Mary Gooding
Mary Gooding


Leawood, Kan.

High School:
Blue Valley North




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2013: Saw action in 30 games, starting 16 at shortstop and 10 as the designated player ... posted .232 average, including a triple vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... scored four runs ... drew five walks and was hit by a pitch twice ... put together a six-game hit streak from Feb. 23 - March 3 ... reached base in 17 of 30 games ... stole three bases.

High School: A two-time Eastern Kansas League Selection, garnering first team honors as a sophomore and second team honors as a junior ... batted .421 with a .554 on-base percentage and just one strikeout in 75 at-bats as a sophomore ... posted a .390 average with a .419 on-base percentage her junior season ... owns Blue Valley North school record with 27 runs in a season ... team ranked in the top 10 nationally for GPA her sophomore and junior years, receiving the NFCA Academic All-American Team award ... lettered in track and field as a freshman ... member of the National Honor Society ... received AP Scholar with Distinction honors as a senior ... listed on Principal's Honor Roll all four years ... played summer ball for the KC Zephyrs.

Personal Information: Full name is Mary Catherine Gooding ... born Apr. 19, 1994 ... parents are Stephen and Lynne Gooding ... has three brothers, Lee, Charles and Ben, and two sisters, Julia and Annette ... plans on majoring in computer science.