#19 - Dustin Brown
Position: OF
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Dade City, Fla
High School: Pasco HS
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Major: Criminal Justice
Bats/Throws: R/R

Brown started in 53 games for the Lions as a sophomore…He closed the season batting .336 with 75 hits, 38 runs scored and 44 RBI in 223 at bats…He tallied 25 multi-hit games including 13 doubles, four triples and five homeruns…He also got it done on the base paths as he led the Lions with 19 stolen bases this season…His most impressive game this year was in a conference bout against Lynn University (03/13/10) where he went 4-for-5 with four doubles three RBI and two runs scored…He also tied a career high four RBI against Southeastern (02/17/10) and tied another career high with two homeruns against Valdosta State (04/06/10).

The freshman appeared in 51 games for the Lions, starting each contest…Offensively, Brown was tremendous at the plate leading the team with a .357 batting average (70-for-196)…He was second on the team with 28 extra-base hits, including a team-leading 18 doubles while tying for the team-lead in RBI with 42…Brown closed the season second on the team with a .587 slugging percentage and 48 runs scored…He was also second on the team in total bases with 115 and hits with 70…His seven home runs tied him for third on the squad, as did his three triples and 13 stolen bases (13-for-17)…Defensively, he was a .977 fielder committing only three errors…He had 19 multiple-hit games, 10 games of two or more runs batted in and 10 games of two or more runs scored…In his best overall performance of the season, Brown went 4-for-4 with a two runs scored and a RBI against Valdosta State (2/14/09)…He had to two 4-for-4 performances on the season…He knocked in a career-high four RBI runs against Florida Tech (5/10/09) and scored a career-best three runs on four separate occasions…His efforts on the field earned him Sunshine State Conference Freshman of the Year honors, while being named to the All-SSC Honorable Mention squad.

Brown was named 2007 second team All-State and All-Conference…In 2008, he was named first team All-Conference and third team All-State.

Brown was born October 11 in Dade City, Fla…Sport Business major…He enjoys playing baseball…His career aspiration is to play pro baseball…Believes his determination is his best asset to the team…Names Chipper Jones as his favorite athlete and the Tampa Bay Rays his favorite team…Brown chose Saint Leo because it has excellent academics and is close to home…Son of Jon Brown and Robin Nichols…Has three siblings,  Daniel, Blake and Chevan.