A 2016 preseason second-team all-Mountain West selection by College Sports Madness … Spent a majority of his time at first base in 2015, but also made 11 appearances in the outfield and one at third base … Served as the designated hitter on 11 occasions … Compiled a .441 career batting average over four years of varsity baseball in high school … Competed for the Bethesda (Md.) Big Train during the summer of 2014 … Was a 2013 Rawlings California Region All-High School Senior Honorable Mention selection … A 2012 Perfect Game Preseason High School Underclass All-America High Honorable Mention player.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2015
Was the starter in left field over the first month of the season before moving into the starting role at first base in early March … Went 8-for-23 (.348) at the Mountain West Tournament ... Hit his first homer of the season vs. Nevada (May 22) ... Hit safely in eight of the final nine games of the year including a seven-game hitting streak … ... Made one start at third base (at San Jose State April 10) … Finished fourth on the team with 20 multiple-hit games … Had a career-high four hits three times in 2015, all in road contests: at UC Riverside (Feb. 22), at San Jose State (April 10) and at Fresno State (April 25) … Season-long nine-game hitting streak April 14-28 during which he hit .447 (17-for-38) with four doubles, eight RBI and three runs scored … Season-high three RBI vs. Air Force March 20 … Scored career-best three runs at San Jose State April 10 … Recorded two doubles in a game three times during the season … His 17 doubles tied for most on the squad and sixth in the Mountain West … Hit .294 in conference play … Member of the Mountain West All-Academic Team.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2014
Was used primarily as a pinch runner/defensive replacement at first base early in the season … Came on as a pinch runner in the ninth at UC Riverside on Feb. 25 with SDSU trailing by a run ... Stole second and eventually scored the tying run as SDSU rallied for an 8-7 victory … Made the start at first base vs. USD on March 4 … Responded by registering the first three hits of his collegiate career including a solo home run that provided SDSU’s final run of the contest in the eighth inning … On the night he recorded three RBI and scored once ….Had another big game in the second contest vs. Nevada on March 8 when he collected three hits including a bases-loaded double that drove in three runs when SDSU was trailing 2-0 …. Finished that game with four RBI and a run scored … One of only three Aztecs to drive in as many as four runs in a game during the season … Also had a three-hit effort in the win over Purdue on March 16 with two runs scored in that contest.
Played four seasons of varsity baseball at The Rock Academy in San Diego, Calif. … Coached there by Mike Martinez … A first-team all-Coastal-South League selection all four years … A four-time team MVP … As a senior hit .481 with two doubles, two triples, three home runs and 15 runs scored in 16 games … During his junior year batted .442 with 10 doubles, three triples, 33 runs scored and 30 stolen bases in 24 games … As a sophomore hit .385 with 10 doubles, seven triples, a home run, 24 RBI, 33 runs and 17 stolen bases over 27 contests … In his first season as a prep player batted .477 with nine doubles, four triples, five home runs, 25 RBI and 31 runs scored in 22 contests.
Andrew Philip Brown was born May 8, 1995, in San Diego, Calif. … Son of Reyna and Phil Brown … Niece, Anissa Pinedo, plays softball at the University of Buffalo … Nephew, Oscar Castro, is a baseball player at Benedictine University … Enjoys the beach, video games, golf and watching sports … Favorite athlete is pro wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin … Majoring in criminal justice at San Diego State.