MSU looks to continue hot hittting
MSU opens on the road
MSU looks forward to start of B1G season next weekend.
Spartans have season-best 13 hits in win over Alabama A&M
Alyssa McBride goes 3-for-3 in victory.
Michigan State softball takes on Lansing Community College in a fall doubleheader at Secchia Stadium on Sept. 23.
Michigan State Softball takes on UAB at the Combat Classic in Miami, Fla.
The Spartans play at Florida during the 2011-2012 season.
Michigan State softball plays Butler on March 29, 2012.
SOPHOMORE (2013): Started in 48 games at left field...Scored 19 runs and notched 41 hits...Tallied five RBIs...Hit two doubles and two triples ... Ended the season with the third-highest batting average on the team at .304...Went 3-for-4 at Purdue (4/5).
FRESHMAN (2012): Started all 53 games at shortstop ...Led the team in stolen bases with 11 in 14 attempts...Scored 16 runs for MSU... Recorded 24 hits, including one double on the season...Contributed five RBI, including two at Penn State (4/7)...Registered her first career double at Penn State (4/7)...Stole two bases at Cal State Fullerton (3/4)...Was third on the team in walks with 17.
High School: Graduated from Mattawan High School as a four-year letterwinner for coach Alicia Smith ... Earned all-state honors as a junior after posting a .556 batting average and 75 hits, ranking 10th all-time in state history ... Also received all-conference, all-district and all-region honors as a junior ... Hit for a .480 batting average as a sophomore ... Received honorable mention all-state honors as a sophomore ... Named to the all-conference, all-district and all-region teams a sophomore ... As a freshman hit .410, earning all-conference, all-district and all-region honors ... Voted team captain in both basketball and softball three straight years ... Also a four-year letterwinner in basketball.
Club: Led Michigan Athletics team to a 13th-place finish at the 2010 ASA Nationals.
Personal: Born March 25, 1993 ... Daughter of Mike and Amy Gillette ... Father played baseball and football at Michigan ... Mother ran track at Central Michigan ... Sister, Amanda, played softball at Western Michigan ... Plans on majoring in broadcasting.