3/11    Bradley at Creighton              *   Omaha, Neb.                               W 9-4       4/9/11    Creighton at Missouri State       *   Springfield, Mo.                             W 4-1
4/6/11    Western Illinois at Bradley           Peoria, Ill.                              L 0-7       4/9/11    Creighton at Missouri State       *   Springfield, Mo.                             L 2-3
4/9/11    Bradley at Southern Illinois      *   Carbondale, Ill.                          L 0-10      4/10/11   Creighton at Missouri State       *   Springfield, Mo.                             W 4-3
4/9/11    Bradley at Southern Illinois      *   Carbondale, Ill.                          L 1-2       4/12/11   North Dakota at Creighton             Omaha, Neb.                                  W 6-3
4/10/11   Bradley at Southern Illinois      *   Carbondale, Ill.                          L 3-11      4/12/11   North Dakota at Creighton             Omaha, Neb.                                  W 9-1
4/16/11   Missouri State at Bradley         *   Peoria, Ill.                              L 1-10      4/13/11   No. 12 Nebraska at Creighton          Omaha, Neb.                                  L 2-10
4/17/11   Missouri State at Bradley         *   Peoria, Ill.                              L 2-7       4/16/11   Wichita State at Creighton        *   Omaha, Neb.                                  L 2-3
4/17/11   Missouri State at Bradley         *   Peoria, Ill.                              L 1-3       4/16/11   Wichita State at Creighton        *   Omaha, Neb.                                  L 5-6
4/20/11   Northern Iowa at Bradley          *   Peoria, Ill.                              L 1-2       4/17/11   Wichita State at Creighton        *   Omaha, Neb.                                  L 1-14
4/22/11   Indiana State at Bradley          *   Peoria, Ill.                              Cancelled   4/20/11   Drake at Creighton                *   Omaha, Neb.                                  L 0-5
4/23/11   Indiana State at Bradley          *   Peoria, Ill.                              W 10-3      4/20/11   Drake at Creighton                *   Omaha, Neb.                                  L 3-5
4/23/11   Indiana State at Bradley          *   Peoria, Ill.                              W 5-2       4/22/11   Creighton at Northern Iowa        *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                            W 3-0
4/27/11   Bradley at Northern Iowa          *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                         2:00 PM
                                                                                                      4/23/11   Creighton at Northern Iowa        *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                            W 4-3
4/27/11   Bradley at Northern Iowa          *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                         4:30 PM
                                                                                                      4/23/11   Creighton at Northern Iowa        *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                            L 2-7
4/30/11   Bradley at Evansville             *   Evansville, Ind.                          12:00 PM
4/30/11   Bradley at Evansville             *   Evansville, Ind.                          2:30 PM     4/26/11   Creighton at Drake                *   Des Moines, Iowa                             4:00 PM
5/1/11    Bradley at Evansville             *   Evansville, Ind.                          12:00 PM    4/30/11   Creighton at Indiana State        *   Terre Haute, Ind.                            11:00 AM
5/3/11    Bradley at Western Illinois           Macomb, Ill.                              4:00 PM     4/30/11   Creighton at Indiana State        *   Terre Haute, Ind.                            1:00 PM
5/7/11    Wichita State at Bradley          *   Peoria, Ill.                              12:00 PM    5/1/11    Creighton at Indiana State        *   Terre Haute, Ind.                            11:00 AM
5/7/11    Wichita State at Bradley          *   Peoria, Ill.                              2:30 PM     5/7/11    Illinois State at Creighton       *   Omaha, Neb.                                  12:00 PM
5/8/11    Wichita State at Bradley          *   Peoria, Ill.                              12:00 PM    5/7/11    Illinois State at Creighton       *   Omaha, Neb.                                  2:00 PM
                                                                                                      5/8/11    Illinois State at Creighton       *   Omaha, Neb.                                  12:00 PM




Going Yard                                                                                            Becca’s Back
Senior Kate Singler homered in each of Bradley’s three games                                          Freshman right-hander Becca Changstrom recently missed six
last week to push her team-leading home run total to seven.                                           games due to injury, during which the Bluejays went 2-4 and
Singler’s seven home runs are the most by a Bradley player since                                      suffered their worst MVC loss in school history, while getting
Alycia Bachkora had a school season-record 10 homers in 2009                                          swept at home by Wichita State – their first MVC series loss of
and is tied for the fifth most in program history. A junior college                                   the year. She returned to the circle against Drake last week, los-
transfer, she is tied for 11th in career home runs with 11 dingers.                                   ing a 5-3 decision to the first-place Bulldogs. She then returned
                                                                                                      to her ace form against UNI over the weekend, logging a four-hit
Taking Extra Bases                                                                                    shutout in a 3-0 win over the Panthers in the first game of the
Bradley ranks third in the Missouri Valley Conference in stolen                                       series and then retiring 10 straight and 16 of 17 at one point in
bases with 52 stolen bases this season. BU’s 52 steals are the                                        CU’s 4-3 win in game two. The Bluejays’ ace is now 14-8 on the
most by the Braves in a season since swiping a then Missouri                                          season, while the rest of the staff is a combined 6-16.
Valley Conference season record 99 in 2000. In addition, the
52 stolen bases rank as the sixth most in school history. Senior                                      Buel Dominance
Brittany Fairbairn stole three bases last week to push her team-                                      Creighton plays at Drake’s Buel Field on Tuesday, looking to con-
leading season total to 11.                                                                           tinue and impressive winning streak at the venue. The Bluejays
                                                                                                      have won 12 consecutive games played at Buel Field, dating to
Moving To The Cleanup Spot                                                                            an April 5, 2006 loss to Drake. The Bluejays won six games in
After hitting near the top of the order most of her Bradley career,                                   Des Moines last year, two in the regular-season against Drake
senior Brittany Fairbairn moved to the cleanup spot in the lineup                                     and then four in the MVC Tournament to help capture the post-
over the weekend. The move in the lineup did not impact Fair-                                         season crown. The Jays have topped Drake six straight times in
bairn, who finished 3-for-7 with a triple and three RBI against                                       Des Moines.
the Sycamores. Fairbairn’s 47 hits are the most by a Bradley
player since Trish Kowalewski collected 47 hits in 2005. She                                          Bad Break
needs three hits to be the first Bradley hitter with 50 hits in a                                     Sophomore catcher Amy Baker suffered a broken nose during
season since Laura Harms finished the 2004 season with 73 hits.                                       Creighton’s game against nationally-ranked Nebraska on April
                                                                                                      13. Since that break, Baker’s bat has not been the same. The
                                                                                                      sophomore slugger is just 4-for-24 (.167) in Creighton’s last
                                                                                                      eight games, with no extra base hits. She still leads the MVC
                                                                                                      with 15 home runs, but she has not homered in CU’s last nine
                                                                                                      games after hitting 14 home runs in a 17 game span.
