Kansas Jayhawks

Brittany Jackson

Position OF
Height 5'1''
Class Senior
Hometown Mansfield, Texas
High School Lake Ridge

2020 (JUNIOR)*

  • One of four Jayhawks to appear in all 26 games
  • Started 25 games in center field
  • Finished the season with a team-high 83 at-bats, 32 hits and 22 runs scored
  • Ended the year with a .386 batting average (32-for-83) with three home runs and 15 RBI
  • Hit her first-career collegiate home run against then-No. 22 Arizona State and tied a career-high with three RBI (Feb. 7)
  • Recorded five multi-RBI games
  • Finished with a career-high four hits against Southeastern Louisiana (Feb. 28)
  • Had 10 games with two or more hits
  • Had an eight-game hitting streak (Feb. 15-28)
  • Scored a season-high three runs against Kansas City (March 7)
  • Ended the season ranked No. 68 in Softball America’s top 100 players of the season poll
  • Her 32 hits ranked second in the Big 12 Conference


  • Missed first three tournaments of the year with an injury
  • Played in 37 games with 36 starts (all in center field)
  • First hit, RBI and run of the season at Dukes (3/2)
  • Logged multiple RBI games against Omaha (3/18) and at Tulsa (4/3)
  • Five multiple-hit games, including a season-high three hit games at Wichita State (3/20) and vs. Baylor (3/31)
  • Finished with two stolen bases – one against Campbell (3/3) and one against Nebraska (3/16)


  • Played and started in all 52 games as a freshman
  • One of three Jayhawks to start all 52 games of the season at one position (center field); catcher Harli Ridling and right fielder Erin McGinley were the others
  • Primarily was the leadoff batter in the lineup (39 games)
  • Recorded a .280 batting average, .351 on-base percentage and a .318 slugging percentage
  • Totaled 44 hits, 28 runs scored, four doubles and one triple
  • Stole a team-high 12 bases on 14 attempts
  • Led the Jayhawks in runs scored, stolen bases and sacrifice bunts
  • Ranked tied for fifth in the Big 12 in stolen bases
  • Her 11-game hitting streak was KU’s longest of the season
  • Recorded nine multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games
  • Caught 69 fly balls in center field with four assists and one error for a .986 fielding percentage
  • Recorded a stolen base during her collegiate debut against Akron (Feb. 9)
  • First-career hit was at Stetson (Feb. 9)
  • Went 2-for-4 at the plate with her first-career double, first-career run scored and first-career RBI against College of Charleston (Feb. 10)
  • Recorded a season-high three hits on two occasions; the first was a 3-for-5 outing at UTSA (Feb. 16) and the second was a 3-for-4 performance against Northern Colorado (March 17)
  • Scored a season-high two runs on five occasions
  • Stole a season-high two bases against Northern Iowa (March 9)
  • Went 2-for-2 at the plate in the series finale at Texas (March 25)
  • Posted back-to-back two-hit performances during both games of a doubleheader against Colorado State (March 30)


  • Highly-touted outfielder out of Lake Ridge High School in Mansfield, Texas
  • Played club for the Texas Glory Shelton Gold
  • Batted .765 in 2016 and recorded a hit in 19-straight games
  • Named first-team all-district, offensive player of the year and district offensive MVP accolades and also first-team all-academic honors in 2016
  • Earned first-team all-district and offensive player of the year honors in 2015
  • Collected newcomer of the year recognition as a freshman and earned MaxPreps all-state accolades


  • Majoring in sport management in the School of Education at the University of Kansas


  • Daughter of Kevin and Lisa Jackson
  • Three younger siblings in Kendall, Kennedi and KJ
  • Majoring in Business

*=Shortened Season Due to COVID-19 Outbreak