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Bednar Tabbed as One of #ASunBSB Top Returning Hitters
Thursday, February 07, 2013 | by Matt Judd
Brandon Bednar
Brandon Bednar

MACON, Ga. – Junior infielder Brandon Bednar (Stuart, Fla./South Fork HS) of the FGCU baseball team was profiled as a top returning hitter for the Atlantic Sun Conference, announced by the league Thursday.

Sean Dwyer, FGCU
Year: Junior 
Position: INF/OF
2012 Batting Average: .306
2012 Hits: 66
2012 Multi-Hit Games: 18
2012 Extra-Base Hits: 
Career Average: .296 
Career Total Hits: 123 

Bednar started all 57 games as a true utility player and played all four infield positions at least once in 2012. He led the team in batting average (.306), hits (66) and at-bats (216). Bednar scored 29 runs and drove in 33 RBI while holding a .389 on-base and a .352 slugging percentage. During the season, he put together a team-best 13-game hit streak (April 4-27) and recorded 18 multi-hit and six multi-RBI games. Bednar earned A-Sun All-Tournament team honors after going 9-for-15 at the plate to lead the tournament with a .600 batting average.

The Blue and Green will get the 2013 season underway on Feb. 15 in Sarasota, Fla. when they take on St. John’s as part of the Snowbird Baseball Classic. First pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m. Fans can get updates and information on FGCU baseball all season long by visiting www.FGCUATHLETICS.com or by following the team on twitter @FGCU_Baseball.