School: Maricopa High School

Grade level: Junior

Sport/position: Softball/Pitcher/First Base/Outfield

Nickname: G

Instagram: @gillian_gardner

Favorite food: Ice cream

Favorite TV show: That ‘70s Show

Favorite movie: This and Then

Favorite music group/singer: Still Woozy

Favorite book: Twilight

Favorite class/subject: English

Favorite athlete: Jenny Finch

Role model: My Mom

What I’d like to win a lifetime supply of: Money for my family

Favorite hobby: Hangin’ out with my sister and playing softball

Favorite board game: Aggravation

Favorite website/app/video game: TikTok

Biggest sports thrill: Hitting my first home run and getting my first shutout

Best advice ever received: Love everyone for who they are, trust in God and his work, give everyone a chance because you never know what they have been through.

Coach’s comments: Gillian is an amazing athlete who is a dominant pitcher. She has been a very welcomed addition to our Maricopa softball family and will do great things for the program. She is an awesome person who has unlimited potential and will achieve a high level of success. — Maricopa coach Jason Crawford