Conference: Missouri Valley
Location: Carbondale, Ill.
Head Coach: Kerri Blaylock (20th Season, 659-368, Same)
Stadium (Capacity): Charlotte West Stadium (502)
Colors: Maroon and White
2018 Overall Record: 31-22
2018 Conference Record (Finish): 12-12 (3rd)
2018 Postseason: MVC Tournament
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The Salukis are coached by Kerri Blaylock, who has led the program for 18 years (just two losing seasons) and won more than 650 games. Junior Maddy Vermejan improved notably last season, hitting .346 and posting a .474 OBP with 38 runs scored. Sophomore Jenny Jansen hit .329 as a freshman, and junior Katelyn Massa did real damage in the batting order, batting .310 with 11 home runs and 48 RBI (and a .431 OBP). Pitching ace Brianna Jones will return for her senior year – she was 26-8 last season with a 2.08 ERA and 211 Ks in 232.1 innings pitched. D-II transfer pitcher Claire Miller is on the roster now; she threw 195 innings last year with a 1.97 ERA.