| Kim Bruins
AS A JUNIOR (2012)
Made 33 starts in 41 games while appearing 16 times in the circle ... posted a 7-5 record with a 3.29 earned run average as a pitcher ... tallied a season-high six-game hitting streak from March 24-31 ... hit most often in the ninth spot of the order, with squad going 10-1 (.909 winning percentage) in those contests ... finished the campaign with 20 hits, 20 runs batted in and 17 scored ... posted a .304 (14-for-46) batting average during home contests ... led the squad with a .500 (three-for-six) average as a pinch hitter ... recorded two hits in three-straight games, against No. 25 New Mexico and Tulsa (March 30-31) ... during Iowa State contest (March 25), became the first pitcher in Texas history to hit a grand slam the same game she appeared in the circle ... in same the game against the Cyclones, went two-for-two with a career-high five runs batted in and pitched five innings with four strikeouts ... five RBI tied for the most by a Longhorn in a game during the season ... hit a home run in back-to-back games at Iowa State (March 24-25) ... threw second career no-hitter on March 4 against Sam Houston State in a five-inning 14-0 win ... struck out a career-high nine against the Bearkats with the no-hitter exactly two years to the date after first collegiate no-hitter ... scored personal-best three runs in the team's season opener against Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 9).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011)
Started the final 12 games of the regular season at first base after Lexy Bennett was injured ... recorded two hits, a double and three runs batted in during an 8-4 victory over Northern Illinois (Feb. 12) ... singled, walked and added two RBI in Texas' 3-0 win against Massachusetts (Feb. 27) ... posted an RBI single in a pinch-hit appearance during UT's 6-1 win over Iowa State (April 17) ... became the starter at first base on April 22 at Texas Tech, going a combined three-for-six with two RBI and a run scored in the series sweep (April 22-23) ... registered two hits and an RBI to extend season-long hitting streak to five games in the Longhorns' 3-0 win over No. 17 Baylor (April 27).
AS A FRESHMAN (2010)
Posted a 7-3 record in 19 pitching appearances, including five complete games and one shutout ... tossed seven innings, allowed one run on five hits and struck out three to defeat No. 20 DePaul in collegiate debut (Feb. 12) ... collected two hits, a home run, three RBI and one run scored in Texas' 4-1 win over DePaul (Feb. 13) ... fired five innings and surrendered one run on four hits to lead Longhorns to a win over No. 13 LSU (Feb. 14) ... picked up third win of the season, throwing six-and-two-thirds innings, scattering seven hits and striking out two against Purdue (Feb. 19) ... improved to 4-0 with a complete game, five-hit outing against Houston (Feb. 21) ... hit second home run of the season in UT's 14-5 win over UC Davis (Feb. 27) ... threw first career no-hitter, tossing five scoreless innings, striking out three, walking none and hitting one batter against Texas Southern (March 4) ... tossed complete game with five hits and season-best seven strikeouts to defeat UTEP (March 10) ... notched seventh win of the season against UTSA, allowing seven runs on 10 hits and striking out five (March 30) ... made two appearances against No. 10 Georgia, firing three innings in game one and throwing five with three runs in the second game (May 9-10).
Played club softball for the California Cruisers out of Long Beach, Calif., and head coach Mel Sievers ... led club to consecutive seventh-place finishes at the 2008-09 ASA Gold Nationals ... helped the Cruisers to a ninth-place finish at ASA Gold Nationals in 2007.
A four-year letterwinner at Redlands High School ... tabbed first-team All-Citrus Belt League four times and twice selected to the All-California Interscholastic Federation Team (2007, 2009) ... named Citrus Belt League MVP in 2008 and 2009 ... garnered Press-Enterprise Player of the Year honors in 2009 and Press-Enterprise All-Area First Team in 2008 and 2009 ... paced her Terrier squad to back-to-back Citrus Belt League titles in 2008 and 2009 ... headlined team as a senior with 16 wins in the circle, a 0.98 ERA, 164 strikeouts, a .419 batting average, 31 runs scored and 38 runs batted in ... set the Redlands school record for strikeouts and victories in 2008 ... as a freshman, played on the school's water polo team.
Full name is Kimberly Lynn Bruins ... born July 11, 1991, in Redlands, Calif. ... daughter of Ken and Brenda Bruins ... has two siblings, Brianna (24) and Kenny (20) ... two-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection (Fall 2011 and Fall 2012) ... majoring in health promotion.