Southern Miss dropped an 8-5 decision to Texas Southern in the opening game of the Texas Invitational on Saturday, but used a seven-run fifth inning for a 9-8 come from behind victory over ULM in the night cap.
Southern Miss fell 7-4 in game 1 before being edged 4-3 in eight innings in the night cap.
Lettered at A. Crawford Mosley High School in Lynn Haven, Fla. ... Helped the Dolphins to an 88-26 (.772) overall record in four seasons ... Advanced to four Regional appearances, including a Final 8 attendance as a senior ... Won the Class 6A Regional Championship and County Championship as a senior ... Named First Team All-State as a junior and senior ... Tabbed All-County (2011, 2012, 2013), Offensive MVP (2011, 2012), Top Pitcher (2012) and Silver Slugger (2013) ... Three-time Panama City News Herald Player of the Week ... Selected to the 2013 Florida Coaches Association North vs. South All-Star Game ... Notched a career batting average of .409, going 133-for-325 with 29 doubles, four triples and eight home runs, scoring 97 runs and driving in 74 RBI with 13 stolen bases ... Tossed 129 innings in the circle, striking out 131 batters compared to 30 walks with 33 wins and a 2.3 career ERA ... Hit a two-run home run against Rutherford HS to win the County Tournament ... Defeated second-ranked Niceville HS to win 2013 Regional Championship ... Set a Mosley HS record for most career hits (133) ... Played travel ball with the Panama City Lady Lightning ... With the Lady Lightning, won the 2011 Florida Class 6A State Championship and was 2011 World Series runner-up, while winning the USFA Fall National Championship ... Selected as one of the best players in the USSSA Fastpitch Softball in 2013 ... Honor student, member of student government and member of Mosley Advanced Placement Program for Success (MAPPS).
Full name is Selena Gabrielle Estrada ... Daughter of Jennifer and Eloy Estrada ... Has a younger brother, Stephen ... Father Eloy ran track at Texas A&M-Kingsville ... Born on Oct. 26 in Keflavik, Iceland ... Majoring in nutrition and dietetics.