Brandi Stuart, one of the most decorated softball players in Florida State University history, is in her third year as an Assistant Director of Athletics for Student Services. She works to ensure that each Seminole student-athlete has the opportunities and tools to be a successful member of the FSU community.
Stuart was the Life Skills and Community Outreach Director at the University of Alabama for one year before returning to Florida State and becoming a member of the senior staff in the Department of Athletics.
A four-year letter winner at Florida State (2000-03), Stuart earned All-America First Team honors in 2002 and All-American Second Team honors in 2003 as the Seminoles’ starting second baseman. She was named to the All-Region First Team in both 2002 and 2003 and to the All-Region Second Team in 2001. Stuart earned All-ACC honors in each of her four seasons and is one of only two players in Florida State history to earn All-ACC honors four times.
During her career, Stuart led the Seminoles in hits (2001 and 2002), runs scored (2002 and 2003), triples (2002), home runs (2002 and 2003), slugging percentage (2002 and 2003), stolen bases (2002 and 2003) and walks (2002). She is ranked second all-time in career games played (280), hits (287), RBI (151), stolen bases (162), walks (133), third in home runs (25), third in doubles (39), third in runs scored (196), tied for sixth in triples (17) and fifth in batting average (.357).
She led Florida State to the College World Series in 2002, ACC Championships in 2000 and 2003 and to four consecutive regional appearances. With Stuart in the line-up the Seminoles won 210 games and averaged better than 52 wins a season.
She was named to the ACC’s 50th Anniversary Softball Team and became just the second Seminole softball player in the history of the program to be invited to the United States National Team camp in 2002.
During her academic career at Florida State, Stuart was the president of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee at Florida State and a member of the ACC Student Athlete Advisory Committee. Stuart was a member of the National Student Athlete Advisory Committee in 2003-04. She earned Academic All-America honors in 2002, Dean’s List honors in 1999 and 2000 and was a career-long member of the ACC honor roll.
She graduated from Florida State in 2003 with a degree in communications and received her masters degree in sports administration from Florida State in 2005.