Southern Miss earned a pair of victories over Arkansas-Pine Bluff to pull to .500 on the season.
The starter at third base ... One of six seniors on the team ... Of her 168 career starts, 167 have come at third base ... Saw her 145 consecutive start streak snapped in game two against Ole Miss (3/17) ... Has outstanding defensive ability and is perhaps the top player at the position in Conference USA ... Has great range and a strong arm ... Worked extremely hard in the fall and looks to close out her career with a big season, after a disappointing 2005 campaign ... Suffered a thumb injury in pregame warm-ups against Houston (4/16) and was out of the starting lineup for 10 games ... Returned from the injury against East Carolina (5/7-8) ... Finished the season third in runs scored (29), tied for second in stolen bases (12), tied for fifth on the team in batting average (.259), tied for third in RBI (24), sixth in hits (35), fifth in doubles (six) and tied for third in home runs (four).
School Records: Is tied for third in walks (54) ... Ranks fifth in runs scored (83) ... Is ninth in hits (122) and RBI (67) ...Stands sixth in doubles (23) ... Ranks fifth in stolen bases (37) ... Is eighth in games played (170) and sixth in starts (168) ... Ranks second in assists (306).
2005 (Jr.): Finished the season with a .259 batting average, with 35 hits, 29 runs, four home runs, 12 stolen bases and 24 RBI ... Had two three-hit games, finishing with six multiple hit games on the year ... Also had seven multi-RBI games ... Recorded an inside the park home run against USF (3/25) ... Had three hits, three RBI and scored three runs against Pittsburgh in the Speedline Invitational (3/11) ... Had three RBI in game one against Louisiana-Monroe (2/15).
2004 (So.): Started all 59 games ... Finished the season with 10 multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games ... Recorded team highs in at bats (195), doubles (14), triples (2) and stolen bases (16) ... Finished tied for second on the team in RBIs with 29 ... Finished second on the team in hits (53) and total bases (89) ... Had a season-high three hits in five games; Alcorn St. (2/21), Alabama St. (3/4), Saint Louis (3/7), Charlotte (4/17) and East Carolina (5/1) ... Had a season-high four RBIs, including a walk-off three-run home run against DePaul (4/24) ... Tabbed the Conference USA Co-Hitter of the Week after DePaul series (4/24-25) ... Named to the LSU Purple and Gold Invitational All-Tournament Team.
2003 (Fr.): Had a productive freshman season, finishing with a .222 batting average ... Only player to start all 58 games ... Second on the team with 153 at bats ... Had 34 hits, 20 runs scored and 14 RBIs ... Plated two home runs ... Team leader in assists with 124 ... Had a team-high 10-game hitting streak during the season ... Season-high three hits against Houston in the Conference USA Tournament (5/9) ... Had two hits or more in six games ... Finished with two hits, two runs and three RBIs to go along with her first career home run against Jackson State (3/1) ... 2-for-4 with three hits against USF (3/22) ... Drew four walks and scored three runs against Southeastern Louisiana (2/19) ... Also had two hits against Northwestern (La.) State (2/11), McNeese State (3/14) and Mississippi State (4/3).
Prep: Attended Klein Oak High School and played for Coach Javier Vela ... Won District Championship three out of her four years ... Earned Big Stick Award all four years for the team's highest batting average ... Three-time all-district performer ... Named to All-Greater Houston Team during senior year.
Travel Ball: Played for the Tomball Tuff for two years, the Spring Klein Gold for two years and Houston Diamonds for five years.
Personal: Daughter of Terry and Connie Brenan ... Majoring in sport administration ... Born Jan. 23, 1984.
Brenan's 2005 Game HighsHits: 3, two times (last ECU, 5/7)
Runs: 3 vs. Pittsburgh (3/11)
RBI: 3, two times (last, Pittsburgh, 3/11)
2B: 1, six times (last, ECU, 5/8)
HR: 1, four times (last, ECU, 5/12)
Brenan's Career HighsHits: 3, eight times (last, ECU, 5/7/05)
Runs: 3, five times (last, Pittsburgh, 3/11/05)
RBI: 4, vs. DePaul (4/24/04)
2B: 2, two times (last, Charlotte, 4/17/04)
HR: 1, 12 times (last, ECU, 5/12/05)