In 2007, the last time Michigan State softball posted a winning season, junior Bridgette Rainey was 11 years old. Sophomore Ebonee Echols and freshman Jordan Watson were both 9. The three Spartans, all of which played their high school ball in Georgia and played club for the Atlanta Vipers, weren’t too familiar with MSU softball. All three, however, did know there wasn’t much winning going on when they committed. For them, the opportunity to build something was the draw.
Source: Lansing State Journal