Freshman outfielder talks music, goals and guilty pleasures in this Q&A.
2014: Saw action in 36 games, starting 15, 10 as the designated player and five in right field ... registered a .234 average with 11 hits, including a double against Jacksonville State ... scored six runs ... stole six bases ... laid down four sacrifices ... drew two walks ... put together a trio of two-game hit streaks ... recorded two perfect days at the plate and two multi-hit efforts ... managed three hits against Bryant and two vs. Central Michigan.
2013: Saw action 25 games, starting one at designated player and one in left field ... boasted a .250 batting average with two hits in eight at-bats ... started at designated player against Tulsa and in left field against Sam Houston State ... scored six runs and stole four bases.
2012: Saw action in 25 games, mostly as a pinch runner, and started in left field against UT-Martin ... batted .214 with three hits in 14 at-bats ... first collegiate hit was an RBI single vs. Northern Colorado ... scored 11 runs, including the game-tying score vs. Ball State ... stole eight bases in 10 attempts, ranking fourth on the team ... made good on two defensive opportunities.
High School: A three-time varsity letter and two-time all conference honoree ... led her team in fielding percentage, slugging and steals three seasons ... led the county in steals and was second in home runs as a senior ... played shortstop, third base and outfield as a prepster ... garnered the Most Valuable Player award twice of the winter tournament ... played summer ball for Team Fla., which placed third at Gold Nationals ... also played varsity volleyball as a sophomore and varsity basketball her sophmomore and junior years as the team advanced to the Elite Eight.
Personal: Full name is Gabrielle Nichole Brown ... born February 19, 1993 ... parents are Dexter and LaVerne Brown ... has one brother, Dexter Brown II, and one sister, Jacquelyn ... plans to major in visual communications design.