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 Date                                          Location            Tournament             Time
 2/12/11   Drake at South Dakota               Cedar Falls, Iowa   Ramada UNI-Dome        W 6-0        Date                                           Location             Tournament             Time
 2/12/11   Drake at North Dakota               Cedar Falls, Iowa   Ramada UNI-Dome        W 7-3        2/18/11   Evansville at UT Martin              Mobile, Ala.         S. Alabama Tourney     L 1-5
 2/13/11   Drake at Wisconsin-GB               Cedar Falls, Iowa   Ramada UNI-Dome        W 8-0
                                                                                                       2/18/11   Evansville at UT Chattanooga         Mobile, Ala.         S. Alabama Tourney     L 3-11
 2/13/11   Drake at UTEP                       Cedar Falls, Iowa   Ramada UNI-Dome        W 8-0
                                                                                                       2/19/11   Evansville at SE Louisiana           Mobile, Ala.         S. Alabama Tourney     W 10-3
 2/18/11   Drake at Kennesaw State             Tucson, Ariz.       Arizona Invitational   W 7-5
                                                                                                       2/19/11   Evansville at South Alabama          Mobile, Ala.         S. Alabama Tourney     L 0-18
 2/18/11   Drake at Texas A&M-CC               Tucson, Ariz.       Arizona Invitational   L 0-2
                                                                                                       2/20/11   Evansville at Ohio State             Mobile, Ala.         S. Alabama Tourney     L 2-4
 2/19/11   Drake at Pacific                    Tucson, Ariz.       Arizona Invitational   W 8-0
                                                                                                       2/26/11   Evansville at S. Mississippi         Hattiesburg, Miss.   Southern Mississippi   L 1-10
 2/19/11   Drake at No. 4 Arizona              Tucson, Ariz.       Arizona Invitational   L 3-5
                                                                                                       2/26/11   Evansville at Mississippi Valley     Hattiesburg, Miss.   Southern Mississippi   L 5-6
 2/20/11   Drake at Kennesaw State             Tucson, Ariz.       Arizona Invitational   L 3-6
                                                                                                       2/27/11   Evansville at Nicholls State         Hattiesburg, Miss.   Southern Mississippi   L 3-5
 3/2/11    Drake at No. 18/17 Missouri         Columbia, Mo.                              L 0-5
                                                                                                       2/27/11   Evansville at Troy                   Hattiesburg, Miss.   Southern Mississippi   L 1-6
 3/2/11    Drake at No. 18/17 Missouri         Columbia, Mo.                              L 1-8
                                                                                                       3/3/11    Evansville at No. 7 Tennessee        Knoxville, Tenn.                            L 0-6
 3/3/11    Drake at Tulsa                      Tulsa, Okla.        Tulsa Invitational     L 2-11
                                                                                                       3/4/11    Evansville at UNC Greensboro         Atlanta, Ga.         Georgia Tech Buzz      L 3-9
 3/4/11    Drake at North Dakota               Tulsa, Okla.        Tulsa Invitational     W 2-1
                                                                                                       3/4/11    Evansville at Georgia Tech           Atlanta, Ga.         Georgia Tech Buzz      L 1-18
 3/5/11    Drake at Iowa State                 Tulsa, Okla.        Tulsa Invitational     L 2-3
                                                                                                       3/11/11   Evansville at Alcorn State           Lubbock, Texas       Texas Tech Tourney     W 11-2
 3/5/11    Drake at Ohio State                 Tulsa, Okla.        Tulsa Invitational     W 10-4
                                                                                                       3/11/11   Evansville at No. 19 Texas Tech      Lubbock, Texas       Texas Tech Tourney     L 0-8
 3/11/11   Drake at Troy                       Fresno, Calif.      Bayer Crop Science     L 5-12
                                                                                                       3/12/11   Evansville at Alcorn State           Lubbock, Texas       Texas Tech Tourney     W 16-3
 3/11/11   Drake at Idaho State                Fresno, Calif.      Bayer Crop Science     W 8-0
                                                                                                       3/12/11   Evansville at No. 19 Texas Tech      Lubbock, Texas       Texas Tech Tourney     L 1-5
 3/12/11   Drake at Idaho State                Fresno, Calif.      Bayer Crop Science     W 8-1
                                                                                                       3/13/11   Evansville at No. 19 Texas Tech      Lubbock, Texas       Texas Tech Tourney     L 0-8
 3/12/11   Drake at Fresno State               Fresno, Calif.      Bayer Crop Science     L 1-2
                                                                                                       3/17/11   UT Martin at Evansville              Evansville, Ind.                            W 7-6
 3/13/11   Drake at No. 11/10 California       Fresno, Calif.      Bayer Crop Science     L 0-3
                                                                                                       3/17/11   UT Martin at Evansville              Evansville, Ind.                            L 3-7
 3/15/11   Drake at Pacific                    Stockton, Calif.                           L 1-2
                                                                                                       3/19/11   Creighton at Evansville          *   Evansville, Ind.                            L 0-6
 3/15/11   Drake at Northern Illinois          Stockton, Calif.                           W 7-2
                                                                                                       3/19/11   Creighton at Evansville          *   Evansville, Ind.                            W 4-2
 3/16/11   Drake at St. Mary's College         Moraga, Calif.                             W 7-5
                                                                                                       3/20/11   Creighton at Evansville          *   Evansville, Ind.                            L 0-4
 3/19/11   Indiana State at Drake          *   Des Moines, Iowa                           W 5-4
                                                                                                       3/23/11   Evansville at SEMO                   Cape Giradeau, Mo.                          W 4-2
 3/19/11   Indiana State at Drake          *   Des Moines, Iowa                           W 2-0
                                                                                                       3/23/11   Evansville at SEMO                   Cape Giradeau, Mo.                          L 0-9
 3/20/11   Indiana State at Drake          *   Des Moines, Iowa                           W 4-0
                                                                                                       3/26/11   Northern Iowa at Evansville      *   Evansville, Ind.                            L 2-6
 3/26/11   Drake at Bradley                *   Peoria, Ill.                               Cancelled
                                                                                                       3/26/11   Northern Iowa at Evansville      *   Evansville, Ind.                            L 0-8
 3/27/11   Drake at Bradley                *   Peoria, Ill.                               W 6-1
                                                                                                       3/27/11   Northern Iowa at Evansville      *   Evansville, Ind.                            L 2-3
 3/28/11   Drake at Bradley                *   Peoria, Ill.                               W 3-2
                                                                                                       3/30/11   Murray State at Evansville           Evansville, Ind.                            L 3-7
 3/29/11   South Dakota State at Drake         Des Moines, Iowa                           W 6-5
                                                                                                       3/30/11   Murray State at Evansville           Evansville, Ind.                            W 8-5
 3/29/11   South Dakota State at Drake         Des Moines, Iowa                           L 3-4
                                                                                                       4/2/11    Evansville at Drake              *   Des Moines, Iowa                            L 5-6
 4/2/11    Evansville at Drake             *   Des Moines, Iowa                           W 6-5
                                                                                                       4/2/11    Evansville at Drake              *   Des Moines, Iowa                            L 2-10
 4/2/11    Evansville at Drake             *   Des Moines, Iowa                           W 10-2
                                                                                                       4/3/11    Evansville at Drake              *   Des Moines, Iowa                            L 6-7
 4/3/11    Evansville at Drake             *   Des Moines, Iowa                           W 7-6
                                                                                                       4/6/11    No. 16 Missouri at Evansville        Evansville, Iowa                            L 2-7
 4/6/11    Iowa at Drake                       Des Moines, Iowa                           W 2-1
                                                                                                       4/6/11    No. 16 Missouri at Evansville        Evansville, Iowa                            L 1-9
 4/9/11    Drake at Wichita State          *   Wichita, Kan.                              W 8-3
                                                                                                       4/9/11    Evansville at Indiana State      *   Terre Haute, Ind.                           W 5-2
 4/9/11    Drake at Wichita State          *   Wichita, Kan.                              L 6-9
                                                                                                       4/9/11    Evansville at Indiana State      *   Terre Haute, Ind.                           L 1-5
