Kristen Brown

Position: INF | 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

TRANSACTION HISTORY:
  • 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.
  • Extended her contract with the Bandits through the 2017 season on January 28, 2017.
PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Appeared in 27 games during her rookie season, including 21 starts.
  • Batted .206 with three home runs and six RBI in her first year in Chicago and held a .985 fielding percentage in 67 opportunities.
  • Had the USSSA Pride's number as a rookie, batting .391 with two home runs and four RBI.
  • 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 a pair of walks.
  • Recored her first career hit, a single, on June 10, 2016 in a 6-5 Bandits defeat against the Dallas Charge.
COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS (UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA):
  • 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.
  • Ranks first in UNC and Atlantic Coast Conference history in career home runs (66), breaking the old school record with a grand slam in the 2015 home finale for the Tar Heels.
PERSONAL:
  • Majored in exercise and sport science while at North Carolina.
  • 2015 USA Softball Player of the Year finalist.
  • Was named the 2012 Gatorade Player of the Year in New York out of high school.

STATS

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