The Golden Eagles softball team will play a three-game series against the Wildcats to open the season.
2015 (Sophomore): Saw limited time, playing in just two games … Saw action in the Golden Eagles’ 24-1 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Southern Miss’ 12-0 win over Alcorn … Had a pinch-hit at bat against the Lady Lions and the Lady Braves.
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.