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Bri Payne

Bri  Payne

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bay City, Texas

High School:
Bay City

Height:
5-6

Position:
OF

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R

10/10/2016

Rebel Softball Recognized for Academic Success

Eight Current, Former Student-Athletes Named 2015-16 Easton/NFCA Division I Scholar-Athletes

05/08/2016

Ole Miss Falls in Regular Season Finale to No. 9 Tennessee

Rebels Open Up SEC Tournament Play Wednesday in Starkville

06/30/2015

More Academic Honors for Rebels

76 Named to SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

06/30/2015

More Academic Honors for Rebels

76 Named to SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

05/05/2015

Rebels Open SEC Tournament Wednesday

Ole Miss Faces Georgia At 1:30 P.M. To Open Tournament Play

2015 (Junior): Appeared in 52 games, starting 44 of them for the Rebels ... Hit .320 on the season with 11 runs scored and 28 RBI ... Tallied five doubles, a triple and two home runs ... Both home runs were grand slams ... Tallied nine multiple-hit games and eight multiple-RBI games ... The eight multiple-RBI games was second most on the team ... Tied for fourth most multiple-hit games on the year ... Tied the school record for RBI in a game with a six RBI performance against Iowa State at the Battle at the Beach ... Hit a grand slam and a two-RBI single to help the Rebels to the win ... Hit her second grand slam at Samford ... Posted a season-long hit streak of seven games (2/13 -- 2/27) ...

2014 (Sophomore): Had six starts in right field, four starts in left field and three starts as the designated player ... Started the series finale vs. Arkansas in left field and scored one run ... Came in as a pinch hitter with the bases loaded in the sixth inning of game two vs. Arkansas and delivered with her first career grand slam ... Hit a sacrifice fly in the series opener vs. No. 9 Alabama ... Went 1-2 with a walk in game two at ULM ... Made her first start in left field in game one vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Came in to play left field at Utah ... Went 1-2 with a single vs. Northern Colorado ... Hit a single at Southern Miss ... Made one putout in right field vs. Kansas ... Came on as a pinch hitter vs. Western Carolina and earned a walk.

2013 (Freshman): Started 27 games in right field as a freshman, including 11 of the last 13 games of the year ... Had a slugging percentage of .479 ... Finished the year on a five-game hitting streak ... Hit four home runs ... Went 2-2 with an RBI against Alcorn State ... Batted in the Rebels' lone run in the series finale vs. No. 2 Tennessee, hitting a stand-up double that hit just off the top of the wall ... Went 2-2 vs. ULM with a solo home run and two RBI ... Went 3-3 in a start in game two of the Rebels' three-game series at Mississippi State, hitting a solo home run ... Hit a gorgeous RBI-double down the left field line at Belmont ... Went 1-3 against McNeese State with a run scored ... Hit a solo home run at South Alabama ... Went 2-3 with a run scored vs. Saint Mary's ... Knocked out a home run vs. No. 16 Washington as her first collegiate hit.

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner in softball ... A four-time First Team All-District selection at Bay City High School ... First Team All-Area ... Batted over .500 as a junior and led her team in home runs ... Helped lead the Black Cats to the area championships and second place in the district ... Earned District 23-4A Newcomer of the Year honors in 2009 and won her squad's big bat award after leading the team in batting average ... Named one of the Adidas Future Top 100 players in 2009 ... Academic All-District selection in softball ... Two-year varsity letterwinner in volleyball ... Member of the National Honor Society, Health Occupation Students of America, Girls Interact, National Junior Honor Society and National High School Honor Scholars Association .. Recipient of the 2010 National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine and the 2010 People to People International Award ... Involved in several charities including Challenger Baseball Buddies, Easter Baskets for the Less Fortunate, FAITH (Food and Integrity to Humanity) and the Ronald McDonald charities.

Club Team: Played for the Houston Power ... Led the team in home runs ... The Power advanced to the ASA Nationals, earning a ninth-place finish in 2009 ... Helped lead team to 13th-place finish at Gold Nationals ... Belted four home runs and three doubles in three games during the 2011 Louisville Slugger tournament ... Named to the 2012 Louisville Slugger All-Star squad ... Played one season for the Houston Power 16U team and advanced to the ASA Nationals.

Personal: Full name is Brianna Payne ... Born April 22, 1994 ... Daughter of Denese and Ron Payne ... Majoring in exercise science.

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