Continued her role as the team's starting shortstop in her sophomore season, earning starts in 50 of Mizzou's 52 games.
Added an improved bat to her astute defensive capabilities, batting .303 (40-for-132) at the plate after swinging just .220 as a freshman.
Hit total of 40 surpassed her 2012 total of 36 in 60 games. Her offensive changes at the plate were apparent in the season's opening week (Feb. 15-17) in which she batted 7-for-11 (.636) at the UCSB Gaucho Classic in Santa Barbara, Calif.
The tournament included a 3-for-3 day against host UCSB (Feb. 17) in a 12-1 win.
Had her next perfect day at the plate in the second game of the Georgia Tech doubleheader (March 23), batting 2-for-2 in the five-inning, 16-0 win.
Hit the first of her two home runs on the season in her outing against the Yellow Jackets, a two-run long ball.
Knocked her second homer a week later, another two-run shot in the initial game of South Carolina doubleheader (March 30), a five-inning, 12-3 win.
Started the Alabama series (April 5) batting 2-for-2 in the opening game.
Forced extra innings against Arkansas (April 14), hitting a two-out, two-run single to tie the game at 10-10 in the bottom of the seventh.
Batted 5-for-7 in the Western Illinois doubleheader (May 1), including a 3-for-4, three-run, three-RBI game in the second contest, a five-inning 12-4 win.
Hit 2-for-2 in the second game of the doubleheader vs. Tennessee (May 4).
Started 60 of Mizzou's 61 games in 2012, splitting time between second and third base before settling in as the team's starting shortstop halfway through the season.
Ability to play anywhere on the field helped her become the first freshman in the history of the Big 12 to win Defensive Player of the Year, marking the second straight season that a Tiger has earned the honor.
Led the team in triples with three, was third on the team with 40 runs scored and hit seven doubles while adding four home runs.
First career homer was an inside-the-park home run against Nebraska at the Cathedral City Classic, where she finished the weekend with six runs scored and five driven in.
First multi-hit game came against SEMO, finishing 2-for-3 with a pair of runs.
Against Alcorn State on May 11, went 2-for-2 with a triple, a home run, two runs and three driven in while also adding a walk.
Doubled in four consecutive games between March 23-28, three of which came against Texas A&M.
Drove in a pair of runs during the Iowa State series and doubled in two in Mizzou's game two win over Oklahoma State on May 12. Honors: Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year
Played shortstop for the Williamsville North Spartans for head coach Rick Bubar, helping the team to a fourth place finish during her junior season.
Was a three-time All-WNY Player of the Year and a three-time Under Armour All-American.
Runner-up for New York's Gatorade Player of the Year.
Led her team in all major offensive categories, hitting .513 with an .803 slugging percentage, five home runs, 18 stolen bases and 14 RBI as a leadoff hitter.
Invited to the OnDeck Softball Allister Camp, Team New Jersey Winter Workout and adidas Futures Camp, and was ESPN Rise's Athlete of the Day for Nov. 2, 2010.
Also competed in basketball, volleyball and field hockey for the Spartans.
Played three years for the New Jersey Intensity under Coach Kevin O'Donnell, helping the squad earn a trip to the Sweet 16 at Nationals.
Corrin Genovese was born on July 28, 1993 in Buffalo, N.Y. to parents Tony and Karen Genovese.
Her mother, Karen, is a teacher. Has two siblings, a brother, Garrett, and a sister, Maddi. Garrett played baseball for Niagara University, while her sister Maddi plays lacrosse for Winthrop.
Pre-communications major and aspires to be an ESPN Broadcaster after graduation.