Started 48 games at the shortstop position, leading the team with 97 assists ... Posted a season average of .246 off 29 hits ... Led the Sun Belt Conference with 16 sacrifice hits ... Tied a career-high with three runs scored on February 20 against Georgia Southern ... Was a perfect 2-2 with two RBIs on February 25 against Murray State ... Had her best series of the year, posting five hits off nine at bats with four runs scored and three RBIs against ULM on March 26-27 ... Went 3-5 on May 7 against WKU ... Finished her career with 494 defensive assists, the most in program history.
Started all 54 games at the shortstop position and posted a .246 average with 14 RBIs and three doubles ... Went two for three with an RBI and a walk against Troy on March 4 ... Went a perfect three for three with a career high three RBIs on March 5 in a matchup with Minnesota ... Collected two hits and a RBI against South Alabama on March 27 ... Went two for three with an RBI on April 2 with ULM ... Was a perfect two for two with against in the first game with Memphis on April 15 ... Tallied two hits and two runs scored on April 22 against UT-Martin.
Batted .200 with six RBIS in 47 games, including 46 starts at shortstop, and ranked second on team with 130 defensive assists ...Went 1-for-3 with a RBI and double against the host Pirates at the East Carolina Invitational on February 7 ... Went 3-for-5 with RBI, three runs scored and stolen base against Purdue at War Eagle Classic on February 21 ... Had season high two RBIs and two stolen bases against Austin Peay on February 22 ... Had season-high two walks at Austin Peay on March 17 ... Went 2-for-2 at Florida International on April 11 ... Went 2-for-2 with a RBI, run scored, triple and walk at Louisville on April 14 ... Went 2-for-5 with seven defensive assists at Evansville on April 21 ... Went 1-for-3 with season-high eight RBIs at Western Kentucky on May 2.
Batted .254 in 51 games, with 20 runs scored, six RBIs, six doubles and 13 walks ... Started 51 games, all at shortstop, and led team with 138 assists ... Batted team-leading .389 against left-handed pitchers ... Had six multi-hit games on season ... Collected season-high six game hit streak from April 26 through May 3 ... Batted .417 over four games in Kennesaw State Classic to begin the season ... Drove in first career RBI against #1 Alabama at the Crimson Classic on February 16 ... Picked up two hits, three walks and three runs scored against Troy on March 4 ... Went 1-for-4 with a double and a RBI in the first game of a twinbill on March 13 ... Had a season-high six defensive assists at South Alabama on March 22 ... Went 1-for-3 with a RBI and a double in the series against North Texas on April 6 ... Went 2-for-4 against Southeast Missouri on April 9 ... Collected two hits against Florida International on April 13 ... Went 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored in the series opener against Florida Atlantic on April 26 ... Went 4-for-7 with a run scored against Western Kentucky in final series of regular season.
Three-year letterwinner for coach Tony Dobra at San Pedro HS ... Named Second Team All-Area by The Daily Breeze as senior and First Team as junior ... Voted Second Team Marine League as sophomore and junior and Defensive Player of the Year as sophomore.
Brittney Rose Banania ... Daughter of Ieda Armijo and Jaime Mendez ... Born December 11, 1988 ... Majoring in Criminal Justice.