8 - Kayla Riggs
Kayla Riggs
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lincoln, Ill.
High School: Lincoln HS
Position: IF
Major: Psychology
Bats/Throws: R/R
gp 53
avg .260
hr 3
rbi 14
r 17
sb 4

2014: Homered in back-to-back games in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament, including one in the championship game against Murray State in Jacksonville, Ala. ... Earned All-Tournament honors at the OVC Championship ... Saw action in 53 games, starting 49 contests at first base and three in left field … Finished with a .260 batting average, driving in 14 runs and scoring 17 runs ... Tied a team-high with three home runs … Raised her batting average over 70 points from her junior season … Collected 33 hits, the most of her tenure at SIUE. 

2013: Appeared in 44 games with 43 starts at first base ... Recorded .988 fielding percentage ... Blasted home runs against Southeast Missouri and Tennessee Tech ... Finished with career high 23 runs batted in ... Tied for team lead in triples with two ... Led the team in times hit by a pitch with nine ... Also led team in sacrifices with 10. 

2012: Sidelined with an injury midseason after appearing in 21 games ... Batted .107 with nine starting opportunities.

2011: Appeared in 27 games and made eight starts including both games at the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament ... Recorded .206 batting average with nine walks ... Scored four runs and finished with seven hits and an RBI.

Prep: Named Softball Player of the Year by the Lincoln Courier ... Softball team Most Valuable Player ... Became the fifth player in Illinois state prep softball history to record with four home runs in a single game ... Lauded by ESPN Rise for her four-home run and nine-RBI game against Jacksonville ... Holds school records for career home runs and RBIs ... Central State 8 All-Conference selection ... Honored as O'Neill Student-Athlete-of-the-Month. Parents are Kevin and Missy Riggs

CAREER STATISTICS

Year       Avg   GP-GS     AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR  RBI   BB   SO   SB-ATT
2011....  .189   28-9      37    4    7    1    0    0    1    9   12    0-0
2012....  .107   21-9      28    8    3    0    0    0    1    3    6    1-1
2013....  .189   44-43    106   20   20    4    2    2   23   12   25    5-6
TOTAL...  .175   93-61    171   32   30    5    2    2   25   24   43    6-7

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Hits: 3, at Southeast Missouri, Mar 29, 2013
Doubles: 1, 5 times
Triples: 1, at Central Florida, Mar 05, 2013 ; vs Temple, Mar 09, 2013
Home runs: 1, Tennessee Tech, Apr 20, 2013 ; at Southeast Missouri, Mar 29, 2013
Total bases: 6, at Southeast Missouri, Mar 29, 2013
RBI: 4, vs Georgia State, Feb 08, 2013 ; at Southeast Missouri, Mar 29, 2013
Runs scored: 2, Missouri State, Mar 13, 2013 ; at Southeast Missouri, Mar 29, 2013
Walks: 2, vs Drexel, Feb 11, 2011
Hit by pitch: 1, 11 times
Struck out: 3, vs Miami (Ohio), Feb 27, 2011
Sac bunts: 1, 12 times
At bats: 6, at SIU Carbondale, Apr 02, 2013
Stolen bases: 1, 5 times
Caught stealing: 1, UT Martin, Mar 16, 2013
Field chances: 11, vs Providence, Mar 08, 2013 ; Georgia Tech, Mar 19, 2013
Putouts: 11, vs Providence, Mar 08, 2013 ; Georgia Tech, Mar 19, 2013
Assists: 5, vs East Carolina, Feb 25, 2012


