South Carolina faces ranked foes No. 3/3 Arizona State; No. 19/20 Minnesota
Kristen Struett hits her first homer of the year in the victory
The sophomore, in her first career start, scored both Gamecock runs
Homers by Ard and Mooney and an 11-run seventh lead to the win
Sophomore Kristen Struett gets three hits in the win; junior Codee Yeske hits the first grand slam in new stadium
2013 (FRESHMAN): Made four appearances late in the year, three as a pinch hitter ... Posted her first collegiate hit in the first game against Charlotte (4/24) ... Also scored a run in a pinch-running nod against Coastal Carolina (4/10).
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered six years in softball at Hartsville High School ... Improved her batting average every year from .354 as a seventh-grader to a .591 as a senior ... Led the Red Foxes to their first state 3A championship in 2012, finishing the year with a 32-2 record ... The team's MVP in 2012 ... Made the all-state team by High School Sports Report (HSSR) twice and all-region listings on five occasions ... Named the Region VI 3A Player of the Year as a junior ... Posted her high of 13 home runs as a sophomore ... Helped the team win its region in 2010 and district in 2011 en route to the state title in 2012 ... Also played volleyball, earning the team's defensive player of the year award in 2011 ... Played on Tony Genovese's Carolina Elite travel ball team ... Attended Mayo High School for Math, Science and Technology in Darlington.
PERSONAL: Jordan E. Bizzell is the daughter of William and Leigh Ann Bizzell ... Has two sisters, Victoria and McKinsey ... Chose the Gamecocks over Appalachian State and College of Charleston ... Lists volleyball and art as her hobbies ... Majoring in exercise science with a goal of becoming a physical therapist.