Transferred to University of New Mexico following 2013 season.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Saw playing time in four games while making one start ... used mainly in a pinch hitting role ... earned her only start of the season on March 9 as the designated player against UMKC ... finished 1-for-3 at the plate with lone hit coming off a pinch-hit single against Jackson State on March 1 ... also appeared once in the circle which came in the Feb. 8 season opener against Central Florida.
NOTRE DAME PREPARATORY HIGH SCHOOL
Was one of the top pitchers in the state of Arizona ... finished with a 44-14 record over her final two seasons in the circle ... also totaled a 1.54 earned-run average as a junior and a 1.62 ERA as a senior ... combined for more than 550 strikeouts in 2011 and 2012 ... was also a force at the plate with a .458 average as a junior and then a .371 mark as a senior ... totaled seven home runs and 70 RBI over final two seasons ... was a honorable mention All-Class 4A pick by the Arizona Republic as a sophomore ... was the Desert Sky Region Player of the Year in 2011 ... selected to the 4A-II East Sky Region first team as a sophomore and junior ... was a second team All-Arizona selection her senior year as well.
Tess Loren McPherson ... born March 12, 1994, to parents Scott and Lynne McPherson ... an only child ... father graduated from Spring Hill College while mother earned her degree from the University of Minnesota ... undecided on major.