Taylor Baxter, Regan Romshek and Sophia Perez combined to allow just one run, as ISU extended its season-best winning streak to six
Illinois State scored runs in the final five innings of the contest to secure its sixth run-rule victory of the season
Jhavon Hamilton's three-run homer and Taylor Baxter's 6.2 innings propelled ISU to a season-best three games above .500
Elizabeth Kay, Sara Bradley and Shelby Music all drove home multiple runs, while Taylor Baxter tossed her second-straight complete game
Taylor Baxter pitched a shutout in game one, while home runs from Laura Canopy and Elizabeth Kay weren't enough in game two
The Redbirds fell to Northern Iowa, 9-3, on Senior Day at Marian Kneer Stadium.
The Redbirds knocked off Missouri State, 9-1 in six innings, to take the series, 2-1.
The Redbirds and Bears split a doubleheader, April 6. ISU won game one, 1-0, before dropping game two, 7-4.
2013: Appeared in 46 games, starting 45...tallied two hits and two RBI in the win against Indiana State (April 17)...committed just three errors all season, playing primarily third base, for a .975 fielding percentage... went 2-for-2 with two RBI and a hit-by-pitch in 8-0 (6 inn.) win over No. 22 Baylor (Feb. 8)...scored a career-high three runs in the 16-8 win over UIC (Feb. 17), going 1-for-3 with two walks...went a combined 2-for-6 with two runs scored and 3 RBI in wins over LIU Brooklyn and Georgetown (March 1)... recorded a hit and reached base at least twice in each game in the series vs. Southern Illinois (March 29-30)...drove in a season-high three runs with a double and bases loaded walk in the win over Missouri State (April 7).
2012: Appeared in 40 games and made 29 starts...hit .215 with five doubles, two home runs, 10 runs scored and 16 RBI...went 2-for-3 with a double, a homer and a career-high four RBI vs. Central Michigan (Feb. 18)...finished 2-for-3 with an RBI double in ISU's 5-1 win over nationally-ranked Michigan (Mar. 11)...drove in a pair of runs in back-to-back games at Northern Illinois (Mar. 27) and at Southern Illinois (Mar. 31).
2011: Started 53 of 55 games at shortstop...belted her first-career home run at nationally-ranked Georgia (Feb. 11)...finished 2-for-2 with a home run and three RBI vs. Indiana State (Apr. 20)...finished with a .937 fielding percentage after committing just 12 errors at shortstop.
2010: Granted a Medical Hardship by the NCAA after an injury to her knee.
Mattoon HS: Played summer softball for the Midland Magic '91 of the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) ... a three-sport athlete who participated in softball, basketball and volleyball ... named to the All-Big 12 Conference Team ... Decatur Herald All-Area Team and all-state selection ...Chicago Tribune All-State Team honorable mention... her high school softball team won both the 2007, 2008 and 2009 Big 12 Conference regular-season championship and was the regional and sectional champion her junior season ... Mattoon High School finished as the state runner-up in 2008 ... member of the 16-and-under Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Illinois State Champion and the 10-and-under ASA Illinois State Championship team.
Personal: Born July 23, 1991 ... Parents: Bert and Vickie Bradley ... Siblings: Kristi, Ryan and Scott ... her father, Bert, played baseball at Brigham Young University, was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 27th round of the 1979 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft, played one season (1983) with the Oakland A's and currently serves as the minor league pitching coordinator for the San Francisco Giants ... her brother, Ryan, plays baseball at Southern Illinois-Carbondale, while her sister, Kristi, played softball at Lake Land College (Ill.)... AFNI Honor Roll ... Major: biological sciences.