|40 Kristen Brust
Rounded out her career as the only player in program history to start every game over her four years.
A unanimous selection to the America East first team... became the first athlete, male or female, in school history in any sport to earn four selections to an America East first team... earned NFCA All-Northeast Region honors for the second straight year... selected to the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District I first team for the second straight year... named 2004-05 Stony Brook Female Athlete of the Year... America East All-Tournament Team pick for the second consecutive season... named team MVP and team captain... ranked among leage leaders in hits (fourth, 57), home runs (second, 14), doubles (second, 12), RBI (third, 40), total bases (first, 113), on base percentage (fifth, 421) and slugging (first, .649)... also led the team with a .992 fielding percentage at first base... started all 58 games at first base... went 2-for-2 with a home run and a pair of RBIs vs. East Carolina (2/25)... smacked a two-run home run while going 2-for-3 vs. Charleston Southern (3/5)... went 2-for-3 and belted a three-run homer vs. UNC-Wilmington (3/6)... named to the Charleston Southern Softball Invitational all-tournament team (3/8)... went 3-for-4 vs. James Madison (3/13/05)... went 4-for-7 on the day and hit a walk-off solo home run in Game 2 vs. Columbia (3/22)... belted a solo home run in Game 2 vs. Manhattan (3/26)... belted three home runs in the double header, two in game one and one in game two while also driving in seven runners in game one and two runners in game two vs Fairleigh Dickinson (3/31)... hit the game winning home run in game 2 vs Vermont (4/3)... went 2-for-3 in the win over Vermont (4/4)... hit a solo home run in game 2 vs Albany (4/16)... hit a two run double in game 1 vs UMBC (4/24)... scored two runs and went 2-for-2 in win over Hartford in game one (4/28)... went 3-for-4 with one run scored against Hartford in game two (4/28)... hit a solo home run versus Boston University (4/30)... went 2-for-3 with a solo home run giving her two runs and a RBI in game one against Boston University (5/2)... hit a walk-off three-run home run vs. Maine in the America East Tournament (5/13).
Named to the NFCA All-Northeast Region first team... named to the America East first team for the third straight season.. earned America East All-Tournament honors after batting .778 during the tournament... named to CoSIDA Academic All-District I first team... ranked among the top 30 in the nation in batting, doubles and home runs... led the America East with 80 hits, 23 doubles, 15 home runs, 50 RBI, 150 total bases and a .794 slugging percentage... after hitting .423, became the second player in school history and the first at the Division I level to hit over .400 in a season.... increased her career home run record to 32... also set school records for season doubles, home runs, RBI and total bases and career records for hits, runs, doubles, home runs, RBI and total bases... team MVP... named team captain... hit a solo home run in win over Maryland (2/28)... went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored vs. Maryland (2/29)... earned Golden Panther Invitational All-Tournament honors (2/29)... went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored against James Madison (3/5)... went 3-for-3 with three RBI and a two-run home run in the win over Ohio (3/5)... went 2-for-3 with a double and two runs scored against Elon (3/12)... was a perfect 3-for-3, including a two-run homer, with three RBI and a run scored in the win over Appalachian State (3/13)... went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored vs. Pennsylvania (3/20)... was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored in the win over St. Francis (3/24)... went 2-for-4 with four RBI against Siena (3/27)... belted a home run against Iona (3/28)... went 3-for-4 with three RBI against Wagner (3/30)... went 4-for-4 with two RBI against Wagner in Game 2 (3/30)... named America East Player of the Week (4/5)... went 2-for-4 with an RBI in Game 2 vs. Marist (4/7)... went 2-for-2 with two RBI in Game 1 and 2-for-3 with two RBI in Game 2 vs. Vermont (4/17)... went 1-for-3 with an RBI against Vermont (4/18)... went 1-for-2 with a home run vs. BU (4/25)... hit three home runs, including a walk-off three-run homer in the nightcap, in double header sweep of Sacred Heart (4/29)... smacked a three-run homer in Game 1 and went 1-for-3 with two RBI in Game 2 against UMBC (5/1)... named America East Player of the Week for the second time this season (5/3)... went 1-for-3 with two RBI against Hofstra (5/5)... went 2-for-3 with an RBI vs. Binghamton (5/8)... went 2-for-2 vs. BU (5/13) and 4-for-4 vs. Maine (5/14) in the America East Tournament.
