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Brandon

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Height: 6'2"
Weight: 185
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Woodbridge, Va.
High School: Woodbridge/George Mason

Bio

At George Mason

As a Senior (2016): Was limited to 11 games due to injury and received a medical redshirt…Batted .304 with a home run, two doubles, a triple, four RBIs and 11 runs scored in his fourth season with the Patriots...Started seven games as the designated hitter, two games in center field, a game at shortstop and a game at third base…Finished with a .457 slugging percentage and .407 on-base percentage…Went 14-for-46 with five walks in 11 starts…Had a multi-hit game in five of his 11 games played…Hit a three-run home run March 16 at VMI….Was 1-1 in stolen base attempts.

As a Junior (2015): 48 games played and started...Batting average of .338 was second on the team and ninth in the Atlantic 10...Career-high 12 doubles along with one triple and his first career home run... Homerun came at VCU on 4/10...Second on the team with 35 runs scored, 66 hits, 32 RBI, 24 walks and a .413 on base percentage... .426 slugging percentage was third on the team...Began the season with hits in 16 straight games...Also had a 25-game hit streak, the third longest in program history...20 multi-hit games...Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team.

As a Sophomore (2014): Played in 52 games, starting each one at shortstop...Led the team with a .307 batting average on 62 hits in 202 at-bats...Seven doubles and 36 runs scored...Second on the club with an on-base percentage of .384, walking 23 times...One of three Patriots with 19 multiple hit games, leading the team...Ammased an 11-game hitting streak in which he had four multiple hit games and a team-high stretch of 26 consecutive games reaching base during the season...Went 3-5 with a season-high six RBI in the first game of the season vs. Morehead St. (2/15).

As a Freshman (2013): Started 49 games in first season with the Patriots...Hit .238 with 41 hits, five doubles, a triple, 16 RBI's and 19 runs scored...Had four stolen bases (4-for-7)...Made first collegiate start in the season opener on February 15 at the Citadel...Followed that game with his first career hit against High Point on February 16...Against Iona on February 24, went 2-for-4 with a double and triple, and drove in two runs for first multi-hit and RBI performance...Went a perfect 3-for-3 against George Washington on April 2...Against Towson on April 12, finished 3-for-4 at the plate. 

High School: Earned four letters in baseball at Woodbridge...Was an All-District shortstop as a junior and senior...Earned all-district honors at third base as a sophomore...Was also tabbed to the all-area team as a senior...Spent summer 2012 playing for the Bethesda Big Train of the Cal Ripken League. 

Personal: Son of Ronnie and Betty...Has two siblings.

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