It is the fourth-straight year a Southern Miss player was named to the team.
Top returning candidate for the catcher position this season ... Expected to provide leadership ... Very intelligent ... Good defensive player ... Developed all-around skills ... Has a strong arm and can throw runners out ... Receives the ball very well.
School Records: Tied for the school game record for at-bats (six).
2008 (Jr.): One of four players to play and start every game ... Second on the team in batting with .309 average ... Led the team in doubles with nine ... Second on the team in hits with 49 to go with 27 RBI ... Recorded four home runs ... Had a nine-game hitting streak ... Named to the K-Club Invitational and Louisiana Classics all-tournament teams ... Had 12 multiple-hit games and seven multiple-RBI games ... Went 3-of-3 against Marshall (4/19) ... Drove in three runs against McNeese State (3/5) and Memphis (4/13) ... 2007 (So.): Ranked No. 2 on the team in walks ... Started all 56 games at catcher ... Drove home three runs against Louisiana Tech (2/24), Mississippi State (4/24) and Tulsa (4/29) ... Had six multi-hit games and five multi-RBIs games ... Hit lone homer at Tulsa (4/29) ... Scored two runs in each of the Florida A&M doubleheader contests (3/14) ... Had a pair of eight-game strings of not making an error ... One spanned 35 fielding chances and the other one was 31 ... 2006 (Fr.): The team's opening day catcher ... Had her first career hit and scored her first career run against BYU (2/9) ... Finished with a career-high four RBI against McNeese State (2/19) ... Also had a career-high two hits and two doubles against McNeese State (2/19) ... Had a double and scored a run against Jacksonville (2/24) ... Doubled against McNeese State (2/28), finishing with two RBI ... Also had a hit against Hawaii (2/10) and Jackson St. (2/15) ... Finished with one hit and had an RBI against Central Michigan (3/4) and Florida (3/4) ... Had a hit in two of the three games against Marshall (3/11, 3/12) ... Posted two hits against UCF (4/1) ... Finished with a career-high three hits and two runs scored against UTEP (3/25) ... Had two hits against Southeastern Louisiana (4/19) ... Hit her first career home run against East Carolina (4/30), finishing with two hits in the game ... Also had two hits in the series finale against East Carolina (5/1).
Prep: Played for Coach Wendy Zucconi at Archbishop Chapelle HS ... Named first team All-District for four years ... District co-MVP as a senior ... Earned all-state honors selected by the Louisiana High School Association as a junior and senior ... Hit .504 as a senior ... As a junior, hit .409 ... Helped Archbishop Chapelle to the playoffs all three years ... All East Jefferson Parrish in 2004 and 2005 ... Named All-New Orleans Metro in 2005 ... Played in the Louisiana HS All-Star game ... Also lettered in basketball ... Louisiana High School Coaches Association Academic All State in 2005 ... Honor roll for four years.
Travel Ball: Played for the New Orleans Voodoo for five years and the New Orleans Déjà vu for three years ... Helped the team win the Louisiana state championship at ASA nationals in 2005.
Personal: Daughter of Don and Karen Pilgrim ... Majoring in chemistry ... Born Jan. 23, 1987.
Pilgrim's Career Game HighsHits: 3, three times (last vs. Marshall, 4/19/08)
Runs: 3 vs. Eastern Kentucky (2/15/08)
RBI: 4, vs. McNeese State (2/19/06)
2B: 2, two times (last vs. Memphis, 4/13/08)
HR: 1, six times (last vs. UCF, 5/3/08)