Joyce Cathey
Joyce Cathey


Reno, Nev.

High School:



2005 Notes: All-Horizon League First Team honoree...ESPN The Magazine All-District V Academic First Team member...saw action in 64 games as the Flames' shortstop...batted a career-high .347 with 50 runs scored, 59 hits, a single-season best 12 home runs and 35 RBI...led UIC with eight stolen bases...totaled 18 mutli-hit and 12 multi-RBI of six Flames with at least 30 RBI...rapped out a career-high tying three hits in four games...batted .420 (21-for-50) in Horizon League games while hitting .462 against nationally ranked opponents...just the fifth player in UIC single-season history to hit 10 or more home runs...went 4-for-6 with two home runs and five RBI in the Flames' doubleheader sweep of Butler on April 26th...hit her first career grand slam versus BYU on March 10th...went 3-for-3 with an RBI at DePaul on April 7th...hit .455 (5-for-11) at the Horizon League Tournament with a home run and six runs scored.

2004 Notes: All-Horizon League First Team honoree...batted a career-best .289 with 50 hits and a team-high seven triples...owned 16 multi-hit games out of the No. 9 spot in the UIC batting of six Flames who tallied at least 20 RBI...notched a career-high tying three hits on a pair of occasions - at Wisconsin (4/6) and at home versus UW-Green Bay (4/18)...drove in a season-high three runs versus Loyola on April 19th...went 2-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored in the Flames' upset of #10 Tennessee at the NCAA Region VI Championships on May 22nd...tallied game-winning, two-out, two-run double versus Northern Illinois on March 7th...batted .364 at Horizon League Tournament...opened the year on a six-game hitting streak...batted .538 at the season-opening UC-Santa Barbara Early Bird Tournament.

2003 Notes: Played in all 57 games, making 56 starts as a rookie...named to the All-Horizon League Second Team and All-Horizon League Newcomer Team at the end of the regular season...batted .259 (43-for-166) with six doubles, one triple, two home runs and 10 RBI...owned a .288 (15-for-52) average versus league competition...led UIC with 28 runs scored and four stolen bases...was second-best on the squad with a .353 on-base percentage...owned eight multi-hit outings as a rookie...tabbed her first collegiate hit in the season-opener versus UCSB on Jan. 31st...would have a monster day at the plate in a win over IPFW, going 3-for-3 with her first career home run and a personal-best five RBI...went 2-for-3 with a home run versus Notre Dame on April 24th...finished the year on a five-game hitting streak, while tabbing four hits in three games at the 2003 Horizon League Tournament.

Prep Notes: Four-year varsity letterwinner at Reno High School in Reno, Nev...earned Nevada "AAAA" All-League First Team honors after her sophomore, junior and senior seasons...was an all-state recipient her last two years...played club softball for the High Sierra Diamonds, helping the squad to a 12th-place finish at the 16-under ASA National a member of Team Nevada, she guided her squad to a first-place finish in the World Wide Sports 18-under Australian Tour...played in the summer of 2002 for the Salinas Storm.

Personal Notes: Daughter of Jeff and Caroline Cathey...born on January 11, 1985...majoring in Criminal Justice.