Genoa P. Grosch was the top pitcher
on the Crusader softball team for four years, earning first team
All-Patriot League honors during each of her four seasons. She was
named the Patriot League Pitcher of the Year in 1996, 1998 and
1999, and also earned Patriot League Tournament MVP honors in 1998,
after leading Holy Cross to the conference regular season and
Grosch graduated with the Holy Cross single season marks for strikeouts (192 in 1999), wins (20 in 1999), earned run average (1.11 in 1998), starts (26 in 1999), complete games (24 in 1998) and shutouts (10 in 1999), in addition to holding the school career records for strikeouts (579), wins (56), earned run average (1.27), starts (87), complete games (81) and shutouts (27). Her single season marks of 10 shutouts and 192 strikeouts were also Patriot League records when she graduated, along with her 1.27 career earned run average. Grosch received the John A. Meegan Athletic Achievement Award from the Varsity Club in 1998.