Brett

Sowers

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Infielder
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 187
Year: Redshirt Freshman
City/State: Englewood, Colo.
High School: Cherry Creek

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • 2006 MLB 47th-round Draft Pick (Los Angeles Dodgers)

2008: Brett Sowers is a redshirt freshman who backed up Jake Mort at third base, hitting .148 with a pair of RBIs in 19 contests Went 2-for-12 in pinch-hitting situations, as one of NU’s top bats off the bench Went 0-for-2 against No. 12 Missouri on May 17 Made his first career start against No. 21 Oklahoma State on April 12, going 0-for-4 in a loss to the Cowboys Came off the bench in the series finale at No. 13 Texas on March 30, going 1-for-1 in the loss to the Longhorns Delivered a pinch-hit single and stole a base against South Dakota State on March 11 Drove in a pair of runs with a pinch-hit single in the series opener against Northern Colorado on March 8 Picked up his first collegiate hit against UC Riverside on March 2 Redshirted in 2007, spending the summer playing for the Fayetteville (N.C.) SwampDogs, helping the team to a 42-14 record and a Coastal Plains League Title

2007: Sowers redshirted in 2007 Spent the summer playing for the Fayetteville (N.C.) SwampDogs, helping the team to a 42-14 record and a Coastal Plains League Title Hit .262 with two homers and 14 RBIs in 41 contests, while his nine doubles were second on the squad.

Cherry Creek High School: Sowers was a three-year starter for Coach Marc Johnson at Cherry Creek High School Named a third-team High School All-American by the American Baseball Coaches Association as a senior, helping Cherry Creek to a 19-2 record Selected as the Colorado Player of the Year by both the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News, Sowers hit .516 as a senior with 10 homers and 46 RBIs, leading Class 5A (largest) in both categories Named All-Colorado shortstop after also scoring 33 runs, while 17 of his 32 hits went for extra bases, including four triples Rated by Baseball America as the No. 2 high school prospect in Colorado for the 2006 MLB Draft Selected for the state all-star game at Coors Field Named first-team All-Colorado at second base as a junior, hitting .473 with 11 homers and 44 RBIs, while leading Cherry Creek to a 21-5 record and a state runner-up finish Looked at Oklahoma, Baylor and Arizona before choosing NU.

Personal: Born on Feb. 1, 1988, in Denver Parents are Alan and Connie Sowers Has one sister (Ashley) Has not declared a major.

                                  Sowers, Brett
Year       Avg   GP-GS     AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR  RBI   BB   SO   SB-ATT
2008....  .148   19-1      27    1    4    0    0    0    2    2    6    1-2
TOTAL...  .148   19-1      27    1    4    0    0    0    2    2    6    1-2
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