 4/10/11   Drake at Wichita State          *   Wichita, Kan.                              W 6-0
                                                                                                       4/10/11   Evansville at Indiana State      *   Terre Haute, Ind.                           W 14-4
 4/12/11   Iowa State at Drake                 Des Moines, Iowa                           L 1-2
                                                                                                       4/13/11   Evansville at Saint Louis            St. Louis, Mo.                              L 1-3
 4/14/11   Drake at Iowa State                 Ames, Iowa                                 L 6-8
                                                                                                       4/13/11   Evansville at Saint Louis            St. Louis, Mo.                              L 2-10
 4/16/11   Northern Iowa at Drake          *   Des Moines, Iowa                           W 3-2
                                                                                                       4/16/11   Illinois State at Evansville     *   Evansville, Ind.                            L 0-8
 4/16/11   Northern Iowa at Drake          *   Des Moines, Iowa                           W 3-2
                                                                                                       4/17/11   Illinois State at Evansville     *   Evansville, Ind.                            L 3-14
 4/17/11   Northern Iowa at Drake          *   Des Moines, Iowa                           W 7-0
                                                                                                       4/17/11   Illinois State at Evansville     *   Evansville, Ind.                            L 2-4
 4/20/11   Drake at Creighton              *   Omaha, Neb.                                W 5-0
                                                                                                       4/20/11   Southern Illinois at Evansville *    Evansville, Ind.                            L 3-13
 4/20/11   Drake at Creighton              *   Omaha, Neb.                                W 5-3
                                                                                                       4/20/11   Southern Illinois at Evansville *    Evansville, Ind.                            W 3-0
 4/22/11   Illinois State at Drake         *   Des Moines, Iowa                           W 4-3
                                                                                                       4/22/11   Evansville at Wichita State      *   Wichita, Kan.                               W 3-2
 4/22/11   Illinois State at Drake         *   Des Moines, Iowa                           L 1-5
                                                                                                       4/22/11   Evansville at Wichita State      *   Wichita, Kan.                               L 4-12
 4/23/11   Illinois State at Drake         *   Des Moines, Iowa                           L 2-5
                                                                                                       4/23/11   Evansville at Wichita State      *   Wichita, Kan.                               L 1-5
 4/26/11   Creighton at Drake              *   Des Moines, Iowa                           4:00 PM
                                                                                                       4/26/11   Evansville at Southern Illinois *    Carbondale, Ill.                            4:00 PM
 4/30/11   Drake at Missouri State         *   Springfield, Mo.                           12:00 PM
                                                                                                       4/30/11   Bradley at Evansville            *   Evansville, Ind.                            12:00 PM
 4/30/11   Drake at Missouri State         *   Springfield, Mo.                           2:00 PM
                                                                                                       4/30/11   Bradley at Evansville            *   Evansville, Ind.                            2:00 PM
 5/1/11    Drake at Missouri State         *   Springfield, Mo.                           12:00 PM
                                                                                                       5/1/11    Bradley at Evansville            *   Evansville, Ind.                            12:00 PM
 5/5/11    Drake at Kansas                     Lawrence, Kan.                             5:00 PM
                                                                                                       5/7/11    Evansville at Missouri State     *   Springfield, Mo.                            12:00 PM
 5/5/11    Drake at Kansas                     Lawrence, Kan.                             7:00 PM
                                                                                                       5/7/11    Evansville at Missouri State     *   Springfield, Mo.                            2:00 PM
 5/7/11    Drake at Southern Illinois      *   Carbondale, Ill.                           12:00 PM
                                                                                                       5/8/11    Evansville at Missouri State     *   Springfield, Mo.                            12:00 PM
 5/7/11    Drake at Southern Illinois      *   Carbondale, Ill.                           2:00 PM
 5/8/11    Drake at Southern Illinois      *   Carbondale, Ill.                           12:00 PM




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Senior Jenna DeLong’s one-hit shutout at Creighton last Thurs-                                        So far this year, the Aces are 0-24 in games that they have
day goes down as the most dominant pitching performance in                                            scored less than three runs. Evansville is 7-3 when scoring over
Drake annals. DeLong opened the game with 13-consecutive                                              five runs, and a perfect 4-0 in games that it has scored more
strikeouts – a streak that lasted until the fifth inning. DeLong                                      than 10 runs.
used 55 total pitches during the streak (43 strikes, 12 balls) for
an average of just over four per batter. The senior finished the                                      First Shutout Of The Year
game with 16 total strikeouts, tying a career high.                                                   The Aces notched their first shutout of the season Wednesday,
                                                                                                      blanking the Salukis 3-0 in the nightcap. The Aces’ win snapped
Randel Stepping Up                                                                                    a 10-game winning streak for Southern Illinois.
Freshman Nicole Randel has tallied a hit in six of her last eight
contests and turned-in multi-hit efforts in four of her last seven.                                   Senior Citizens
Since Drake’s series against UNI, Randel has raised her batting                                       In this weekend’s series against Bradley, the Aces will celebrate
average by 33 points (.264 to .297) and has hit .416 (10-for-                                         the careers of seniors Jen Stahlhut and Kelci Alsip. Stahlhut cur-
24).                                                                                                  rently leads the UE offense and ranks fifth in the Valley with a
                                                                                                      .343. Stahlhut needs just one more double to tie Jamie Davison’s
Power Numbers                                                                                         third place record of 48 doubles at UE. A native of Evansville, Al-
Seniors Erin Mollohan and Jenna DeLong have already cracked                                           sip is hitting .212 with a career-high 12 RBI already this season.
the single-season Drake home run list with 10 each. They be-
come just the fifth and sixth players in Drake history to hit 10 or
more homers in a season. Junior Torey Craddock will join them
with her next home run.
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Date                                               Location            Tournament           Time
2/11/11   Illinois State v. East Carolina          Athens, Ga.         Red & Black Show.    W 8-0           Date                                                       Location           Tournament          Time (ET)
2/11/11   Illinois State at Georgia                Athens, Ga.         Red & Black Show.    L 2-1           2/12/11        Indiana State at SEMO                       Monroe, La.        UL-Monroe Tourney   L 2-6
2/12/11   Illinois State v. Lipscomb               Athens, Ga.         Red & Black Show.    W 2-0           2/12/11        Indiana State at Northwestern St.           Monroe, La.        UL-Monroe Tourney   W 6-1
2/12/11   Illinois State v. Maryland               Athens, Ga.         Red & Black Show.    W 5-0           2/13/11        Indiana State at Eastern Illinois           Monroe, La.        UL-Monroe Tourney   L 1-2
2/13/11   Illinois State v. Iowa                   Athens, Ga.         Red & Black Show.    W 13-4          2/13/11        Indiana State at UL-Monroe                  Monroe, La.        UL-Monroe Tourney   L 0-9
2/18/11   Illinois State v. Idaho State            Tempe, Ariz.        Littlewood Classic   W 10-1          2/19/11        IPFW at Indiana State                       Terre Haute, Ind.                      Cancelled
2/18/11   Illinois State at No. 12 Arizona St.     Tempe, Ariz.        Littlewood Classic   L 4-13          2/20/11        IPFW at Indiana State                       Terre Haute, Ind.                      Cancelled
2/19/11   Illinois State v. Seattle Univ.          Tempe, Ariz.        Littlewood Classic   W 16-0          2/25/11        Indiana State at Eastern Kentucky           Birmingham, Ala. UAB Tournament        L 3-9
2/19/11   Illinois State v. Iowa                   Tempe, Ariz.        Littlewood Classic   Cancelled       2/26/11        Indiana State at Samford                    Birmingham, Ala. UAB Tournament        W 7-0
2/20/11   Illinois State v. Idaho State            Tempe, Ariz.        Littlewood Classic   W 10-0          2/26/11        Indiana State at Lipscomb                   Birmingham, Ala. UAB Tournament        W 3-1
2/25/11   Illinois State v. No. 2/5 Alabama        Tampa, Fla.         USF Fairfield Inn    L 0-7           2/27/11        Indiana State at Eastern Illinois           Birmingham, Ala. UAB Tournament        L 1-5
