17   Brandon Mallder
Brandon Mallder

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Bridgeview, Ill.

High School:
St. Laurence

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/L


04/19/2014

Ninth Inning Rally Comes Up Short Against Chips

Huskies load the bases in the bottom of the ninth

04/18/2014

Huskies Gritty Effort Not Enough Over CMU

Anthony Andres tossed a career-high 143 pitches in seven innings

04/16/2014

Huskies Drop Doubleheader at Bradley

Locals Justin Fletcher and Andrew Frankenreider highlight the efforts

04/13/2014

NIU Baseball Drops Series Finale to Eagles

TJ Schrader and Andrew Frankenreider combined for 2.2 innings of run free baseball

04/12/2014

Huskies Come Through in Extra Innings, 5-3

NIU broke a 3-3 tie with two runs in the top of 10th after trailing 2-0 through three

03/20/2014

2014 NIU Baseball - The Road Through Avon

To accomplish a great task, an unprecedented feat must be completed. You're either moving backwards, or you're moving forwards. It's time to move forward. It's time to take The Road Through Avon.

02/28/2014

2014 NIU Baseball Podcast - Southern Illinois

Week 3 of the NIU Baseball podcast returns to preview the Southern Illinois and review the Huskies trip to New Mexico.

02/19/2014

2014 NIU Baseball Podcast 2/19/14 - New Mexico

Week 2 of the NIU Baseball Podcast, where Head Coach Ed Mathey and Assistant Media Relations Director Matt Scheerer discuss all things NIU Baseball. This week, Mathey reviews the Huskies trip to Arizona and shares his thoughts on the series with Minnesota.

02/11/2014

NIU Baseball Podcast: 2/11/14

The NIU Baseball Podcast returns in 2014 for its second season, talking all things NIU baseball with Head Coach Ed Mathey and assistant media relations director Matt Scheerer. Join Ed and Matt as they discuss the upcoming series with Minnesota, preview the 2014 team and some of the happenings in the program.

11/01/2013

NIU Fall Baseball Podcast

The first ever fall update from Head Coach Ed Mathey on the NIU Baseball Podcast.

02/20/2014

NIU vs Minnesota

Pictures from the Huskies series vs Minnesota at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz. Photos by Vince Schmidt, 108-365

2013: Appeared in 38 games, starting 24 times in the outfield ... Tallied his first hits as a Huskie, a pair of singles, at Nevada (Feb. 24) ... Recorded two walks versus Utah (March 1) ... Hit a single and scored at Murray State (March 13) ... Smashed a double and drove in two runs at Belmont (March 17) ... Turned the same trick versus UW-Milwaukee (April 3) ... Hit his second of two doubles for the season versus Bradley (April 16) ... Went two-for-four with an RBI at UIC (May 1) ... Got a hit in NIU's MAC Tournament game versus Buffalo (May 23).

ST. LAURENCE HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year varsity letterman ... Team finished 30-7 in 2012 and 29-7 in 2011 ... Won back-to-back regional championships with the Vikings ... Conference champions in 2011 ... Team captain and MVP in senior year ... First team All-Chicago Catholic League and second team Chicago Sun Times and Chicago Reporter ... Chicago Catholic League All-Star Game participant ... Stole 43 bases in 49 attempts during career (23-for-27 in 2011) ... Batted .345 with 15 doubles, 38 runs, 24 RBI, 18 walks and 11 HBP during senior season ... Carried a slugging percentage of .543 in 2012 (15 doubles, one triple, two home runs) ... Hit .330 in junior season. PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: Born February 5, 1994 ... Son of Dawn and Mike ... Four-year member of school's honor roll ... An Illinois State Scholar, receiving distinction for his outstanding academic achievement (2012) ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Won a gold medal in Life Sciences during senior year ... Participated in St. Laurence Forum and Peer Mediation clubs in high school ... Lists Josh Hamilton as his favorite baseball player because of the obstacles he's overcome and his respect for the game. Plans on majoring in Business.

YEAR G/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB OBP SLG AVG
2013

38-24

82 5 14 2 0 0 6 16 7 21 1

.233

.195 .171
CAREER 38-24
82 5 14 2 0 0
6 16 7
21 1 .233 .195 .171

CAREER HIGHS ENTERING 2014:
At-bats: 4 (four times) last at UIC (May 1, 2013)
Hits: 2 (four times) last at UIC (May 1, 2013)
Walks: 2 versus Utah (March 1, 2103)
Runs: 1 (five times) last versus Eastern Michigan (May 11, 2013)
RBI: 2 (twice) last versus UW-Milwuakee (April 3, 2013)