Genoa P. Grosch
Sport:
Year of Graduation:
Year Inducted:
Softball
1999
2006

Biography

Genoa P. Grosch was the top pitcher on the Crusader softball team for four years, earning first team All-Patriot League honors during each of her four seasons. She was named the Patriot League Pitcher of the Year in 1996, 1998 and 1999, and also earned Patriot League Tournament MVP honors in 1998, after leading Holy Cross to the conference regular season and tournament titles.

Grosch graduated with the Holy Cross single season marks for strikeouts (192 in 1999), wins (20 in 1999), earned run average (1.11 in 1998), starts (26 in 1999), complete games (24 in 1998) and shutouts (10 in 1999), in addition to holding the school career records for strikeouts (579), wins (56), earned run average (1.27), starts (87), complete games (81) and shutouts (27). Her single season marks of 10 shutouts and 192 strikeouts were also Patriot League records when she graduated, along with her 1.27 career earned run average. Grosch received the John A. Meegan Athletic Achievement Award from the Varsity Club in 1998.