|Hometown:||Rancho Palos Verde, Calif.|
Watten on Gould: "Krista has improved her game quite a bit throughout the past year. She is determined to be an impact player and when she dedicates herself to success, she is unstoppable. I look for Krista to continue to grow and improve and have a strong impact on our success this season."
As a Freshman (2008): Appeared in 37 games for the Terps, starting seven ... entered a team-high 30 games as a substitute ... served as one of Maryland's key pinch runners ... scored her first collegiate run against James Madison on March 5 ... had a hit and two RBIs verses Coastal Carolina on Feb. 17 ... notched a season-high three putouts at second base against Fordham on March 9.
Before Maryland: A four-year infield starter at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School ... accumulated a .300 batting average and a .986 fielding percentage during her prep career ... named captain of her high school team her senior year ... voted All-Bay League as both a junior and senior ... named 'Most Inspirational Athlete' in 2005 ... earned a spot on the academic honor roll as a junior and senior ... also recruited by Connecticut and Siena ... coached by Tim Hall.
Personal: Daughter of Jeffrey and Melinda Gould ... has two brothers, Kruger (26) and Jon (16) ... participates in softball for the intense games and the friendships ... lists her favorite athlete as David Beckham ... maintains a GPA greater than 3.0 ... also played volleyball in high school and took seven years of ballroom dancing ... enjoys listening to music, dancing and cooking Mexican food for her teammates in her spare time ... favorite holiday is Cinco De Mayo ... dreams of vacationing to the Bahamas ... a kinesiology major.
Gould At The Plate... Year G-GS Avg. AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB 2008 37-7 .069 29 7 2 0 0 0 2 2-2 Total 37-7 .069 29 7 2 0 0 0 2 2-2