As a freshman in 2017: Saw action in 16 games and earned two starts in her rookie season, one as a right fielder and the other at second base … In nine at bats she recorded one hit, only striking out twice on the season … Recorded two runs … In the field recorded four put-outs and three assists.Before St. John's: Four year letter winner in softball ... academic scholar throughout high school ... helped team to a third place finish at the state championships in 2016 ... batted .306 with 15 RBIs and 22 runs as a junior ... Earned 2nd team all-league in her sophomore year ... Named Second Team All-Mountain Pass League as a sophomore after hitting .349 with 24 RBIs and 26 runs ... Was awareded the Golden Glove award in her junior year ... also played club ball for the Firecrackers Blanco Fastpitch organization ... In her senior year at Washington received best defensive player award.
Personal: Full name is Natalie Marie Giroux ... Born on June 10, 1998 in Stevens Point, Wis. ... Daughter of Dave and Marie Giroux ... Has an older brother, David ... Majoring in sport managment with a minor in business.
Giroux Up Close...
Age you started playing softball: 6 years old
Favorite T.V. show: American Horror Story
Favorite Pregame Song: Rockstar - Post Malone
Favorite Food: Chicken ceasar salad (from Panera)
Most Memorable Softball Moment: "Hitting a home run in my senior year at states"
Best Piece of Softball Advice: "Don't be bitter, get better." -- Casey Emery