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      Angela Brewer
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
East Ridge, Tenn.

High School:
East Ridge H.S.

Last College:
UT-Chattanooga

Height:
5-8

Position:
1B/DP

Birthdate:
10/11/1980

B/T:
R/R

THE WEEKLYS ON BREWER:

"Angela has worked hard in the off-season and should have her best year as a collegian. Her home run against Georgia in the SEC Tournament was a clutch hit for us. She is very capable of leading us offensively and defensively and is a hard-nosed competitor who always comes ready to play."

TENNESSEE HIGHLIGHTS

AS A JUNIOR (2003): Rated seventh on the Lady Vols with a .292 overall batting average but finished .347 in SEC action, second behind all-league honoree Amber Rhinehart (.372) and one point ahead of all-conference pick Kristi Durant (.346)...

LADY VOL CAREER AND 2003 HIGHS
At Bats:4 (eight times)
Runs:2 vs. Belmont (3/5)
Hits:3 vs. Mississippi (5/3) & Belmont (3/5)
Hit Streak:6 games (2/8-2/22) & (4/27-5/8)
Runs Batted In:5 vs. Mississippi State (3/23) & Belmont (3/5)
Doubles:2 vs. Lipscomb (3/11)
Home Runs:1 (nine times)
Walks:2 (three times)
Paced the Lady Vols with 43 runs batted in and was the squad's runner-up in both walks (21) and home runs (nine)...Matched Rhinehart's team-leading total of 12 multiple-RBI games...The Lady Vols were 17-4 when she started at first base and 24-13 when she opened the contest as the designated player...Cranked a dramatic two-run homer in the eighth inning to help UT oust top-seeded and seventh-ranked Georgia from the SEC Tournament, 5-3...Riddled Ole Miss' pitching for a .556 (5-for-9) clip, with seven RBI and a pair of home runs, to close the regular season... Pounded the first grand slam of her Lady Vol career in the series finale to break open the contest...Blast capped off a six-run fifth inning in a 7-2 triumph...Had socked a solo shot to start the fifth frame of game two on Saturday, a contest that UT would take, 12-2...Delivered a .429 (3-for-7) showing in Nashville and smacked a couple of doubles in the sweep of Lipscomb...Smashed a two-run, pinch-hit double to put the Orange on the board in the third game against No. 10 Georgia on April 27...Had abbreviated activity at Auburn, as she suffered a concussion in the first game that sidelined her for the remainder of the series...Had supplied UT's offense with a two-run double in the fourth inning, which was more than enough for Stephanie Humphrey's two-hit, 2-0 shutout ...Roped a pinch-hit double against Kentucky to drive in Blaine Teasley with the tying run in an eventual 6-4 UT win...Had climbed to .314 overall with a solid .429 (3-for-7) weekend against Mississippi State...Ripped two homers off the Bulldog pitching staff and finished with six RBI...Closed the series with a 2-for-3 performance that featured five RBI and a titanic three-run shot...Cranked a couple of doubles off the fence during the sweep of Lipscomb on March 11 en route to a 3-for-5 afternoon...A scorching 5-for-8 (.714) performance in the doubleheader against Belmont on March 5 increased her batting average 63 points...Set a personal-best at UT with three hits and five RBI in game one against the Bruins...Went 2-for-3 in the nightcap with a pair of RBI and two runs...Went 2-for-5 in the lid-lifter at home against Appalachian State on Feb. 19...Singled to center in the opener and smacked a double in the second contest...Led UT with six RBI and a .636 slugging percentage at the Triple Crown Invitational...Went 2-for-4 and drove in a pair of runs with a double to the wall in the second game against Jacksonville on Feb. 8...Had launched her first home run at Tennessee with a monstrous three-run job earlier that day versus the Dolphins...Made long-awaited Lady Vol debut at the California Tournament after sitting out the 2002 season....Earned five free passes during the event...First hit at UT was a single into left field in the fifth against San Jose State on Feb. 1...

(2002): Earned a medical redshirt after missing the entire campaign with an injured shoulder.

