|Jessica Brown - 19
Junior: Started all 61 games for the Blazers last season ... led the team in runs scored (34), at bats (183), on base percentage (.348) and total plate appearances (210) ... second on the team in batting average (.284) and hits (52) ... third on the team in stolen bases (8) ... fourth on the team in slugging percentage (.306) ... posted 13 multiple hit games on the season ... had six-game hitting streak ... hit for .300 or better in 14 games.
Junior College: Played two years for Tom Ryan at Pasco-Hernando Community College in New Port Richey, Fla ... was an All-Conference selection in 1998 and 1999 ... led her team to second place finish in state tournament.
High School: Lettered four years for Rick Bose at Gribbs High School in St. Petersburg, Fla ... named to All-Suncoast First Team in 1996 and 1997 ... First team All-PCAC selection in 1996 and 1997 ... named team MVP in 1997 with a .463 batting average.
Personal: Full name is Jessica Lynn Brown ... born April 8, 1979 in Liverpool, N.Y. ... majoring in management information systems ... parents are Paul and Debbie Brown ... chose UAB because she liked the coaches and the new program ... her favorite sports team is the Atlanta Braves ... her favorite athlete is Andres Galarraga.