2/25/11   Illinois State v. No. 15/16 Missouri     Tampa, Fla.         USF Fairfield Inn    L 2-8           3/6/11         Indiana State at Holy Cross                 Orlando, Fl.       Rebel Games         W 2-1
                                                                                                            3/6/11         Indiana State at Detroit Mercy              Orlando, Fl.       Rebel Games         L 1-2
2/26/11   Illinois State at South Florida          Tampa, Fla.         USF Fairfield Inn    L 2-3
                                                                                                            3/7/11         Indiana State at Bryant                     Orlando, Fl.       Rebel Games         W 5-4
2/26/11   Illinois State v. Temple                 Tampa, Fla.         USF Fairfield Inn    W 6-1           3/7/11         Indiana State at Lehigh                     Orlando, Fl.       Rebel Games         W 9-7
2/27/11   Illinois State v. C. Connecticut St.     Tampa, Fla.         USF Fairfield Inn    W 9-0           3/8/11         Indiana State at Sacred Heart               Orlando, Fl.       Rebel Games         W 2-1
3/4/11    Illinois State v. Maryland               Orlando, Fla.       Citrus Classic       W 9-7           3/8/11         Indiana State at Florida A&M                Orlando, Fl.       Rebel Games         L 6-7 (8)
3/4/11    Illinois State v. Fordham                Orlando, Fla.       Citrus Classic       L 1-2           3/10/11        Indiana State at Wagner                     Orlando, Fl.       Rebel Games         Cancelled
3/5/11    Illinois State v. Virginia               Orlando, Fla.       Citrus Classic       L 0-3           3/10/11        Indiana State at Penn                       Orlando, Fl.       Rebel Games         Cancelled
3/5/11    Illinois State v. Temple                 Orlando, Fla.       Citrus Classic       W 12-4          3/11/11        Indiana State at Lafayette                  Orlando, Fl.       Rebel Games         W 8-0
3/6/11    Illinois State v. Longwood               Orlando, Fla.       Citrus Classic       W 6-2           3/11/11        Indiana State at Columbia                   Orlando, Fl.       Rebel Games         W 5-0
3/6/11    Illinois State v. No. 13 Oregon          Orlando, Fla.       Citrus Classic       L 0-6           3/17/11        SIU Edwardsville at Indiana State           Terre Haute, Ind.                      L 1-4
3/12/11   Illinois State at No. 8/14 Missouri      Columbia, Mo.       Missouri DeMarini    L 0-9           3/19/11        Indiana State at Drake             *        Des Moines, Iowa                       L 4-5
3/12/11   Illinois State v. No. 19 Illinois        Columbia, Mo.       Missouri DeMarini    W 10-7          3/19/11        Indiana State at Drake             *        Des Moines, Iowa                       L 0-2
3/13/11   Illinois State at No. 8/14 Missouri      Columbia, Mo.       Missouri DeMarini    L 0-10          3/20/11        Indiana State at Drake             *        Des Moines, Iowa                       L 0-4
3/15/11   Illinois at Illinois State               Normal, Ill.                             Postponed       3/24/11        Indiana State at Butler                     Indianapolis, Ind.                     L 4-8
3/19/11   Bradley at Illinois State            *   Normal, Ill.                             W 3-2           3/26/11        Missouri State at Indiana State    *        Terre Haute, Ind.                      L 1-6
                                                                                                            3/26/11        Missouri State at Indiana State    *        Terre Haute, Ind.                      Cancelled
3/19/11   Bradley at Illinois State            *   Normal, Ill.                             W 3-1
                                                                                                            3/27/11        Missouri State at Indiana State    *        Terre Haute, Ind.                      L 1-6
3/20/11   Bradley at Illinois State            *   Normal, Ill.                             Postponed       4/2/11         Indiana State at Wichita State     *        Wichita, Kan.                          W 9-3
3/26/11   Illinois State at Wichita State      *   Wichita, Kan.                            L 3-4           4/2/11         Indiana State at Wichita State     *        Wichita, Kan.                          W 7-3
3/26/11   Illinois State at Wichita State      *   Wichita, Kan.                            W 10-1          4/3/11         Indiana State at Wichita State     *        Wichita, Kan.                          L 2-10
3/27/11   Illinois State at Wichita State      *   Wichita, Kan.                            Cancelled       4/6/11         Indiana State at SEMO                       Cape Girardeau, Mo.                    L 8-10
4/2/11    Missouri State at Illinois State     *   Normal, Ill.                             W 5-2           4/6/11         Indiana State at SEMO                       Cape Girardeau, Mo.                    L 2-4
4/2/11    Missouri State at Illinois State     *   Normal, Ill.                             W 8-0           4/9/11         Evansville at Indiana State        *        Terre Haute, Ind.                      L 2-5
4/3/11    Missouri State at Illinois State     *   Normal, Ill.                             W 7-2           4/9/11         Evansville at Indiana State        *        Terre Haute, Ind.                      W 5-1
4/6/11    Illinois State at Illinois               Urbana, Ill.                             W 10-6          4/10/11        Evansville at Indiana State        *        Terre Haute, Ind.                      L 4-14
4/9/11    Northern Iowa at Illinois State      *   Normal, Ill.                             W 7-4           4/13/11        IUPUI at Indiana State                      Terre Haute, Ind.                      W 7-2
4/9/11    Northern Iowa at Illinois State      *   Normal, Ill.                             W 3-2           4/13/11        IUPUI at Indiana State                      Terre Haute, Ind.                      W 1-0
4/10/11   Northern Iowa at Illinois State      *   Normal, Ill.                             L 0-1           4/14/11        Indiana State at Indiana                    Bloomington, Ind.                      L 2-5
4/12/11   Illinois State at DePaul                 Chicago, Ill.                            L 6-10          4/16/11        Southern Illinois at Indiana State *        Terre Haute, Ind.                      L 14-16
4/16/11   Illinois State at Evansville         *   Evansville, Ind.                         W 8-0           4/17/11        Southern Illinois at Indiana State *        Terre Haute, Ind.                      L 5-8
                                                                                                            4/17/11        Southern Illinois at Indiana State *        Terre Haute, Ind.                      L 7-12
4/17/11   Illinois State at Evansville         *   Evansville, Ind.                         W 14-3
                                                                                                            4/20/11        Indiana State at Illinois State    *        Normal, Ill.                           L 0-9
4/17/11   Illinois State at Evansville         *   Evansville, Ind.                         W 4-2           4/20/11        Indiana State at Illinois State    *        Normal, Ill.                           L 1-5
4/20/11   Indiana State at Illinois State      *   Normal, Ill.                             W 9-0           4/22/11        Indiana State at Bradley           *        Peoria, Ill.                           Cancelled
4/20/11   Indiana State at Illinois State      *   Normal, Ill.                             W 5-1           4/23/11        Indiana State at Bradley           *        Peoria, Ill.                           L 2-5
4/22/11   Illinois State at Drake              *   Des Moines, Iowa                         L 3-4           4/23/11        Indiana State at Bradley           *        Peoria, Ill.                           L 3-10
4/22/11   Illinois State at Drake              *   Des Moines, Iowa                         W 5-1           4/26/11        Indiana State at Eastern Illinois           Charleston, Ill.                       5:00 PM
4/23/11   Illinois State at Drake              *   Des Moines, Iowa                         W 5-2           4/27/11        Illinois State at Indiana State    *        Terre Haute, Ind.                      4:00 PM
4/27/11   Illinois State at Indiana State      *   Terre Haute, Ind.                        3:00 PM         4/30/11        Creighton at Indiana State         *        Terre Haute, Ind.                      12:00 PM
4/30/11   Southern Illinois at Illinois State *    Normal, Ill.                             12:00 PM        4/30/11        Creighton at Indiana State         *        Terre Haute, Ind.                      2:00 PM
4/30/11   Southern Illinois at Illinois State *    Normal, Ill.                             2:00 PM         5/1/11         Creighton at Indiana State         *        Terre Haute, Ind.                      12:00 PM
5/1/11    Southern Illinois at Illinois State *    Normal, Ill.                             12:00 PM        5/7/11         Indiana State at Northern Iowa *            Cedar Falls, Iowa                      1:00 PM
5/7/11    Illinois State at Creighton          *   Omaha, Neb.                              12:00 PM        5/7/11         Indiana State at Northern Iowa *            Cedar Falls, Iowa                      3:00 PM
5/7/11    Illinois State at Creighton          *   Omaha, Neb.                              2:00 PM         5/8/11         Indiana State at Northern Iowa *            Cedar Falls, Iowa                      1:00 PM
5/8/11    Illinois State at Creighton          *   Omaha, Neb.                              12:00 PM



Hot Hitting                                                                                                Looking for the W
Illinois State has homered in 16 of its last 19 games and belted                                           When they host Illinois State at Price Field Tuesday, the Syca-
12 home runs this week against Indiana State and Drake. The                                                mores will be looking to end a five-game losing streak to the
Redbirds cleared the fences eight times in Wednesday’s double-                                             Redbirds. The Sycamores last defeated the Redbirds during the
header with the Sycamores, hitting four long balls in each game.                                           2008-09 season when they won 3-0.
