A freshman catcher with the University of Georgia softball team, Marisa Miller has played 25 games this season with 17 starts behind the plate.
The North Gwinnett High School graduate hit her first home run in a game on Feb. 14 against St. John’s, with UGA winning 12-1. The team’s record thus far this season is 29-7 and 9-2 in the Southeastern Conference.
Miller is featured in a “Quick Chat” Q&A here.
While at North Gwinnett High School, Miller played softball and basketball and was honored with a 2022 Outstanding Senior Athlete Award. The award is presented by Gwinnett County Public Schools to both a male and a female student who have shown excellence in athletics and academics and who exhibit leadership in their school and through community service.
Miller was a four-year varsity letter recipient in softball and basketball. She was a two-time all-county and all-state selection and was the 2020 Gwinnett County Offensive Player of the Year. Miller was part of the North Gwinnett softball team that secured the 2021 AAAAAAA state championship. Miller hit three home runs in the championship game.
Outside of athletics, Miller was a member of the Spanish Honor Society, National Honor Society and the Environmental Club.
The daughter of Melinda and Mike Miller, she has an older brother, Liam.