2010-11 Baseball
Brandon Bednar
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Brandon Bednar
Brandon Bednar

POS.OF/INF
B/TR/R
HT.6-4
WT.165
YR.Fr.
HOMETOWNStuart, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLSouth Fork HS

At a Glance
In his three years, already ranks ninth in games played (167), and seventh in game started (165) ... sixth in the FGCU record books in at bats (661) and hits (206) ... ninth in runs scored (119), seventh in triples (7) and 10th in total bases (251) ... a career .312 batting average with a .379 on-base percentage and a .380 slugging percentage.

As A Junior (2013)
Unanimous selection to Atlantic Sun All-Conference first team and a College Sports Madness A-Sun All-Conference second team selection ... Started all 57 games, playing primarily at second base and shortstop but played all four infield positions during the season ... led the team in batting average (.336), at bats (247), hits (83), RBI (46), doubles (17), runs scored (52) and stolen bases (7) ... named an A-Sun Conference Top Returning Hitter entering the season ... tabbed the "best defensive infielder" in the A-Sun by College Baseball Insider ... selected to the A-Sun Preseason All-Conference first team by College Sports Madness ... opened the season going 1-for-3 with an RBI and run scored against St. John's (Feb. 15) ... added a 2-for-5 game with an RBI and a two runs scored against Notre Dame (Feb. 16) ... hit 1-for-3 with two walks, an RBI and a run scored in game two of the three-game sweep of then-No. 13 Florida (Feb. 23) ... closed the UF series (Feb. 24) with a 2-for-6 which included a run scored ... went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and a stolen base at FAU (Feb. 26) ... hit .400 (6-for-15) with four RBI and three runs scored in the series with Manhattan ... scored twice and stole one bag in a 1-for-3 opener against Manhattan (Mar. 1) ... followed with a 2-for-3 game one of the doubleheader against the Manhattan (Mar. 2) ... provided a three-RBI double and scored once in a 1-for-5 game two against Manhattan (Mar. 2) ... closed the Manhattan series (Mar. 3) with a 2-for-4 game with one RBI ... went 3-for-5 with a career high five RBI and one run scored in the 11-6 victory over Michigan (Mar. 4) ... provided a 2-for-5 game with two RBI and a run scored in the 7-0 shutout of Bowling Green (Mar. 6) ... hit .500 (8-for-16) with a pair of RBI and three runs scored over the three victories against Western Michigan, adding a .625 slugging and .529 on-base percentage and 10 total bases ... supplied a 2-for-5 game with a triple and a pair of RBI in the series opening 5-2 victory over Western Michigan (Mar. 8) ... sparked the offensive effort in th 14 inning game two against WMU (Mar. 9), going 4-for-7 with a pair of runs scored ... went 2-for-4 with a run scored and stolen base in game three against WMU (Mar. 10) ... named College Sports Madness A-Sun Player of the Week for his efforts in the 5-0 week against Michigan, Bowling Green and Western Michigan ... opened Atlantic Sun play by hitting .357 (5-for-14) in the three games at ETSU, adding a triple and two RBI while leading the team with a .786 slugging percentage, 11 total bases and five runs scored ... went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, adding a double in game one against the Bucs (Mar. 22) ... added another double and run scored in a 1-for-4 game one of the doubleheader against ETSU (Mar. 23), before closing the series with a 2-for-6 game which featured one double, one triple and a pair of RBI and runs scored ... drove in two RBI and scored once, going 2-for-3 with three walks and a stolen base in the mid-week victory at USF (Mar. 26) ... closed the series with Lipscomb (Mar. 30) with a 2-for-4 day at the plate, bringing in one RBI ... hit 1-for-5 with a run scored and a pair of RBI at No. 5 Florida State (April 2) ... supplied a 2-for-6 game two at Kennesaw State (April 6) adding a run scored and one RBI ... closed the KSU series (April 7) going 2-for-4 with a double and one RBI ... hit .462 (6-for-13) over the three-game series with Mercer (April 12-14), holding a team-best four RBI and four runs scored with a .615 slugging and .500 on-base percentage ... opened the series with the Bears (April 12) going 2-for-3 with a double, adding two RBI and two runs scored ... followed with 2-for-5 games in both of the final two games in the series at Mercer (April 13-14), scoring once and bringing in one RBI in each contest ... connected at a .313 rate (5-for-16) over the trio of games with USC Upstate (April 19-21), bringing in a team-best five RBI and scoring once ... recorded a double while going 3-for-6 with two RBI, including the walk-off RBI single in 11th, in the second contest with the Spartans (April 20) ... finished the series with USC Upstate (April 21) going 2-for-5 with three RBI and one run scored ... provided a 2-for-5 game with a RBI and run scored against Bethune-Cookman (April 24) ... hit .462 (6-for-13) over the trio of games with Northern Kentucky (April 26-28), scoring a team-high five times and drivining in two RBI while reaching base at a .533 rate ... recorded a 2-for-5 day with a stolen base in the opener with NKU (April 26), driving in a pair of RBI and coming in to score once ... went 2-for-4 with a run scored in the second contest with the Norse (April 27) ... closed the series with NKU (April 28) with a 2-for-4 game which featured a double, three runs scored and a walk ... scored twice in a 1-for-3 game against FIU (May 1), reaching twice via walk ... recorded a .545 average (6-for-11) in the three-game sweep of Jacksonville (May 3-5) with a team-best .643 on-base percentage, adding one RBI and three runs scored ... started the weekend with JU (May 3) hitting 3-for-5 with a run scored and one RBI ... provided a perfect 3-for-3 game two with the Dolphins (May 4) which included a double, a stolen base and one run scored ... was 2-for-5 with a pair of RBI and one run scored in game one of the doubleheader with FAMU (May 8), and followed with another 2-for-5 second game that included a double, three RBI and one run scored ... scored once and recorded a double in a 1-for-4 game against North Florida (May 11) ... recorded his 200th career hit on a double in the first inning of a 2-for-4 game against USF (May 14) ... went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in game two against Stetson (May 17) and closed the regular season going 2-for-5 with a walk, one RBI and one run scored ... tallied a hit and a run scored in the opening round matchup with seventh-seeded Kennesaw St. (May 22).

