Southern Miss will play in Sunday's consolation game on Sunday against Appalachian State.
Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist (2013-14) Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist (2012-13) Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (2014-15) Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (2013-14) Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (2012-13)
2015 (Redshirt Sophomore): Named to the 2014-15 Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll ... Saw limited action, making four appearances in the circle ... Recorded a 5.73 earned run average, allowing three runs in 3.2 innings of work ... Made first appearances of the season against Alcorn, striking out all three batters faced in 1.0 inning of work ... Combined with Danielle Block for a shutout against the Lady Braves ... Faced the minimum in 1.1 scoreless innings against Western Kentucky ... Notched a strikeout in 0.2 innings of work in a second appearance against the Lady Toppers ... Tossed 0.2 scoreless innings on the road against UAB.
2014 (Sophomore): Named a 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist ... Named to the 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll ... Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.
2013 (Freshman): Named a 2012-13 Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist ... Named to the 2012-13 Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll ... 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.
High School: 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.
Personal: 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.