Former McKinney High School softball star Jennifer Gilbert has been selected to the Team Canada Senior Women's National Team Roster.
Gilbert just finished her junior year as an outfielder and right-handed pitcher at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind.
Gilbert, who was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, is a five-year member of the Canadian National Team program. She has played for the 2009 Canadian Women's U16 National Team, the 2010-11 Canadian Junior Women's National Teams and the 2012-13 Canadian Women’s Senior National Teams.
In her first season as a member of the senior national team in 2012, Gilbert played in 19 games over three different international competitions. She posted a .192 batting average with 10 hits, 10 runs scored, four RBIs and three walks. She belted her first home run at the senior national level in the United States World Cup of Softball VII versus Brazil on July 1, 2012.
Team Canada will play the United States on Thursday, July 11 in the US World Cup of Softball VIII in Oklahoma City, Okla. First pitch is 7 p.m. (CT).