Brittany Anderson

#9 Brittany Anderson

Pos. S
Ht. 5-11
Yr. So.
Hometown East Chicago, Ind.
High School Bishop Noll

Member of both the softball and volleyball programs at Valpo.

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.