Brittany Anderson

#13 Brittany Anderson

Pos. IF
Ht. 5-11
Yr. Jr.
Hometown East Chicago, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) Bishop Noll

Member of both the softball and volleyball programs at Valpo.

2019-20: Softball - Started 16 games for Valpo - 14 at first base and two in right field - before missing the final three games due to injury ... hit .280 (14-for-50) with three runs scored and four RBIs ... ranked second on the team in batting average ... posted a .991 fielding percentage, committing just one error (99-6-1) ... ranked 10th in the MVC in putouts ... had four multi-hit games on the year ... posted consecutive two-hit games on Feb. 15 in win over Colgate and at Gardner-Webb ... went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs in March 1 win at Stetson ... connected on a pair of doubles and drove in a run against Saint Louis March 6.

Volleyball - Started every match at setter for the third straight season, playing in all 127 sets over 34 matches ... led Valpo with 1,076 assists ... averaged 8.47 assists/set, good for fourth in the MVC ... increased average to 9.54 assists/set in conference play ... has totaled 3,850 career assists through three seasons, already fourth-most in program history ... ended year 20th nationally among active career leaders in total assists and sat fifth in the junior class ... reached double figures in assists in all 34 matches and led Valpo in the category 33 times ... also ranked second on the team with 336 digs and 23 service aces ... average of 2.65 digs/set was good for third on the team ... reached double figures in digs 16 times, finishing year with 16 double-doubles ... set career high with 22 digs in win over Holy Cross Sept. 13 ... earned All-Tournament Team honors at the Jackrabbit Invitational Sept. 20-21, averaging better than 10 assists/set over the three matches, including a 42-assist effort versus Kansas City Sept. 20 ... set career highs at Evansville Oct. 4 with 58 assists and nine blocks, while also posting 14 digs ... effort against the Purple Aces was the first of four consecutive double-doubles Oct. 4-12 ... recorded 54 assists and 20 digs versus Drake Oct. 28 ... finished with five straight assist/dig double-doubles Nov. 2-16 ... handed out 55 assists in big five-set win at Southern Illinois Nov. 8 ... dished out 55 assists in come-from-behind five-set win at Drake Nov. 22 ... helped lead Valpo to MVC Tournament quarterfinal win over Bradley Nov. 28 with 49 assists ... an MVC Honorable Mention Scholar-Athlete.

2018-19: Softball - Started all 47 games for Valpo as a sophomore - 38 at first base, six at third base and three in right field ... hit .197 (24-for-122) with 23 runs scored and 14 RBIs ... ranked second on the team in runs scored ... committed just two errors in the field in 208 chances, and through two seasons, ranks second in program history in career fielding percentage (.993) ... was part of 13 of the 19 double plays Valpo turned on the season, good for third in the MVC ... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored, three RBIs and her first homer of the season March 1 against Wagner in suspended game which was completed two days later ... closed tournament at Charlotte March 3 against Wagner with two RBIs on a pair of sacrifice flies ... went 1-for-2 with two walks in win at Lipscomb March 10 ... connected on homer March 23 at Southern Illinois ... reached base in all three of her plate appearances in series finale against Drake April 7, drawing three walks and scoring a run ... hit home runs in MVC play April 9 at Loyola and April 14 at UNI, the latter coming as part of a 2-for-3, 3-RBI performance ... reached base in all four plate appearances in April 20 win over Indiana State, drawing three walks and going 1-for-1 with two runs scored ... helped Valpo to win over Evansville in MVC Tournament opener May 8, going 1-for-3 with a double, two walks, a run scored and an RBI.

Volleyball - Named a First Team All-MVC choice ... started every match at setter for the second straight year, playing in all 146 sets ... led NCAA D-I and ranked second in a single season in program history with 1,539 total assists ... mark ranks eighth in the 25-point rally scoring era among D-I players ... averaged 10.54 assists/set, good for fourth in the MVC 59th nationally ... ended season eighth in program history in career assists (2,774) ... also hit .266 with 85 kills, picked up 372 digs (2.55/set) and tallied 87 blocks (0.60/set) ... ranked second on the team in total blocks, third in blocks/set and fourth in digs/set ... recorded 17 assists/digs double-doubles on the year ... earned All-Tournament Team honors at the season-opening EIU Panther Invitational, setting the offense to a .250 hitting percentage over the four matches while handing out 10.62 assists/set and adding 3.19 digs/set in the back row ... tallied 50 assists, 19 digs and five blocks Aug. 24 in the win over Saint Francis ... followed the next day in a win over Iona with another five-block performance while also recording three service aces ... set a career high with four service aces in a victory against Cornell Sept. 14 ... set a career best with 21 digs and also recorded five kills on eight swings to go with 46 assists in Sept. 18 win at Purdue Fort Wayne ... posted six kills on nine swings to go with 56 assists and four blocks in come-from-behind win over Loyola Oct. 5 ... approached a triple-double Nov. 9 versus Bradley, tallying 47 assists, nine digs and a career-high eight blocks ... tied career high with 57 assists in win at Southern Illinois to close regular season Nov. 17 ... an MVC Honorable Mention Scholar-Athlete.

