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#6 A.J. Andrews
Position: Outfield
Bats: Left Handed
Throws: Right Handed
Height: 5'5"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Oldsmar, Fla.
High School: Countryside HS
Born: 06/07/1993
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A.J. Andrews Bio
Career Statistics Career Statistics
2014 Game Log 2014 Game Log
2015 Game Log 2015 Game Log
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 06/18/2015

2015 SEC Player of the Week [03/02]
2015 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I National Player of the Week [03/03]
2015 espnW National Softball Player of the Week [03/04]
2015 Second Round Draft Pick of the NPF Chicago Bandits (Seventh Overall Pick)
2015 USA Softball Collegiate National Player of the Year Top 25 List [04/08]
2015 Second Team All-SEC
2015 NFCA All-South Region First Team
2015 NCAA All-Baton Rouge Regional Team
2015 NCAA All-Baton Rouge Super Regional Team
2014 USA Softball Collegiate National Player of the Year Top 50 Watch List
2014 Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team
2014 All-SEC Second Team
2014 NFCA All-South Region Second Team
2014 LSWA All-Louisiana First Team
2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 NFCA All-America Third Team
2013 NFCA All-South Region First Team
2013 All-SEC First Team
2013 All-Louisiana First Team
2013 LSWA Hitter of the Week (03/21, 04/14)
2012 All-SEC Freshman Team

SENIOR SEASON (2015)
Started all 66 games for LSU in her final season in Purple and Gold, playing every game in centerfield and in the leadoff spot in the batting order… Finished her career playing in over 200 games and making 200-plus starts, finishing third in runs scored (179), tied for third in triples (19), third in career walks (116) and third in stolen bases (97)… Took home the SEC Player of the Week award once and the NFCA and espnW National Player of the Week during that same stretch… Was one of the top 25 finalists for the USA Softball Collegiate National Player of the Year Award… Repeated as a second team All-SEC selection and NFCA All-South Region first team pick… Was selected seventh overall in the second round of the National Pro Fastpitch Draft, selected by the Chicago Bandits… Finished third on the team in batting average and hits, hitting .354 on the season with 67 total base knocks… Set the single-season mark for walks in a season with 47… Drew two walks 12 times on the season, including being walked three times just once against ULM… Led the team with eight triples, good enough for third all-time in a single season, finishing fourth in the nation in the category… Had seven doubles and a home run, driving in 38 and scoring 65 runs which was second on the team… Was third on the team in on-base percentage at .478, leading the team in stolen bases with 25 on 26 attempts… Slugged .492 on the year… Finished the season on a five-game hitting streak, while going on an eight-game streak which was her season long… Reached base safely in 23 games on the season, ending the year reaching in 19 consecutive games… Finished third on the team in multi-hit games with 17, with 12 games of two hits, four with three and one with four hits… Had five multi-RBI outings… Was virtually unstoppable over the course of 11 at-bats to start March, hitting .909 with 10 hits, including three triples and a double, with 13 RBIs, seven walks and seven stolen bases… She slugged 1.545 and had an .895 on-base percentage over the course of one weekend… Was one of two players this season to score six as she went 3-for-3 with two triples and a double and two runs scored against Stephen F. Austin with a walk and stolen base… Went 4-for-5 with two RBIs and three runs scored at Florida in game two of the series… Went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in the series opener against Texas A&M… Led all players at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional, hitting .471 over the course of five games with a team leading eight hits and five runs scored… Went 3-for-4 against Arizona State with a stolen base… Went 2-for-5 with two stolen bases and a run scored against Arizona in the super regional… Finished with the second most hits for LSU at the Women’s College World Series with four, hitting .308 in the tournament.

