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- Joanna Fallen
Joanna  Fallen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Prattville, Ala.

High School:
Prattville HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
03/17/1995



AS A JUNIOR (2016)
After a breakout junior season, earned NFCA Mideast All-Region Third Team honors ... Named to the C-USA All-Academic Team and Commissioner’s Honor Roll ... Earned Conference USA Spring Spirit of Service Award Winner ... Started all 59 of the Blazers’ contest in the outfield ... Named to the All-Tournament team after batting .538 with seven hits, two doubles and two runs scored over UAB’s four contests ... Batted at a .352 average, recording 62 hits and scoring 31 runs, all second-best on the squad ... Also ranked second on the team in slugging and on-base percentages with .506 and .396 marks, respectively ... Drove in 27 RBIs, third best on the team ... Smacking 14 doubles this season, leading the team, ranking seventh in the conference and ranking fifth-best for a single season at UAB ... Ranked sixth in the league with sacrifice hits per game, averaging 0.19 per game ... Second on the two with 20 multi-hit games, including four, three-hit contests ... Also ranked second on the squad with seven multi-RBI games ... Earned Player of the Week honors for the first time in her career on March 21 after going 6-for-12 with three extra-base hits and four RBIs to lead UAB to a series win over Southern Miss ... Went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored in a win over College of Charleston (Feb. 19) ... Finished a perfect two-for-two at the plate with a two-run homer run at Jacksonville State (March 16) ... Plated two RBIs on two hits in UAB’s series-clinching victory over Charlotte (March 26) ... Drove in four RBIs on two hits, including a double at UTEP (April 23)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015)
Was a 2015 Second Team All-Conference USA and a C-USA All-Academic selection ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Hit .303 with four home runs and 26 RBI ... Made 47 starts in 50 appearances ... Hit second in the order in 40 games and finished the season 16th in the nation in sacrifice bunts per game (0.30, 16 in 2015) ... Ranked third on the team in total bases (65) ... Tied for fourth on the team in home runs ... Was 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in game two at Charlotte (April 18) ... Was 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in game one at UTSA (March 22) ... Slugged a pair of doubles with four RBI in game one versus North Texas (March 7) ... Tallied a home run, seven RBI and two runs scored on 3-for-4 hitting against Appalachian State (Feb. 6)

AS A FRESHMAN (2014)
Saw action in 45 games as a freshman and drew five starts during the 2014 season ... Made collegiate debut in UAB's season-opener against South Alabama ... Picked up first hit in UAB's win over Drake at the Getterman Classic ... Launched the first home run of career in a pinch hit at-bat in UAB's 21-2 win at Jacksonville State ... Had career day against Chattanooga in the NCAA Athens Regional, finishing with three RBI, a home run and a double to help UAB advance on to an elimination game against host Georgia ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and earned the league's Academic Medal

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Prattville High School and graduated with a 4.1 GPA in Honors Program ... 2012 AHSADCA North-South All Star ... Four-time AHSAA All- Metro Team ... Named the 2012 Prattville High School Offensive Player of the Year ... Batted .429 with 36 RBI and a career total of 26 home runs ... Led her club to two state championships and two third-place finish nationally ... Member of National Honor Society, National Society of High School Scholars, Beta Club, Key Club and President of the Baptist Health Explorer Program.

PERSONAL
Full name is Joanna Ellen Fallen ... Born on March 17, 1995 ... Daughter of Danny and Margie Fallen ... Has one brother, Dean ... Has two sisters, Chantel and Kathryn ... Majoring in civil engineering