Athletics


Coach Info
Name Phone Email Team Name City State
Club Theron Rushing Southern Express 96 Carbondale IL
Position
Primary Position Starting Pitcher
Physical Attributes
Stance Throwing arm Vertical jump Bench Press (max)
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Softball Honors

2015 All-South - Southern Illinois Coaches Association
2015 Conference MVP - Black Diamond Conference
2015 All-Conference - Black Diamond Conference
2015 Miss Blackcat Award - Goreville High School
2015 Bob Webb Memorial Scholarship Award
2015 Southern Illinois Egyptian High School Officials Scholarship Award
2015 Illinois High School Regional Champs
2015 Southern Illinois Women's Intersports Network "Outstanding Female High School Athlete"
2015 Southern Illinois "Athlete of the Week" [05/18/2015]
2014 All South - Southern Illinois Coaches Association
2014 All Conference - Black Diamond
2014 Illinois High School Regional Champs
2013 ASA Illinois "Class A" State Tournament - 3rd Place
2013 Illinois High School State Tournament - 3rd Place
2013 Illinois High School Super-Sectional Champs
2013 Illinois High School Sectional Champs
2013 Illinois High School Regional Champs
2013 All State - Illinois Coaches Association
2013 All South - Southern Illinois Coaches Association
2013 All Conference - Black Diamond
2013 Southern Illinois "Athlete of the Week" [05/20/2013]
2012 ASA Illinois "Class A" State Tournament - 5th Place
2012 Illinois High School State Tournament - State Champions
2012 Illinois High School Super-Sectional Champs
2012 Illinois High School Sectional Champs
2012 Illinois High School Regional Champs
2012 All State - Illinois Coaches Association
2012 All South - Southern Illinois Coaches Association
2012 All Conference - Black Diamond Conference
2012 Southern Illinois "Athlete of the Week" [05/26/2012]
2011 USSSA National Tournament - 5th Place, St. Louis, MO
2011 Illinois ASA "Class A" State Champions
2010 ASA "Class A" State Tournament- 5th Place
2010 USFA National Tournament - 17th Place, Panama City, FL
2009 Illinois ASA "Class A" State Champions
2008 USGA National Tournament - 2nd Place, Pensacola Beach, FL
2006 SEAA National Tournament - 4th Place, Pigeon Forge, TN

Academics


GPA
SAT Reading
SAT Writing
SAT Math
SAT Score (Composite)
ACT Score (Composite)
High School
Goreville High School
School City
GOREVILLE
School State
IL
Guidance Counselor
Anna Craig
Guidance Counselor Phone
Guidance Counselor Email
Class Size
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School Size
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TOEFL Score
Class Rank
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School Division
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Major Category
Education
Major
Elementary Education and Teaching
Major Category
Health Professions and Related Sciences
Major
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies
Major Category
Health Professions and Related Sciences
Major
Pre-Chiropractic Studies
Other Academic Information
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Personal


First Name
Sydnee
Last Name
Rushing
Address
City
State
Zip
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Email
Phone
Athlete's Mother
Athlete's Father
Gender
F
Height
5'5"
Weight
130
Birthdate
NCAA Clearinghouse ID
Personal Highlights
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Blog Posts


