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Becky Brandies
Becky Brandies

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Madison, FL

High School:
Madison County HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
OF


Senior (2009): Missed time early in the season with an ankle injury...returned to the lineup with a 2-for-3 game against UNLV...went 1-for-2 with an RBI against FIU...hit game-winning homerun against Western Kentucky...drove in foru runs with 3-for-4 game at Middle Tennessee..hit .583 (7-for-12) at Sun Belt Tournament. Junior (2008): Played in 58 games, with 57 starts...went 1-for-3 with an RBI in a 2-1 win against South Carolina...went 3-for-3 with 2 runs scored against Miami University...had an eight game hitting streak from Feb. 29 to March 8 (11-for-26)...had 10 multiple hit games on the season, the most among all returning players...had a .261 batting average for the season...scored winning run against Towson...went 4-for-4 on stolen base attempts during the year...went 2-for-2 with 3 runs scored against Florida International...had 16 RBI on the season....had only 2 errors in the field on the season (.969 fielding percentage)...hit 3-run walk-off homerun against N.C. State to take 6-3 victory...had a 2-run homer against Middle Tennessee...had homeruns in back-to-back games against South Carolina and Michigan...had five-game hitting streak during the Palm Springs Classic...went 2-for-3 went 2 RBI against SE Missouri St...drove in two runs with a base hit against Saint Louis...had 11 2-out RBI on the season.

Sophomore (2007): Earned All-Sun Belt Tournament honors for her effort during the Owls postseason run...14 multi-hit games ranked second on the club...played in 59 games, starting 56 in right field...second on the team with a .276 batting average, 13 doubles, three triples and .454 slugging percentage...led the Sun Belt with nine doubles during conference play...drove in 21 runs while scoring 30...threw out three base runners from right field...hit .346 against left-handed pitching...reached safely at a .302 clip with runners in scoring position...started the season on a tear, batting .444 (8-for-18) in her first six games, scoring four runs and smacking a double and a triple...blasted a two-run homerun against Long Island (2/16)...went 1-for-4 with a homerun, two RBI and a pair of runs scored against Bethune-Cookman (3/3)...went 2-for-3 with a three-run triple in perhaps the biggest win in program history over no. 3 Texas A&M...put together a nine-game hitting streak from March 31 to Apr. 7 (12-for-29)...drove in five with five doubles and a homerun over that stretch...posted three-straight two-hit games, going 6-for-9 against WKU and MTSU with two doubles and two RBI (4/26-4/28)...had a pair of two-hit games against Middle Tennessee in the conference tournament, with the Owls facing elimination in both games (5/12)...made two errors in 47 chances in right field.

Freshman (2006): Team's top freshman hitter with .275 average (28-for-102) and second overall on team in slugging percentage (.451)...tied for second on team in doubles (seven) and homeruns (three)...sped around the bases for one triple...had hits in each of her first four career starts, a season-best four-game hitting streak...racked up six multi-hit games...hit a single in her first collegiate plate appearance in a 2-1 loss to Pittsburgh (2/11)...picked up her first RBI in a 2-1 loss to South Carolina (2/11)...slashed three hits in her first multi-hit effort while scoring twice and knocking in one versus Missouri State (2/17), including her first career homerun...picked up three more hits, including a pair of doubles, while scoring a pair of runs and driving in one in a 5-3 win over Auburn (3/5)...drove in a career-high five runs in a three-hit, two-run effort that included her second career homerun in a 13-5 win over Boston (3/7)...drove in two with her first career triple in a 9-0 win over Rutgers (3/10)...hit her third homerun of the year versus UMass (3/17)...totaled three hits during a double-header versus Mercer (4/22)...drove in a run on two hits versus Jacksonville (4/23)...made three starts at catcher, 10 in left field, two in center, and 18 in right field...finished with a 0.900 fielding percentage.

Travel Ball: Played for Seminole Gold based out of Hollywood, FL...placed fifth in the Pony nationals in 2005.

High School: Played for coach Nat Norfleet at Madison County High School...earned second team All-Big Bend in 2003 and was first-team All-Big Bend in both 2004 and 2005...All-State team member in 2005...graduated with honors and in the top-20 percent of her class.

Personal: Social work major...daughter of Cortez and Jean Brandies...born Nov. 18, 1986, in Tallahassee, FL.

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