Charlotte Softball BIO
Briana Gwaltney
Player Profile:
Briana Gwaltney 697261
Position: OF
Year: Senior
Hometown: Anaheim Hills, CA
High School: Canyon

At Charlotte -

2013 (Senior): Started 48 games in left field during her final season … Hit .320 and led the team with 36 RBIs … Broke the Charlotte career RBI record on March 14th against UNC-Greensboro with her 127th RBI …. Finished the 2013 season with a career total of 141 RBIs … Led the team in runs (32) … Second on the team in home runs (seven), extending the Charlotte career home run record to 35 … Tallied 48 hits and enjoyed an 11-game hitting streak that lasted from February 9th to March 3rd … Had 13 multiple hit games … Recorded four hits against Drexel (2/15), Southern (3/1), and Fordham (3/22) …  Is third on the Charlotte all-time list in career runs (119) … Sixth all-time in hits (190) … Seventh all-time in doubles (32) … Finished with a career batting average of .303 ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team, Second-Team NCCSIA All-State. 

2012 (Junior) - Broke the Charlotte single-season and career records for home runs ... Started all 55 games at left field ... Led the team in almost every offensive category, including runs scored (39), hits (52), home runs (14), RBIs (40), total bases (104), and slugging percentage (.608) ... Second on the squad in batting average (.304), doubles (8), walks (28) and on base percentage (.404) ... Led the 49ers with a .348 batting average in conference play ... Six of her home runs and 14 RBIs came against Atlantic 10 opponents ... Led the A10 in home runs and finished tied for first in total bases ... Ranked second in the conference in slugging percentage and tied for second in RBIs ... Had multiple RBIs in 11 games, including six games of three RBIs or more ... Notched first career grand slam against NC State on 3/28 ... Homered twice in games against South Carolina (2/29) and La Salle (4/6) ... Atlantic 10 First Team All-Conference ... National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Second Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region ... College Sports Madness Atlantic 10 Player of the Year.

2011 (Sophomore): Started all 54 games ... Ranked first among Charlotte returners in batting average, hitting .297 with a .327 mark in conference play ... Second on the team in home runs (10) and RBIs (40) ... Tallied 46 hits to rank third-best on the squad ... Notched nine doubles and a triple ... Scored 31 runs ... Broke the Charlotte single-season record in walks drawn with 30 ... Went 2-for-2 in stolen base attempts ... Atlantic 10 First Team All-Conference ... National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Second Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region.

2010 (Freshman): Started all 58 games ... Batted .277 on the season, ranking 10th in the nation for a freshman ... Ranked fourth in the nation among freshman in homers (4), fifth in RBI (25), sixth in doubles (9) and ninth in hits (46) ... Stole four bases on six attempts ... Belted two home runs and drove in five in her first collegiate game against East Tennessee State ... The two home runs represented the most for a 49er in a single game on the season, and the five RBIs tied for the team-high .... Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team.

Prep: Team won the 2009 League Championship ... First Team All-League as a senior ... Second Team All-County and All-City as a senior ... Named to the All-Tournament team at the Michelle Carew and Cypress Tournaments ... Led team in home runs during junior season ... Three-time winner of the Scholar Athlete Award ... Also played for Victory USA Gold travel squad ... Honor Roll and Principal's Honor Roll Student.

Personal: Daughter of Doug and Christy Gwaltney ... Has one sibling, Ryan ... Father played baseball at Stanford ... Hobbies include singing, drama and drawing ... Majoring in pre-kinesiology ... Born August 4, 1991.   


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