8 Sam Brady
8 Sam Brady
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Vienna, VA
High School: James Madison
Position: P
Bats/Throws: R/R

2012: Appeared in 16 games and made four pitching starts during her freshman season…Made nine appearances as a relief pitcher and earned one save…Struck out nine batters in 24.2 innings…Held left-handed batters to a .294 batting average and only gave up one home run during the entire season…Earned a 1.000 fielding percentage.

Before Brown: 
A four-year letter winner as a pitcher for James Madison High School…Named a Liberty District first team At-Large player during her senior year … During junior year, she earned Washington Post All-Met second team honors and was a first team All-Region selection…Was a two-time selection as the first team Liberty District Pitcher of the Year…Was named the Liberty District Tournament MVP and the Northern Region Tournament MVP…Earned the James Madison High School Softball Scholar Athlete of the Year award…Was a Virginia second team All-State selection…Helped lead her team to a Liberty District Championship and a Northern Region Championship…Also a recipient of the American Legion Gold 4.0 GPA Award and the American Legion Bronze Sophomore Athlete Award.

Samantha W. Brady is the daughter of Walt Brady and Carol Ward of Vienna, Virginia…She has two siblings, Nick and Tess…Was a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Math Honor Society at James Madison High School…Received the James Madison High School Excellence in Math award…Also enjoys running, horseback riding and writing…Concentrating in Biomedical Engineering.