2005 (as a junior)
Named an All-Big 12 First-Team selection ... Posted a .282 batting average as KU's lead-off hitter ... Held a .354 batting average in Big 12 games ... Compiled 10 multi-hit games ... Was 7-of-9 in stolen bases ... Went 2-for-3 with two RBI and stole two bases against Missouri State on March 12 ... Broke up Longhorn Cat Osterman's no-hitter with a pinch-hit home run in the top of the seventh at No. 4 Texas on March 25 ... Led KU with two hits against No. 6 Texas A&M on April 3 ... Led KU with a career-high three hits and added two RBI against UMKC on April 5 ... Hit second home run of the season and stole a base at Oklahoma State on April 9 ... Went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer and four RBI against No. 8 Baylor on April 16 ... Notched fourth home run of the season at No. 19 Creighton on April 21 ... Went 2-for-3 in KU's win over No. 5 Oklahoma on April 23 ... Hit back-to-back lead-off home runs in a doubleheader against Arkansas on April 26 ... Went 2-for-3 in both games and scored a career-best three runs in game one ... Led KU with two hits against Texas Tech on April 30 ... Added a double and walked against the Red Radiers on May 1 ... Went 2-for-3 against No. 15 Missouri on May 4 ... Added two hits against Georgia Tech in the NCAA Regionals on May 20.
2004 (as a sophomore)
Led the Jayhawks with a .277 batting average, 13 hits, three doubles, two sacrifice flies, 19 total bases and four stolen bases in Big 12 play ... The lead-off hitter for the majority of the season ... Saw action in 55 games and started 40 times ... Tied for second on the team with nine stolen bases in 16 attempts ... Finished third on the squad with a .243 hitting mark on the season ... Had four multi-hit games ... Stole two bases against Wichita State on April 13 ... Blasted her only homer of the season against No. 21 Oklahoma on April 24 ... Was hit by four pitches, tying with Jessica Moppin for the most of any Jayhawk ... Named team Offensive MVP.
2003 (as a freshman)
Appeared in 33 games, starting 18 ... Started the final seven games of the season in left field ... The leading hitter for KU in conference games, with a .238 batting average ... Went 4-for-10 against the Big 12 schools from her home state of Texas during the regular season ... Went 2-for-6 in the Baylor series (April 26-27) ... Doubled in pinch-hit appearance vs. Texas on April 19 ... Started in game two of Arkansas doubleheader in center field and drove in the lone run of the game in 1-0 win on April 16 ... Hit her first collegiate homer against SMS to give KU the lead in 3-0 win on March 19 ... Got her first collegiate hit with a double against No. 13 Alabama on March 1 ... Scored first-career run against Utah on Feb. 22 ... Got her first start against San Diego State on Feb. 15.
Baytown Sterling H.S.
Four-year letterwinner in softball for the Rangers of Baytown Sterling ... Three-time first-team All-District ... Team MVP in 2000 and 2001 ... Had a career batting average of .385 ... Helped lead Rangers to 2002 District 23 5A Championship ... Coached by Tiffany Gates ... Also a four-year letterwinner in basketball ... Earned first-team all-district as a senior and second-team honors as a junior in hoops.
Played for the 2002 AFA and ASA Regional Champion Houston Power Gold ... Coached by John Glowacz.
Born Heather Marie Stanley, May 20, 1984, in Channelview, Texas ... Majoring in special education/coaching ... Parents are Tommy and Carla Stanley ... Has two brothers, Kenny and Trent ... Chose KU over Texas State and Stephen F. Austin ... Nickname is "Backyard" ... Best hidden talent is driving with no hands.