Rachel Brisker gave up just three hits over 6.2 innings of relief
-Missouri State Athletic Director's Honor Roll
-MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award (2012)
-MVC Honor Roll (2011)
At Missouri State
Cunningham has speed that is a valuable asset for the Bears in the field, at the plate and on the bases.
Cunningham started nine games and played in 36 for the Bears in 2012 ... had six hits, four being infield singles ... drove in her first career run in a road win at Creighton (May 5) ... had three pinch hits, the most on the team ... successfully stole two of three bases ... scored the lone MSU run against No. 13 Missouri (March 4).
Cunningham appeared in 43 games for MSU as a freshman ... received a starting assignment at Indiana State on March 27 ... her 10 steal attempts were the second-most on the team ... recorded her first career hit, a pinch-hit single, at Indiana State on March 26 ... one of eight Bears to score double-digit runs (10) on the season ... scored a run in the Bears' four-run sixth inning to seal the MVC Tournament Championship on May 14.
Cunningham came to Missouri State after lettering three years as an infielder/outfielder at Warrenton High School ... earned all-conference and all-district honors as a senior outfielder ... picked up second-team all-conference recognition as an infielder her junior year ... also competed in basketball and track and field, posting a third-place finish in the 400 meters at the MSHSAA Class 3 state meet as a senior.
Kerri Lynn Cunningham is the daughter of Mark and Laura Cunningham ... born November 26, 1991, in Lake St. Louis, Mo. ... has one sister, Sarah, and one brother, John ... is majoring in psychology.