Alicia DeShasier
Alicia DeShasier
Year: Senior
Hometown: Carrollton, Ill.
High School: Carrollton HS
Events: Javelin
Events: Javelin

2007: Threw the nation's longest toss in the javelin at 50.23 meters (164-9) heading into the 2007 NCAA Division II Championships ... Injury left her in 10th at the national meet despite hitting the automatic qualifying mark. 2006: First-Team All-American ... First-Team All-Great Lakes Region ... Great Lakes Valley Conference Player of the Year ... First-Team All-GLVC ... Named Great Lakes Region Tournament Most Valuable Player finishing the tournament batting .500 with 10 hits, 10 runs scored, 13 RBIs, and two home runs in seven games ... Finished her career ranking in the top five of eight different career categories in SIUE history at bats (639), hits (230), RBIs (132), home runs (19), doubles (44), walks (79), stolen bases (94), and runs (160) ... Appeared in and started all 63 games for the Cougars ... Led the GLVC in hits (82), runs scored (54) total bases (128) and stolen bases (48) ... Led the team and set career highs with a .434 batting average, nine home runs, and 49 RBIs ... Recorded 25 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI games ... Belted a grand slam in a NCAA Tournament win over West Va. Wesleyan on May 13 ... Hit a three-run home run in a NCAA Tournament win over Gannon on May 13 ... Collected four RBIs in a NCAA Tournament win over Southern Indiana on May 14 ... Held a 14-game hitting streak to start the season and collected a hit in 52 of 63 games this season. 2005: First-team All-Great Lakes Region selection ... First-team All-Great Lakes Valley Conference choice ... Led the club with a .363 batting average ... Ranked second in the GLVC with 49 runs and eight home runs ... First on the team with 65 hits, 49 runs, 105 total bases, four triples, and a .587 slugging percentagee ... Notched 20 multi-hit games this season ... Went a season-high 4-5 against McKendree on Feb. 27 ... Collected five RBIs going 2-3 with a home run in a win over Nebraska-Omaha on Mar. 12 ... As a pitcher second on the team with 14 wins while leading the team with 101 strikeouts ... Won seven consecutive decisions from Feb. 26- Mar. 12 ... Pitched three complete game shutouts. 2004: First-team All-Region choice ... Second-team All-Great Lakes Valley Conference selection as a utility player ... Second among everyday players with a .324 batting average ... Played third base, second base and right field for the Cougars ... Led team with 17 doubles, the sixth most all-time in a single season ... Third on team with 20 stolen bases ... Registered 16 mulit-hit games ... Played in all 54 games for the Cougars. 2003: Saw time behind the plate and time on the mound ... Hit .277 in 44 games played ... Went 2-for-2 with four RBI against Lincoln ... Pitched a two-hit complete-game shutout in GLVC win against Missouri-St. Louis. High School: Named Illinois High School Association's Player of the Year in 2001-2002 ... Hit .484 her senior season and finished with a 10-0 record as pitcher ... Led Carrollton High School to back-to-back state championships in basketball ... All-State in both basketball and softball ... Three-year starter in volleyball ... Her sister, Stosha, played one season for SIUE's volleyball team ... Her sister, Liz, has played four seasons for SIUE's basketball team ... Personal: Born April 15, 1984. Major at SIUE: civil engineering.