Honors Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2013)
Game-Highs Hits: 3 (Last: 5/10/14 vs. Oklahoma State) RBI: 3 (Last: 4/22/14 vs. Bakersfield) Walks: 3 (5/18/14 vs. Texas) Strikeouts: 2 (Last: 5/6/14 vs. Wichita State) Stolen Bases: 4 (5/18/14 vs. Texas) Runs: 2 (Last: 5/18/14 vs. Texas)
2014 Summer League Playing for the Junction City Brigade of the Mid-Plains League
Hit .330 (31-for-94) with 5 doubles, 2 triples, 1 home run, 14 RBIs, 14 walks, and 9 stolen bases in 43 games
Tied for the team lead in triples
Started 25 games, with 16 of those starts occurring in K-State's final 19 games
Over K-State's final 19 games - in which he played in 17 of them - he hit .380 (19-for-50) with 3 extra-base hits, 6 RBIs, 10 walks, and 8 stolen bases
Hit .359 (14-for-39) with 4 RBIs and a .479 OBP in 17 Big 12 games ... His .359 batting average in conference-only games led all Wildcats who had played in at least one Big 12 game
Played all three outfield positions over the entire season, but earned his most starts in center field (12)
Had a season-high 3 hits in two games (Last: 3-for-4 on May 10 vs. No. 7 Oklahoma State)
Registered a season-high 3 RBIs on March 15 vs. Northern Colorado ... Entered the game as a pinch-runner in sixth inning and finished the game 2-for-3 with 2 doubles and the 3 RBIs
Stole a season-high 4 bases on May 17 vs. No. 19 Texas ... Only Wildcat to steal 4 bases in a game all season
Had a season-high 6-game hitting streak from April 19-27 ... Hit .556 (10-for-18) with 3 RBIs and 4 runs scored over the stretch
Went 2-for-3 with a walk, home run, and 2 RBIs on April 17 vs. Baylor ... His two-run home run occurred in the seventh inning of K-State's 8-2 win
Had 3 hits and 7 walks over his final 4 games of the season
He reached base safely in 9 straight plate appearances from May 17-18 vs. Texas ... Went 2-for-2 with 2 walks on May 17 and went 1-for-1 with 3 walks and a hit by pitch in his first five plate appearances on May 18
Attended Bellevue Community College (WA) ...
In 2013, he was named Pacific Association Division All-American Second Team, as selected by the American Baseball Coaches' Association ... Also selected to the All-NWAACC First Team
Had second-best batting average on the team in 2013 ... Hit .378 (68-for-180) with 12 doubles, 5 triples, 4 home runs, 31 RBI and 17 stolen bases in sophomore season
Team finished third in the 2013 NWAACC Championship
Hit .339 in freshman campaign, earning First Team All-Northern Region honors
High School: Attended Mount Si High School in Snoqualmie, Wash. ... Was a member of state champion team in 2011, playing under head coach Elliot Cribby ... Lettered four years in baseball ... Named 2011 KingCo 3A Player of the Year and All-KingCo 3A First Team ... Also selected to the All-State team in 2011 ... Slapped a hard hit ball, bobbled by the Shorewood third baseman and allowed the game-winning run to score and give Mount Si the 3A Washington State Championship in 2011.
Personal: Born on April 30, 1993 in Seattle, Wash. ... Parents are Grant Brown and Robin Sims ... Has an older brother, Chris ... Credits his parents as his biggest influences ... Active in community service in high school ... Played for New Zealand in a World Baseball Classic qualifier during the fall of 2012 ... Father was born in New Zealand ... Went 2-for-5 with a run scored in New Zealand's 10-6 win against the Philippines ... Major is social sciences.