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A.J. Andrews
#9

Position: OF
Date of Birth: 06/07/1993
Height: 0' 0"   Weight: 0 lbs
Pro Experience: Chicago Bandits (2015), Akron Racers (2016)
Bats: L
Throws: R
Birthplace: Oldsmar, Florida


Biography:

 

TRANSACTION HISTORY:

  • Drafted 7th overall by the Chicago Bandits in the 2nd round of the 2015 Draft.
  • Traded to the Akron Racers on 11/18/15.
  • Signed a two-year contract with the Racers through the 2017 season on 12/21/15.

 

2017 SEASON (AKRON RACERS):

  • All-NPF At-Large Selection, 1st of career,
  • Finished with third highest average in NPF (.348).
  • Led Racers with .448 OBP (4th in NPF) and 8 SB (10th in NPF).
  • In 42 games, had 39 hits, 27 runs, 12 RBI and 9 doubles.

 

2016 SEASON (AKRON RACERS):

  • First female athlete to win a Rawlings Gold Glove Award.
  • Co-winner of the Rally Spikes Award for most SB in the NPF (15).
  • Produced 30 hits, 24 runs, 7 doubles and 10 RBI.
  • Hit her first professional home run on 6/28/16.
  • Earned ESPN SportsCenter’s #1 play on 7/23/16 with a diving catch against the USSSA Pride.

 

2015 SEASON (CHICAGO BANDITS):

  • Appeared in 31 games, batting 8-for-50 with 8 runs and 3 RBI.
  • Made her professional debut on 6/19/15 against the Akron Racers.

 

COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS (LOUISIANA STATE):

  • 2013 1st Team All-SEC
  • 2x 2nd Team All-SEC
  • 2013 NFCA 3rd Team All-American
  • 2012 SEC All-Freshman Team
  • Started all 66 games in centerfield and batted .354 in 2015.
  • Played 240 games at LSU, with a .354 career batting average, 5 home runs, 95 RBI and 97 stolen bases.

 

PERSONAL:

  • Daughter of Michael and Jeanene Andrews, born on 7/7/93.
  • Has three siblings: Michael, Ailyah and Athena.
  • Pursuing a Master's Degree in Broadcast Journalism.

Career Statistics »

Year League Club GP AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
2017 NPF Racers 42 .348 112 27 39 9 2 2 12 14 21 8
2016 NPF Racers 43 .259 116 24 30 7 0 2 10 13 25 15
2015 NPF Bandits 31 .160 50 8 8 1 0 0 3 5 20 7

Catchers

# Name POS
13 Griffin Joiner C
15 Hannah Day C
42 Shelby Hiers C

Infielders

# Name POS
1 Ashley Thomas 2B
5 Sami Fagan SS
10 Kelley Montalvo 3B
20 Haley Fagan IF
21 Chandler Rice IF
23 Maddy Grimm IF
29 Nicole Schroeder IF
52 Sam Fischer-Cooke IF

Outfielders

# Name POS
3 Shellie Robinson OF
9 A.J. Andrews OF
11 Kristen Wyckoff OF
14 Megan Geer OF
25 Jennifer Gilbert OF

Pitchers

# Name POS
7 Megan Betsa P
8 Alexis Silkwood P
12 Jailyn Ford P
17 Sara Groenewegen P
33 Emily Weiman P
37 Rachele Fico P
44 Laura Winter P
51 Aimee Creger P

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