Recent Games
May 4 Eastern Illinois W, 2-1
May 7 vs. Tennessee Tech W, 1-0
May 8 vs. Eastern Illinois W, 4-2
May 10 vs. Murray State W, 12-1
May 16 at Alabama L, 13-3
May 17 vs. South Alabama L, 5-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 53 24
Plate appearances 153 71
At Bats 127 55
Runs 17 12
Hits 33 19
Doubles 4 2
Triples - -
Home Runs 3 1
Runs Batted In 14 8
Total bases 46 24
Walks 7 6
Hit by pitch 9 5
Strikeouts 29 10
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits 10 5
Hit into double play 1 -
Stolen Bases 4 3
Caught Stealing 2 1
Batting Average .260 .345
On Base Percentage .343 .455
Slugging Percentage .362 .436
Appearances 0 0
Games started 0 0
Wins 0 0
Losses 0 0
Saves 0 0
Complete Games - -
Shutouts - -
Innings Pitched 0.0 0.0
Hits - -
Runs - -
Earned Runs - -
Walks - -
Strikeouts - -
Strikeouts per Game - -
Doubles Allowed - -
Triples Allowed - -
Home Runs Allows - -
At Bats Against - -
Batting Average Against - -
Earned Run Average 0.00 0.00
Wild pitches - -
Hit Batters - -
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed - -
Sacrifice Hits Allowed - -
Total Chances 272 143
Put Outs 245 130
Assists 18 7
Errors 9 6
Fielding Percentage .967 .958
Double Plays 12 6
Stolen Bases Allowed - -
Runners Caught Stealing - -
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage - -
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Feb 7 vs. Oklahoma St. L, 2-1 2 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 7 vs. LSU L, 14-2 1 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Feb 8 vs. Minnesota L, 5-0 3 0 0 - - - 0 - 2 - -
Feb 8 vs. Central Arkansas L, 2-1 4 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Feb 14 vs. Michigan State W, 3-2 3 0 1 - - - 1 - 1 - -
Feb 14 vs. Arizona St. L, 5-2 3 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Feb 15 vs. Oklahoma L, 7-2 1 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 15 vs. Washington L, 17-0 2 0 1 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Feb 16 vs. Illinois State L, 4-3 4 0 0 - - - 0 - 2 - -
Feb 21 vs. Kansas L, 4-3 2 0 1 - - - 1 - 1 - -
Feb 21 vs. Southeastern La. W, 7-0 3 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 22 vs. Southeastern La. W, 5-3 3 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 22 vs. Jackson St. L, 4-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 23 vs. Kansas L, 5-0 2 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Feb 28 vs. UCF W, 3-2 3 0 1 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Feb 28 vs. Col. of Charleston L, 4-1 3 0 0 - - - 0 - 2 - -
Mar 1 vs. Stetson W, 6-5 3 1 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 1 vs. UCF L, 5-1 2 0 0 - - - 0 - - - 1
Mar 2 vs. Princeton W, 3-1 2 1 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 13 at Missouri State L, 4-3 2 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 15 Austin Peay W, 10-2 4 1 4 - - - 2 - - 1 -
Mar 15 Austin Peay W, 8-0 2 1 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 18 Northern Iowa L, 6-1 3 0 1 1 - - 0 - - - -
Mar 22 at Tennessee Tech W, 8-2 1 1 0 - - - 0 1 1 1 -
Mar 22 at Tennessee Tech W, 1-0 2 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 23 at Jacksonville State L, 10-4 2 2 2 - - - 0 1 - - -
Mar 23 at Jacksonville State W, 5-1 2 1 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Mar 30 at UT Martin W, 7-2 2 0 1 - - - 1 - - - -
Mar 30 at UT Martin L, 9-2 2 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 5 Morehead State W, 13-3 2 0 1 1 - - 0 1 - - -
Apr 5 Morehead State W, 5-4 3 1 2 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 6 Eastern Kentucky W, 2-0 2 0 0 - - - 0 - 2 - -
Apr 6 Eastern Kentucky L, 8-5 3 0 0 - - - 0 - 2 - -
Apr 9 at Saint Louis W, 4-1 2 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Apr 10 Bradley W, 2-0 3 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 12 Southeast Missouri W, 10-0 2 2 2 - - 1 2 - - - -
Apr 12 Southeast Missouri W, 9-2 2 0 0 - - - 0 - 1 - -
Apr 13 Southeast Missouri W, 3-0 2 1 0 - - - 0 - 1 - 1
Apr 15 Saint Louis L, 2-1 3 0 1 1 - - 0 - 1 - -
Apr 18 at Tennessee State W, 4-2 2 1 1 - - - 1 2 - 1 -
Apr 18 at Tennessee State W, 2-1 3 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 19 at Belmont W, 3-2 3 0 1 1 - - 1 - - - -
Apr 19 at Belmont W, 3-1 2 0 0 - - - 0 1 - - -
Apr 26 at Murray State L, 5-4 4 1 1 - - - 1 - 2 - -
Apr 26 at Murray State L, 7-2 3 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 3 Eastern Illinois W, 2-0 2 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 3 Eastern Illinois W, 2-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 4 Eastern Illinois W, 2-1 3 0 1 - - - 0 - - - -
May 7 vs. Tennessee Tech W, 1-0 2 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 8 vs. Eastern Illinois W, 4-2 3 1 1 - - 1 1 - 1 - -
May 10 vs. Murray State W, 12-1 4 1 2 - - 1 3 - 1 1 -
May 16 at Alabama L, 13-3 2 1 1 - - - 0 - - - -
May 17 vs. South Alabama L, 5-1 2 0 0 - - - 0 1 2 - -