As A Sophomore (2012)
Started all 57 games as a true utility player … batted in the 1-6 spots in the lineup and played all four infield positions at least once … finished with a team-high .306 average … scored 29 runs and drove in 33 RBI while holding a .389 on-base and a .352 slugging percentage … also swiped two bases in four attempts … recorded a team-best 66 hits in a team-high 216 at-bats … put together a team-best 13-game hitting streak from April 4-27, and ended the year on a six-game streak … also recorded 18 multi-hit and six multi-RBI games … opened the year with a 3-for-5 game while recording an RBI against Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 17) … held a 10-game hitting streak from Feb 24-March 11 … recorded one hit and two RBI in each game against Bryant (Feb. 24 and Feb. 26) and Michigan (Feb. 29) … went 2-for-4 against Boston College (March 2), recording a grand slam for his first career home run … followed with a 1-for-3 game in the finale with BC (March 4), scoring twice and bringing in an RBI … went 4-for-12 (.333) against then-No. 1 Florida, recording at least one hit in each of the three games … opened A-Sun play with a 2-for-4 game against North Florida (March 16) with a run scored, and followed by going 1-for-4 with an RBI in the final two games in the series … hit 3-for-5 with a run scored in the final game in the two-game set at Texas Tech (March 21) … recorded 1-for-4 games in all three contests with ETSU (March 23-25), scoring once in the first two games and adding an RBI in the finale … in game two at USC Upstate (March 31) registered a 2-for-4 game with a run scored … instrumental in the Eagles 5-1 win over then-No. 2 Florida State (April 4), going 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored … provided the walk-off single up the middle in the 6-5 victory over then-No. 28 FAU (April 10) … also helped the Green and Blue to their third-straight victory over a ranked opponent in a seven-day span, hitting 1-for-4 with an RBI in the 4-2 win at then-No. 6 Miami (April 11) … went 4-for-11 (.363) with two runs scored and an RBI in the three games at Jacksonville (April 13-15) … tallied two hits in each of the three games at New Mexico (April 20-22), scoring twice … had three hits, a run scored and four RBI in the series with Kennesaw State (April 27-29), culminating with a 2-for-2 game with three RBI, a triple and three walks in the finale … recorded two hits in each of the final two games against Belmont (May 12-13), scoring once and adding two RBI … closed the regular season with a 3-for-12 series at Stetson (May 17-19), driving in four RBI … earned A-Sun All-Tournament team honors after going 9-for-15 at the dish to lead the tournament with a .600 batting average … delivered a hit and an RBI in each of the four games, accumulating an FGCU tournament record six RBI.

