#8 - Bree Thurman
2009-10 Softball
Columbia, Tenn./Spring Hill HS
Bree Thurman

2012: Started 55 games... Hit .204 with a home run, nine RBI, seven doubles and 24 runs scored... Scored the game-winning run on eight occasions... Homered in the season's second game, against Mississippi State (Feb. 10)... Went 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored against IPFW (March 7)... Scored twice in a March 24 victory at Cal Poly... Scored the game-winning run in both games against the Mustangs (March 23-24)... Had season-high three hits, with a double, an RBI and a run scored against Austin Peay (April 10)... Drove in the game-winning run against Kennesaw State (April 20)... Earned an Academic All-Conference nod.

2011: Second on the team with a .271 batting average, primarily from the top of the order... Led the Lady Bisons in walks (33), OBP (.418) and steals (13)... Steals mark tied her for eighth in the A-Sun; she was third in walks... Had seven multi-hit games... Drove in a season-high three runs against ETSU (March 25)... Homered in back-to-back games against Georgia Tech (March 19) and Coastal Carolina (March 20)... Stole two bases and went 2-for-3 against Georgia (Feb. 13)... In the field, did not commit an error for the second season in a row... NFCA Scholar Athlete and member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.

2010: Played in 45 games, starting 36 with most of them coming in the outfield … Hit .161 with 6 RBI and 10 runs scored in 62 at-bats … Posted a 1.000 fielding percentage … Played in all 20 Atlantic Sun Conference games … Hit .167 in 24 at-bats with 3 RBI, a stolen base and 4 runs scored in conference play … Registered first collegiate hit against Georgia Southern in the Eagle Classic (Feb. 20) … Finished game against Georgia Southern 2-for-3 with a run scored (Feb. 20) … Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.

High School: Lettered four years in softball. ...Named to 10-AA All-District Team in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009. ...Named "Offensive Player of the Year" in 2006, 2007 and 2009. ...Played in the Middle Tennessee Softball Coaches Assocation All-Star Game for A-AA (2009). ...Named to Middle Tennessee Softball Coaches Association A-AA All-Midstate Team (2009). ...Named to 10-AA All-Academic Team in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. ...All-State All-Academic Team in 2008 and 2009. ...Also lettered two years in soccer. ...Named to All-District Tournament Team in soccer in 2007. ...Named to the All-District Team in 2008. ...Served as soccer team captain her senior season. ...Played three years of varsity basketball, serving as team captain as a senior. ...Spirng Hill Distinguished Scholar Award (2009). ...Salutatorian of Senior Class.

Personal: Parents are Pamela and Mark Thurman. ...One brother, Brandon. ...Father played football for Middle Tennessee State University. ...Played for Tennessee Xplosion club team coached by Brian Drake. ...Major is Marketing.