2006 (Junior): Started 50 of 51 games played ... Played 44 games at first base and seven at catcher ... Also played three games as the designated hitter ... Hit .269 with five home runs, four doubles and 25 RBI ... Tied for the team lead in walks with 25 ... Tied for second on the team in home runs with five ... Walked a team season high three times against Lipscomb (3/14) and Tennessee State (4/19) ... Tenth in Conference USA in putouts with 283 ... In conference only games, fourth in the league in RBI with 18 and home runs with four ... Had a five-game hitting streak early in the season ... Had 10 multi-hit games ... Launched her first home run of the season over the left field wall against No. 18 UL-Lafayette (2/11) ... Went 5-for-8 with four singles in a doubleheader with Grambling State (2/28) ... Sacrifice fly in extra innings gave Lady Tigers 2-1 victory over Princeton (3/4) ... Went 2-for-3 in the game with a pair of singles and the game-winning RBI ... Knocked in a season-high four RBI in a 2-for-4 performance with one run scored and a home run in the second game against UTEP (3/18) ... Went 3-for-6 with an RBI and two runs scored in a doubleheader against Austin Peay (3/29) ... Hit 2-for-3 in the second game of a doubleheader against UCF (4/14) ... Hit three home runs in a five-game period toward the end of the season ... Tied her season high of four RBI in a 2-for-3 performance with a home run, a double and a run scored against East Carolina (3/23) ... Went 3-for-6 with four RBI, a home run and a run scored in a doubleheader with Marshall (4/29) ... Hit in three RBI and went 2-for-3 with a home run and run scored against Houston (5/6).
At Central Arizona (Sophomore): Was an NJCAA All-American and All-Region honoree as a sophomore at Central Arizona ... Joins teammate Bridgette McNulty who also transferred from Central Arizona to Memphis ... Led CACC with a .534 batting average and 110 hits ... Was also second with 28 doubles and third with 96 RBI ... Helped Central Arizona to a NJCAA National Championship with a win over Indian River (Fla.), and was named the tournament Most Valuable Player.
At Neosho County Community College (Freshman): Lettered one season at NCCC and was named a third-team All-American in 2004 ... Team finished fifth at the 2003-04 national tournament.
Prep: Played softball, volleyball and basketball at Olathe East High School ... Coached by Jeff Hulse at OEHS ... Was a Kansas Softball Coaches Association All-State honoree ... Helped her 2001 high school team to a state championship and was named all-state in 2002 and 2003 ... Was a member of the Fashion Club, the Art Club, STOMP Dance Group and STUCO.
Academic Highlights: Graduated in May 2007 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in communication & sport and sociology ... Named to the spring 2007 Tiger 3.0 Club.
Personal: Daughter of Kevin and Terri Ross ... Born Sept. 24, 1984, in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Enjoys dancing, singing and talking on the phone.
STATISTICS AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI 2006 .269 51-50 145 18 39 4 0 5 25 2007 .286 61-59 175 14 50 5 0 5 36 Total .278 112-109 320 32 89 9 0 10 61