Assistant Softball Coach Jenna Roberts talks about what brought her to NIU and what it means to coach here in DeKalb.
2013: Posted a 15-15 record in 42 appearances...Allowed 105 runs, 84 earned on 191 hits and 70 walks in 192.1 innings...tallied four complete game shutouts...allowed a season-low one hit on six occasions...pitched a one-hit shutout in a 3-0 victory over Akron (4/26/13)...struck out a team-best 123 batters, including a career-high eight versus Cal State Northridge (3/12/13) and Kent State (4/19/13)...posted her lone save of the season April 28, 2013 against Ohio, allowing one run on one hit and two walks in two innings...tallied four hits in 36 at bats for a .111 batting average...named to the 2013 MAC All-Tournament Team
High School: 2009 Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year...Guided Oak Forest to its first state championship in 2009 and earned Southtown Star Player of the Year honors...2009-10 South Suburban Conference Blue Player of the year...2010 first-team all-state...Three-time all-conference and two-time all-area...Chicago Tribune/WGN 9 Athlete of the Month for April of 2010...Member of the Beverly Bandits travel team.
Personal: Daughter of Mike Norton and Janet Norton-DeMarco...Has one sister, Carly, who was a four-year letterwinner on the Northern Illinois softball team. Major: Interior Design. Birthday: December 28, 1992.