THIS YEAR: After a year of learning the ropes in college softball, sophomore Brandi Andrews is fighting for a spot in the line-up as well as in the outfield... Her strength as an extra base hitter is expected to be a key component in the Cougar offense... Her hard work and persistence in the outfield show favor in her ability to earn a starting spot.
2010 (freshman): As a 2010 freshman played in 26 of the Cougars' 49 games, starting 11 ... Produced a slugging percentage of .311... Started her collegiate career with a double to centerfield against Redlands and opener her collegiate career by going 5-for-9 with 2 doubles, a triple and 2 RBIs in 3 games ... Pushed across 5 of the Cougars' runs for the year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played 2 years of varsity softball for head coach Reese Mitchell at Glendora (Calif.) High ... As a 2009 senior named all-valley by the San Gabriel Valley Tribune and earned All-Sierra first team after batting .338 in 26 games with a league-leading 9 home runs ... Led the Tartans with 30 RBIs ... In a sweep of conference rival Chino Hills, hit 3 home runs, including a grand slam and a solo shot to account for all 5 runs in the 5-3 nightcap victory ... Hit safely in 17 games for the 22-5 Tartans who advanced to the CIF finals for a second straight year ... Also lettered 2 years in field hockey
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 24, 1991, in West Covina, Calif. ... Parents are Jim and Maria Andrews ... Has 1 brothers (Justin) and a sister (Brooke) ... Her cousin, Tommy Gonzales, is a member of the Cougar baseball team ... Has not declared a major.