As A Freshman (2011)
Played in 53 games, making 51 starts in five different positions … made starts in right (19), center (4) and left field (3), along with shortstop (15) and third base (10) … finished with a .288 batting average, 38 runs scored, 57 hits, five doubles, three triples and 23 RBI … had a hit in 35 of 51 contests, including 15 multi-hit performances … led the Atlantic Sun and tied for sixth in the nation with 21 sacrifice bunts … hit .343 with runners on base (37-108) and .331 against right-handers (45-136) … had a pair of hit streaks of six or more games, including a nine-game streak in mid-March … scored multiple times on 10 occasions … went 2-for-4 with an RBI double during a win over Michigan (Mar. 2) … began nine-game hit streak by recording a hit in all three games at Mercer (Mar. 11-13) … scored three times and had a triple during a 9-5 win over USF (Mar. 22) … closed the USC Upstate series (Mar. 26) by going 7-for-9 with four runs scored over a doubleheader … had a hit in all three games at ETSU (Apr. 1-3), including a pair of doubles … equaled a season-high for hits against Bethune-Cookman (Apr. 13) by going 4-for-5 with three runs scored … went 6-for-11 over two games against the Wildcats … opened A-Sun series at Kennesaw State (Apr. 15-16) with back-to-back multi-hit game games … combined to go 5-for-11 with four runs scored in series against Le Moyne (Apr. 22-24) … went 3-for-5 in game two at Belmont (May 14) with two runs and an RBI.

 

High School
Led South Fork HS and won MVP honors after batting .334 with 21 runs scored, 20 walks and three home runs and 17 RBI his senior year … as a junior, was the starting shortstop for the 2009 Class 5A State Championship team ... won the Best Hitter Award with a .402 batting average (41-102), adding 38 runs scored, seven doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 38 RBI … named to TC Palm All-Area first team in junior and seniors seasons … helped the bulldogs to the Class 5A State Championship game where they were runner up as a sophomore … received the MVP honors during sophomore year and Best Infielder Award his freshman season.

Personal
Born on March 21, 1992 … son of Paul and Vicki Bednar … has one brother, Robert (22) … communications major.

 

Single-Game Highs
At-Bats:
7, 2x, last vs. Western Michigan (Mar. 9, 2013)
Hits: 4, 3x, last vs. Western Michigan (Mar. 9, 2013)
Runs: 3, 6x, last vs. Northern Kentucky (Apr. 28, 2013)
Doubles: 2, 2x, last vs Northern Kentucky (Apr. 28, 2013)
Triples: 2, 3x, last vs. Kennesaw State (Apr. 29, 2012)
RBI: 5, vs. Michigan (Mar. 4, 2013)
Walks: 4, at Lipscomb (May 4, 2012)

Superlative Stats
Games Started:
165
Games With A Hit: 126
Multi-Hits: 64
3+ Hits: 11
4+ Hits: 3
Multi-Runs: 26
Multi-RBI: 22
Multi-Walks: 11
Longest Hit Streak: 13 games (2012)