A.J. Andrews was the 7th overall draft pick in the 2015 National Professional Fastpitch draft to the Chicago Bandits. She was the very first woman to win a Rawlings Gold Glove in the 59-year history of the award in 2016. As a professional softball player A.J. also won the Spikes award for most stolen bases as well as All-NPF honors for her outstanding performance on the field.
Due to her tremendous success on the field and her contributions to community service, A.J. was the first softball player in 10 years to be featured in the ESPN the Magazine Body Issue.
A.J. will complete her Master’s Degree in Mass Communication in December of 2018 from Louisiana State University. She has maximized her opportunities while in school and been able to gain experience both as an analyst and as a sideline reporter. Her professional and collegiate athletic experiences uniquely qualify her to add context and storytelling to any sports broadcast. Andrews received her BS in Sports Administration from Louisiana State University. At LSU she was a 4-year letter winner and received All-SEC, Academic, and All-American honors as the starting centerfielder.