Southern Miss snapped an 11-game losing streak to UAB with a win in the first game of a doubleheader.
Made an impression in the circle in the fall ... Is expected to be one of the team's starting pitchers ... Will have an opportunity to pitch a lot this season and is expected to make a big impact in the circle ... Throws five pitches (curve, rise, screw ball, drop and change-up) ... Curve ball is her go-to pitch ... Very athletic.
Prep: Played for Coach Bridget Ballay at H.L. Bourgeois HS ... Was a four-year letterwinner ... Ended her career with 1,103 strikeouts, setting the school record ... Had her high school jersey retired ... Set the school single game record with 20 strikeouts ... Finished senior season with a 24-7 record and 386 strikeouts ... Had a 0.29 ERA ... Named first team all-district and all-state for four years ... Earned co-MVP honors as a junior ... Won MVP honors as a sophomore and freshman ... First team all-region and MVP for four years ... First team All-Bayou Region four seasons ... Played in the East vs. West All-Star game ... Posted a 20-8 record as a junior, with 308 strikeouts and a 0.65 ERA ... Struck out 201 as a sophomore ... As a freshman, finished with 208 strikeouts and a 0.88 ERA ... Also lettered for four years in volleyball and basketball ... Set the school record in digs and serving aces ... Earned defensive MVP honors for four seasons ... Also earned team basketball defensive MVP honors as a freshman.
Travel Ball: Played for the Louisiana Magic for six years.
Personal: Daughter of Allen and Julie Gros ... Majoring in kinesiotherapy ... Born Nov. 29, 1986.