University of Iowa Athletics

#5 Brianna Luna

Height 5-4
Class Sr.
Hometown Indio, Calif.
High School La Quinta
Brianna Luna - Softball - University of Iowa Athletics

2013 as a Junior… Appeared in 43 games, with 40 starts… started 38 games at first base and two at third… posted six multi-hit games and three multiple-RBI contests… launched her first home run of the season off the top of the scoreboard in center at Pearl Field in 8-3 win over Iowa State on May 1… posted a career-best three RBIs in win at North Texas (Feb. 16)… tallied a career-high three hits in win at No. 11 Louisville (March 18)… hit .226 (24-for-106) with 18 runs scored… drove in 12 runs… notched four doubles.

2012 as a Sophomore… Played in 41 games with 36 starts… made 25 starts in right field and 11 as the designated player… batted .172 (15-of-87) with 12 runs and eight RBIs… drew 15 walks, had two doubles and two home runs, while going 4-of-4 in stolen base attempts… had three consecutive multi-hit games at the Littlewood Classic in Tempe… went 2-for-3 with a run scored against Central Michigan (2/18), 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI in the 26-5 rout of Iowa State (2/18) and 2-for-3 against Central Michigan (2/19)… hit her first career home run at No. 23 Oklahoma State (3/2)… homered for the second straight game, hitting a two-run shot in the 5-3 win over the Cowgirls (3/3) at ASA Stadium in Oklahoma City… went 1-for-2 with two RBIs and a run scored in a 9-1, six inning victory over Illinois (3/31).

2011 as a Freshman… Appeared in 35 games with 27 starts… had 11 starts in right field, nine at third base and seven as the designated player… batted .178 (13-73) with six RBI and four runs scored… started the team’s season opener at third base against Lipscomb (2/11)… tallied her first career hit and RBI against Seattle (2/18)… had a four-game hitting streak and had hits in 6-of-7 games from March 20 to April 3… had a career-best two hits, going 2-for-4 at Ohio State (3/27)… had a pinch hit, RBI double in the 10-8 extra inning victory over Northwestern (4/16)… roped an RBI double off the wall in the 3-2 loss at No. 1 Michigan (4/24).

High School… Four-time all-conference selection… posted a .447 batting average as a senior with 24 RBI and three home runs… hit .493 as a junior with 41 RBI and five jacks… batted .486 with 22 RBI and three homers as a sophomore and .493 with 28 RBI and one home run as a freshman… played ASA ball for the Minor’s Gold, California Cruisers, Batbusters and Jets… also was a three-year basketball letterwinner, earning all-conference honors as a senior… named to the honor roll all four years and received the best in anatomy award as a senior.

Personal… Born July 29, 1992… daughter of Roy and Isabel Luna… has one younger brother, Steven… majoring in communication studies.