Memphis shut out for first time this season
Tigers build early big league, stave off comeback attempt
Crowdus picks up first triple of season; Richwood strikes out 11
Tigers defeat LIU Brooklyn and drop to FIU in first day of FIU Invitational
Brignac pitches complete game and has home run in win; Mangum continues strong start
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 vs Kennesaw State on February 8, 2014 at the Troy Subway Invitational. Photos by Joshua Thurston / Troy Athletics
Memphis Softball vs Middle Tennessee at the Troy Subway Invitational in Troy, Ala., on February 7, 2014.
Appeared in 28 games and made 13 starts for the Tigers, two as a catcher and 11 in the DH position ... Had a home run and eight RBI to go along with four runs scored ... Had 13 putouts and one assist behind the plate ... Earned her first start against Kennesaw State (2/8) ... Collected first collegiate hit against Boston College (2/15), also had two RBI in a run-rule victory ... Hit first home run with a three-run blast in her only at bat against Morehead State (2/21), part of a 14-2 thrashing in the Blues City Classic ... Had her first multi-hit game in the second game of a double-header against Temple (4/5), also grabbing an RBI in the conference victory.
A four-year letterwinner in softball at Barron Collier High School for coach Tom Resop ... Played catcher and first base ... Helped lead team to 2012 district championship ... Was named all-area in 2012 and 2013, and was an all-conference selection in 2013 ... Slugging percentage and percentage of runners thrown out increased in each of her four seasons ... Hit .340 as a senior with a .486 on-base percentage and a .536 slugging percentage ... Also played two years of volleyball at Barron Collier ... Was a member of National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Red Cross and the Marine Science Club ... Was a four-time honor roll selection (2010-2013).
Played for six different club teams growing up ... A Member of the Arkansas Phenix Gold, Florida Premier, Mizuno Edge, Florida Prospects and Tropic Wave for one season ... Played for the Sun Devils for three seasons.
Full name is Haleigh Alexandra Ross ... Born on July 5 in Naples, Fla. ... Daughter of Matthew Ross and Kimberly Bell ... Has three brothers that all play catcher as well ... One brother, Ty, was a catcher at LSU (2011-13) and was a 12th round draft pick by the San Francisco Giants in 2013 ... Dad is a high school baseball coach at Saint John Neumann High School and played college baseball at Santa Fe Community College.