Earned second team all-region and first team All-America East honors... finished the year with 61 hits, a .347 batting average and a team-high 13 home runs... also led the team in RBI (37) and slugging percentage (.642)... also one of three to collect 13 doubles... set new single-season records for home runs and RBI... went 2-for-4 with four RBI, two runs scored and a home run against Delaware State (3/1)... was a perfect 4-for-4 with two RBI and four runs scored against Savannah State (3/11)... went 2-for-3, including a home run, with two RBI against Central Florida (3/11)... went 2-for-4 with a home run and an RBI against Seton Hall (3/16)... was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored against Brown (3/24)... in a doubleheader against Sacred Heart (3/25), smacked a home run, collecting an RBI and two runs scored... collected a pair of hits, an RBI and a run scored against Marist (4/1)... was 3-for-5, including a two-run homer, in a doubleheader against Fairfield (4/2)... the home run marked her seventh of the season, setting a new Stony Brook single-season record... was 4-for-7, including a double, and collected three RBI in a doubleheader against Quinnipiac (4/16)... enjoyed a 4-for-7 effort, including three doubles, and collected two runs scored and an RBI in a doubleheader against Fordham (4/17)... went 4-for-8 with a run scored in a doubleheader against Iona (4/19)... smacked a pair of two-run homers in a doubleheader sweep of Hartford (4/23)... hit a game-winning solo round-tripper in a 2-1 win over Manhattan in 11 innings (4/24)... collected a two-run double in a game two victory over the Jaspers... went 3-for-7, with two home runs, four RBI and three runs in the doubleheader sweep against Hartford (5/1)... had two hits, one of which was a home run, two RBI and one run in the doubleheader sweep against Binghamton (5/3)... went 3-for-6, with one double and two runs to complete the sweep in the doubleheader against Binghamton (5/4).
Named to the America East first team and All-Rookie Team... led the team in doubles with 14, a new single-season record... .280 batting average was second-highest on the team... started all 52 games at first base... ripped four homers and drove in 17 runs... registered three hits and one RBI, including one double in win over Radford (3/8)... registered a hit, a RBI and scored a run against Canisius (3/15)... registered two hits versus Hartford (3/16) registered two hits, a double and a RBI versus Raford (3/23)... had a homerun, a RBI and scored a run versus Lehigh (3/24)... registered a hit,a double, a RBI and scored two runs against Central Connecticut (3/26)... had three RBI's, two hits, a homerun and a double in win over Albany (3/30)... went 2-for-4 with a double in a 3-1 win over Fairfield (4/2)... had three RBI's one hit and one homerun in win over Fairleigh Dickinson (4/4)... had four at bats with two hits and one RBI in the 3-2 loss to Boston University (4-6)... registered a double on two hits, two RBI's and a run scored versus Iona (4/9)... had a double, one of three SBU hits, against Seton Hall (4/11)... registered a hit and a run versus Hartford (4/17)... tallied a hit and scored two runs in Game 2 win over Hartford (4/17)... belted a double and scored a run in win over Sacred Heart (4/18)... registered two doubles on three hits scoring a run and notching a RBI in doubleheader sweep over Marist (4/21)... went 2-for-2 with a run scored versus Maine (4/27)... registered a hit and a RBI versus Hofstra (4/30)... went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in win over Vermont (5/4)... registered a hit, two RBI's and a run scored against Vermont (5/5)... ripped a double and scored a run in Game 2 win over Vermont (5/5).
All-county and team MVP as a senior... batted .411 as a senior... earned all-county honors and Scholar-Athlete Award in 2000... all-conference, Most Improved Player and Rookie of the Year in 1999.
Kristen Corrine Brust... born August 21, 1983, in Smithtown, N.Y... daughter of Corrine Hoerning and John Brust... sister of Erica, Deanna and Samantha... SSI major.