SOFTBALL TEAM ADDS EARLY SIGNEE
NASHVILLE --- Tennessee State softball Head Coach Joyce Maudie has gotten off to an early start to her 2004 recruiting class with the addition of a pitcher/infielder Brittani Phillips from Jacksonville, Fla. Phillips plays for Arlington County Day High School and will be entering her senior season next spring. She tossed seven no-hitters, including three perfect games as junior last spring. Her earned run average was 0.39 and she recorded 312 strikeouts. She has recorded 18 no-hitters heading into her senior season and has a 53-16 career record. As a position player, she shared time between third base and first base. She posted a .350 batting average both her sophomore and junior seasons. She is a three-time All-Florida performer. Along with her athletic success, she is a member of the National Honor Society and has received the Citizenship Award. Maudie commented, "We are pleased to announce 2004 signee, Brittani Phillips to the TSU softball family. As an exceptionally talented young pitcher, Brittani's will to succeed, coupled with her passion for softball are compelling qualities. We are looking forward to a promising future together."