Date Opponent Score w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Feb 7 vs. Oklahoma St. L, 2-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 7 vs. LSU L, 14-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 8 vs. Minnesota L, 5-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 8 vs. Central Arkansas L, 2-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 14 vs. Michigan State W, 3-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 14 vs. Arizona St. L, 5-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 15 vs. Oklahoma L, 7-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 15 vs. Washington L, 17-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 16 vs. Illinois State L, 4-3 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 21 vs. Kansas L, 4-3 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 21 vs. Southeastern La. W, 7-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 22 vs. Southeastern La. W, 5-3 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 22 vs. Jackson St. L, 4-3 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 23 vs. Kansas L, 5-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 28 vs. UCF W, 3-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Feb 28 vs. Col. of Charleston L, 4-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 1 vs. Stetson W, 6-5 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 1 vs. UCF L, 5-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 2 vs. Princeton W, 3-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 13 at Missouri State L, 4-3 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 15 Austin Peay W, 10-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 15 Austin Peay W, 8-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 18 Northern Iowa L, 6-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 22 at Tennessee Tech W, 8-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 22 at Tennessee Tech W, 1-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 23 at Jacksonville State L, 10-4 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 23 at Jacksonville State W, 5-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 30 at UT Martin W, 7-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Mar 30 at UT Martin L, 9-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 5 Morehead State W, 13-3 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 5 Morehead State W, 5-4 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 6 Eastern Kentucky W, 2-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 6 Eastern Kentucky L, 8-5 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 9 at Saint Louis W, 4-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 10 Bradley W, 2-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 12 Southeast Missouri W, 10-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 12 Southeast Missouri W, 9-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 13 Southeast Missouri W, 3-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 15 Saint Louis L, 2-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 18 at Tennessee State W, 4-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 18 at Tennessee State W, 2-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 19 at Belmont W, 3-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 19 at Belmont W, 3-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 26 at Murray State L, 5-4 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Apr 26 at Murray State L, 7-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
May 3 Eastern Illinois W, 2-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
May 3 Eastern Illinois W, 2-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
May 4 Eastern Illinois W, 2-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
May 7 vs. Tennessee Tech W, 1-0 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
May 8 vs. Eastern Illinois W, 4-2 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
May 10 vs. Murray State W, 12-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
May 16 at Alabama L, 13-3 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
May 17 vs. South Alabama L, 5-1 0 0 0 0.0 - - - 0.00 - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Feb 7 vs. Oklahoma St. L, 2-1 4 4 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 7 vs. LSU L, 14-2 3 2 0 1 .667 - - - - - -
Feb 8 vs. Minnesota L, 5-0 3 3 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 8 vs. Central Arkansas L, 2-1 7 7 0 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Feb 14 vs. Michigan State W, 3-2 5 4 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 14 vs. Arizona St. L, 5-2 7 7 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 15 vs. Oklahoma L, 7-2 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Feb 15 vs. Washington L, 17-0 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 16 vs. Illinois State L, 4-3 6 5 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 21 vs. Kansas L, 4-3 9 5 3 1 .889 - - - - - -
Feb 21 vs. Southeastern La. W, 7-0 9 9 0 0 1.000 3 - - - - -
