The Panthers blank UConn, 6-0, in game one Saturday evening.
The Panthers improve to 21-17 on the year and 4-6 in Big East play.
2012: Served as a pinch runner in 17 contests...scored two runs on the year...registered a run during a 2-1 victory over Georgetown at Vartabedian Field (April 11).
2011: Saw action in nine games during her rookie season...made her first career appearance as a pinch hitter against Florida Atlantic (February 26)...recorded two putouts against North Carolina A&T (March 12)...tallied her first run as a Panther against St. John's (April 21)...crossed the plate on a passed ball against Rutgers (May 1).
High School: Four-year starter at Broomfield High School...two-time all-conference selection...three-time all-academic honoree...garnered the 2009 Team Defensive MVP and 2008 Team MVP accolades...played club softball for Stephanie Klaviter and Dave King's Triple Crown Stars.
Personal: Born August 11, 1993...daughter of Steve and Julie Derus...has a twin sister Lindsey, who is a cheerleader at the University of Colorado, one younger brother, Riley...majoring in mechanical engineering.
Panthers Defeat Ohio Dominican, Akron on the Road
Panthers Travel to Akron for More Fall Action
Pitt Welcomes Saint Francis (PA) for Exhibition Play
Pitt Sweeps Slippery Rock in Exhibition Play
Pitt Opens Fall Exhibition Schedule with Slippery Rock
Softball Announces Fall Competition Schedule