Steve Brown

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Steve Brown

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
La Salle

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170

Position:
IF

Birthdate:
07/27/1987

B/T:
R/R


05/30/2009

Baseball vs. Sam Houston State

XU gets first-ever NCAA Tournament win over SHSU, 9-6. 5-30-09 Photos by Anthony Vasser

05/29/2009

Xavier vs. Kansas State

2009 NCAA Regional May 29, 2009 Photos by Anthony Vasser

04/19/2007

Baseball vs. Ohio

Photos by Greg Rust


2008... Was a fixture in left field for the Musketeers, starting in 51 of the 52 games he played in ... Was named the Atlantic 10 Player of the Week on April 7 ... Had 21 multiple hit games, including a career-high five hits vs. Richmond (4/5) as he went 5-for-6 at the plate, and had six multiple RBI games ... Recorded a career-high four RBI vs. Youngstown State (3/12) and vs. Richmond (4/5) ... Set several other career records vs. Richmond on April 5, including scoring four runs, hitting his first career home run and collecting eight total bases ... Carried a six-game hitting streak from Apr. 8 through Apr. 16 ... Ended the year 7-for-8 in stolen bases ... Finished the season tops on the team, and ranked 14th in the A-10, with a .350 average and first in runs scored with 41. Was second on the team in hits (72), tied for second in stolen bases (7) and third in doubles (14).

2007... Started 26 of the 30 games played ... Ended his 21-game hitting streak from the previous season in the first game of the season at Winthrop (2/16) ... Carried a six-game hitting streak from March 30 to April 7 going 11-for-22 (.500) with two RBI and three walks ... Tied his career high during that stretch with three hits at Richmond (4/6) and finished 3-for-4 at the plate. Tied it again going 3-for-4 and tied his career high with three runs scored at home against Duquesne (4/15) ... Finished fifth on the team with a .293 average and was also fifth with three stolen bases.

2006... Saw action in 35 games and started 26 games including 23 straight to end the season ... Carried a 21-game hitting streak into the 2007 season, which is second best in Xavier history ... His hitting streak started versus Indiana (4/12) and raised his season average 96 points over that stretch ... Made collegiate debut at East Tennessee St. (2/16) as a pinch-hitter ... Made first career start at No. 26 Winthrop (2/26) where he drew his first walk ... Notched first career RBI and extra base hit (a double) versus Toledo (4/5) ... Had a career-high three RBI versus Indiana (4/12) ... Tallied a career-high three hits versus Temple (5/7) ... Swiped first stolen base at Ohio (4/19) ... Finished tops on the team in on-base percentage (.413), third in batting average (.288) and assists (47) and fifth in walks (20).

High School... Played for head coach Pat O'Connor ... Lettered four years in baseball and three years in football ... Named First Team All-State in baseball and received First Team All-GCL honors for football ... Helped the Lancer baseball team to a district crown during his senior season ... Set La Salle records for batting average (.519) and steals (27) during his senior season ... Named to the Cincinnati Enquirer's Baseball All-Stars First Team.

Personal... A marketing major ... Born July 27, 1987 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Parents are Steve and Katie Brown ... Nickname is "Brownie".


CAREER HIGHS
At Bats 6 Once; vs. St. Bonaventure (April 25, 2008)
Hits 5 Once; vs. Richmond (April 5, 2008)
Runs 4 Once; vs. Richmond (April 5, 2008)
Doubles 2 Twice, last vs. Fordham (May 11, 2008)
RBI 4 Twice; last vs. Richmond (April 5, 2008)
Home runs 1 Once; vs. Richmond (April 5, 2008)
Total Bases 8 Once; vs. Richmond (April 5, 2008)
Walks 2 Four Times; last vs. Charlotte (May 24, 2008)
Strikeouts 3 Twice; last vs. Massachusetts (March 30, 2008)
Sac hits 2 Once; vs. George Washington (May 17, 2008)
Sac flies 1 Twice; last vs. Duquesne (May 23, 2008)
Stolen Bases 1 Seven Times; last vs. George Washington (May 16, 2008)
HBP 1 Four Times; last vs. Dayton (March 23, 2008)
Caught Stealing 1 Twice; last vs. Duquesne (May 23, 2008)
Runners LOB 3 Five Times; last vs. Indiana (March 26, 2008)
Putouts 6 Six Times; last at St. Joe's (May 20, 2006)
Assists 5 Five Times; last at Temple (April 22, 2007)
Errors 1 Four Times; last at St. Bonaventure (April 25, 2008)
CAREER STATISTICS
Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT PO A E FLD%
2006 .288 35 26 104 16 30 3 0 0 8 33 .317 20 2 16 1 .413 0 1 3 4 80 47 9 .934
2007 .293 30 26 99 13 29 3 0 0 8 32 .323 7 1 15 5 .343 1 2 3 4 39 3 2 .955
2008 .350 52 51 206 41 72 14 0 1 29 89 .432 21 4 33 7 .416 2 8 7 9 74 13 4 .956
TOTAL .320 117 103 409 70 131 20 0 1 45 154 .377 48 7 64 13 .398 3 11 13 17 193 63 15 .945