JUNIOR SEASON (2014)
Was one of three players to start all 62 games for LSU in her junior season, making all of her starts in centerfield… Was named to the 2014 USA Softball Collegiate National Player of the Year Top 50 Watch List, the 2014 Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team, second team All-SEC and second team NFCA All-South Region… Batted in the leadoff position in every contest and finished the season with a .329 batting average with a team-leading 68 hits, including six triples which were tops in the SEC and sixth in the nation, and the most by an LSU player since 2002… Her 0.10 triples per game average led the SEC and was 27th in the nation at the end of the year… Stole 38 of 40 bases on the year which was second in the league, as she averaged 0.61 stolen bases per game which was also second in the conference and 19th in the nation… Hit eight doubles and two home runs, finishing the year with a slugging percentage of .454, while getting walked 31 times with a team-high 47 runs scored in leading to a .419 on-base percentage… Hit .329 in conference play with 27 hits which tied for the team lead and 12 stolen bases… Stole three bases in a game four times on the season with four games of at least two… Went on a career and season-long 15 game hitting streak from Feb. 28-March 29, which was tied for the longest in program history…Had 17 multi-hit games on the season, 12, two-hit outings and five, three-hit outings… Had nine multi-RBI contests with seven games of two RBI and two with three RBI… Had two games of at least six at bats coming against Harvard on Feb. 28 and South Carolina on April 18, which were both individual season highs in the Southeastern Conference… Went 2-for-3 with three runs scored, two walks and three stolen bases (Feb. 7)… Went 2-for-3 with two RBI against Murray State (Feb. 8)… Went 2-for-4 against South Alabama with a double and a stolen base (Feb. 15)… Pieced together her first three-hit game by going 3-for-4 against Penn State with a run scored (Feb. 17)… Went 2-for-3 against Long Beach State with two RBI (Feb. 20)… Had a 2-for-4 game with a triple, two RBI and a run scored against Cal State Fullerton (Feb. 21)… Exploded for three hits in four at-bats against Stanford with a double and run scored (Feb. 22)… Hit .500 at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic with eight hits, which included a double and a triple, with four RBI… Had a 3-for-5 day against Jackson State with two stolen bases and a run scored (Feb. 28)… Went 2-for-4 against Northwestern State with two stolen bases and two runs scored (March 4)… Went 3-for-4 in the series opener against the Auburn Tigers, stealing two bases with a double, RBI and run scored (March 7)… Hit .538 against Auburn and Northwestern State, earning seven base knocks with a double, RBI and four runs scored with four stolen bases… Went 2-for-3 in the finale against the Gators with a triple, scoring both runs for the Tigers in the contest (March 16)… Averaged .333 at the plate in 12 appearances against No. 1 Florida, finishing with four hits and a stolen base… Drove in three RBI against Nicholls with a double (March 19)… Went 3-for-6 in the series against Oklahoma with a triple, .833 slugging percentage and .625 on-base percentage… Hit .375 in the series against Alabama with a double, RBI, run scored and two stolen bases… Had her second three RBI game of the season in the opener against Tennessee, hitting her first home run of the season in a 2-for-3 night with two runs scored (April 4)… Hit her fourth triple and sixth double of the season in a 2-for-4 outing with two RBI in game one against Hofstra (April 16)… Drove in two RBI in game one against the South Carolina Gamecocks with a stolen base and a run scored (April 18)… Was walked three times against South Alabama, scoring three times and stealing three bases as well (April 23)… Finished a home run short of the cycle in the series opener against Ole Miss, going 3-for-4 with a double triple and scored three times for the second-straight game (April 25)… Earned her only hit of the day on a double, with a run scored in game two against Ole Miss (April 26)… Went 1-for-2 with an RBI and two runs scored, receiving two walks and stealing three bases in the finale against Ole Miss (April 27)… Went 1-for-2 against Southeastern Louisiana with two RBI, a run scored and a stolen base, earning three walks in a game for the third time this season (April 30)… Went 1-for-4 with a stolen base and run scored in the opener against Mississippi State (May 2)… Went 1-for-4 with an RBI and run scored in game two against the Bulldogs (May 3)… Extended her hitting streak to seven games in going 2-for-4 in the finale against Mississippi State (May 4)… Hit her sixth triple of the season  and scored a run in the second game of the tournament against Kentucky (May 9)… Hit her second home run of the season in a 1-for-4 afternoon against Louisville with an RBI and two runs scored (May 16)… Went 1-for-4 with a stolen base against Arizona (May 17)… Went 1-for-3 against the Wildcats with a run scored and stolen base (May 18)… Went 1-for-3 in the season finale (May 18).