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#42 Brent Brownlee
Position: OF
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 188
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oxford, MS
High School: Oxford HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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CAREER:
Fifth-year senior outfielder seasoned with a team-most 92 career games played • Serves as team co-captain with fellow Bulldog senior Caleb Reed • Sports a .271 career batting average with 59 starts • Solid defender with starts in all three outfielding positions and no errors in 131 career defensive chances • Three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection.

2011:
Starting outfielder in 39 games with 22 game-opening stints in left, 12 in center field and five more in right • Hit .279 in 44 games played, collecting a career-high 39 hits in 46 games played • Played error-free defense to pace MSU's outfielding corps (no errors in 84 chances) • Opening day starter in right field, collecting a pair of doubles against Akron (Feb. 18) • Enjoyed a career night as a mid-game replacement at South Alabama (May 3) • Tied a school record with two triples and added a double for a career-best eight total bases • Also tallied a career-high five RBI • Blasted a two-run home run against Alabama (May 1) and registered game-winning hits with a two-run double at South Alabama (May 3) and a two-run single at Ole Miss (May 13) • Turned in 10 multiple-hit games, including three-hit showings against Akron (Feb. 19), at South Alabama (May 3) and at Florida (June 12) • Among seven Bulldogs named to the NCAA Atlanta Regional All-Tournament team • Closed the year with a season-best four-game hitting streak, including a 5-for-11, three-RBI NCAA Super Regional series at Florida • Earned a berth on the 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2010:
Played in six non-conference games and drew three early-season starts in center field before being sidelined by a shoulder injury • Saw game-opening playing time against UAB (Feb. 23) and Southeastern Louisiana (Feb. 26-27) • Hit by a pitch and scored a run in MSU's 6-5 win over UAB (Feb. 23) • Worked the count for two walks and was struck by a pitch during his 11 plate appearances as a third-year sophomore • Joined 13 other Diamond Dogs on the 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2009:
Played in 40 games as a redshirt freshman, drawing 17 starts and starting all three positions in the outfield • Hit .290 with 18 hits and 11 RBI • Made his collegiate debut as a defensive replacement against Northern Illinois (Feb. 20) • Made his debut as a starter in left field and singled for his first career hit against North Florida (Feb. 22) • Registered his first extra-base hit and his first career RBI with a game-winning run-scoring double against Mississippi Valley State (Feb. 25) • Hit .359 in 22 SEC games (nine starts), the team's third-highest league batting average • Lashed his first career home run in a 2-for-4 plate performance in a 12-4 win at Arkansas (Mar. 29) • Also registered two-hit games against Kentucky (Apr. 18), at Vanderbilt (Apr. 24), and in back-to-back games at Ole Miss (May 8-9) • Singled in two runs against South Carolina (Mar. 14) and notched his second multi-RBI game at Vanderbilt (Apr. 24) • Among SEC-leading 19 Bulldogs named to the 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll • Hit .259 and teamed with MSU infielder Nick Vickerson on the 2009 Cotton States League champion North Delta summer league baseball team.

2008:
One of five Bulldog freshmen to redshirt • Worked diligently to recover from a pair of shoulder surgeries in 2007-08.

HIGH SCHOOL: 
Four-year varsity letter-winner as an outfielder at Oxford High School • Coached by Bradley Roberson • Hit .333 with seven extra-base hits and eight stolen bases in an injury-curtailed senior season • Earned offensive MVP honors at the NEMCABB All-Star Game • Saw limited playing time as a junior in 2006 while recovering from a fall shoulder injury sustained playing football for OHS • Hit .301 with late-season duty as a designated hitter • Earned all-district, all-area and all-state honors as a sophomore, hitting .382, driving in 28 runs and leading the Chargers with 23 stolen bases • Helped OHS post a 36-4 record and capture the 2005 Class 4A state championship • Lettered in four sports at Oxford High School: football, soccer, baseball, track • Earned Class 4A all-state honors as a wide receiver and member of OHS's 2006 Class 4A state championship track team • Member of the National Honor Society, the National Technical Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta.

PERSONAL:
Born Brent Wesley Brownlee on November 10, 1988 in Meridian, Miss. • Son of Jo and Sonny Brownlee of Oxford, Miss. • Majoring in kinesiology.


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