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24   Briana Hamilton
Briana Hamilton

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Woodruff, S.C.

High School:
James F. Byrnes

Last College:
South Carolina

Position:
3B

B/T:
R/R


05/22/2014

Seminoles Drop Game One of NCAA Super Regional

No. 3 Florida State falls to No. 13 Michigan, 17-3 in six innings, to open the Tallahassee Super Regional.

05/18/2014

Seminoles Advance to Super Regionals

Florida State defeats USF, 2-1, to win the NCAA Tallahassee Regional on May 18.

05/17/2014

Kossoff and Waldrop Carry FSU to 11-inning Win

The Seminoles score two runs in the top of the 11th and defeat USF by a score of 2-0.

05/08/2014

Several Seminoles Earn All-ACC Honors

Florida State placed six players on the three teams, including 2014 ACC Player, Pitcher and Coach of the Year.

04/19/2014

Seminoles Set ACC Record With Syracuse DH Sweep

No. 8/9 Florida State sets new conference mark with 20 ACC wins in a single season.

2012 ALL-ACC FIRST TEAM
2014 ALL-ACC THIRD TEAM


Redshirt Senior Season at FSU (2014): Recovered from a knee injury and posted an amazing final season for the Seminoles at third base...started and played in 58 games on the season and finished with career highs in batting average (.288), hits (44), doubles (9) and walks (29)...added 27 runs and 37 RBI along with nine home runs, which was third-best on the team...was a perfect-5-for-5 in stolen bases...led the ACC with 132 assists and earned the FSU team ESPY award...went 2-for-2 with a walk, home run, two runs scored and four RBI in FSU's 12-0 victory vs. Southern Miss (2/16)... Hit a home run in FSU's 5-1 win over No. 11 Alabama (3/2)...drew a career-high three walks against Boston College (3/23)...hit four home runs in five games from March 30 to April 5 versus North Carolina, Florida and Maryland...had three extra-base hits in the doubleheader at Pitt on April 16 - two doubles and a triple...tied a career high with three hits and four RBI against Syracuse on April 19...went 2-for-3 with a run scored in the opening game of the NCAA Super Regional versus Michigan on May 22...knocked in two runs against Baylor at the Women's College World Series on May 31...ended her career on the FSU All-Time top 10 list with 28 home runs (4th) and a .492 slugging percentage (10th).

Senior Season at FSU (2013):
Received a medical redshirt after starting the first 15 games of 2013 before sitting out the rest of the season with a knee injury ... batted .278 with three home runs and eight RBIs until going down with her injury ... played every game at third base ... drew two walks and scored two runs on opening day against Florida A&M ... knocked in three RBIs and scored three runs against Bethune-Cookman ... hit a home run in three consecutive games: Bethune-Cookman (2/10), Jacksonville (2/10) and Tulsa (2/15) ... went 2-for-4 with a triple against Hofstra ... was a perfect 4-for-4 in stolen bases on the season.

Junior Season at FSU (2012):
Became the Seminoles' top power source with 12 home runs, tying former player Yuruby Alicart for second place on FSU's single-season list ... earned All-ACC First Team honors at third base ... earned ACC Player of the Week twice ... finished with a .234 batting average, 39 RBIs, 40 runs scored, seven doubles and three triples ... slugged at a team-best .527 clip ... drew 28 walks and had six hit-by-pitches, a team high ... batted .286 with five home runs and 22 RBIs in conference play ... trailed only Maddie O'Brien with 10 multiple-RBI games ... seven multiple-hit games ... carried an eight-game hitting streak ... ended her junior year having reached base in the last 14 games ... was named co-most improved player along with Kirstin Austin at the team banquet ... also earned the team's gold glove award after making several highlight-reel defensive plays at third base ... finished in the top 10 in the ACC in eight different categories, including home runs (T-2nd), triples (T-3rd), RBIs (T-5th), total bases (T-6th), runs scored (8th), plate appearances (10th), walks (10th) and slugging percentage (10th) ... earned second conference player of the week honor after finishing 4-for-13 in four games at Virginia Tech, hitting three home runs and seven RBIs in a series win on the road ... delivered a dramatic, walk-off grand slam on Feb. 22 to defeat UCF 6-2 ... won her first career ACC Player of the Week honor on Feb. 21 after going 6-for-10 with two home runs, six RBIs, one double and one triple in four games at the second Seminole Classic ... had three games against Western Carolina, UCF and Virginia Tech where she recorded four RBIs ... recorded two home runs against Virginia Tech in game one of a doubleheader on April 7 ... delivered game-winning blast versus North Dakota State on Feb. 18 ... also hit home runs against Ole Miss, UC Santa Barbara, Florida A&M, Boston College and UCLA ... her solo home run against 12th-seeded UCLA in the NCAA Regional was essentially the game-winning hit as FSU won 2-1.

Sophomore Season at FSU (2011):
Provided some power with four home runs and 15 RBIs in 58 games played ... recorded six stolen bases in six attempts ... started 22 games at third base, 10 at first base, four in left field and two at the designated player spot ... spent all of her time between the sixth and ninth spots in the batting order to add some `pop' to the bottom of the lineup ... made some fantastic defensive plays from her infield positions ... recorded her first career home run as a Seminole versus Oregon State at the Cathedral City Classic on Feb. 24 ... was robbed of one home run against Long Beach State when left fielder Megan Denio snagged Hamilton's would-be round-tripper over the left field fence ... also hit home runs against Mississippi State, Virginia Tech and Mercer.

Freshman Season at South Carolina (2010):
Played in 37 games ... garnered 84 at-bats.

High School:
Had a strong career at James F. Byrnes High ... four-time all-state player ... two-time player of the year ... participated in the Top 100 Adidas Showcase in Utah ... Honor Roll student.

Personal:
Born Oct. 31, 1990 ... majoring in environmental studies ... daughter of Tina Hamilton ... wears number 24 because former softball standout Brandi Aiken wore it ... favorite magazine is Sports Illustrated ... likes to play Rock Band ... wants to be a traveling physical therapist ... played golf, basketball and softball in high school ... watches the "Biggest Loser," "Greys Anatomy" and "Jersey Shore" ... idolized Natasha Watley and Michael Jordan as a kid ... names "teamwork and how to adapt to different personalities" as things she has learned from playing sports.

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