returns for her third season with the UMass Boston softball
squad, adding great depth to the coaching squad in the pitching
Gagnon was a four-year standout at Merrimack College, finishing her career ranking sixth all-time in both innings pitched (329.0) and strikeouts (264). She compiled 26 career victories including a career-high 13 wins in her final season with the Warriors.
Also a standout hitter, Gagnon played in 144 total games for Merrimack, starting 140 of them while registering a .287 (119-414) career batting average. Over her career Gagnon belted 10 homeruns while recording 75 RBI and scoring 61 runs.
Gagnon graduated in 2009, but prior to her arrival at Merrimack, she starred as a two-sport athlete at Manchester High School in Manchester, NH where she was twice named an All-State softball player as well as a Union Leader All-Star.