Southern Miss will play in Sunday's consolation game on Sunday against Appalachian State.
Saw limited action during rookie season, making 12 appearances with five starts ... Registered a 6.56 earned run average in 26.2 innings of work ... Recorded nine strikeouts, including back-to-back appearances with multiple Ks ... Had a season-high two strikeouts against UAB and followed that with a second-straight two-strikeout performance against Troy ... Saw first collegiate action against Northwestern State, tossing 2.0 scoreless innings ... Earned first collegiate start against Troy ... Also recorded starts against Marshall, UAB, Memphis and Georgia Tech ... Tossed a season-high 3.1 innings against Troy (2x), while throwing 3.0 innings against Georgia Tech.
Three-year letterwinner at North Gwinnett High School in Suwanee, Ga. ... Primarily used as a pitcher, but also saw time on the field at second base and right field ... Also played basketball ... Played travel ball with the Diamond Dawgs (2004-06), Atlanta Vipers (2007-08), East Cobb Bullets (2009), Georgia Crusaders Gold (2011), Georgia Knockouts Gold (2011) and East Cobb Bullets Gold (2012) ... Competed in the 2007 ASA State Championship, 2007 ASA Nationals and 2009 ASA Nationals, winning first place at the 2007 ASA State Championship ... Pitched a perfect game at the 14U East Cobb Bullet ASA State Tournament.
Full name is Emily Jessica Wood ... Daughter of Pippa and Andy ... Has an older brother, Matthew ... Cousin Blake Wood is a member of the Cleveland Indians organization ... Cousins Blake and Taylor Wood both played baseball at Georgia Tech ... Born on Jan. 23 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Majoring in biology with an emphasis in environmental science.