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Brittany Nelson
Brittany Nelson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Flower Mound, Texas

High School:
Marcus

Height:
6-0


Bats: R
Throws: R

Among the pitching leaders in several categories on Coastal's career charts, including earned run average (10th), strikeouts (5th), wins (7th) and innings pitched (7th)... 2005: A member of the 2005 Big South All-Academic Team... Played in 35 games with 30 starts as a designated player/pitcher... Hit .225 with two home runs and 13 RBIs... Had 20 hits and nine walks on the year as a hitter... As a pitcher led the team in wins (12), innings pitched (127.2), strikeouts (112) and was second on the team with a 2.52 ERA... Had a home run and five RBIs against Gardner-Webb (3/15)... Had four multi-hit games... Threw a two-hit shutout against UNC Wilmington (3/31)... Had shutouts against Penn State (3/26), Charleston Southern (4/16) and Western Michigan (3/13)... Had a perfect fielding percentage... A member of the Dean's List.

2004: Played in 40 games, 33 of them as a starter... Started 23 of the 33 times she got the ball in the circle, posting a 13-14 record overall in 167.1 innings of work... Earned Big South All-Tournament honors after defeating Liberty and Winthrop in the tournament... Got her first win of the season over Oregon at the Palm Springs Classic, scattering seven hits and giving up just one earned run while striking out three... Recorded four or more strikeouts in 11 appearances, including a season-high eight strikeouts in a win over Furman... Also hit .303 for the year with 20 RBIs and five runs scored... Put together a career-high five-game hitting streak twice during the year.

2003: Posted an 8-5 record in the circle for CCU with a 1.57 earned run average in 84.2 innings pitched... Got her first collegiate win by going six innings and giving up just four hits and no earned runs in a 10-2 win over Hampton at the UNCW Lady Seahawk Classic... Had a season-high eight strikeouts at UNC Wilmington in a 3-0 victory... Also was a contributor at the plate, with a .224 batting average with three RBIs and a pair of runs scored... Helped her pitching effort out against St. Bonaventure at the Hokie Fastpitch Classic, driving in the game-winning run and giving up just three hits in a 3-2 victory.

High School: Pitched Marcus to a 23-5 record and a runner-up finish in District 6-5A, earning First Team All-Area from the Fort Worth Star Telegram and Second Team honors from the Dallas Morning News... Posted a 0.57 ERA with 244 strikeouts and 20 walks in 180 innings pitched as a senior... Named Co-MVP in District 6-5A and MVP for Northeast Area Team by the Star Telegram... Also hit .424 with six home runs and 28 RBIs... Was the only pitcher in leading the Marauders to a District title and Bi-District championship with an 18-9 record, earning Second Team All-Area honors from both the Star Telegram and Morning News and district MVP honors... Graduated in the top 60 in her class of almost 600... Was a member of National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Student Council and the Honor Roll.

Personal: Full name: Brittany Rose Nelson... Daughter of Daniel and Andrea Nelson... Born November 3, 1984... Majoring in marketing and management.