Lou Gilbert

College: University of Texas

Position(s): OF/3B

HomeTown: Kansas City, MO


  • 2021 NFCA All-Central Region Third Team
  • 2021 All-Big 12 Conference Second Team
  • 2020 & 2021 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
  • 2019 & 2020 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (Fall & Spring)
  • 2019 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • 2019 Getterman Classic All-Tournament Team
  • 2019 Baylor Dean’s List (Fall)



Found her home in left field as she started all 50 games for Baylor … Hit .327 as she combined power and speed with 20 extra base hits to go with 13 bunt singles … Put together a strong series at Iowa State as she was a triple away from the cycle in the series opener when she went 4-for-4 at the plate (4/23) … Led the team with 15 multi-hit games … NFCA All-Central Region Third Team … All-Big 12 Second Team … Academic All-Big 12 First Team.



Used primarily at third base after starting a majority of her freshman season in center field … Tied with Maddison Kettler for the team lead with 27 hits … Recorded three three-hit games … Matched her 2019 total with seven multi-hit games … Hit her first career home run at Houston … Recorded a walk-off single against Texas State … Started the season with a hit in nine-straight contests, a career best.



Started all 46 games she played in her first collegiate season … Used primarily in center field … Finished fourth on the team with a .269 batting average with 13 RBIs and three doubles … Went 7-for-10 on stolen base attempts … Second on the team with 21 walks … Finished the year with seven multi-hit games … Went 3-for-3 at the plate vs. Sam Houston State with two RBIs and two runs scored (2/15) … Scooped up a grounder in center field and fired a throw to home plate to get the runner out vs. Southern Miss (2/15) … Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (Fall & Spring) … Baylor Dean’s List … Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team.



Played high school ball for the Stanley High School Falcons in Kansas City, Mo., for coach Kasey Martin … 2018 PGF All-American … Two-time All-State first team … Ranked the No. 23 recruit in Extra Inning Softball Hot 100 … Her school’s career and single-season batting average record holder, hitting .559 over her prep career … Set Missouri’s statewide record for most consecutive hits at 24 … Won the 2015 Missouri State Championship … Set school records in runs scored (168), singles (149), triples (12) stolen bases (91) and career on-base percentage (.607) … Served on a mission trip to an orphanage in Peru  … Played club ball for the DeMarini Aces (Kansas City) organization for coach Ryan Taylor.


Parents are Jeff and Darcy Gilbert … Has three siblings, Alli, Jordan and Jackson … Majoring in Biology – Pre-Med.


*courtesy of University of Texas Athletics