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2012 Softball Roster

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Briana Little

Util.

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

Major: Sociology

 

Career Honors:

2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

 

Career Highlights:

·         Owns the single-game school records for at-bats (8 vs. Nebraska, 6/1/13), home runs (3 - tie, vs. Mercer, 2/22/15 - Game 1) and RBI (9 vs. Mercer, 2/22/15 - Game 1)

·         Set the than single-season UF record for HBP (20) as a sophomore

·         Set the single-game school mark for most at-bats (eight) in Gator history in the 15-inning WCWS win against Nebraska on June 1, 2013

·         First two career doubles were two-run doubles, one serving as her first hit against Jacksonville

·         Half her hits as a freshman came in the NCAA Gainesville Regional against UCF and FGCU

 

As a Senior (2015):

·         SEC Academic Honor Roll

·         40 games / 18 starts

·         Became the first player in Gator history to hit three home runs in a game (2/22 vs. Mercer - Game 1), when she also set a single-game school record with nine RBI

·         Hit her fourth home run of the year on March 6 vs. Arizona at the Judi Garman Classic in Fullerton, Calif.

·         Had a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage (18 putouts, three assists)

 

As a Junior (2014):

·         SEC Academic Honor Roll

·         52 games / 31 starts

·         Ranked third on the team in hitting and on-base percentage (.477)

·         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

·         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

·         Knocked a personal-best three hits April 11 vs. Florida A&M to start a career-high 12 game hitting streak that ran through the end of the regular season

o    Five multi-hit games during the streak, including three straight against SEC opponents Missouri and Arkansas (twice)

·         Season-high three RBI on three occasions

o    April 12 vs. NC State

o    April 26 vs. Missouri

o    May 2 at Arkansas

·         Hit a triple vs. Baylor on June 1 during the Women’s College World Series; one of two Gator players (Stewart – 2) to log a three-base hit during the postseason

·         Earned 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):

·         SEC Academic Honor Roll

·         Ranked second in the SEC and 24th nationally with 20 hit-by-pitches, a UF single-season record

o    Tied for sixth in a single season in SEC history

·         62 games / 53 starts

·         Third on the team with 11 home runs; one of three Gators in double digits

·         Her 11 bombs were the sixth-most by a Gator sophomore in UF annals

·         Three grand slams—one each against Jacksonville and FAMU with a walkoff in extra innings against FSU

·         Ranked second on the team with a .569 slugging percentage

·         Seven multiple-hit games

·         T-3rd on team with 11 multi-RBI games

·         Three assists ranked first among UF outfielders

·         Five game-winning RBI

·         Homered in the top of the 10th in UF’s 15-inning WCWS win vs. Nebraska

·         SEC Player of the Week (March 11) after she batted .667 (6-for-9) with a double, three-run homer, four RBI, two BB, three HBP and one stolen base vs. Alabama and Auburn

 

As a Freshman (2012):

·         35 games / 11 starts

·         One multiple-hit game vs. UCF in the NCAA Gainesville Regional, where she went 2-for-4 with a two-run double and scored a run

·         Three multi-RBI games:

o    May 19 vs. UCF (NCAA Regional)

o    Feb. 15 vs. Jacksonville, when she knocked a two-run double for her first career hit

o    April 20 vs. FIU (Game 1),  when she smashed a three-run home run for her first career blast

·         Also scored a season-best two runs against the Panthers April 20

·         Scored the lone run of the SEC Tournament opener vs. LSU as a pinch runner for classmate Bailey Castro

·         Started the entire NCAA Gainesville Regional in the outfield, where she snagged a season-best four putouts in UF’s May 19 contest with FGCU

·         Registered three hits during NCAA Regionals, representing half her season total

 

High School / Travel Ball:

·         2011 graduate of Middleburg High School

·         Played travel ball with the Jacksonville Lady Bandits

·         2011 5A First Team All-State

·         2011 5A Offensive Player of the Year

·         Batted .511 her senior year, with a .672 on-base percentage and a .867 slugging percentage

·         2010 Florida Times-Union All-First Coast Softball Team

·         Middleburg captured the 2009 District 4-5A Championship, advancing to the Regional Semifinals with Little as the starting pitcher

·         Three-time All-St. Johns River Athletic Conference selection (2008-10)

·         2010 Triple Crown Rising Stars All-Star

·         A three-sport athlete

o    2008-09 weightlifting All-Conference selection

o    2008 volleyball District 3-4A Championship team that advanced to the 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

2015

.175

40-18

63

12

11

1

0

4

15

6

13

0-1

1.000

CAREER

.253

189-113

332

96

84

15

3

21

86

60

86

16-18

.976

 

Little’s Career Bests

AB

8 vs. Nebraska (6/1/13)

R

4, two times, last vs. Mercer (2/22/15)

H

3, two times, last vs. Mercer (2/22/15)

Streak

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

RBI

9 vs. Mercer (2/22/15)

2B

1, 15 times, last vs. Michigan (3/5/15)

3B

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

HR

3 vs. Mercer (2/22/15)

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, eight times, last at Alabama (3/21/15)

 

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