#24 - Aaron Brandt
Position: RHP
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Dade City, Fla.
High School: Pasco HS
Height: 6-2
Weight: 165
Major: Business Administration
Bats/Throws: R/R

AS A JUNIOR (2011)
Brandt started 13 games on the mound for the Lions…Threw a team-best 73.0 innings…Collected a team-high five wins and led all starters with a 4.44 ERA…He amassed 42 strikeouts and allowed 16 walks…In one of his top performances of the season, Brandt tossed five innings and did not allow a run and striking out a season-high eight batters against Valdosta State (02/04/11). 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
Brandt started 13 games on the mound for the Lions as a sophomore…While on the hill the he posted a 6-3 record while pitching 67.1 innings…Brandt surrendered 39 earned runs while striking out 43 batters and only giving up 19 walks…In his best outing against Barry University (03/27/10) he pitched seven innings giving up only one lone run, as well as a single walk and scattering four hits while striking out six batters. 

AS A FRESHMAN (2009)
Brandt appeared in 13 games as a freshman for the Lions, making nine starts on the hill…He closed the season with a 1-6 overall record and a 5.06 ERA…In 63.2 innings pitched, he allowed 36 earned runs and struck out 36 batters…He tallied a career-best six strikeouts against SSC foe Lynn (03/20/09)…In his best outing of the year, Brandt threw seven strong innings allowing only one run while not surrendering a walk to Bentley (03/13/09).

CAREER
Named 2007 All-Conference third team...He finished his career with a 21-9 record, a 2.60 ERA and 160 strikeouts.

PERSONAL
Born September 25 in Tampa, Fla…Business Administration major…His hobbies include fishing and baseball…His career goal is to play professional baseball…Believes his pitching ability is his best asset to the team…Names Jake Peavy as his favorite athlete...Names the Chicago Cubs as his favorite team…He chose Saint Leo because it is close to home and the baseball program…Son of Phil and Rita Brandt…Has two sisters, Courtney and Taylor.