DJ Sanders

Position: IF | Number: 31

Bats: R | Throws: R

Date of Birth: 08/04/1996 | Height: 5'9"

Resides:Columbus, Miss.

College Experience:
University of Oregon

Pro Experience:
Second season

Transaction history:

  • Drafted 21st overall in the fourth round of the 2018 NPF Draft by the Chicago Bandits.
  • Signed a three-year deal with the Bandits on June 7, 2018.


Professional highlights:

  • Posted a .306 average and ranked third on the team with seven home runs as a rookie.
  • Made her professional debut with the Chicago Bandits on June 16, 2018.
  • Recorded her first career hit in an 8-0 win for the Bandits against the Aussie Spirit on June 17, 2018.
  • Delivered home runs in four consecutive games from Aug. 1-4, 2018. Compiled nine RBI across the same span.


Collegiate highlights:

  • Transferred from Louisiana-Lafayette to Oregon ahead of her senior season and amassed second team All-Pac-12 honors.
  • Led the nation with 29 home runs and 82 RBI as a junior with the Rajin’ Cajuns.
  • Batted a career-high .388 with a .524 on-base percentage and NCAA-best 1.013 slugging percentage in 2017 at ULL.
  • Finalist for the 2017 USA Softball National Player of the Year award.


Get to know DJ:

  • Has two older sisters, Kennedi and DeShuni.
  • Majored in exercise science.
  • Dream job: veteranarian
  • Favorite sports besides softball: basketball
Year League Club W L SV CG IP ERA H AVG R BB SO ER
2018 NPF Chicago 19 .306 19 4 16
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