2008 (Freshman): Named Collegiate Baseball's Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America, American Baseball Coaches Association Third Team All-America and National Collegiate Baseball Writer's Association Freshman All-America... Also named Freshman of the Year by the Sun Belt Conference and Second Team All-Conference ... Awarded ABCA South Central All-Region and 2008 Ping! All-Freshman First Team ... Appeared in 55 games starting 51 playing the designated hitter position after an injury the last half of the season ... Ended the season batting .329 with 14 doubles, 18 home runs, 68 RBI and 49 runs scored ... Also 13 for 16 in stolen bases ... Tied on the single-season list for fourth in RBI and fifth in home runs ... Batted .500 in first collegiate weekend going 6 for 12 with two doubles, two home runs, eight RBI and scored two runs ... Against Toledo went 2 for 5 with two home runs, four RBI and scored two runs ... In conference action, appeared in 27 games starting 25 ... Batted .337 with seven home runs, six doubles, two triples, 30 RBI and scored 20 runs ... Against New Orleans went 2 for 4 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored ... Went 2 for 3 with one home run, a double, three RBI and scored three runs against Arkansas-Little Rock ... Against Lipscomb went 1 for 3 with a home run, four RBI and scored two runs ... Went 3 for 4 with a double, home run, three RBI and two runs scored against Belmont ... Went 1 for 3 against Tennessee with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored ... Against ULM was 2 for 4 with a home run, four RBI and scored two runs ... Went 3 for 5 against Memphis ... Was 4 for 5 against South Alabama scoring one run ... In the series with the Jags went 7 for 13 with a double, home run, four RBI and scored five runs ... In game two with Troy went 4 for 5 with two doubles, a triple, a home run, four RBI and scored two runs ... Against Austin Peay went 2 for 6 with two home runs, three RBI and scored four runs ... Hit a home run and two doubles against Mississippi State ending the game 4 for 5 with five RBI and two runs scored ... Against Western Kentucky went 2 for 4 with a home run, four RBI and scored a run ... On the mound, compiled a 1-0 record with a 2.20 ERA in 28.2 innings of work ... Struck out 23 batters as opponents hit .178 ... Took first collegiate win on the mound as he allowed three hits in 6.2 shutout innings of work against UALR ... Struck out seven against the Trojans in longest outing of career ... Against UL-Lafayette allowed one run on two hits in six innings of work ... Pitched 5.0 innings against Florida Atlantic allowing three runs on four hits while striking out five.
High School: Was a dual position player for coach Robbie Howard at South Doyle High School in Knoxville ... As a senior garnered All-State and All-District honors...Was named a Preseason All-American in 2007 by Baseball Factory and Team One ... Was voted the Most Outstanding Pitcher at Project Exposure in 2006 ... Was second on the squad in doubles and third in RBIs as a junior ... Was a three-year letterwinner for the Cherokees ... For his career he recorded 11 home runs, 67 RBI and a .417 batting average ... Was drafted in the 30th round by the Cleveland Indians in the 2007 Major League Baseball First Year Amateur Player Draft ... Was also a three-year letterwinner in football and wrestling.
Personal: Bryce Everett Brentz ... Son of Charlie and Cyndi Brentz ... Born December 30, 1988 ... Is undecided on a major.