7 Ryan Brnovich
7 Ryan Brnovich
Height: 5-11
Weight: 165
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Englewood, Fla.
High School: Charlotte HS
Position: 2B/SS
Major: Sport Business
Bats/Throws: S/R

AS A JUNIOR (2012)
Selected as a 2012 Collegiate Baseball News South Region Preseason All-American…
Appeared in 33 games for the Lions in his junior campaign…In 122 at bats Brnovich batted .279 with a .333 on base percentage…Collected 34 hits, 21 runs, six doubles, one triple, eight RBI, and nine stolen bases…Posted a stellar .978 fielding percentage, making just three errors all season…Tabbed 11 multiple-hit games, and two three-hit games…Had four-multiple run games…Brnovich had three hits, one of which was a double, and a run in the Lions’ 4-2 win against Florida Southern on Mar. 9…Missed the last 12 games of the season with a hand injury. 

All-Sunshine State Conference First Team...Rawlings ABCA South Region Second Team…Saint Leo Male Athlete of the Week (03/21/11)…Brnovich led team in hitting with a .395 batting average…Also led team in on-base percentage (.459), runs scored (44), hits (77), total bases (95), stolen bases (23), and games played (49)…Collected 17 RBI…Drew 20 walks...Assembled two or more hits in 25 games…Had hitting streaks of 21 and 12 games…Registered a season-high four hits against Warner (04/12/11)…Assembles his best overall game of the season against Clearwater Christian (04/09/11) as he went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and three RBI. 

Brnovich played in and started 50 games this year for the Lions as a starting freshman…He posted a outstanding .346 average for the year including 64 hits six doubles two triples three homeruns 22 RBI, 38 runs scored, and 18 walks in 185 at bats…He also swiped 12 bases on the year and combined for a total of 21 multi-hit games…He also concluded 117 assists in the field with a .961 fielding percentage…His best outing was against Eckerd College (02/16/10) when he went 3-for-4 a career high as well as driving in a career high three RBI, He would go on to accomplish four other three hit games in the 2010 season…His contributions on the field earned him the title of Sunshine State Conference Freshman of the Year for the 2010 season.

Attended Charlotte High School…As a freshman, he was named All-Area and finished the year hitting .320…As a sophomore, Brnovich was named All-Area and Honorable Mention All-State while concluding the year as a .360 hitter and driving in 14 runs…His junior year was his most explosive as he named All-Area, Team MVP, and Second Team All-State…He finished the season with a career-best .380 average, scored 24 runs, and drove in a career-high 16 batters…As a senior Brnovich was named All-Area, a Senior All-Star, as well as Defensive Player of the Year…He scored a career-best 32 runs and stole 15 bases.

Born April 20 in Boca Raton, Fla...Sport Business major...His hobbies include playing golf, fishing, and ping pong…His career goals are to play professional baseball and to be successful at whatever he decides to pursue…Believes his work ethic and ability to get on base are his best asset to the team…Names Jimmy Rollins as his favorite athlete...Names the Boston Red Sox as his favorite team…He chose Saint Leo because of the coaching staff and the expected high level of achievement…Son of Mel and Shawn Brnovich…Has one sister, Amber…His, father, Mel, played baseball at Ferris State University.