Four players hit multiple home runs for Illinois State this week,
bringing their season homer total to 57, the second-highest mark                                           Shutting it Down
in school history.                                                                                         The Sycamores have been masters of closing down games in
                                                                                                           which they have a lead. The team is 11-1 in games in which they
All-Time Leader                                                                                            have lead after the fifth inning and are a perfect 12-0 when lead-
Senior Abby Olson become Illinois State’s all-time home run                                                ing after the sixth inning of play.
leader this week, recording her 48th-career homer in the Red-
birds’ 5-1 win over Indiana State on Wednesday. Olson sur-                                                 Follow the Leader
passed former ILS All-American Amber Smith, who tallied 47                                                 After senior left fielder Stephanie Jonson finished the week with
long balls in her career as a Redbird.                                                                     a .400 batting average the Sycamores now have four batters
                                                                                                           batting above .300. The Sycamores are led by sophomore right
Hot Streak                                                                                                 fielder Kim Pierce who is batting .333 and is followed closely
Senior Kara Nelson extended her hitting streak to 21 games,                                                by junior first baseman Bailey Wittenauer with a .328 average.
recording hits in all five of Illinois State’s game this week. The                                         Freshman center fielder Alex Baumgart has also been above the
senior second baseman also tied the career doubles mark at ILS,                                            .300 mark all season as she currently is batting .311 while Jon-
legging out her 47th-career two-bagger to tie former Redbird All-                                          son comes in at .306.
American Heather Stella atop the all-time list.
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                                                                                                                  Date                                          Location             Tournament               Time
 Date                                                Location             Tournament                 Time         2/11/11   UNI v. South Dakota                 Cedar Falls, Iowa    UNI-Dome Classic         W 11-0
 2/18/11   Missouri State at Colorado State          Austin, Texas        Texas Invitational         W 8-2        2/11/11   UNI v. North Dakota                 Cedar Falls, Iowa    UNI-Dome Classic         W 9-1
 2/18/11   Missouri State at No. 13 Texas            Austin, Texas        Texas Invitational         L 1-7        2/12/11   UNI v. Wisconsin-GB                 Cedar Falls, Iowa    UNI-Dome Classic         W 8-7
 2/19/11   Missouri State at Wisconsin               Austin, Texas        Texas Invitational         L 2-9        2/12/11   UNI v. UTEP                         Cedar Falls, Iowa                             W 3-2
                                                                                                                  2/13/11   UNI v. South Dakota                 Cedar Falls, Iowa                             W 8-0
 2/19/11   Missouri State at Wisconsin               Austin, Texas        Texas Invitational         W 6-2
                                                                                                                  2/25/11   UNI v. Tennessee-Martin             Chattanooga, Tenn.   Chattanooga Tourney      L 0-2
 2/20/11   Missouri State at No. 13 Texas            Austin, Texas        Texas Invitational         L 0-5        2/25/11   UNI v. Tennessee Tech               Chattanooga, Tenn.   Chattanooga Tourney      W 5-4
 3/3/11    SIU Edwardsville at Missouri St.          Springfield, Mo.                                L 1-5        2/26/11   UNI v. Northwestern State           Chattanooga, Tenn.   Chattanooga Tourney      L 0-1
 3/4/11    Missouri State at SEMO                    St. Louis, Mo.       SLU Breast Cancer          W 3-2        2/26/11   UNI at Tennessee-Chattanooga        Chattanooga, Tenn.   Chattanooga Tourney      L 3-10
 3/4/11    Missouri State at Saint Louis             St. Louis, Mo.       SLU Breast Cancer          L 6-7        2/27/11   UNI v. IUPUI                        Chattanooga, Tenn.   Chattanooga Tourney      W 7-1
 3/6/11    Missouri State at No. 18/17 Missouri      St. Louis, Mo.       SLU Breast Cancer          L 0-11       3/4/11    UNI v. Northern Colorado            Tempe, Ariz.         Arizona St. DeMarini     W 11-0
 3/9/11    Missouri State at North Texas             Denton, Texas                                   W 8-5        3/4/11    UNI at No. 9/7 Arizona State        Tempe, Ariz.         Arizona St. DeMarini     L 1-6
 3/9/11    Missouri State at North Texas             Denton, Texas                                   W 1-0        3/5/11    UNI v. East Carolina                Tempe, Ariz.         Arizona St. DeMarini     L 1-4
 3/12/11   Missouri St. at Arkansas-Pine Bluff       Norman, Okla.        Sooners   Spring   Fest.   W 4-3        3/5/11    UNI v. Creighton                    Tempe, Ariz.         Arizona St. DeMarini     W 5-3
 3/12/11   Missouri State at Indiana                 Norman, Okla.        Sooners   Spring   Fest.   W 3-2        3/6/11    UNI v. New Mexico State             Tempe, Ariz.         Arizona St. DeMarini     L 2-4
 3/13/11   Missouri State at No. 10/9 Oklahoma       Norman, Okla.        Sooners   Spring   Fest.   L 1-9        3/11/11   UNI v. Northern Colorado            Stillwater, Okla.    Oklahoma State Classic   W 13-5
 3/13/11   Missouri State at No. 10/9 Oklahoma       Norman, Okla.        Sooners   Spring   Fest.   L 0-1        3/11/11   UNI at No. 20/18 Oklahoma State     Stillwater, Okla.    Oklahoma State Classic   L 0-7
                                                                                                                  3/12/11   UNI v. Minnesota                    Stillwater, Okla.    Oklahoma State Classic   W 5-2
 3/15/11   North Dakota St. at Missouri St.          Springfield, Mo.                                L 0-1
                                                                                                                  3/12/11   UNI at Minnesota                    Stillwater, Okla.    Oklahoma State Classic   L 0-1
 3/16/11   Minnesota at Missouri State               Springfield, Mo.                                W 2-1        3/13/11   UNI at Northern Colorado            Stillwater, Okla.    Oklahoma State Classic   W 6-3
 3/17/11   Minnesota at Missouri State               Springfield, Mo.                                W 2-1        3/15/11   UNI at Tulsa                        Tulsa, Okla.                                  L 1-5
 3/19/11   UNI at Missouri State                 *   Springfield, Mo.                                L 1-3        3/15/11   UNI at Indiana                      Tulsa, Okla.                                  W 5-1
 3/19/11   UNI at Missouri State                 *   Springfield, Mo.                                W 6-5        3/16/11   UNI v. North Dakota State           Springfield, Mo.                              L 3-4
 3/20/11   UNI at Missouri State                 *   Springfield, Mo.                                W 3-2        3/17/11   UNI v. Minnesota                    Springfield, Mo.                              L 1-8
 3/22/11   Oklahoma State at Missouri State          Springfield, Mo.                                L 0-1        3/19/11   UNI at Missouri State           *   Springfield, Mo.                              W 3-1
 3/26/11   Missouri State at Indiana State *         Terre Haute, Ind.                               W 6-1        3/19/11   UNI at Missouri State           *   Springfield, Mo.                              L 5-6
 3/26/11   Missouri State at Indiana State *         Terre Haute, Ind.                               Cancelled    3/20/11   UNI at Missouri State           *   Springfield, Mo.                              L 2-3
 3/27/11   Missouri State at Indiana State *         Terre Haute, Ind.                               W 6-1        3/26/11   UNI at Evansville               *   Evansville, Ind.                              W 6-2
 4/2/11    Missouri State at Illinois State *        Normal, Ill.                                    L 2-5        3/26/11   UNI at Evansville               *   Evansville, Ind.                              W 8-0
 4/2/11    Missouri State at Illinois State *        Normal, Ill.                                    L 0-8        3/27/11   UNI at Evansville               *   Evansville, Ind.                              W 3-2
