#2 Kiarra Freeman
|PREV. SCHOOL||Bearden HS|
As a Freshman: Freeman started and played in 48 of the Tigers 49 games… finished second on the team with a .361 average (53-for-147), which is the seventh highest in school history… ranks fourth at TSU with 53 hits in a single season… a member of the Ohio Valley Conference All-Newcomer team… second on the team with 22 runs and 14 stolen bases… the swipes were the ninth best in TSU history… named Tennessee Sports Writers Association Player of the Week (3/12) when she batted .421 in six games with three multi-hit outings, five runs scored and an inside-the-park home run… recorded her first hit in the first game of the season versus South Alabama (2/8)… finished the season with 12 multi-hit games, including four three-hit performances… put together a nine-game hitting streak, tied for the team best, from 2/24-3/8… reached base in a team high 14 consecutive games from 2/24-3/12
At Bearden HS: Freeman is a four-time letter winner for Leonard Sams and Angelica Wade at Bearden High School. She was named All-District as a junior and selected as the Most Improved Freshman in 2009. The left handed hitting Freeman, batted .481 (38-for-79) during her junior season with two doubles and two inside-the-park home runs. She had a .500 on base percentage in the lead-off spot, scoring 23 runs with three RBI.
Freeman earned a letter in Track in 2010 as she qualified for Sub-State as a sprinter. She is very active at BHS as a leader in FCA and a member of the Bearden Singers, as well as a part of the Musical Theater. Freeman played her travel ball for the Tennessee Eagles, coached by Cortney Mitchell and Valanna Lyons. The Knoxville native plans to major in Human Performance and Sports Science with aspirations to coach softball at either the high school or college level after her career at TSU.