Southern Miss will play in Sunday's consolation game on Sunday against Appalachian State.
Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll (2014-15) 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 after missing the 2014 season with an injury, playing in 16 games with three starts … Batted .211 on the season, going 4-for-19 with a double, a run scored and six RBI … Recorded base hits against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2x) and UTEP (2x) … Had a two-RBI double against UAPB, while delivering a bases-clearing three-RBI single at UTEP … Made first appearance in over a year with a pinch hit against Houston, while seeing first action in the field versus UAPB … Earned first start of the season against WKU, while also registering starts against No. 21 South Alabama and UAB.
2014 (Sophomore): Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.
2013 (Freshman): Named to the 2012-13 Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll … 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.
High School: 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.
Personal: 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.