Kristen Brown

Position: IF | Number: 44
Bats: Right | Throws: Right
Daye of Birth: 05/31/1984 | Height: 5' 8"

Resides: Levittown, N.Y.

Pro Experience:
2nd Season: CHI (2016-present)

College Experience:
North Carolina

  • Drafted 24th overall in the 4th round of the 2016 NPF Draft by the Bandits
  • Signed a one-year contract with the Bandits on May 25, 2016
  • Started 26 games as a rookie while playing multiple positions in the field - shortstop, third base, right field.
  • Maintained a .987 fielding percentage in 78 opportunties.
  • Slugged .463 and drove in 11 runs during her first year in the NPF.
  • Smacked five home runs, the most by any first-year player on the Bandits and the third-highest mark on the team overall.
  • Went 2-for-4 with one home run in a 5-1 road win over the USSSA Pride on July 17, 2016.
  • 2016 NFCA First Team All-American
  • 2015 Third Team All-American.
  • Led UNC to consecutive 30-win seasons in 2015-16.
  • Paced the Tar Heels with a .397 batting average, 18 home runs and 55 RBI in her senior season.
  • Finalist for the 2015 USA Softball National Player of the Year.
  • 3x First Team All-ACC honors; Second Team in 2013
  • Holds the school’s single-season record for home runs (24) and RBI (67).
  • Ranks first in UNC and ACC history in career home runs (66), breaking the old school record with a grand slam in the 2015 home finale for the Tar Heels.
  • Was invited to the USA Softball National Team Selection Camp in Jan. 2016 and was selected to the US Elite Team


Hitting Stats »

Year League Club AB H AVG SLG OB% R 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
2016 NPF Bandits 68 14 .206 .397 .276 4 4 0 3 6 7 21 0