24 Emily Gooding
2008: Played in 41 of the Huskies 43 games, starting 38, splitting time between first and third base...Batted .181 with an on-base percentage of .259 and slugging percentage of .190...Had three multi-hit games...Posted a .976 fielding percentage, splitting time between first and third base.
Junior College: Transferred from Lake Land College in Mattoon, Ill. where she was named conference freshman of the year...She also made the all-conference and All-Region 24 team...Posted a .345 batting average including 14 doubles, five triples and three home runs to go along with 37 RBIs...Earned Academic All-America honors in 2007.
High School: While in her native Australia, she was named to the U/23 Development Squad...On the national team, she received the best batter award with a .580 batting average...Named team MVP in 2004 for New South Wales at the Australian Combined High School Championship...Represented New South Wales in the Australian National Championship in 2002 and 2004 and captained the team in 2005...North Coast Sports Star of the Month in April 2005.
Personal: Daughter of Jackie and Jeffrey Gooding. Major: Kinesiology. Birthday: June 20, 1986.