Assistant Softball Coach Jenna Roberts talks about what brought her to NIU and what it means to coach here in DeKalb.
2014: Played in eight games, primarily as a pinch hitter...Posted a .273 batting average in 11 at bats...Scored two runs against San Diego State (3/8) and North Dakota (3/9)...Also recorded a hit against St. John's (2/8)...Started two games as a designated player.
2013: Played in 29 games...Started eight at second, eight at designated hitter, and five at third...Recorded her first collegiate hit versus Sam Houston State in her second game (2/8/13)...Tallied a pair of multi-hit games: versus North Dakota State (3/13/13) and at UC-Riverside (3/17/13)...Scored eight of the 15 times she reached base.
High School: Three time all-area selection...Honored as2012 Daily Herald Tri-Cities All-Area Captain award winner...Won 20 games as a pitcher in 2012...Hit .448 at the plate with area-best 47 runs scored out of the leadoff position for the 2012 Kaneland Knights squad...Helped lead that team to conference and regional crowns...Hit over .400 for her high school career and won 50 games in the circle.
Personal: Daughter of Tammi and Kerry Vest. Major: Undecided. Birthday: March 1, 1994