JUNIOR COLLEGE Played two seasons at Los Angeles Valley College (2015 and 2016) under Head Coach Dave Mallas ... As a sophomore in 2016 compiled a record of 2-1 with a 3.51 earned run average ... Struck out 35 and walked 10 over 48.2 innings ... Also batted .234 as a first baseman ... Named to the All-Western State Conference-South second team as a relief pitcher ... During his freshman year batted .304 and had a 5.40 earned run average in four appearances... Played for the San Luis Obispo Blues in the California Collegiate League during summer 2016 ... Made six appearances (13.1 innings) compiling a mark of 1-0 with a 2.70 earned run average ... Struck out 15 and walked only four.
HIGH SCHOOL Won a pair of varsity baseball letters as a first baseman and pitcher at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif. ... Coached there by Tom Dill ... As a senior hit .243 with 13 RBI in 27 games ... Pitching record of 1-0 with a 3.71 ERA in seven appearances ... Also played football for the Knights during his junior and senior years.
PERSONAL Justin Elliott Goossen-Brown was born April 4, 1996, in Sherman Oaks, Calif. ... Son of Thomas Brown and Sandra Goossen-Brown ... Uncle, Greg Goossen, played in the Major Leagues from 1965-70 including four years with the New York Mets ... Brother, Josh Goossen-Brown played three seasons at Cal State Northridge and one year at University of San Diego ... Majoring in social science at San Diego State.