8   Al Braun
Al Braun

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Audubon, NJ

High School:
Audubon

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
RHP

Birthdate:
08/08/1982

Bat/Throw:
R/R


Co-captain...Versatile hurler, likely to hold down a regular turn in the rotation...Red-shirted the 2001 season after having bone chips removed from elbow.

2004: Tied for team lead in wins and starts...Second on squad in strikeouts and innings pitched.

2003: Voted team's Most Improved Player after emerging as conference starter...Appeared in 9 games with 6 starts...Tied for team-lead in wins (3-1) and complete games...Despite two no-decisions, sparkled at Liberty Bell allowing just three earned runs in 13.3 innings...Set SJU record by hitting 5 batters vs. Tulane...

2002: Opened year as conference starter, but moved to bullpen in second half of season after mid-year struggles....Sparkled in collegiate debut at Virginia Commonwealth (5.2 IP, 1ER)...Appeared in 11 games, making 8 starts...

2001: Red-shirted season after having bone chips removed from elbow...

HS: A 2000 graduate of Audubon High School...Selected first team all-conference junior and senior years...Member of Carpenter Cup all-star team...

Personal: Born August 8, 1982...A business major...Played for American Legion National Champion Brooklawn (N.J.) team in summer 2001.

Career Statistics


Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP SFA SHA
2002.... 11.95   0-8    11   8   1   0/0     0   43.2   79   71   58   28   20  19   2   9   247   .395   2  10   2   6
2003....  7.12   3-1     9   6   2   0/0     0   43.0   54   44   34   14   11  11   1   5   203   .320   5  10   4   6
2004....  8.50   2-6    12  12   1   0/0     0   60.1   97   72   57   20   38  21   1   4   312   .355   5   9   3   7
TOTAL...  9.12   5-15   32  26   4   0/0     0  147.0  230  187  149   62   69  51   4  18   762   .358  12  29   9  19