Southern Miss will play in Sunday's consolation game on Sunday against Appalachian State.
Played in 39 games in rookie campaign, making 32 starts ... Finished the season with seven hits, including four home runs, scoring seven runs and driving in an additional eight batters ... Fifty-seven (57) percent of base hits were home runs ... Second on the team in homers ... Recorded hits against Marshall, UTEP, Troy, Memphis, Louisiana-Lafayette, UCF and Tulsa ... Belted home runs against Marshall, Memphis, Louisiana-Lafayette and UCF ... Had a season-best two RBI three times - Marshall, Memphis and Louisiana-Lafayette ... Scored seven runs on the season against Northwestern State, Louisiana Tech, Marshall, Troy, Memphis, Louisiana-Lafayette and UCF.
Lettered at St. Patrick Catholic High School in Biloxi, Miss. ... Helped the Fighting Irish to back-to-back State Championship appearances, winning the State Title as a senior (2012) ... Named First Team All-State as a junior and senior, while being tabbed First Team All-District all four years of high school ... Earned All-Coast honors (2010, 2011, 2012), while being named to the Sun Herald All-Star Game (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012) ... In 2012, hit .392 with five homers and a .716 slugging percentage; in 2011, hit .386 with 10 homers and a .831 slugging percentage, while knocking in 50 runs ... Also played basketball, soccer and slow pitch softball, while competing in cheerleading and track & field ... Named All-State, All-District and team MVP in slow pitch softball ... Played travel ball with the Gulf Coast Storm and Birmingham Vipers ... Class B Southern National Champions with the Storm and Class A State Champions with the Vipers ... Honor student, class vice president and member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.
Full name is Jenifer Anna Gary ... Daughter of Judy and Joey Gary ... Has an older brother, Justin, and older sister, Jerica ... Born on Feb. 10 in Biloxi, Miss. ... Majoring in international business.