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.
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.
The first ever fall update from Head Coach Ed Mathey on the NIU Baseball Podcast.
Will redshirt in 2014 due to NCAA transfer guidelines.
WINTHROP UNIVERSITY: 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.
HARTFORD UNION HIGH SCHOOL: 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
PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: Born on June 3, 1993 in Milwaukee, Wis. ... Son of Don and Kerry Brandner ... Undecided on major.