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    Briana Bishop
    Briana Bishop

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    College Station, Texas

    High School:
    A&M Consolidated

    Height:
    5-4

    Position:
    IF

    Experience:
    3L

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R

    A career .306 hitter with a .539 slugging percentage ... holds SFA home run records for single-season (12) and career (25), both set in 2009 ... with 102 career RBI, needs just nine more runs driven in to set new Ladyjack record ... is also just nine doubles shy of a new career mark (37) and needs only nine more walks to set a new career record for bases on balls (69).

    2009 (Junior): A First-Team All-Southland Conference selection ... played in 53 games with 52 starting appearances, all at third base ... finished third on the team and seventh in the Southland with .314 batting average ... set new single-season school record and led the league with 12 home runs ... also led conference in slugging percentage (.604) and total bases (96) and finished second only to teammate Kayla Gutowski in runs batted in (37) ... was second on the team with 15 multi-hit games, including a team-best 14 two-hit showings ... posted six multi-RBI performances, including six-RBI games against Ken State (3/6) and Central Arkansas (4/10) ... went 3-for-3 with two home runs and a double against Kent State and went 2-for-2 with a pair of bombs against Central Arkansas ... finished third on the team with 10 doubles ... had three hitting streaks of four or more games, including a season-long run of seven straight games with a hit beginning against North Texas (3/4) and ending in a game against Texas A&M (3/8) ... posted 11 hits in seven games, including six-RBI performance against Kent State and two other two-hit contests ... posted three straight two-hit games in series against Central Arkansas.

    2008 (Sophomore): Played in 55 games with 54 starting appearances, 52 of them at third base ... batted .270 and was second on the team and eighth in the league with 34 RBI ... led the SLC in walks with 36 and ranked eighth in the conference in on-base percentage at .428 ... posted 11 extra-base hits and was fourth on the team with six home runs ... had nine two-hit games and ranked third on the squad with eight multi-RBI contests ... went 2-for-2 with a home run and five RBI against A&M-Corpus Christi (3/15) ... was 2-for-3 with a homer, four RBI and a run scored against McNeese State (5/8) ... had three separate four-game hitting streaks during the season.

    2007 (Freshman): Made first career start in third game of the season and started each of the remaining 54 games hit a team-best .329, good enough for 11th in the Southland Conference ... led the team with seven home runs and 14 doubles ... the 14 two-base hits tied for second-most in the conference ... was second on the squad with 31 RBI ... had a team-best .563 slugging percentage and led the squad with a .383 on-base percentage ... opened career by recording three consecutive multi-hit games ... capped that three-game stretch by going 2-for-4 with a double, three RBI and a run scored in SFA's 8-7 win over Southern Miss. ... posted a trio of three-hit games on the season ... had eight multi-RBI games, including a season-high three runs driven in on three separate occasions ... hit four of her seven home runs during a nine-game span from March 18 to March 31 ... recorded a .953 fielding percentage that ranked second only to first baseman Jessica Tullos among SFA infielders ... was in on 19 of SFA's league-best 32 double plays, and her 112 assists tied for sixth in the SLC.

    High School: Started and lettered four years for coach Shelley Batson at A&M Consolidated ... played third base ... was Second-Team All-District 13-5A as a freshman and sophomore ... earned first-team honors her last two years ... was named All-Brazos Valley all four years ... was named district offensive MVP in 2005 and 2006 ... helped lead team to bi-district championship in 2003 and 2005 ... won the district title in 2004 ... helped take A&M Consolidated to the regional championship in 2006 ... a member of the National Honor Society and academic all-state selection ... played five years for the Texas Avengers 18-and-under club team.

    Personal: Born May 6, 1988, in Waco, Texas ... daughter of Billy and Kerry Bishop ... majoring in kinesiology.

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