|Hometown:||Mission Viejo, Calif.|
|High School:||Mission Viejo HS|
As a Freshman: Appeared in five games as a pinch hitter ... valuable reserve catcher.
Before Maryland: Three-year letter winner at Mission Viejo High School in Mission Viejo, Calif. ... played catcher and first base all three seasons ... earned scholar-athlete honors all four years in high school ... earned numerous honors during her career, including team captain (2006), defensive MVP (2005), South Coast all-league (2005), and offensive player of the year (2003) ... missed half the '06 season after suffering a knee injury ... played for the 18U Gold teams Valley Breeze and American Pastime.
Personal: Personal: Born Feb. 8, 1988 in Anaheim, Calif. ... daughter of John and Lorrie Gagne ... father John is a visible fan at softball games and has offered his extensive knowledge of softball to assist in scoring games when needed ... has one younger sister, Samantha ... pre-game ritual is to listen to Desert Rose by Sting ... favorite place to shop is Nordstrom where she worked last summer ... enrolled in the college of letters and sciences.