                                                                                                                  3/30/11   Iowa State at UNI                   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             W 4-2
 4/3/11    Missouri State at Illinois State *        Normal, Ill.                                    L 2-7
                                                                                                                  4/2/11    Southern Illinois at UNI        *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             W 1-0
 4/5/11    Missouri State at No. 21 Oklahoma St.     Stillwater, Okla.                               L 2-10       4/2/11    Southern Illinois at UNI        *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             L 2-6
 4/6/11    Missouri State at Arkansas                Fayetteville, Ark.                              W 2-1        4/3/11    Southern Illinois at UNI        *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             W 9-5
 4/9/11    Creighton at Missouri State           *   Springfield, Mo.                                L 1-4        4/5/11    UNI at Iowa State                   Ames, Iowa                                    L 3-11
 4/9/11    Creighton at Missouri State           *   Springfield, Mo.                                W 3-2        4/6/11    UNI at South Dakota St.             Brookings, S.D.                               W 10-1
 4/10/11   Creighton at Missouri State           *   Springfield, Mo.                                L 3-4        4/6/11    UNI at South Dakota St.             Brookings, S.D.                               W 7-6
 4/12/11   UMKC at Missouri State                    Springfield, Mo.                                W 9-1        4/9/11    UNI at Illinois State           *   Normal, Ill.                                  L 4-7
 4/12/11   UMKC at Missouri State                    Springfield, Mo.                                W 5-4        4/9/11    UNI at Illinois State           *   Normal, Ill.                                  L 2-3
 4/16/11   Missouri State at Bradley             *   Peoria, Ill.                                    W 10-1       4/10/11   UNI at Illinois State           *   Normal, Ill.                                  W 1-0
 4/17/11   Missouri State at Bradley             *   Peoria, Ill.                                    W 7-2        4/12/11   Western Illinois at UNI             Cedar Falls, Iowa                             Cancelled
 4/17/11   Missouri State at Bradley             *   Peoria, Ill.                                    W 3-1        4/13/11   No. 14 Missouri at UNI              Cedar Falls, Iowa                             L 2-7
 4/20/11   Missouri State at Wichita State *         Wichita, Kan.                                   W 5-3        4/16/11   UNI at Drake                    *   Des Moines, Iowa                              L 2-3
                                                                                                                  4/16/11   UNI at Drake                    *   Des Moines, Iowa                              L 2-3
 4/20/11   Missouri State at Wichita State *         Wichita, Kan.                                   W 2-1        4/17/11   UNI at Drake                    *   Des Moines, Iowa                              L 0-7
 4/22/11   Missouri St. at Southern Illinois *       Carbondale, Ill.                                L 3-4        4/20/11   UNI at Bradley                  *   Peoria, Ill.                                  W 2-1
 4/22/11   Missouri St. at Southern Illinois *       Carbondale, Ill.                                L 3-5        4/22/11   Creighton at UNI                *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             L 0-3
 4/23/11   Missouri St. at Southern Illinois *       Carbondale, Ill.                                Cancelled    4/23/11   Creighton at UNI                *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             L 3-4
 4/26/11   Wichita State at Missouri State *         Springfield, Mo.                                5:00 PM      4/23/11   Creighton at UNI                *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             W 7-2
 4/27/11   Missouri State at Tulsa                   Tulsa, Okla.                                    4:00 PM      4/26/11   UNI at Nebraska                     Lincoln, NE                                   5:00 PM
 4/30/11   Drake at Missouri State               *   Springfield, Mo.                                12:00 PM     4/27/11   Bradley at UNI                  *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             2:00 PM
 4/30/11   Drake at Missouri State               *   Springfield, Mo.                                2:00 PM      4/27/11   Bradley at UNI                  *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             4:00 PM
 5/1/11    Drake at Missouri State               *   Springfield, Mo.                                12:00 PM     4/30/11   Wichita State at UNI            *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             12:00 PM
 5/7/11    Evansville at Missouri State          *   Springfield, Mo.                                12:00 PM     4/30/11   Wichita State at UNI            *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             2:00 PM
 5/7/11    Evansville at Missouri State          *   Springfield, Mo.                                2:00 PM      5/1/11    Wichita State at UNI            *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             12:00 PM
 5/8/11    Evansville at Missouri State          *   Springfield, Mo.                                12:00 PM     5/7/11    Indiana State at UNI            *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             12:00 PM
                                                                                                                  5/8/11    Indiana State at UNI            *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             2:00 PM
                                                                                                                  5/9/11    Indiana State at UNI            *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                             12:00 PM



Feast or Famine                                                                                                  Fourth Inning
The Bears continued their all-or-nothing pattern in conference                                                   The Panthers are a perfect 16-0 this season when they hold the
road games this past week, sweeping Wichita State in a double-                                                   lead after four innings.
header Wednesday before dropping both games at Southern Illi-
nois in their rain-shortened series in Carbondale. All five Missouri                                             Wear It
State MVC road series this season resulted in a sweep, with MSU                                                  Outfielder Hannah Borschel and infielder Whitney Plein both have
claiming all three games at Bradley, as well as two-game sweeps                                                  on base percentages more than 100 points higher than their
at Indiana State and Wichita State. The Bears, who finished 7-5                                                  average. Both Borschel and Plein have been hit by a pitch a stag-
on the road in MVC play, lost all three games at Illinois State in                                               gering 13 times on the season, a painful statistic that has helped
addition to Friday’s losses at SIU.                                                                              the duo reach safely throughout the season.

High-Water Mark                                                                                                  24
With their two wins Wichita State on Wednesday, the Bears                                                        The top of the Panther lineup features an odd statistic. The 1-4
climbed five games over the .500 mark for the first time all                                                     hitters; Mackenzie Daigh, Hannah Borschel, Rachel Gerking,
season. Not only that, but MSU’s 22-17 record represented the                                                    and Courtney Dunker each have 24 RBI on the season. Eranne
first time since May 2008 the Bears found themselves five games                                                  Daugharthy leads the team with 29 RBI in the fifth spot.
above .500. The two wins in Wichita gave MSU four straight road
victories in the series with the Shockers.

Streaking Along
Senior outfielder Tyler Porter saw her career-best eight-game hit
streak come to an end in Friday at Southern Illinois. The Broken
Arrow, Okla., product batted .455 (10-for-22) and scored seven
times over the course of the streak to help the Bears go 7-1. Fel-
low senior Ashley Knehans also saw a career-high hit streak end
Friday in game one against the Salukis. Knehans went 11-for-19
(.579) and slugged .875 over her six-game streak that saw the
Bears win every outing as part of their seven-game win streak.
