35  Brian Bruening
Brian Bruening

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Bishop Watterson

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
IF/OF

Birthdate:
04/23/1992

B:
L/L


04/23/2014

Musketeers Post A 6-3 Victory Over NKU In Mid-Week Baseball Action

Four Xavier Batters Posted Multi-Hit Efforts

04/22/2014

Home Bats Of NKU Leave Xavier Behind On The Road, 17-8

Both Teams Combine For 25 Runs and 33 Hits In Tuesday's Slugfest

04/18/2014

Eighth Inning Bulldog Rally Dooms Musketeers, 2-1

Klever Gave Xavier A Quality Start, Striking Out Seven Batters

04/17/2014

Early Deficit Hurts Xavier And Leads To First BIG EAST Loss To Butler, 8-0

Eight Runners Left On Base Doom Xavier In Game One

04/16/2014

Quest For BIG EAST Perfection Continues At Butler For XU Baseball

Brian Bruening And Joe Forney Lead The Charge For The Musketeers

05/09/2012

Xavier Takes On George Washington

The Xavier baseball team is in the middle of the Atlantic 10 playoff hunt and needs a big result this weekend against George Washington.

04/03/2012

Dawes, Bruening Highlights

Seth Dawes hit his first home run of the season and Brian Bruening cut down a run at the plate with a great throw from right field. The Musketeers dropped the contest however, 5-2.

03/20/2012

Xavier Beats Miami (Ohio)

Baseball won its third game in four tries on Tuesday. Xavier beat Miami (Ohio) 8-3 at Hayden Field behind five scoreless innings from freshman Adam Hall.

05/24/2012

Musketeers vs. Saint Joseph's 5/19/12

Xavier earns a walk off win over SJU in the 2012 season finale.

04/11/2011

Xavier vs. Richmond

Action photos

2014: Game-by-Game Statistics

2013: Entered season on a 12-game hitting streak, which was extended to 21 games after getting hits in the first nine games of the season ... Campaign was shortened due to a season-ending injury and will receive a medical redshirt ... Played in 17 games, securing hits in 14 contests with seven multi-hit games ... Had two RBIs and two runs scored against UAB ... Belted a grand slam in a three-hit, five-RBI effort against Middle Tennessee.

2012: Played in 52 games, splitting time between the outfield and first base ... Hit .273 on the season, with 29 runs scored, 25 RBI and 14 walks ... Posted a .335 OBP and .354 slugging percentage ... Concluded the season on an 11-game hitting streak, with four multi-hit games, 10 runs scored and six RBIs in that stretch ... Went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in a 5-3 win versus Michigan ... Picked up two hits and three RBI against Pittsburgh ... Helped Xavier to an 8-3 win over Miami (Ohio) with a 2-for-4 performance, knocking in two runs and scoring three times ... Collected two hits and a pair of RBI at Western Illinois ... Helped Xavier to a 5-4 win over Charlotte with two hits and an RBI ... Scored a run in Xavier's 4-2 win over Cincinnati ... Was 3-for-5 at the plate against Rhode Island with an RBI ... Started 11-game hitting streak with a 2-for-4 performance against Fordham ... Scored three runs and batted in two runs with a 3-for-4 game against George Washington.

2011: Posted a .327 average his rookie season at Xavier ... A-10 All-Rookie team selection ... Scored three runs thrice during the 2011 season ... Started all but two games his rookie year mostly in right field..recorded 10 doubles.

Prior to Xavier: Played two years of varsity baseball at Bishop Watterson in Columbus, Ohio ... Earned a .466 career batting average with 45 RBI, 42 runs, with seven strike outs ... Scholar Athlete award winner...All-League, All-District, and All-Metro winner ... Helped Bishop Watterson win the Central Catholic League Championship his junior year.

Personal: Son of Matthew and Christine Bruening ... Finance major.



CAREER HIGHS
At Bats 7 at Massachusetts (April 22, 2011)
Hits 4 vs. St. Bonaventure (April 29, 2011)
Runs 3 Six times, most recentatGeorge Washington(May 12, 2012)
Doubles 1 Twenty times, most recentvs.St. Joseph's(May 18, 2012)
RBIs 4 at Louisville (March 18, 2011)
Walks 2 Five times, most recent atGeorge Washington (May 13, 2012)
Strikeouts 4 atNorth Carolina(February 17, 2012)
Sac hits 2 Twice, most recent at Richmond (April 7, 2012)
Stolen Bases 1 Eleventimes, most recent atGeorge Washington (May 13, 2012)
HBP 2 atLa Salle (May 5, 2012)
Caught Stealing 1 Eleventimes, most recent atGeorge Washington(May 13, 2012)
Putouts 16 vs.Saint Joseph's(May 17,2012)
Assists 2

Five times, most recentvs.Saint Joseph's(May 19, 2012)

Errors 2 Three times, most recentat North Carolina(February 18, 2012)
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