Richwood goes 5.1 innings and strikes out four in loss
Mix of returners and newcomers make up the pitching and catching staffs
Tigers recognized for GPA of 3.0 or higher during 2013-14 season.
No. 7 seed Memphis faces No. 2 seed South Florida on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. (CT) in Houston
Tigers close out non-conference schedule with the Racers
Memphis Softball vs Louisville on May 4, 2014 at the Tigers Softball Complex. Senior Day. Photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis vs Alcorn State in a doubleheader on April 23, 2014 at the Tigers Softball Complex. Photos by Joe Murphy.
Memphis softball vs Temple on April 5, 2014 at the Tigers Softball Complex. Photos by Joe Murphy
Memphis Softball vs Austin Peay in a doubleheader on April 2, 2014. Photos by Joe Murphy
2013 Memphis Softball Portraits. Photos by Lindsey Lissau
Saw action in 35 games and had 24 starts, 14 of them at catcher ... Led the team with a .521 slugging percentage and was second with 21 runs batted in ... Hit a walk-off double against Jackson St. (3/12) ... Had a multi-hit game four times with the first happening against Austin Peay (4/2) ... Had three hits with four RBI against Alcorn State (4/23) ... Hit home runs against UConn, Temple and two against Houston.
Saw action in 18 games and made six starts ... Collected her first career RBI in her collegiate debut against Texas A&M Corpus-Christi on Feb. 8 ... Made her first career start as the designated player against North Texas on Feb. 9 ... Drew a bases loaded walk that plated the game-winning run against Indiana State on Feb. 22 ... Made her first start in the field at catcher against Campbell on March 3.
Lettered four years at Lone Oak High School under coach Brandy Smith ... Played shortstop her freshman year before switching over to catcher her final three years ... Hit .525 while playing for Lone Oak, including .541 in her senior season and .540 in her junior campaign ... Hit 10 home runs during her senior year ... Allowed just one stolen base in two seasons of catching ... Was a two-time first team all-district and four-time academic all-district selection ... Was unanimously selected district MVP in her final season ... Voted Catcher of the Year her junior year ... As a sophomore, she was named a first team all-district catcher ... Named a NFCA All-American Scholar Athlete from 2008-09 ... Was a second team all-district pick as a freshman ... Was a team captain all four years of high school ... Voted LOHS Most Dependable (2010), LOHS Most Athletic (2011), Homecoming Queen (2011), Football Sweetheart (2011) and LOHS Most Likely to Succeed (2012).
Played for the Texas Rage (2005-08), Texas Travelers (2008-09) and the Texas Elite (2009-12) ... Won a state championship while playing for the Travelers ... Club teammate with Cierra Mangum.
Full name is Georganna Marie Goodwin ... Born on January 23 in Greenville, Texas ... Daughter of Dusty and Becky Goodwin ... Enjoys reading, watching the Texas Rangers, jogging and swimming.