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Softball: Lindsay Bridges

Lindsay Bridges

  #14     Bats/Throws: R/R
  Position: 3B/P    Ht.: 5-10
  Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
  Previous School: Halls HS
  Eligibility: Sr.  Major: Physical Education

2011: Played in 15 games, including four starts as a designated player against UNC Pembroke (Feb. 6), Lees-McRae (Feb. 23), Fairmont State (Mar. 4) and Lincoln Memorial (Mar. 22)... Batted .133 with a pair of hits... Recorded singles against Salem International (Feb. 20) and Anderson (Apr. 2)... Scored a run and drew a pair of walks against Fairmont State.

2010: Played in 24 games, making 10 starts at third base... Opened the season with six hits in her first 16 at-bats, including a pair of doubles... Went 2-for-3 with a RBI and a run scored against King (Mar. 8)... Drove in two runs and scored another in win at NCAA Division I Savannah State (Mar. 10)... Picked up a RBI single at Virginia Intermont (Apr. 18).

2009: Appeared in 15 games, including 11 starts...Posted a 3.79 ERA in 64 and two-thirds innings...Allowed two runs or less in eight of her 15 appearances, including two shutouts...Went four innings, allowing one run, in her collegiate debut against Milligan (Feb. 8)...Allowed one run in six innings of work against Milligan (Feb. 23), striking out two...Threw a season-high seven innings against UNC Pembroke (Mar. 7), striking out a campaign-best three batters...Picked up her first career win against Belmont Abbey (Mar. 22), allowing two runs in four innings of work...Hurled her first career shutout against Lincoln Memorial (Mar. 24), scattering eight hits across seven innings of work...Recorded her third win of the season against Brevard (Mar. 31), allowing no runs on three hits and striking out two in seven innings to notch her second shutout of the season...Finished the season second on the team in ERA (3.79) and wins (three).

High School: Graduated from Halls HS in Knoxville, Tenn….Coached by Ellisha Humphrey and Kent Millsaps…Three-year letter-winner in softball and volleyball…All-District performer in 2008…2008 Team MVP… Two-time All-Tournament performer in softball and volleyball... Three-time member of the Honor Roll... Played for the Knoxville Thunder travel team where she was coached by Nick Green and Doug Jones.

Personal: Born Feb. 10, 1990 in Knox, Tenn... Daughter of Philip and Bonnie Bridges… Sister - Stephanie; Brother - Bryan... Majoring in Physical Education … SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Plans to earn her Master's degree, become a P.E. teacher and softball coach (possibly volleyball) following graduation…Favorite books: “1984”, "The Last Song", "Shania Twain: From This Moment On"; Favorite midnight snack: Sugar Cookies; Favorite movies: “Armageddon", "Pearl Harbor”; Favorite musical artists: Sugarland, Shania Twain, Neyo, Eminem, Pink; Favorite song: “Me and You” by Kenny Chesney; Favorite sports teams: Atlanta Braves and USA Softball; Lindsay can’t imagine a week without: Speaking to her family; Favorite athletes: Cat Osterman of USA Softball and Chipper Jones of the Atlanta Braves; Lindsay’s advice to kids: “Don’t let anything stand in your way; work for what you believe in”; Favorite colors: Purple and Green; Favorite food: Seafood; Favorite sport other than softball: Volleyball; People Lindsay most admires: Her parents and her cousin, Betsy; What people don't know about Lindsay: She enjoys reading a good book; When she was a kid, Lindsay tried to be like: Her cousin, Abi.