Feb 22 vs. Southeastern La. W, 5-3 5 4 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 22 vs. Jackson St. L, 4-3 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 23 vs. Kansas L, 5-0 2 1 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 28 vs. UCF W, 3-2 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Feb 28 vs. Col. of Charleston L, 4-1 5 5 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 1 vs. Stetson W, 6-5 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 1 vs. UCF L, 5-1 7 7 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. Princeton W, 3-1 7 7 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 13 at Missouri State L, 4-3 7 4 2 1 .857 - - - - - -
Mar 15 Austin Peay W, 10-2 11 10 0 1 .909 - - - - - -
Mar 15 Austin Peay W, 8-0 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 18 Northern Iowa L, 6-1 3 3 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 22 at Tennessee Tech W, 8-2 11 10 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 22 at Tennessee Tech W, 1-0 7 7 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 23 at Jacksonville State L, 10-4 7 6 1 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Mar 23 at Jacksonville State W, 5-1 3 3 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UT Martin W, 7-2 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 30 at UT Martin L, 9-2 9 7 1 1 .889 - - - - - -
Apr 5 Morehead State W, 13-3 3 3 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 5 Morehead State W, 5-4 6 6 0 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Apr 6 Eastern Kentucky W, 2-0 6 6 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 6 Eastern Kentucky L, 8-5 4 3 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 9 at Saint Louis W, 4-1 8 7 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 10 Bradley W, 2-0 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 12 Southeast Missouri W, 10-0 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 12 Southeast Missouri W, 9-2 7 6 1 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Apr 13 Southeast Missouri W, 3-0 2 2 0 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Apr 15 Saint Louis L, 2-1 7 6 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 18 at Tennessee State W, 4-2 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 18 at Tennessee State W, 2-1 12 11 0 1 .917 - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Belmont W, 3-2 6 6 0 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Apr 19 at Belmont W, 3-1 11 10 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 26 at Murray State L, 5-4 5 5 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Apr 26 at Murray State L, 7-2 6 4 0 2 .667 - - - - - -
May 3 Eastern Illinois W, 2-0 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
May 3 Eastern Illinois W, 2-0 12 11 1 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
May 4 Eastern Illinois W, 2-1 7 6 0 1 .857 - - - - - -
May 7 vs. Tennessee Tech W, 1-0 5 5 0 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
May 8 vs. Eastern Illinois W, 4-2 5 5 0 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
May 10 vs. Murray State W, 12-1 2 2 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
May 16 at Alabama L, 13-3 5 5 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
May 17 vs. South Alabama L, 5-1 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2010-11 28 37 4 7 1 - - 1 9 12 - - .189 .348 .216
2011-12 21 28 8 3 - - - 1 3 6 1 - .107 .265 .107
2012-13 44 106 20 20 4 2 2 23 12 25 5 1 .189 .323 .321
2013-14 53 127 17 33 4 - 3 14 7 29 4 2 .260 .343 .362
Total 146 298 49 63 9 2 5 39 31 72 10 3 .211 .329 .305
  g gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/g hr era
2010-11 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
2011-12 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
2012-13 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
2013-14 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
Total 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2010-11 28 18 15 0 3 .833 - - - - - -
2011-12 21 31 14 15 2 .935 1 - - - - -
2012-13 44 245 224 18 3 .988 9 - - - - -
2013-14 53 272 245 18 9 .967 12 - - - - -
Total 146 566 498 51 17 .970 22 - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 53 127 17 33 4 - 3 14 7 29 4 2 .260 .343 .362
Conference 24 55 12 19 2 - 1 8 6 10 3 1 .345 .455 .436
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 15 36 6 13 3 - 1 4 1 7 1 1 .361 .425 .528
Away 15 34 7 10 1 - - 4 5 5 2 - .294 .415 .324
Neutral 23 57 4 10 - - 2 6 1 17 1 1 .175 .242 .281

Wins 30 72 13 22 2 - 3 12 5 11 4 1 .306 .383 .458
Losses 23 55 4 11 2 - - 2 2 18 - 1 .200 .290 .236

  g gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/g hr era
Total 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
Conference 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00

Home 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
Away 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
Neutral 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00

Wins 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00
Losses 0 0 0 0 0 - 0.0 - - - - - - - 0.00

  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 53 272 245 18 9 .967 12 - - - - -
Conference 24 143 130 7 6 .958 6 - - - - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -

Home 15 73 67 4 2 .973 4 - - - - -
Away 15 101 89 7 5 .950 2 - - - - -
Neutral 23 98 89 7 2 .980 6 - - - - -

Wins 30 162 152 7 3 .981 10 - - - - -
Losses 23 110 93 11 6 .945 2 - - - - -