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31   Brandon Walsh
Brandon Walsh

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
North Andover, Mass.

High School:
North Andover

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
C/RHP

B/T:
R/R


AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics
Threw two innings of relief at Fordham (4/26), allowing one run and striking out three ... Batted 3-for-3 against Fordham (4/25), hitting a double, triple and recording two RBI ... Started in the DH spot against Harvard (4/21) ... Went 2-for-4 in the George Washington rubber game (4/20), going 2-for-4 and scoring a run while knocking in one ... Also struck out two in 2.1 innings in relief at GW (4/20), surrendering three runs and walking four ... Tossed two-thirds of an inning in relief at GW (4/19) after starting in the DH spot ... Earned the save in a comeback win over George Washington (4/18), also going 2-for-3 at the plate with an RBI and run scored ... Received a no-decision after tossing nine innings in the Saint Louis series finale (4/13), allowing just one run and one walk while striking out four ... Batted 1-for-3 versus Saint Louis (4/12), scoring a run in the win ... Started at catcher against SLU (4/11), later striking out the side in a one-inning relief appearance ... Knocked in a run versus Northeastern (4/9) ... Scored the winning run in a walk-off win over Dayton in the series finale (4/6) ... Also started on the mound against Dayton (4/6), earning a no-decision in a seven-inning performance in which he surrendered one run and struck out three ... Tallied a double which knocked in two as part of a 2-for-4 day against Dayton (4/5) ... Batted 2-for-4, knocking in a run and scoring one while also collecting a walk at the plate versus Dayton (4/4) ... Also tossed an inning of relief in the first game of the Dayton series (4/4) ... Pitched an inning of relief throwing one strikeout and earned a walk at the plate to score a run at Boston College (4/2) ... Drove in a run at Richmond (3/29) ... Hit 4-for-5 in first game of doubleheader at Richmond (3/28), with an RBI and stolen base ... Picked up a win and struck out three batters in 3.1 innings at La Salle (3/22) ... Struck out four vs. Army (3/15) ... Pitched 1.0 inning of relief allowing two earned runs at Davidson (3/9) ... Hit 3-for-4 at North Carolina A&T (3/8) with a home run, two runs scored and an RBI ... Went 1-for-3 with a stolen base at Maryland (3/1).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013:
Recorded a hit and run scored vs. Tennessee (3/2) ... Went 2-for-4 with a triple and run scored in collegiate debut vs. #22/23 Notre Dame (3/1).

BEFORE UMASS: Played pitcher and catcher for four years under Coach Todd Dulin at North Andover High School ... Led team to North Titles during freshman and junior seasons as well as the Cape Ann League Championship in his senior year ... Named Cape Ann League All-League as a sophomore ... Selected as one of the 2012 Boston Globe's Player of the Year following his senior campaign ... Earned Boston Herald and Boston Globe All-Scholastic honors as a junior in baseball ... Hit .490 with four home runs and 20 RBI and went 6-3 with a 2.10 ERA and 91 strikeouts on the mound during senior season ... Also, earned Boston Globe All-Scholastic honors in his junior and senior years ... Named Boston Globe and Herald Player of the Year for football in 2011 ... Earned Eastern Massachusetts Division II Football Player of the Year in 2012 and Agganis 2012 South MVP.

PERSONAL: Born Brandon Matthew Walsh on Aug. 6, 1993 in Boston, Mass. ... Son of Mike and Linda Walsh ... Brother of Connor and Casey ... Intends to major in Education.

CAREER HIGHS
Hits: 4 at Richmond (3/28/14)
Runs Scored: 2 at North Carolina A&T (3/8/14)
Doubles: 1 (2x) Last at Fordham (4/25/14)
Triples: 1 at Fordham (4/25/14)
Home Runs: 1 at North Carolina A&T (3/8/14)
RBI: 2 vs. Dayton (4/5/14)
Total Bases: 6 at Fordham (4/25/14)
Hitting Streak: 4 Games (3/8/14-3/15/14)
Innings Pitched: 9.0 vs. Saint Louis (4/13/14)
Strikeouts: 4 (2x) Last vs. Saint Louis (4/13/14)

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