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Only player to start in all 58 games split between centerfield (48), left field (9) and right field (1) … Became the 15th player in program history to claim NFCA All-America status in addition to NFCA All-South Region, All-SEC and All-Louisiana First-Team accolades … The last LSU outfielder to secure NFCA All-American status and All-SEC First-Team honors was former All-American Kirsten Shortridge (2010) … Batted leadoff in every game and turned in a team-leading .359 batting average (71-for-198) to go along with two home runs and 32 RBIs … The .359 hitting clip was a 144 point improvement from 2012 whereas the 32 RBIs ranked third on the team … Her 71 hits checked in at ninth place on the SEC leaderboard … Scored a team-best 47 runs, LSU won 27 of 30 games when Andrews crossed the plate … Was apart of 28 percent of LSU’s runs scored … Registered 19 stolen bases in 21 attempts, the 19 steals were 13th in the SEC … Produced a team-high 19 multi-hit games, while her eight multi-RBI efforts were tied with Allison Falcon for second on the squad … Hit safely in 45 of 58 games which included 17 of her 23 SEC outings … Was 1-for-2 with two RBIs during LSU’s 8-0 season-opening win over No. 22 North Carolina (Feb. 8) … Collected three hits, scored two runs and added a RBI versus Hampton (Feb. 9) … Notched a 2-for-3 effort and scored the game-tying run in the seventh inning during a 5-4 comeback victory over Memphis (Feb. 16) … Reeled off a career-long nine-game hitting streak (Feb. 22-March 2) fueled by five multi-hit performances … Reached base during all five plate appearances sparked by a career-best four hits in LSU’s 14-6 win over No. 14 Michigan (March 2) … Notched hits during every game of the Mississippi State (March 8-10), Kentucky (March 15-17), Texas A&M (April 12-14) and Georgia (May 3 & 5) series’ … Garnered six game-winning/game-tying RBIs during fifth inning or later in SEC play, four were against Top 25 teams … Connected for her first career home run, a solo shot and the game’s only run, with one out during the 14th inning at Mississippi State (March 8) … Added a RBI bunt single during LSU’s two-run ninth inning and 4-3 walkoff win over No. 17 Kentucky (March 16) … Ripped a two-run single with two outs to give LSU a 3-2 lead in the sixth inning and complete series sweep over No. 17 Kentucky (March 17) … Notched a 3-for-3 effort with a career-best three RBIs at Florida State (April 3) … Her RBI single with two outs in the sixth inning proved to be the game-winner …  Went 3-for-5 with three runs scored at Arkansas (April 5) … Smacked the game-tying triple and raced home with the game-winning run on a wild pitch during LSU’s 5-4 comeback victory at Arkansas (April 7) … Her RBI single started a three-run eighth inning as part of a 9-6 win over No. 10 Texas A&M (April 13) … Turned in a 3-for-5 performance with three runs scored and two RBIs at McNeese State (April 17) … Finished season by matching a career-high nine-game hitting streak (April 26-May 19) … Cranked the game-tying RBI single and scored the game-winning run on Jacee Blades’ RBI single during the fifth inning to complete a 4-3 comeback win and series sweep over No. 4 Alabama (April 27) … Belted a three-run homer at Georgia (May 3) … Recorded hits and started all four games of the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional (May 17-19) … Was 2-for-3 and scored the game-winning run versus Central Connecticut State (May 17).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Recorded 54 appearances which included 49 starts split between centerfield (37), right field (11) and designated player (1) ... LSU won eight of 11 games when Andrews started in right field ... Secured All-SEC Freshman Team honors to extend LSU's streak to four straight years with a representative on the team ... Compiled a .215 batting average (31-for-144) and totaled eight RBIs ... Scored 20 runs to rank second on the team ... Swiped a team-leading 15 stolen bases in 18 attempts ... Her 15 steals were tied for 14th in the SEC rankings ... Notched seven multi-hit efforts to rank third on the team ... Scored her first career run and drove home her first career RBI versus Cal State Northridge (Feb. 18) ... Was 2-for-3 with a run scored and two stolen bases against Troy (March 9) ... Racked up 27 of her 31 hits, scored 17 of her 20 runs and recorded 14 of her 15 stolen bases since March 9 ... Batted leadoff in 35 of LSU's last 37 games (March 23-June 2) with the lone exceptions coming against Kentucky (May 5) and Texas State (May 18) ... Garnered hits in 15 of her 25 SEC outings ... Went 2-for-2 with a run scored and two stolen bases in game one versus No. 20 Auburn (March 14) ... Ripped a three-run triple during the South Carolina finale (March 25) ... Was 2-for-4 with two RBIs against Arkansas (March 31) ... Drew a leadoff walk and scored on Ashley Langoni's two-run homer in LSU's 3-2 victory over national champion and No. 2 Alabama (April 7) ... Turned in a 1-for-3 effort with a RBI at No. 10 Tennessee (April 15) ... Hit safely in both games of the doubleheader at No. 2 Florida (April 24) ... Connected for a leadoff single and scored in LSU's 2-0 winner's bracket triumph over No. 8 national seed Texas A&M (May 19) at the NCAA College Station Regional ... Chipped in a 2-for-5 performance with a run scored and a stolen base in LSU's 6-1 victory over No. 9 national seed Missouri (May 26) to open the NCAA Columbia Super Regional ... Coaxed a walk and scored on Simone Heyward's bases-clearing double versus No. 9 Missouri (May 27) during the rubber game of the NCAA Columbia Super Regional ... Represented LSU's only run in a 1-0 victory over South Florida (June 2) at the Women's College World Series ... Alertly scored on a sacrifice popup in the infield ... Earned a spot on ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 plays for her effort. 
 
HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner for Kaylyn Bayly at Countryside High School in Florida ... Selected to play in 2011 Under Armour All-America Game at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex ... Secured 2011 Pinellas Country Player of the Year ... Batted .557 with 57 stolen bases and 55 runs scored during senior season ... Notched multiple All-State and All-Suncoast League picks ... Her team won a trio of district championships from 2008-10 ... Plays travel ball for Team Florida 18 Gold.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Michael and Jeanene Andrews ... Born on July 7, 1993 ... Has three siblings: Michael (26), Ailyah (13) and Athena (10) ... Majoring in marketing.

 

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