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2012-13 Baseball
R.J. Brown
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R.J. Brown
R.J. Brown

POS.LHP
B/TL/L
HT.5-11
WT.190
YR.Sr.
HOMETOWNBrandon, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLBloomingdale HS

At A Glance
Finished second in the FGCU record books in appearances (82) ... in his four years, tallied a 10-3 record and four saves with a 5.11 ERA in 130.1 innings of work.

As A Senior (2013)
Appeared in a team-high 28 games, all coming out of the bullpen ... tallied a 3-2 record with a 5.35 ERA in 38.2 innings of work while recording two saves ... provided three innings of scoreless relief work against Notre Dame (Feb. 16), surrendering three hits and recording one strikeout ... earned his first save of the season at then-No. 13 Florida (Feb. 23), finishing the final four innings and allowing two runs on three hits, with one walk and one strikeout ... supplied a pair of scoreless relief innings against Manhattan (Mar. 2), allowing no hits and striking out a pair in his second save of the year ... provided one strikeout in one scoreless relief inning in the 7-0 shutout of Bowling Green (Mar. 6) ... struck out the side in one scoreless inning of relief work against Western Michigan (Mar. 10) ... earned his first victory of the year following 1.1 innings out of the bullpen in game two of the doubleheader at ETSU (Mar. 23), allowing one unearned run on one hit with one strikeout ... moved to 2-1 on the year after a scoreless inning of relief at North Florida (May 11), surrendering just one hit and striking out a pair ... earned his third win of the year after 1.2 innings in relief against Stetson (May 17) and appeared for 0.1 innings in his final appearance on Senior Day at Swanson Stadium against the Hatters (May 18).

As A Junior (2012)
Made 25 appearances out of the bullpen … finished with a 3-0 record and a 4.64 ERA in 42.2 innings pitched … made his first appearance against BC where he allowed two hits and struck out three over 2.1 innings pitched (Mar. 1) … came back the next day to throw a scoreless 1.1 innings with one punch out (Mar. 2) … threw a hitless 1.1 innings pitched vs. then-No. 1 Florida (March 11) … didn’t allow a run through his first three appearances … came in to record one out in back-to-back days against ETSU (Mar. 24-25) … recorded his first victory against USC Upstate when he came in and recorded one out in a 4-3 win (Mar. 31) … fanned a season-high four batters in 1.2 innings pitched against Mercer (Apr. 6) … threw a career-high six innings and allowed one earned run on six hits and fanned four batters against Jacksonville (Apr. 15) … tossed a perfect 1.1 innings against New Mexico (Apr. 22) … allowed one hit over 2.1 innings vs. Lipscomb (May 6) … came back six days later to toss 2.2 innings and allow only one hit while fanning four batters in his second win of the season against Belmont (May 12) … threw 3.2 innings and allowed two runs on four hits and struck out two for his third win of the year vs. Stetson (May 19) … tossed a scoreless two innings in the A-Sun Tournament opener vs. Kennesaw State (May 23).

As A Sophomore (2011)
Put together a 4-0 record and team-low 3.26 ERA through 18 appearances … made 17 appearances out of the pen, being used primarily as a middle reliever …had one save … struck out 25 and walked just nine over 38.2 innings … didn’t walk a batter in his first eight outings en route to finishing with a 2.8 strikeout/walk ratio … recorded multiple strikeouts in seven relief outings … allowed one run or less in 15 appearances … limited right-handed batters to a .236 average (25-106) … went two or more innings in 10 relief outings … made the first start of his career on a Friday night against Stetson (May 6), striking out four in 3.2 innings … best outing came against Campbell (Mar. 19) when he tossed 4.2 scoreless frames while striking out five and allowing just one hit in a win … second win came against Le Moyne (Apr. 24) with 2.2 scoreless innings … pitched twice during series at Belmont (May 13-15), picking up the victory in the series opener … had a win and a save during three-game sweep of Lipscomb (May 19-21) … gave up just one hit while striking out three over three middle innings against the Bisons to improve to 4-0 … closed out the final game of the season with three scoreless innings and three strikeouts against Lipscomb to earn the save.

As A Freshman (2010)
Made 11 relief appearances … worked 10.1 innings with a 0-1 record, one save and 13.06 ERA … struck out the only batter he faced to close out a 7-4 win over Sacred Heart (Feb. 27) and earn the save … had eight strikeouts … struck out at least one batter in six of 11 appearances … made relief appearances against five BCS programs (Clemson, Florida, Michigan, Oklahoma State, USF).

High School
Selected to All-County team in consecutive seasons … named Bloomingdale HS Most Valuable Player ... participated in High School All-Star game ... member of AAU National Championship team ... received High School GPA award.

Personal
Son of Dan and Mary Brown … criminal justice major.

Single-Game Highs
Innings Pitched (Start):
3.2 vs. Stetson (May 6, 2011)
Innings Pitched (Relief): 6.0 at Jacksonville (Apr. 15, 2012)
Strikeouts: 5 vs. Campbell-1 (Mar. 19, 2011)
Strikeouts (Relief): 5 vs. Campbell-1 (Mar. 19, 2011)

Superlative Stats
Appearances:
82
Relief: 81
Starts: 1
Team Record in Starts: 0-1
3+ Innings (Relief): 14
2+ Strikeouts (Relief): 23
5+ Strikeouts: 1