AT UT-CHATTANOOGA (2000 & 2001):

As a sophomore, she became first individual from UTC to earn first-team NFCA All-South Region honors since 1998...The 2001 Southern Conference Player of the Year, the slugger hit .383 and set school records for runs batted in (55) and home runs (14)...Matched the existing standard for walks with 31...Also led the team in slugging percentage (.679), on-base percentage (.468), hits (75) and doubles (16)...Was a two-time honoree as the SoCon's Player of the Week (Feb. 28 & April 16)...The Mocs advanced to NCAA Regionals for the second-straight season and wound up 49-18 overall after claiming 18 of 20 regular-season games in SoCon play...In 2000, she was named as the Southern Conference Freshman of the Year after leading the squad with a .299 clip (fourth in the SoCon) and was hitting .313 entering NCAA Regionals...Also chosen first-team all-conference...Tied for the team lead in RBI (28) and home runs (four) and placed second in doubles (11)...Tops on the Mocs in slugging percentage (.411) and on-base percentage (.379)...Ranked in the SoCon's top five in on-base percentage (first), total bases (second), hits (third), home runs (third), slugging percentage (third), plate appearances (fourth), RBI (fourth) and at bats (fourth)...Compiled a .344 batting average in league action...Tied for team-best 10-game hitting streak...Fielding percentage of .980 was second-best on her squad...Had three-hit efforts against Brown, Furman, Georgia State and Jacksonville State...Scored 27 runs.

PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS

HIGH SCHOOL: Helped lead East Ridge High School to softball state AAA championships in 1996 and 1998 and to the state volleyball crown in 1998...Earned 12 varsity letters at ERHS, four apiece in softball, basketball and volleyball...Captained all three squads during her senior campaign...Named all-state all four seasons in softball...As a senior, Brewer made the Chattanooga Times-Free Press "Best of the Preps" team with a .438 batting average and 28 RBI...Also received recognition from the Times-Free Press as a junior and was honored as the Tennessee Player of the Year as a sophomore on the diamond...Member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, chorus and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in high school.

PERSONAL: Majoring in psychology...Chose to transfer to Tennessee since it is where she has always wanted to go...Hobbies include hanging out with friends, playing golf and shopping...Considers her father to be her biggest influence because he inspires her and pushes her to be the best she can be...Became engaged to Zack Henderson in May 2003, with a wedding planned for this June...Angela Lynn Brewer was born Oct. 11, 1980, in Chattanooga...Her parents are Bill and Sharon Brewer.

BREWER'S CAREER STATISTICS

YEARAVGGP-GSABRHRBI2B3BHRSBSBABBSOHBPSFSHTBSLG%OB%
2000*.29973-73224276728111401303502292.411.379
2001*.38367-6719631755516014003136331133.679.468
2002Injured - Out for Season
2003.29264-58161184743130900212330387.540.384
TOT..325204-1985817618912640127018294656312.537.411

(*UT-Chattanooga)

GETTING TO KNOW ANGELA

Nicknames:
>>> Brew, Brew-Ha
I wear number "20" because...
>>> it is my favorite number
Favorite song:
>>> I Melt (Rascal Flats)
Favorite TV show:
>>> A Wedding Story
Favorite class at UT:
>>> Education 100
Most impressive people you know:
>>> My parents
Person in history you'd like to meet:
>>> Theodore Roosevelt
Person you would most like to trade places with for a day:
>>> Julia Roberts
Teammate who has the best sense of humor:
>>> Stacey Jennings
People who have most influenced your athletic career:
>>> My parents
Most memorable moment in athletics:
>>> When we won state titles in my freshman and junior years of high school
Best player you've ever faced:
>>> Lisa Fernandez (U.S. Olympic Softball Team)
One thing you wish you were better at:
>>> Dealing with stress
Favorite sport besides softball:
>>> Volleyball
One possession you'd keep if you lost all but one:
>>> My Bible
The best advice I've ever been given is...
>>> "Never give up and keep going"
Your best friend from another college team:
>>> Brooke Best (Mississippi State)
Who is the actress who would play the part in a movie about your life?
>>> Helen Hunt
What actor would you like to play your romantic interest?
>>> Vin Diesel
A place I've always wanted to visit, but never had the chance is...
>>> Paris, France
Why did you choose to attend Tennessee?
>>> Because I have always been a Vol fan
Since I've been at UT, I've learned...
>>> to ask for help when I need it
Which teammate will be the biggest surprise in 2004?
>>> Lindsay Schutzler

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