One-hundred and eight Spartans recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.
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
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.
Career Statistics/Career Highs
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: A career .266 hitter, with 33 RBI, 29 stolen bases, and 129 hits while starting 197 of 203 career games over four seasons.
SENIOR (2014): Academic All-Big Ten Selection ... Led the team with a .371 batting average and .503 on-base percentage ... Fourth on the team in hits (43), and had a team-best 32 walks, which ranks third in a single-season at Michigan State ... Went 2-for-3 in the 7-1 win over Rhode Island (2/6), smacking a double ... Had a pair of hits on day two of the Stetson Tournament, going 1-for-2 against both Morehead State and the host Hatters (2/7) ... Recorded a hit in her only at-bat against No. 22 Tulsa (2/13) walking twice ... Went 2-for-2, with a career-best two RBI and a walk, in a 7-3 victory over Providence (2/14) ... Went 1-for-2 in a 1-0 win over Drexel to close the FAU Tournament (2/15) ... Went 3-for-3 with a pair of RBI in a win over Utah State (2/20) ... Had one hit and an HBP in three plate appearances against UC Riverside (2/20) ... Went 1-for-4 and added a stolen base in a tough 3-2 loss to San Diego (2/21) ... Posted a 2-for-2 performance with a walk against Utah State (2/22) ... Hit .444 at the FIU Invitational (4-for-9), with a double and three RBI ... Had a pair of RBI and stolen bases in the 9-3 extra-inning win over Ole Miss (3/1) ... Extended her hitting streak to 11 straight games, and her streak of reaching base safely to 18 games ... Had her hitting and consecutive games reaching safely streaks snapped as MSU was no-hit vs. Kent State (3/7) ... Shook off the Kent State game with a 3-for-3 performance against Bradley later the same day (3/7) ... Scored once and had an RBI in the second game vs. Bradley (3/8) ... Posted her third three-hit game of the season in a 7-3 win over Youngstown State (3/13), and also scored a run ... Went 1-for-3 in a tough 1-0 loss to Mercer (3/13) ... Went 1-for-1 with a walk, scoring twice in the finale of the Mercer Bears Classic vs. Alabama A&M (3/15) ... Against Nebraska, (3/20-22), went a combined 2-for-4 with five walks, scoring four runs ... Recorded a season-high five putouts in the finale vs. the Huskers ... Went 1-for-2 vs. Eastern Michigan (4/14) ... Went 1-for-2 at Michigan (4/21) ... Went 5-for-8 with three runs scored and a pair of doubles at Indiana (4/24-26) ... Had three hits in the final two games against Maryland (5/2-3)
JUNIOR (2014): Academic All-Big Ten Selection ... Team's starting center fielder, and one of four players to appear in all 49 games ... Hit .184, with three doubles and six RBI ... Walked a team-high 20 times ... Had the team's longest hitting streak of the season (six games) and also the longest streak of consecutive games reaching base safely (13) ... Opened the season with a 1-for-4 performance at the plate against Stetson (2/7) ... Went 2-for-3 in the doubleheader nightcap against Rhode Island with an RBI (2/9) ... Went 1-for-3 against San Jose State, then smacked an RBI double later that day in an extra-inning loss to SIU-Edwardsville (2/14) ... Scored a run in each of MSU's first two games at the South Carolina Invitational (2/21-23) ... Ended a 14-game hitless streak with a 1-for-3 performance against Virginia Tech (3/9) ... Went 1-for-2 with a pair of RBI and a walk in a 10-inning victory over Toledo (3/15) ... Had hits in the final two of the three games against Ohio State (3/22), and drawing four walks in the series overall ... Had six putouts in the series finale against the Buckeyes, a single-game career high ... Had a hit in each of the three games in the Purdue series (3/28-30), with two RBI ... Extended her hitting streak to six consecutive games with a fourth-inning leadoff single at Notre Dame (4/2) ... Went 0-for-2 in the opener against Penn State (4/4), but had a hit in each of the last two games of the series ... Had a pair of hits in the opening game against Indiana (4/9), going 2-for-4 ... Had two hits against Michigan in the first home game (4/12 ) ... Went 1-for-2 in the series finale vs. Northwestern (5/4) ...
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.