UC Davis softball will honor Christina Guidry, Leah Munden, Kaila Olson, Alicia Paine, Justine Vela and Kelly Zboralske in a Senior Day ceremony following Sunday's game
UC Davis returns to Big West play this weekend at Cal Poly; junior right-hander Andrea Reynolds returns to her hometown
Meghan Bradbury ties the game with her first career triple, hit in the bottom of the fifth inning
Weekend series will feature four of the Big West's top base stealers
Both games of Saturday’s doubleheader will air on ESPN3
2017: Named a starter in 10 of 15 games played… Started eight games at first, one at third and another as the designated hitter… Led the team with a .333 average when pinch hitting… Hit .250 when leading off and .368 when successfully advancing runners… Finished with a .984 fielding percentage… During her only appearance and start at third against Cal Poly on April 29 in the second game of the double header, Bradbury recorded a season game-high of three at-bats, a run scored, and an 2-out RBI single… Recorded a season game-high 11 putouts against Santa Clara on February 11.
2016: Responsible for the team's only five-RBI game... The only freshman named a starter on a regular basis... Started 44 games at second base and another two at third... Penciled in the starting lineup in all but one of her 47 appearances... Drove in a team-high five of the Aggies’ six RBI when UC Davis faced Nevada (2/19) in the opening game of the DeMarini Desert Classic... She is the first player to record five RBI in a single game since Christa Castello accomplished this feat in the first game of a March 22 (2005 season) doubleheader at Saint Mary’s... In that same game against the Wolf Pack, she also hit two home runs... This is the first time a player recorded two home runs, in the same game, since Lauryn Saunders hit two over the fence at Cal State Fullerton on May 4, 2014... Led all Aggies with three home runs... Matched a D-I era single-game high by collecting eight total bases against Nevada... One of only four Aggies in the program's D-I era to drive in five or more runs in a single game... One of three players to hit two home runs in a single game since UC Davis's transition to D-I competition in 2007-08... Drew 12 walks, the third-highest total on the team... Ten of her RBI were earned with two outs... Her two hits, two runs, two home runs and five RBI, posted against Nevada (2/19), were all season-highs... Hit her first home run as an Aggie vs. CSU Bakersfield (2/14)... Also recorded a season-high two hits vs. Weber State (2/21) and UC Riverside (4/24)... Hits doubles vs. Hawai'i (4/2, Gm. 1) and UCSB (5/7)... Her first collegiate triple also took place against the Highlanders.
SALESIAN COLLEGE PREP '15: Earned four soccer and four varsity softball letters... Played shortstop, third base and catcher for a softball team that won league and sectional titles in 2013 and '14... Named team captain as a junior and senior... Earned Tri-County Athletic League MVP and first team honors... North Coast Section first team recipient... First team all-state selection... Hit .527, scored and drove in 25 runs, recorded seven doubles, one triple and nine home runs... Accolades collected during her junior season include: first team all-league, all-state and Salesian High School Softball Coach's Award... Batted .610, scored 31 runs, drive in another 21, hit nine doubles and 10 home runs... Sophomore year awards haul included: first team all-league, second team All-East Bay and all-state honors... Posted the following statistics that season: .600 avg., 41 RBI, 38 R, 12 HR, nine 2B, two 3B... Earned first team all-league status as a freshman... Also received Salesian Softball Rookie of the Year accolades... Batted .603, drove in 42 runs, scored 30 runs, hit nine doubles, three triples, and nine home runs in her first year at Salesian College Prep... Named the 2015 Stan Peters Award recipient as the Class of '15's female scholar-athlete... California Scholastic Federation life member... Competed for the Bears 18 Gold club team (Concord) for two years.
PERSONAL: Youngest of Jean and George Bradbury's three children... Older brothers Taylor and Travis graduated from UC Berkeley (2010) and UC Santa Barbara (2014)... Her father played minor league baseball... Not many people know that she is a tap dancer... Signing a NLI to play college softball is her proudest personal accomplishment... Winning back-to-back sectional championships was her career sports highlight... Willie Mays is her sports hero... Non-sports heroes are her parents... Tap dancing and painting are her hobbies... Traveling to Europe, ziplining through the rainforest and meeting Buster Posey are the top three things on her bucket list... You can take away everything she owns except her Starbucks... Chose UC Davis because it was her dream school, was close to home and is one of the top academic UC schools.
Five Aggies invited to
NCAA Career in Sports Forum
Softball earns program-high six All-Big West awards
Softball ends season with close games against CSUN
Wild finish caps
walk-off comeback win