MSU's hot streak represented its longest win streak since the
2006 season when it won 10 straight contests.
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 Date                                                Location          Tournament            Time
 2/11/11   Southern Illinois v. Ohio                 Houston, Texas    Hilton Plaza Inv.     W 12-8       Date                                                    Location              Tournament          Time
 2/11/11   Southern Illinois v. Michigan             Houston, Texas    Hilton Plaza Inv.     L 19-4       2/11/11   Wichita State at Seattle Univ.                Santa Barbara, Ca. Gaucho Classic         W 7-2
 2/12/11   Southern Illinois v. Houston              Houston, Texas    Hilton Plaza Inv.     L 2-1        2/11/11   Wichita State at UC Santa Barbara             Santa Barbara, Ca. Gaucho Classic         L 3-4
 2/12/11   Southern Illinois v. Stephen F. Austin Houston, Texas       Hilton Plaza Inv.     W 6-3        2/12/11   Wichita State at UC Santa Barbara             Santa Barbara, Ca. Gaucho Classic         L 1-5
 2/13/11   Southern Illinois v. Michigan             Houston, Texas    Hilton Plaza Inv.     Cancelled    2/12/11   Wichita State at Seattle Univ.                Santa Barbara, Ca. Gaucho Classic         W 6-2
 2/18/11   Southern Illinois v. Butler               Starkville, Miss. Bulldog Round Robin   W 7-0        2/13/11   Wichita State at Western Kentucky             Santa Barbara, Ca. Gaucho Classic         L 0-5
 2/19/11   Southern Illinois v. Louisiana Tech       Starkville, Miss. Bulldog Round Robin   W 8-7        2/18/11   Wichita State at UT-Arlington                 College Station, Tex. Aggie Classic       L 3-8
 2/19/11   Southern Illinois v. Mississippi State Starkville, Miss. Bulldog Round Robin      L 8-10       2/18/11   Wichita State at No. 25 Texas A&M             College Station, Tex. Aggie Classic       L 1-7
 2/20/11   Southern Illinois v. Stephen F. Austin    Starkville, Miss. Bulldog Round Robin   W 9-4        2/19/11   Wichita State at UT-Arlington                 College Station, Tex. Aggie Classic       L 2-5
 2/25/11   Southern Illinois v. Saint Francis (PA) Ft. Myers, Fla.     Moe's Blue & Green    W 4-2        2/19/11   Wichita State at No. 25 Texas A&M             College Station, Tex. Aggie Classic       L 0-16
 2/25/11   Southern Illinois v. UMBC                 Ft. Myers, Fla.   Moe's Blue & Green    W 5-1        2/20/11   Wichita State at Texas Southern               College Station, Tex. Aggie Classic       W 15-13
 2/26/11   Southern Illinois at Albany NY            Ft. Myers, Fla.   Moe's Blue & Green    W 5-4        2/25/11   Wichita State at St. John's                   Lubbock, Texas        Texas Tech Inv.     L 5-7
 2/26/11   Southern Illinois at Florida Gulf Coast Ft. Myers, Fla.     Moe's Blue & Green    W 7-1        2/25/11   Wichita State at Northern Illinois            Lubbock, Texas        Texas Tech Inv.     L 0-3
 2/27/11   Southern Illinois at Iowa                 Ft. Myers, Fla.   Moe's Blue & Green    W 5-1        2/26/11   Wichita State at Northern Illinois            Lubbock, Texas        Texas Tech Inv.     L 4-6
 3/5/11    Southern Illinois v. No. 24 Kentucky      Carbondale, Ill. Coach B Classic        L 5-9        2/26/11   Wichita State at St. John's                   Lubbock, Texas        Texas Tech Inv.     W 10-6
 3/5/11    Southern Illinois v. Wright State         Carbondale, Ill. Coach B Classic        W 2-0        2/27/11   Wichita State at No. 21/19 Texas Tech         Lubbock, Texas        Texas Tech Inv.     L 2-10
 3/6/11    Southern Illinois v. Purdue               Carbondale, Ill. Coach B Classic        L 1-11       3/4/11    Wichita State at Ole Miss                     Denton, Texas         North Texas Tourney W 3-2
 3/9/11    Southern Illinois at SEMO                 Cape Girardeau, Mo.                     W 10-0       3/4/11    Wichita State at UTEP                         Denton, Texas         North Texas Tourney W 11-3
 3/12/11   Southern Illinois v. DePaul               Carbondale, Ill. Saluki Invitational    L 0-3        3/5/11    Wichita State at UT-Arlington                 Denton, Texas         North Texas Tourney L 3-4
 3/12/11   Southern Illinois v. Illinois-Chicago     Carbondale, Ill. Saluki Invitational    L 3-11       3/5/11    Wichita State at North Texas                  Denton, Texas         North Texas Tourney L 0-9
 3/13/11   Southern Illinois v. Illinois-Chicago     Carbondale, Ill. Saluki Invitational    W 5-0        3/6/11    Wichita State at North Texas                  Denton, Texas         North Texas Tourney L 1-9
 3/13/11   Southern Illinois v. DePaul               Carbondale, Ill. Saluki Invitational    L 4-5        3/9/11    Wichita State at No. 20/18 Oklahoma State     Stillwater, Okla.                         L 1-10
 3/16/11   Southern Illinois at No. 17/13 Missouri   Columbia, Mo.                           L 0-3        3/12/11   Iowa State at Wichita State                   Wichita, Kan.                             L 2-10
 3/19/11   Wichita State at Southern Illinois * Carbondale, Ill.                             W 3-0        3/12/11   Iowa State at Wichita State                   Wichita, Kan.                             L 5-10
 3/19/11   Wichita State at Southern Illinois * Carbondale, Ill.                             W 4-0        3/13/11   Iowa State at Wichita State                   Wichita, Kan.                             L 2-7
 3/20/11   Wichita State at Southern Illinois * Carbondale, Ill.                             W 5-0        3/19/11   Wichita State at Southern Illinois        *   Carbondale, Ill.                          L 0-3
 3/23/11   Illinois at Southern Illinois             Carbondale, Ill.                        L 2-5        3/19/11   Wichita State at Southern Illinois        *   Carbondale, Ill.                          L 0-4
 3/26/11   Southern Illinois at Creighton          * Omaha, Neb.                             Cancelled    3/20/11   Wichita State at Southern Illinois        *   Carbondale, Ill.                          L 0-5
 3/26/11   Southern Illinois at Creighton          * Omaha, Neb.                             Cancelled    3/23/11   Wichita State at Western Illinois             Macomb, Ill.                              W 18-11
 3/27/11   Southern Illinois at Creighton          * Omaha, Neb.                             Cancelled    3/26/11   Illinois State at Wichita State           *   Wichita, Kan.                             W 4-3
 3/30/11   Saint Louis at Southern Illinois          Carbondale, Ill.                        W 3-2        3/26/11   Illinois State at Wichita State           *   Wichita, Kan.                             L 1-10
 3/30/11   Saint Louis at Southern Illinois          Carbondale, Ill.                        W 5-1        3/27/11   Illinois State at Wichita State           *   Wichita, Kan.                             Cancelled
 4/2/11    Southern Illinois at UNI                * Cedar Falls, Iowa                       L 0-1        4/2/11    Indiana State at Wichita State            *   Wichita, Kan.                             L 3-9
 4/2/11    Southern Illinois at UNI                * Cedar Falls, Iowa                       W 6-2        4/2/11    Indiana State at Wichita State            *   Wichita, Kan.                             L 3-7
 4/3/11    Southern Illinois at UNI                * Cedar Falls, Iowa                       L 5-9        4/3/11    Indiana State at Wichita State            *   Wichita, Kan.                             W 10-2
 4/6/11    Southern Illinois at Eastern Illinois     Charleston, Ill.                        W 2-0        4/6/11    Wichita State at Tulsa                        Tulsa, Okla.                              L 1-4
 4/9/11    Bradley at Southern Illinois            * Carbondale, Ill.                        W 10-0       4/6/11    Wichita State at Tulsa                        Tulsa, Okla.                              L 0-5
 4/9/11    Bradley at Southern Illinois            * Carbondale, Ill.                        W 2-1        4/9/11    Drake at Wichita State                    *   Wichita, Kan.                             L 3-8
 4/10/11   Bradley at Southern Illinois            * Carbondale, Ill.                        W 11-3       4/9/11    Drake at Wichita State                    *   Wichita, Kan.                             W 9-6
 4/14/11   Southern Illinois at Tennessee-Martin Martin, Tenn.                               W 6-0        4/10/11   Drake at Wichita State                    *   Wichita, Kan.                             L 0-6
