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#12 Brandon Kirsch

Outfielder
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185

Class: Senior
Hometown: Papillion, Neb.
Major: Parks and recreation with coaching minor

ABOUT BRANDON

Born: Feb. 12, 1988
Parent: Terry and Lori Kirsch
Siblings: Alyssa, Brent

Pregame Rituals: Pray before evey game and wipe the batters box clean
Goals For This Season: Be champions
Best Thing About Maryville: Cosmic bowling
Favorite Place on Campus: Union
Favorite Pro Athlete: Tedd Mayer
Favorite Pro Team: Seattle Mariner
Favorite Movie I've Seen This Year: "Death Race"
Favorite Music Group or Artist: Cross Canadian Ragweed
Sport You're Least Successful at: Four square
Person You'd Switch Places for a Day: Bear Grylls
Dream Job: Hunting outfitter
First Job: Construction
Best Player You've Played Against: J.J. Muse
Something You Have to Do Before Turning 40: Graduate
If You Could Have Any Talent: X-ray vision
My Parents Were Right When They Told Me: Believe in yourself
Biggest Pet Peeve: Whining and socks that fall down
Most Influential Person in Your Life: My parents
Most Famous Person You've Met: Joba Chamberlain
Most Prized Possession: The Bible
Most Memorable Game: 2007 Truman
Best Thing About Coach Loe's Practices: Seeing friends
Best Thing About Home Games: Don't have to travel
Best Thing About Road Games: Buffets


2009

Started 45 of 51 games (all at right field) … hit .234 with a team high in both home runs (11) and RBIs (32) and finished tied for second with 26 runs scored … led the Bearcats with a .553 slugging percentage … was third in the MIAA hitting .23 home runs per game … led the team in home runs for the second time in three seasons … hit 28 of his 32 RBI in MIAA play … named MIAA Player of the Week on April 29 … had three home runs and drove in seven in Northwest's doubleheader sweep over SBU (4/25) … hit a grand slam in the Bearcats' 5-4 victory over FHSU (3/6) … had nine multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games … also recorded a five-game hitting streak … led the team with 21 extra-base hits

2008

Finished 10th in the MIAA in triples per game ... started 45 games, all at right field ... fifth for the Bearcats in RBIs and total bases ... hit .299 during MIAA play and was third on the team with a .577 slugging percentage ... hit seven home runs to move into a tie for seventh in career program records with 18 ... hit a game-tying two-run home run in the ninth inning against No. 4 Emporia State to send the game into extra innings ... scored a season-high three runs against Buena Vista (3/24) after being walked twice and hit by a pitch

2007

Tied for the team lead with 11 home runs, good for 10th in program season records ... three home runs came in a four-of-four performance against Truman (4/29), when he also drove in seven runs and tallied 13 total bases ... led the team with a .648 slugging percentage

Papillion-Lavista South High School

2006 graduate ... first-team all state and all-district selection his senior season ... also played football

Personal Bio

Son of Terry and Lori Kirsch ... Feb. 12, 1988

Career Stats

Season 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%
2007 .267 33-33 105 25 28 5 1 11 24 68 .648 11 6 20 1 .369 0 1 2-4 49 1 2 .962
2008 .262 45-45 149 32 39 4 2 7 25 68 .456 13 13 26 0 .367 2 3 6-8 57 0 5 .919
2009 .234 48-45 141 26 33 8 2 11 32 78 .553 18 7 42 1 .345 2 3 5-7 85 6 4 .958
2010 .294 35-30 102 16 30 5 0 6 23 53 .520 4 7 26 2 .353 3 1 6-6 48 0 1 .980
Total .262 161-153 497 99 130 22 5 35 104 267 .537 46 33 114 4 .358 7 8 19-25 239 7 12 .953