Assistant Softball Coach Jenna Roberts talks about what brought her to NIU and what it means to coach here in DeKalb.
2013:Played in eight games, used primarily as a pinch runner or pinch hitter...Scored three runs, recording a run in three different games...Made three plate appearances, striking out twice.
2012: Participated in 27 games for the Huskies, making three starts in the outfield, two at designated hitter and one at catcher...Saw action in games at pinch runner and pinch hitter...Recorded 21 at bats, scored five times on three hits...Finished the season with a .143 batting average and a .308 on base percentage.
High School: Four-year Scholar Athlete and varsity letter winner for the Sages...Named to the Champaign News Gazette team, Decatur Herald All-area team, and Illinois Coaches Association All-State team as a junior and senior...Named to the Okaw Valley All-Conference and All-County teams as a sophomore, junior, and senior...Led the Sages to two regional championships in 2008 and 2009...Voted the Sages offensive player of the year junior year while batting .515...Batted .485 senior year and holds the record for second most career stolen bases at Monticello High School.
Personal: Daughter of Ellen and Steve Barrett. Intended Major: Education/Athletic Training. Birthday: June 18, 1992.