 4/16/11   Southern Illinois at Indiana State * Terre Haute, Ind.                            W 16-14      4/16/11   Wichita State at Creighton                *   Omaha, Neb.                               W 3-2
 4/17/11   Southern Illinois at Indiana State * Terre Haute, Ind.                            W 8-5        4/16/11   Wichita State at Creighton                *   Omaha, Neb.                               W 6-5
 4/17/11   Southern Illinois at Indiana State * Terre Haute, Ind.                            W 12-7       4/17/11   Wichita State at Creighton                *   Omaha, Neb.                               W 14-1
 4/19/11   SIU Edwardsville at Southern Illinois Carbondale, Ill.                            W 10-1       4/19/11   No. 18 Oklahoma St. at Wichita State          Wichita, Kan.                             W 4-2
 4/20/11   Southern Illinois at Evansville         * Evansville, Ind.                        W 13-3       4/20/11   Missouri State at Wichita State           *   Wichita, Kan.                             L 3-5
 4/20/11   Southern Illinois at Evansville         * Evansville, Ind.                        L 0-3        4/20/11   Missouri State at Wichita State           *   Wichita, Kan.                             L 1-2
 4/22/11   Missouri State at Southern Illinois * Carbondale, Ill.                            W 4-3        4/22/11   Evansville at Wichita State               *   Wichita, Kan.                             L 2-3
 4/22/11   Missouri State at Southern Illinois * Carbondale, Ill.                            W 5-3        4/22/11   Evansville at Wichita State               *   Wichita, Kan.                             W 12-4
 4/23/11   Missouri State at Southern Illinois * Carbondale, Ill.                            Cancelled    4/23/11   Evansville at Wichita State               *   Wichita, Kan.                             W 5-1
 4/26/11   Evansville at Southern Illinois         * Carbondale, Ill.                        4:00 PM      4/26/11   Wichita State at Missouri State           *   Springfield, Mo.                          5:00 PM
 4/27/11   IUPUI at Southern Illinois                Carbondale, Ill.                        4:00 PM      4/27/11   Kansas at Wichita State                       Wichita, Kan.                             5:00 PM
 4/27/11   IUPUI at Southern Illinois                Carbondale, Ill.                        6:00 PM      4/27/11   Kansas at Wichita State                       Wichita, Kan.                             7:00 PM
 4/30/11   Southern Illinois at Illinois State * Normal, Ill.                                12:00 PM     4/30/11   Wichita State at Northern Iowa            *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                         12:00 PM
 4/30/11   Southern Illinois at Illinois State * Normal, Ill.                                2:00 PM      4/30/11   Wichita State at Northern Iowa            *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                         2:00 PM
 5/1/11    Southern Illinois at Illinois State * Normal, Ill.                                12:00 PM     5/1/11    Wichita State at Northern Iowa            *   Cedar Falls, Iowa                         12:00 PM
 5/7/11    Drake at Southern Illinois              * Carbondale, Ill.                        12:00 PM     5/7/11    Wichita State at Bradley                  *   Peoria, Ill.                              12:00 PM
 5/7/11    Drake at Southern Illinois              * Carbondale, Ill.                        2:00 PM      5/7/11    Wichita State at Bradley                  *   Peoria, Ill.                              2:00 PM
 5/8/11    Drake at Southern Illinois              * Carbondale, Ill.                        12:00 PM     5/8/11    Wichita State at Bradley                  *   Peoria, Ill.                              12:00 PM




Salukis Sweep Bears in Shortened Series                                                                  Oklahoma State Shocked
In action on Friday, the Salukis swept the doubleheader over Mis-                                        After losing on the road to Oklahoma State, 10-1, earlier this
souri State. Mallory Duran lifted the Dawgs in game one, with                                            season, the Shockers welcomed the Cowgirls to Wilkins Stadium
a walk-off solo home run in the eighth inning to beat the Bears                                          for the second game of the series on Tues., April 19. In their first
4-3 in game one. Haley Gorman provided the same kind of lift                                             game under the lights this season, the Shockers never trailed
in game two, where she hit a two run home run to break a 3-3                                             to nationally ranked Oklahoma State. Freshman Sloan Anderson
tie in the sixth giving the Salukis the sweep. The series finale on                                      picked up her fifth win of the season as she held Oklahoma State
Saturday was cancelled due to rain and will not be made up.                                              to two runs on four hits in 3.1 innings of action. Senior Brianna
                                                                                                         Smet picked up her second save of the season. All three pitch-
Spivey, Duran Enter Record Books                                                                         ers saw action in the game. Hayley Temple led the Shockers’
With her grand slam against SIUE and two run shot versus                                                 offensive attack. She went 2-for-3 at the plate and scored two
Evansville, freshman second baseman Jayna Spivey moved to                                                runs. Freshman Erin Carney was a perfect 2-for-2 at the plate
eighth place for single season home runs with 10 overall this                                            with a run scored. Kiersten Dixon, Jamie Hull, Heather Gerritse,
season. The single season record for home runs is 14, set by                                             Sammie Shook, and Brittney Osborn each picked up one hit in
Katie Jordan (2005), Maria Domico (2005), and Katie Wilson                                               the contest. Both Rachel Milnark and Shook picked up an RBI.
(2007). Mallory Duran is also making her way up the record list
in runs scored in a single season. Her league leading 47 puts her                                        Senior Leadership
in a tie for second in a single season. The record is held by Becky                                      The 2011 senior class led the Shockers to a 2-1 series win over
Lis, who scored 50 in 1997.                                                                              the Purple Aces this past weekend. Kiersten Dixon, Heather
                                                                                                         Gerritse, and Jamie Hull all hit over .500 for the weekend and
Success at Charlotte West                                                                                combined for 16 hits, four doubles, two home runs, and nine
With two wins over Missouri State on Friday, the Salukis ex-                                             RBI. Senior Brianna Smet threw a two-hitter and the seniors
tended their home win streak to eight, which began on March 30,                                          combined for four runs on eight hits as Wichita State beat Evans-
when they beat Saint Louis in a doubleheader. They are also a                                            ville, 5-1, on senior day at Wilkins Stadium. Senior Kiersten
perfect 8-0 in conference action on their home turf this season.                                         Dixon went 3-for-3 at the plate, scored three runs, hit a home
                                                                                                         run, and picked up one RBI in the game. Senior Heather Gerritse
                                                                                                         went 3-for-4 with a double and picked up two RBI. Senior Jamie
                                                                                                         Hull was 2-for-4 on the day with a home run, a run scored, and
                                                                                                         an RBI.

				
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