2017-18: Softball - Made 35 apperances as a freshman, starting on 25 occasions - 13 times at first base and 12 times as the designated player ... hit .231 (18-of-78) with nine runs scored and 10 RBIs ... finished the year with a .291 on-base percentage and a .333 slugging percentage ... raised slash line to .250/.333/.385 within MVC play, ranking second on the team in conference games in on-base percentage ... picked up first career hit as a pinch-hitter Feb. 18 in win over North Carolina Central ... drove in first two runs of her career March 28 at Central Michigan ... went 2-for-3 with a run scored, an RBI, a walk and a double in nightcap against Southern Illinois March 30 ... drew pair of walks in back end of doubleheader against Drake April 15 ... had season-best five-game hitting streak April 21-24 ... went 3-for-9 with a pair of doubles and three RBIs in Evansville series April 21-22 ... scored two runs in nightcap win at Loyola April 24 ... connected on first career home run to account for lone run in 1-0 victory over Bradley April 29 ... drove in two runs in win in opener over Northern Illinois May 2 ... connected on a double and later scored a run as part of three-run inning in win over Indiana State at the MVC Tournament May 11.

Volleyball - An MVC All-Freshman Team selection ... starting setter from day one for the Crusaders; appeared in all 117 sets as a freshman ... totaled 1,235 assists (10.56/set) on the season, just shy of Valpo's single-season top-10 chart and the most assists by a freshman in the tenure of head coach Carin Avery ... ranked third in the MVC and 60th nationally in assists ... also hit .224 with 64 kills and recorded 328 digs (2.80/set) and 73 blocks (0.62/set) ... ranked third on the team in both blocks and service aces (20) ... posted a team-best 19 double-doubles as she tallied at least 10 digs on 19 occasions ... earned All-Tournament Team honors in her first weekend of action at Notre Dame's Golden Dome Invitational Aug. 25-26 ... handed out 40 assists and recorded 14 digs against New Mexico State Aug. 26 ... recorded five kills to go with 43 assists Sept. 1 versus CSU Bakersfield ... finished with 43 assists, 13 digs and five kills on as many swings in Sept. 9 win over Binghamton ... earned second All-Tournament Team honor of the year at Western Illinois' BWW Invitational after leading Crusaders to a pair of victories ... tallied 31 assists and nine digs in sweep of WIU Sept. 15 before setting season bests with 57 assists and 19 digs in four-set win over McNeese ... named MVC Freshman of the Week Sept. 18 for her efforts at WIU, as well as having posted 47 assists and 11 digs in Sept. 13 win over Eastern Illinois ... recorded season-high five blocks at Southern Illinois Sept. 25 ... posted six straight double-doubles Oct. 7-21 ... handed out 49 assists to go with 10 digs, four kills and three blocks Oct. 21 at #25 UNI ... set the way as the Crusaders registered their top five hitting percentages of the year as a team over the season's final 12 matches - highlighted by 38 assists as Valpo hit a season-high .306 in a sweep of Southern Illinois to cap the regular season Nov. 18.

Prep: Volleyball - A four-year letterwinner for the Warriors ... First Team All-Area selection each of her final two years ... named to ICGSA Junior and Senior North All-Star Teams in each of her last two seasons ... helped squad reach state championship match as a freshman ... Warriors captured one semistate title and four sectional and regional championships in her four years ... earned First Team All-Conference honors as a junior and senior following a Second Team selection as a sophomore ... an Honorable Mention Academic All-State choice ... played club volleyball for Ignite Elite ... helped team to third-place finish at USA Volleyball Nationals in 2017 and fifth-place finish in 2016.

Softball - A four-year letterwinner ... First Team All-State selection as a senior ... Third Team All-State choice following her sophomore year ... an ICGSA North All-Star ... earned All-Area honors each of her four years (three-time First Team choice by the NWI Times; two-time First Team selection by the Post-Tribune) and was a four-time First Team All-Conference honoree ... helped team capture one regional title, two sectional championships and one conference title ... an Honorable Mention Academic All-State selection ... played travel softball for Beverly Bandits ... named a PGF Regional All-American in 2017 ... helped Bandits win ASA/USA Softball 18 Gold national title in 2015 ... Bandits also finished as 16U national runners-up at PGF Softball Nationals in 2014.

Named Bishop Noll's Female Athlete of the Year in 2017 ... also earned three letters in basketball ... a Second Team All-Conference selection as a senior and First Team choice as a sophomore ... earned First Team All-Area accolades from the NWI Times as a sophomore, as well as Third Team All-Area honors from the Post-Tribune ... helped team claim three sectional titles, two conference championships and one conference tournament title ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Ed and Kimberly Anderson ... major is sports management.