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Amy McGowen Named 2023 Athletics Hall of Fame Inductee

Amy McGowen was the first All-American Softball player from Grayson College. She earned that honor in 2003 after having an impressive season where she boosted a .402 batting average. 60 runs scored, and stole 42 bases. Along with being named First Team All-American, she was also named First Team All-Conference and First Team All-Region. 

After her All-American career at Grayson, McGowen transferred to Tarleton State University. In 2005, she had a .346 batting average and was named to the First Team All-LSC South Division team. The following year, she had a .346 batting average and was named Second Team All-Conference. 

In her collegiate softball career, McGowen had a .354 batting average, 72 runs scored, 56 RBI’s, five triples, 16 doubles, 13 homeruns and 100 hits. 

After graduating from Tarleton in 2007, she started teaching and coaching for Bowie ISD. She then moved back to her hometown of Willis, Texas where she now teaches 11th grade U.S. History. McGowen shares her passion for playing ball with her son, Brayden, who plays baseball for a 12u team.