CREIGHTON CAREER: 2013 (Sophomore) – Started all but two games for the Jays at catcher (40) and first base (5) ... Primarily batted fifth in the lineup finishing with .215 batting average ... Led team with 328 putouts including career high 13 at Evansville (March 15) … Tied for second on team with seven doubles … Tied for third on the squad with six home runs … Fourth on team with 18 RBI ... Reached base in 10 consecutive games (Feb. 23 - March 10) then added streak from March 29-April 21 that covered 13 game... Hit first homer of the season against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 23) and second at UT Arlington (March 1) … Hit four homers at the Rebel Spring Games including a career high two home runs in consecutive at-bats versus Army (March 13) … Also matched career high accounting for all four RBI against the Black Knights ... Tied for third on the team with five multi-RBI games and sixth on the squad with five multi-hit contests
2012 (Freshman) – Only freshman named First Team All-MVC ... True freshman led the squad in sacrifice flies, ranked second on the team in homers, total bases and slugging percentage, third in RBI, sixth in batting average, and in the top 10 in the MVC in all those categories as well … In MVC play, led the league with a .405 batting average, ranked second with 24 RBI, 54 total bases, three sacrifice flies and a .730 slugging percentage, third with seven home runs and 30 hits, and sixth with an .466 on-base percentage ... Reached bases safely in 24 of 26 MVC contests … Started at catcher, right field and designated player this season … Led all MVC freshmen with 10 homers … Led team with 14 multiple-RBI contests … Ranked No. 95 nationally at 0.81 RBI per game … Went 4-for-4 with four RBI in first career start at Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Feb. 11) … Registered a career-high four RBI a day later at UAPB … Homered in the eighth inning of two games in the same week, versus Valparaiso (March 10) and at Bradley (March 17) … Had two hits in the same inning twice this season (Howard and Indiana State) …Hit 4-for-7 with 10 RBI in bases-loaded situations this season … Scored a career-high three runs against Indiana State (March 31).
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Mid-Suburban League All-Conference and all-area honors as a junior and senior ... Hit .526 with four home runs, eight doubles and 24 RBI as a senior ... Batted .370 with 13 doubles and 26 RBI as a junior ... Four-year letter winner in softball and earned two letters in gymnastics ... Played club ball for the Schaumburg Sluggers for eight years.
PERSONAL: The daughter of Maureen Cairns and Michael Lingl, Brianne was born on Nov. 22, 1993, in Elk Grove, Ill. ... One of three siblings: Alyssa and Jared ... Plans to major in exercise science / pre-med, with a career ambition to become a doctor.