Ayanna Jeanne Andrews was a star softball player at Louisiana State University. During her time there, LSU made it to the Women's College World Series twice.
The Chicago Bandits selected A.J. in the second round of the 2015 National Pro Fastpitch draft. After one season with the Bandits, A.J. was traded to the Akron Racers. In 2016, A.J. became the first woman to win a Rawlings Gold Glove Award and also was a co-winner of the Rally Spike Award as the league's stolen base leader. In 2017, A.J. was featured in the Body Issue of ESPN The Magazine.
Always good for an interview during her time with the NPF, A.J. is a class act. Recently, she was kind enough to send a shout out to Johngy's Beat.