4   Tony Brandner
Tony  Brandner

RS Junior

Richfield, Wis.

High School:
Hartford Union

Last College:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175



Cardinal Rally Erases Huskies Hot Start

NIU led 4-2 through three; long ball aids Ball State


Hot Start for the Huskies Leads to 7-3 Victory

Huskies open game with 7-0 lead, pitching staff closes strong


Forty-Three Student-Athletes Earn NIU Degrees

Graduates represent 14 NIU teams and 19 different majors


Huskies Even Series with 6-5 Win at CMU

Team effort carries NIU to 20th win of the year


Four-Run Seventh Leads Huskies Over Flames

Senior Kevin Sweeney stifles in 2.2 inning relief appearance


The Pride of the Huskies

The NIU baseball program has had many a great leaders in the dugout. Young men that have led vocally, through character and with their performance on the field. But it's not every season you have a young man that brings all three to the diamond every game at Ralph McKinzie Field. The Huskies have one in 2015. His name is Gavin.


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.


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.


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.


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.

Redshirted in 2014 due to NCAA transfer guidelines

• Made 16 appearances with four starts in 2012
• Finished the season with a .240 batting average, going 6-for-25 at the plate
• Scored five runs
• Appeared in 11 contests with three starts to his credit in 2013
• Boasted a .411 on-base percentage and a .167 batting average

• Rated as the top catcher in the state of Wisconsin by Perfect Game USA
• Was named All-Conference, All-District and All-State in 2010
• Hit .516 during his senior season
• Was also a member of the All-Conference Basketball team in 2010
• Two year letterwinner in both Baseball and Basketball

• Son of Don and Kerry Brandner
• Undecided on major

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