The Golden Eagles softball team will play a three-game series against the Wildcats to open the season.
2014 (Freshman): Saw limited action as a rookie, playing in just three games, primarily as a pinch runner ... Saw first collegiate action against Ole Miss ... Entered the game against UTEP as a pinch runner, scoring a run in an 8-6 come-from-behind victory on the road ... Recorded first collegiate at-bat against Alcorn State.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Gardendale High School in Gardendale, Ala. ... Helped the Rockets to two Area Championships and a pair of Regional Tournament appearances ... Named Student-Athlete of the Week once ... Named 2012 North Jefferson News All-Star Team ... Voted Most Athletic and tabbed Senior Class Who's Who ... Volunteered at local animal hospital as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Played travel ball for the Germantown Red Devils, helping the team to a second place finish in the ASA Nationals ... Four-time travel ball State Champion, winning the 2004 and 2009 NSA State Championships, as well as, the 2006 and 2008 ASA State Championships ... Helped Germantown to the 2012 ASA Regional Championship and a No. 5 national ranking by Triple Crown Sports ... Honor student and member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Jericha Bragan Burns ... Daughter of Bambi and Jeramie Burns ... Born on May 21 in Birmingham, Ala. ... Majoring in biology.