Hometown: Pembroke Pines, FL
JULIE AT A GLANCE: Very effective defender at first base ... Makes the whole infield defense better ... Instinctive ball snagger ... Natuarally sound, fundamental swing that should produce power and consistency ... Solid defender at either infield corner, but should be the starter at first.
JUNIOR (2014): Started every game at first base and held down the clean-up spot in the order...Hit .341 with eight doubles and four homers...Led the team with 32 RBI...Had nine multi-hit games and tied for the team lead with five multi-RBI games...Connected for the Bucs' only grand slam of the season off national pitcher of the year Kaya Cox of Tampa in Barry's 5-4 win on Mar. 16...Went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI in a 6-5 win over Rollins on Mar. 23.
SOPHOMORE (2013): Started all 54 games at first base, joining centerfielder Ashley Fernandez as the only players to start every game at one position...Hit .341 with 13 doubles, two homers and 34 RBI...Tied for the team lead with three sacrifice flies...Also scored 16 runs...had 15 multi-hit games and tied with Kelly Martinez and Sarah Broeseker with nine multi-RBI games...Hit .571 (16-for-28) with 10 RBI during an eight-game hitting streak from Feb. 10 to Feb. 24...Eight of her 13 doubles came in conference play...Went 4-for-4 in the season opener against Northwood...Drove in three runs in the 13-3 win over Maryville on Feb. 24 and again in the 4-2 win over Saint Leo on Mar. 2...Homered and drove in two in the 14-4 win over Fort Valley State on Mar. 23...Also homered against Saint Leo on Mar. 2...Had a sting of 360 errorless chances snapped against Flagler on Mar. 5...Named to the Dean's List in the fall and the Athletic Director's honor list in the spring...Earned a spot on the Sunshine State Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll.
FRESHMAN (2012): Stepped in and won the first base job, playing in 46 games and starting 38 (33 at first) ... Hit .277 with nine runs and 11 RBI ... Handled 238 chances without an error ... Had four multi-hit and three multi-RBI games ... Made the Dean’s List in the fall and Athletic Director’s List in the spring ... Earned SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL & CLUB: A corner infielder from Pembroke Pines Charter under coach Tom Fadul ... A career .400 hitter, she is a two-time All-Broward County pick ... 2008 4A All-State team after hitting .494 with 22 RBI and 25 runs scored ... Earn NFCA All-Region honors that year as well ... Played four years for the West Pines Diamond Dusters under former Barry All-American Jen Boyd-Pugh along with current Buccaneer teammates Britney Pugh and Kelly Martinez ... Hit .408 with a perfect 1.000 fielding mark as the Dusters won the 2010 ASA Gold state title ... Dusters finished seventh, highest among the Florida entrants, at the ASA Nationals ... Second on the team in RBI and one of only three players to hit over .300 at the tournament ... Also played three years of varsity volleyball.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Ricardo and Julia Brito ... Has two younger sisters, Nikki and Michelle ... Neice of former Barry men's basketball coach and current assistant AD Cesar Odio ... Cousins Emily Odio (Wingate-volleyball) and Eddie Odio (Boston College-basketball) also played college athletics ... Majoring in accounting.
Hits: 4, at Northwood (FL), 02/02/13
Doubles: 2, Molloy, 03/19/14 ; at Lynn, 04/14/13
Home runs: 1, 6 times
Total bases: 6, at Rollins, 03/23/14
RBI: 4, Tampa, 03/16/14
Runs scored: 2, 5 times
Walks: 3, vs Armstrong Atlantic, 02/07/14
Hit by pitch: 1, 9 times
Struck out: 2, 13 times
Sac flies: 1, at Northwood (FL), 02/02/13 ; Eckerd, 04/26/13 ; Eckerd, 04/27/13
Sac bunts: 1, 18 times
At bats: 5, at Eckerd, 04/17/14
Stolen bases: 1, Kentucky State, 02/16/14 ; St. Thomas, 04/03/12
Caught stealing: 1, Palm Beach Atlantic, 02/29/12
Field chances: 16, at Tampa, 03/23/13
Putouts: 13, at Florida Southern, 03/02/14 ; at Tampa, 03/23/13
Assists: 2, 10 times
Highest fielding pct.: 2nd (.995)
Most double plays turned: t-4th (25)
Most putouts: 7th (866)
Most chances: 8th (924)
Most doubles: t-11th (25)
Most times hit by pitch: t-12th (10)
Highest slugging pct.: 20th (.428)
Most home runs: t-20th (6)
Highest fielding pct.: t-1st (1.000 in 2012)
Most intentional walks: t-3rd (2 in 2014)
Most times grounded into DP: t-5th (2 in 2013)
Most double plays turned: t-6th (11 in 2013)
Most times reached on FC: t-9th (11 in 2013)
Most double plays turned: t-9th (10 in 2014)
Most chances: 10th (393 in 2013)
Most putouts: 10th (366 in 2013)
Most times hit by pitch: t-11th (5 in 2012)
Most sacrifice flies: t-12th (3 in 2013)
Most doubles: t-19th (13 in 2013)
Most walks: t-19th (21 in 2014)
Most times struck out looking: t-19th (10 in 2013)
Highest fielding pct.: 20th (.993 in 2014)
Most putouts: 20th (275 in 2014)
Most at bats: t-20th (173 in 2013)