ASA IL/MO All-Star Game
July 13, 2015
07/13/2015. Excited to play in the ASA MO/IL All-Star game on Wednesday at St. Louis University! Information about the game was published by the Belleville News Democrat at...
2015 Summer Schedule
June 22, 2015
Attending 5 events this summer: June 12-14 College Exposure Event (Carterville, IL) June 18-21 Germantown Invitational (Memphis, TN) June 26-28 ASA Firecracker (Normal, IL) July 09-12 ASA Illinois...
Germantown Invitational
June 22, 2015
06/22/2015. My 18U Southern Express team finished in third place at the prestigious Germantown Invitational this weekend in Memphis, TN. There were 5 states represented in the 18U division, and we...
Conference MVP
June 22, 2015
06/22/2015. Recently learned that I was named Conference MVP! This is an honor that means so much, and I would like to thank all the conference coaches!
Southern Express Softball
June 12, 2015
06/11/2015. Looking forward to kicking off the summer travel season at a college exposure tournament tomorrow in Southern Illinois!
All-South Recognition
June 12, 2015
06/11/2015. Learned today that I was named to the "All-South" squad by the Southern Illinois Coaches Association. Such an honor to be selected for this special recognition.
1,000 Career High School Strikeouts
May 31, 2015
05/30/2015. On May 23, I reached my goal of completing 1,000 career high school strikeouts. I struck out the first batter in the top of the 6th inning on the way to helping my team win our fourth...
Southern Illinois "Athlete of the Week"
May 19, 2015
05/19/2015. I received a very nice honor this week being named "Athlete of the Week" by the Southern Illinoisan....
900 Career High School Strikeouts!
May 7, 2015
05/07/2015. Reached a mile stone of 900 career high school strikeouts a few days ago. Very happy I reached that goal, and will be concentrating on getting to 1,000. I might not have enough games...
Last High School Season
March 30, 2015
03/30/2015. First HS game of the season was on Saturday. Cold and windy, but my girls got the win. I got the start and 16 Ks. Going to be a fun season, and the goal will be to get back to the...
Southern Illinois WIN "Outstanding High School Female Athlete"
February 13, 2015
02/13/2015. I recently learned that I am the recipient of the 2015 Southern Illinois Women's Intersport Network "Outstanding High School Female Athlete." I am so very honored by this award! And I...
St. Louis Showcase
October 21, 2014
10/21/14. Game schedule for the St. Louis Showcase: Friday, October 24 03:30PM vs. New Lenox Lightning [E3] 08:00PM vs. Indy Dream [E3] Saturday, October 25 09:30AM vs. Wisconsin Lightning [D4]...
Midland Magic Showcase
October 21, 2014
10/21/14. Southern Express had a great showing at the Midland Magic Showcase. Team 4 wins/1loss. My stats: Pitched 13 innings. 15 strikeouts. 0 walks. Gave up 6 hits. Gave up 2 runs (1 earned)....
2014 Worth Showcase Schedule
September 29, 2014
09/29/2014. Our team schedule for the 2014 Worth Showcase is: 10/04/14, Saturday 09:30AM vs. Tinley Park Rockers [F8] 12:30PM vs. Stone City Sharks [F8] 05:00PM vs. SE Iowa All Stars [F7] 10/05/14,...
2014 Fall Travel Schedule
September 29, 2014
09/29/2014. Our team had added some players for the fall season and has put together the fall schedule: Oct. 04-05 Worth Showcase, Indianapolis, IN Oct. 12 John A. Logan College Invitational,...
2014 High School Update
May 27, 2014
05/27/2014. My Goreville Blackcats won the Regional Championship on Saturday! I threw a no-hitter in the game, and moved my ERA down to 0.99. Heading to the Sectional Tournament this week!
2014 HS Update
May 16, 2014
05/16/14. The high school season is going great! My 2014 HS Season Stats: IP-90.0. Earned Runs-14. Strikeouts-155. Walks-12. Hits-52. HBP-1. ERA-1.08. Avg Strikeouts per Game: 12.05. Regionals...
2013 Fall Travel Schedule
February 4, 2014
02/04/2014. Had a successful 2013 fall travel schedule! My Southern Express team completed the fall schedule: 09/15/13 DH vs. Premier Fastpitch, Southern IL University 10/13/13 DH vs. Black Widows,...
2014 Illinois High School Softball
February 4, 2014
02/04/2014. Only one month until the start of the 2014 high school softball season. Looking forward to carry on the state-bound tradition! Will be working hard to take my team back to the Illinois...
St. Louis Showcase I [Oct. 25-27]
October 21, 2013
10/21/13. Looking forward to playing in the St. Louis Showcase this weekend! I am providing a link to my skills video taken in July 2013. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pA-UKEpOfBw&feature=youtu.be...
Midland Magic Showcase
October 21, 2013
10/21/13. Played in the Midland Magic Showcase this weekend in Springfield, Illinois. My team went 4-1 for the weekend and did a great job! I also had a great weekend. Was pitching a no-hitter...
Worth Showcase [Oct. 5-6], Indianapolis, IN
September 12, 2013
I will be looking forward to filling-in with the Midland Magic at the Worth Showcase, October 5-6 in Indianapolis, IN. Looking forward to seeing my new friends again and playing some great...
Southern Express Fall Season
September 12, 2013
Very excited to get started with my Southern Express 96 team this fall! Have three showcase tournaments this fall: Oct. 19-20 Midland Magic Showcase, Springfield, IL Oct. 25-27 St. Louis Showcase...
Ball State Showcase [Muncie, IN; Aug 31-Sept 1]
August 26, 2013
I will be playing this weekend at the Ball State Showcase in Muncie, Indiana [August 31, 2013-September 1, 2013]. I will be playing for the Midland Magic this weekend. Looking forward to playing...
Recruiting Video
August 26, 2013
I am happy to provide a link to a recent skills video taken on July 7, 2013. Thank you for watching my video! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pA-UKEpOfBw&feature=youtu.be
Illinois "All-State" Award
June 4, 2013
06/04/13. ICA All-State award winners came out today. I am honored and excited to have been selected to the All-State team again this year.
Southern Express Softball to Start Travel Season
June 4, 2013
06/03/2013. Pumped for the travel season to start. My Southern Express squad will be traveling this weekend to the Gold Diamond Exposure Event in Chattanooga, TN. Looking forward to playing with my...
Lady Blackcats Take 3rd Place at IHSA State Softball Tournament!
June 4, 2013
06/01/2013. Feeling very blessed to have my team take THIRD PLACE in the Illinois High School State Championships! It was a great weekend in Peoria! We lost in the first round after leading most of...
05/28/13 Lady Blackcats Headed to State!
May 29, 2013
Bucky Dent wrote the following story for the Southern Illinoisan about our Super-Sectional win! Pumped for the State Tournament!...
05/27/13 Southern Illinois "Athlete of the Week"
May 29, 2013
Reporter Scott Mees from the Southern Illinoisan called me on Saturday to interview me for an article in the paper. I was more nervous talking to him than pitching in the Super-Sectional game! LOL!...
05/27/13 WSIL TV-3 Sports Extra Interview
May 29, 2013
05/27/2013. WSIL TV-3 was at the Super-Sectional game! Kelly Burke interviewed me for the story. It was awesome!...
05/27/13 Super-Sectional Champs!
May 29, 2013
Super-Sectional Champs! Goreville Lady Blackcats defeated Altamont by a score of 4-2 at the Johnston City. We are headed to the Illinois High School State Tournament this weekend in Peoria,...