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Kristen Brown

Position: SS | Number:

Bats: R | Throws: R

Date of Birth: 05/31/1994 | Height: 5’8”

Resides:Levittown, NY

College Experience:
North Carolina

Pro Experience:
Third season

Transaction history:

  • Selected 24th overall in the fourth round of the 2016 NPF Draft by the Bandit.
  • Signed her first professional contract with the Bandits on May 25, 2016.
  • Extended her contract with the Bandits through the 2017 season on Jan. 28, 2017.
  • Renewed her contract with the Bandits through the 2018 season on Jan. 17, 2018.

Professional highlights:

  • Appeared in a career-high 31 games during the 2017 season, despite an injury knocking her out of the lineup for a good chuck on the season.
  • Recorded three hits in 2017, including two home runs.
  • Owns a stellar .985 career fielding percentage at shortstop.
  • Held the USSSA Pride’s number as a rookie, batting .391 with a pair of home runs and four RBI in 2016.
  • Made her professional debut at third base in a 4-2 loss to the Dallas Charge on June 8, 2016, going 0-for-1 with two walks.

Get to know Kristen:

  • Majored in exercise and sport science while at North Carolina.
  • 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.
  • 2015 USA Softball National Player of the Year finalist.
  • Was named the 2012 Gatorade Player of the Year in New York out of high school.
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