Tracking a Busy Summer for Pepperdine
Austin Davidson and Kolten Yamaguchi Capture First Team Selections
Aaron Brown Earns Sixth Win; Michael Swanner Collects WCC-Leading 14th Save; Bryan Langlois Homers
Sam Meyer and Aaron Brown Both Homer for Pepperdine
Aaron Brown Throws First Complete Game; Chris Amezquita Hits Three-Run Homer
Waves swept Western Michigan with a 10-6 win Sunday (2/17). (Photos by Stephen Wandzura & Viktor Steury )
Waves vs. Oklahoma Sunday, February 19, 2012 Eddy D. Field Stadium, Malibu, Calif. Photos by Stephen Wandzura
Friday, Feb. 17 at Eddy D. Field Stadium Pepperdine vs. Oklahoma Photos by Stephen Wandzura
2013 SUMMER LEAGUE: Competed for the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod Collegiate Baseball League ... Posted a 1-3 record with a 5.15 ERA in seven appearances (four starts) ... Struck out 25 and walked seven in 29.2 innings ... Selected to compete in the CCCBL Home Run Derby in the 2013 All-Star Game.
2013/SOPHOMORE: Captured Preseason Baseball America All-American Team selection as a utility player ... Battled injuries which limited offensive production ... Turned in solid season on the mound for the Waves, starting all 12 games ... Posted a 6-3 record with a 4.95 ERA and struck out 49 batters in 72.2 innings ... Won five consecutive starts during West Coast Conference play ... Tossed a complete game against eventual WCC regular season champion Gonzaga (4/21), allowing four runs (two earned) with five strikeouts and one walk in a 10-4 victory ... Struck out a season-high nine batters at Brigham Young (3/30) ... Tossed 8.0 innings, allowing two earned runs with four strikeouts in helping Pepperdine secure the series win at San Diego (4/14) ... Posted a 6-2 record during West Coast Conference play ... Allowed just 19 extra-base hits ... Batted .312 (15-48) with two doubles, two home runs and three RBI ... Led the Waves at the plate in league play, hitting at a .345 (10-29) with two doubles and a home run ... Connected for a homer in first hit of the season with a solo shot against Washington (4/7) ... Also went deep at Portland (5/17) ... Turned in six multi-hit games ... Posted seven-game hitting streak ... All-WCC Honorable Mention selection.
2012/FRESHMAN: As a true freshman, Brown appeared in 38 games in the field for the Waves, starting 32 of those in right field ... He also appeared in 16 games as a left-handed relief pitcher, striking out 19, with a 4.64 ERA through 21.1 innings pitched ... He batted .265 through 117 at bats, tallying 31 hits and 24 RBI ... Collected five doubles, one triple and one home run ... Was named to the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Midseason Watch List ... Went 3-for-5 with three RBI in just his second collegiate game vs. Oklahoma (2/18) ... Had a season-high four RBI after a 2-for-5 day with one double in victory over Kent State (3/18) ... He followed that up with a season-high four hits as he went 4-for-5 and scored one run vs. Kent State the next day (3/19) ... His first collegiate home run came on March 31 at Gonzaga to tie the game up and send things into extra innings, as he finished 2-for-6 from the plate that day ... He also had a stellar relief appearance on the mound in that contest vs. Gonzaga, throwing 3.2 innings during extra frames, striking out four and allowing only one hit, no runs ... Before getting hurt against Saint Mary's (4/7), Brown went 2-for-4 with three RBI in a victory ... His four strikeouts vs. Gonzaga (3/31) was a season high ... He also collected three strikeouts in 2.1 innings against Fresno State (6/3) in a comeback victory at the NCAA Stanford Regional ... In the NCAA Regional Brown tallied five strikeouts in 3.3 innings of work, allowing two runs on six hits in total ... Started the season off as a left-handed closer for the Waves before transitioning to more of a middle reliever role ... Tallied four saves, second best on the season .