24 - Heather Brown
Heather Brown
Height: 5-7
Year: Junior
Hometown: Pasadena, Md.
High School: Northeast
Position: P/DP
B/T: R/R

NOTES: Enters the 2013 season ranked ninth in innings pitched (300.2), tied for ninth in games started (45) and tied for seventh in appearances (76) in UMBC’s career record book.

2012: Made 20 starts in the circle… Appeared in 30 games, tied for ninth in UMBC’s single season record book… Tossed seven complete games and 121 innings… Recorded a 7-12 record with a 4.69 ERA… Second on the team in strikeouts (60)… Picked up her first win of the season, allowing one earned run in a complete game against Seton Hall (Feb. 18)… Surrendered one earned run on four hits in a complete game victory versus Canisius (March 2)… Tossed 2.2 hitless innings out of the bullpen at George Mason (March 20)… Struck out a career-high nine batters in a complete game win versus St. Peter’s (April 1)… Posted her seventh win of the year in seven frames against La Salle (April 14), allowing three earned runs and fanning six batters… Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2011: Posted a 5-5 record with a 3.90 ERA and 35 strikeouts in 80.2 innings of work… Made 24 appearances on the mound, including 10 starts… Best performance came in the second game of the La Salle doubleheader, when she allowed one run on three hits in seven innings… Tossed three straight complete games from April 26-May 7… Earned her first career save in the second game of the Temple doubleheader (March 22)… Struck out six batters in 6.2 innings of work in a win over Rhode Island (March 23)… Also recorded four hits in 32 at-bats and drove in three runs… Hit a three-run double against Morgan State (March 12)… Recognized on the America East Academic Honor Roll.

 

2010: Selected to the America East All-Rookie Team after posting a 9-7 record with a 4.31 ERA and 40 strikeouts in 99.0 innings of work… Tossed four complete games… Made 15 starts in 22 appearances… Her nine wins are tied for the 10th-most ever by a Retriever freshman, while her 22 appearances are tied for ninth… Did not commit an error in 34 chances… Also batted .130 with three hits in 23 at-bats and scored twice… Picked up a win in her first career appearance against Eastern Kentucky (Feb. 20)… Did not allow an earned run on seven hits over 8.2 innings in consecutive outings against USC Upstate and Morgan State (Feb. 21-March 6)… Struck out a career-high seven batters against the Bears… Smashed a home run for her first career hit and RBI against Brown (March 7)… Named America East Rookie of the Week on March 8 after picking up a pair of wins in as many appearances and posting a 1.56 ERA with 11 strikeouts to help lead the Retrievers to a UMBC Retriever Classic title (March 6-7)… Won her first four decisions from Feb. 20-March 9… Went 2-for-3 with her first career double and also tossed her first complete game against St. Joseph’s (March 19)… Allowed just one earned run on four hits in 6.1 innings of work in the series finale against Hartford (May 2).

 

BACKGROUND: A four-time All-County First Team selection… Led Anne Arundel County with 180 strikeouts in 2009… Posted a 17-6 record with a 0.92 ERA and 241 strikeouts as a junior… Tossed two no-hitters as a junior and two more as a senior… Earned First-Team All-Met honors from Digital Sports and Second-Team All-Met from the Baltimore Sun and the Washington Post in 2009… Led the Eagles to the regional title and the state finals in 2007… Two-time team captain… Named team MVP as a senior… Won two Maryland state titles and two Virginia state championships with her travel squad… Also lettered in volleyball for two years at Northeast High School… A member of the National Honor Society… Daughter of Joe and Christine Brown… Has a younger brother, Joey… Born Jan. 12, 1991… A graphic design major.

 
 

 Year

 AVG

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

TB

2010

.130

12-7

23

2

3

1

0

1

1

7

2011

.125

20-11

32

1

4

1

0

0

3

5

2012

.000

0-0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 TOTAL

.127

32-18

55

3

7

2

0

1

4

12

 
 
 

 Year

 SLG%

BB

HBP

SO

GDP

OB%

SF

SH

SB-ATT

PO

A

E

FLD%

2010

.304

0

0

8

0

.130

0

0

0-0

1

33

0

1.000

2011

.156

2

0

7

0

.176

0

0

0-0

2

33

1

.972

2012

.000

0

0

0

0

.000

0

0

0-0

2

34

5

.878

 TOTAL

.218

2

0

15

0

.158

0

0

0-0

5

100

6

.946

 
 
 

 Year

 ERA

W-L

APP

GS

CG

SHO

SV

IP

H

R

2010

4.31

9-7

22

15

4

0/0

0

99.0

112

70

2011

3.90

5-5

24

10

3

0/0

2

80.2

97

62

2012

4.69

7-12 

30

20

7

0/0

0

121.0

167

114

 TOTAL

4.35

21-24

76

45

14

0/0

2

300.2

376

246

 
 
 

 Year

 ER

BB

SO

HR

BF

B/AVG

WP

HBP

2010

61

35

40

9

455

.280

4

8

2011

45

31

35

6

388

.287

6

5

2012

81

53

60

14

586

.324

10

3

 TOTAL

187

119

135

29

1429

.300

20

16