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Briana Little

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Height
5' 4"
CLASS
Fr.
Hometown
Middleburg, Fla.
School
Middleburg

Major: Sociology

 

Career Honors:

2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

 

Career Highlights: Set the single-season UF record for most HBP in a season (20) her sophomore campaign and had the most at-bats (8) for an individual in Gator history in UF’s 2013 WCWS 15-inning marathon game against Nebraska June 1, 2013…Her 20 HBP are tied for sixth in the SEC record book for an individual in a single season…Her first two career doubles as a Gator in 2012 were two-RBI doubles, one serving as her first collegiate hit against Jacksonville…During her freshman season in 2012, half her hits on the season came in the NCAA Gainesville Regional against UCF and FGCU.

 

As a Junior (2014): Named to the 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll…Appeared in 52 games (31 starts), batting .320 with 27 runs scored, six doubles, one triple, five home runs, 26 RBI and seven stolen bases…Ranked third on the team in hitting and on-base percentage (.477)…Was perfect on seven stolen-base attempts…Led Florida with a .615 batting average against left-handed pitching…Batted .350 with a .675 slugging percentage during conference play, both of which ranked third on the squad…Her four doubles against SEC competition were tied for second on the team…Homered in three of the final five games of the regular season…Batted .433 during the month of April, which ranked second on the team…Became a regular presence in the starting lineup beginning April 11 vs. Florida A&M, and responded with a personal-best three hits to start a career-high 12 game hitting streak that ran through the end of the regular season…Had five multi-hit games during the streak including three straight against SEC opponents Missouri and Arkansas (twice)…Drove in a season-high three runs on three occasions (April 12 vs. NC State, April 26 vs. Missouri, May 2 at Arkansas)...Hit a triple vs. Baylor on June 1 during the Women’s College World Series, becoming one of two Gator players (Stewart – 2) to log a three-base hit during the postseason…Received 12 “free passes” (eight walks, four hit-by-pitch) during the NCAA Tournament, which was tied for the team lead (Haeger)…

 

As a Sophomore (2013): Named to the 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll…Ranked second in the SEC and 24th in the country with 20 hit-by-pitches her sophomore season, a new UF single-season school record…Her 20 HBP rank tied for sixth in a single season in SEC history…Played in 62 games for the Gators with 53 starts as UF’s mainstay in left field…Batted .255 her sophomore campaign with 35 hits, including six doubles, two triples and 11 home runs…Ranked third for the Gators in the long ball category and was one of just three Gators with double-digit homers…Her 11 bombs were the sixth-most by a Gator sophomore in the UF record book…Smashed three of UF’s 11 grand slams in 2013, including one each against Jacksonville, FAMU and a walk off granny in extra innings against Sunshine State rival FSU in one of the most epic finishes for the Gators in 2013…Had a .569 slugging percentage – second for UF – and a .444 on-base percentage…Drew 28 walks and was 7-8 on the base paths for Florida…Turned in seven multiple-hit games and ranked tied for third for UF with 11 multi-RBI performances…Had a season-best 13 game reached-base streak and also had a career-best five-game hit streak during her sophomore season…Registered three assists, first among UF’s outfielders…Checked in with a .207 hitting clip in the postseason, including SEC and NCAA Tournament play and registered a .211 clip in NCAA Tourney play alone…Had five game-winning RBI for the Orange and Blue, including her walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the eighth against FSU on March 27 at home…Knocked a thrilling homer in the WCWS in the top of the 10th inning in UF’s record-setting win against Nebraska…The March 11 SEC Player of the Week after she batted .667 (6-for-9) with a double, three-run homer, four RBI, two BB, three HBP and one stolen base during the week UF tilted with Alabama mid-week and Auburn in a weekend series on the road.

 

As a Freshman (2012): Played in 35 games with 11 starts in the outfield her freshman season…Contributed with her speed as a pinch runner, while spending time primarily in left field…Batted .188 with six hits, including two doubles and a homer her first year on campus…Scored 13 runs for the Gators and was a perfect 2-for-2 in stolen bases in 2012…Registered one multiple-hit game on the season when it really counted against UCF in the 2012 NCAA Gainesville Regional, where she went 2-for-4 with a two-RBI double and scored a run for the Gators…Had three multiple-RBI performances – against UCF in UF’s NCAA Regional, as well as her first two-RBI double of the season, which counted as her first career hit donning the Gators uniform, against Jacksonville Feb. 15…Little’s third multiple-RBI game of the season came when she smashed her first career homer as a Gator in game one of the April 20 doubleheader with FIU, a three-run blast for the Orange and Blue…Also scored a season-best two runs against the Panthers April 20…Helped UF to its SEC Tournament opening-round 1-0 win against LSU when she scored Florida’s lone run of the contest in the fifth inning as a pinch runner for classmate Bailey Castro…Started the entire NCAA Gainesville Regional in the outfield for the Gators, where she snagged a season-best four putouts in UF’s May 19 contest with FGCU...Also wrapped up her freshman year with season-best at-bat numbers against UCF and FGCU in the NCAA Gainesville Regional (4), and registered three hits, half her season total in hits in a span of two days during NCAA Regionals.

 

High School / Travel Ball: A Middleburg (Fla.) High School product…Played her travel ball with the Jacksonville Lady Bandits…A 2011 5A first team All-State selection and the Offensive Player of the Year…Registered a .511 batting clip her senior year, a .672 on-base percentage and a .867 slugging percentage to compliment her .904 fielding average…Named to the 2010 Florida Times-Union All-First Coast Softball Team…Helped lead the 2009 Middleburg softball team to the District 4-5A Championship, as well as to the Sweet 16 Regional Semifinal as the starting pitcher…A 2008, 2009 and 2010 All-Conference (St. Johns River Athletic Conference) selection…A Triple Crown Rising Stars All-Star in 2010…A three-sport athlete for the Broncos, Little was also a weightlifting All-Conference selection for the 2008-09 season, as well as being a member of the 2008 volleyball District 3-4A Championship team that advanced to the Sweet 16 Regional Semifinals…A member of the Spanish Honor Society in high school.

 

 

Little’s Career Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

FLD%

2012

.188

35-11

32

13

6

2

0

1

8

4

12

2-2

1.000

2013

2014

.255

.320

62-53

52-31

137

100

44

27

35

32

6

6

2

1

11

5

37

22

28

7

39

22

7-8

7-7

.981

.947

CAREER

.271

149-95

269

84

73

14

3

17

67

39

73

16-17

.971

 

Little’s Career Bests

AB

8 vs. Nebraska (6/1/13)

R

4 at Auburn (3/18/13)

H

3 vs. Florida A&M (4/11/14)

Streak

12 games (4/11-5/4, 2014)

RBI

4, three times, last vs. FSU (3/27/13)

2B

1, 14 times, last vs. Baylor (6/1/14)

3B

1, three times, last vs. Baylor (6/1/14)

HR

1, 17 times, last at Arkansas (5/3/14)

BB

2, seven times, last vs. Washington (5/25/14)

SB

2 vs. Mercer (3/12/14)

PO

6 at Ole Miss (3/29/13)

A

1, five times, last at Florida State (4/9/14)

 

 

 

 

 

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