| Brittany Barnhill
Big 12 Pitcher of the Week (May 6, 2008)
AS A FRESHMAN (2008)
appeared in 51 of 54 games, making 47 total starts, 20 of which came in the circle
held opponents to a .262 batting average in conference games, ranking ninth in the Big 12
threw her first collegiate no hitter, notching four strikeouts against Texas A&M Corpus Christi (5/1) ... earned Big 12 Pitcher of the Week (5/6) for her 6.0 inning no-hit effort
fanned a career-high nine batters in her second career pitching appearance, a 5.2-inning outing at Texas State (2/13)
blasted her first career home run and had her first multi-hit game against previously unbeaten No. 12 Stanford, helping the Horns' to a 3-1 win (2/24)
matched a career-high with nine strikeouts and allowed only one earned run in 5.1 innings of a 5-4 loss to Utah (2/29)
threw five innings in the championship game of the Spring Fling Tournament against North Carolina, allowing only one run on four hits and fanning six as the game ended an a 1-1 tie (3/15)
earned the 5-1 win in the conference opener after pitching 5.0 innings, allowing one run on two hits and fanning four Nebraska batters (3/21)
tossed her first complete game shutout, allowing two hits and no walks, while striking out six in a 4-0 win over Iowa State (3/29)
went 2-for-3 at the plate, recording one RBI and a run scored in a 5-4 loss to Baylor (4/2)
struck out five and gave up two runs in a 9-2, complete game win over Oklahoma State (4/6)
threw her second complete game shutout, scattering five hits over 7.0 innings, allowing only one walk and fanning nine in a 4-0 victory against Sam Houston State (4/16)
collected four hits and posted an RBI in a doubleheader sweep of Texas A&M Corpus Christi (5/1)
Played for Impact Gold out of Houston, Texas, under head coach Bob Regan ... follows former Impact players and current teammates Kori Cook, Crystal Saenz and Kacie Gaskin to Texas.
2007 EA Sports All-American en route to being named the 2007 State of Texas Gatorade High School Player of the Year ... a four-year varsity letterwinner at Northwest High School under head coach Tanya Marrow ... three-time all-state standout ... 2007 Texas Class 5A Player of the Year ... four-time first-team all-district performer ... 2006 District 5-5A Offensive Player of the Year, 2005 District MVP and 2004 District Pitcher of the Year ... Dallas Morning News and Fort Worth Star Telegram Player of the Year in 2007 ... UIL All-State Tournament team in 2005 and 2006 ... set a Texas State high school record with 1,715 career strikeouts, breaking the former mark of 1,544 held by Baylor's Kirsten Shortridge ... posted a 29-3 record with a 0.06 ERA as a senior, while hitting at a .488 clip ... led Northwest to the 2007 Class 5A Region I final, 2006 4A Regional Final and to the 2005 Class 4A semifinals ... notched a 23-7 record, a 0.34 ERA and 427 strikeouts in 2006, while hitting .465 with three homers and 29 stolen bases ... starting a pitcher in the 2007 Texas Girls Coaches Association Softball All-Star game ... starred in two other sports as well ... three-time all-district performer for the Northwest basketball team, earning first team honors in 2005 and 2006 and second team honors in 2007 ... tabbed first-team all-region on the hardwood in 2006 ... earned District 5-5A Newcomer of the Year in 2004 and Defensive Player of Player of the Year in 2005 in basketball ... a four-time all-district honoree in volleyball, earning first-team honors in 2005 and 2006 ... named the District Hitter of the Year in 2005 ... member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Young Life.
Full name is Brittany Lee Barnhill ... born Nov. 6, 1988 in Bedford, Texas ... is the daughter of Roy and Lori Barnhill ... has one brother, Taylor (17) and one sister, Brianna (12) ... two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection ... is a kinesiology major.