Rider Baseball BIO
11 Brandon Cotten

Enters his senior year with 148 hits, 41st on the Rider career hit list, 108 runs, 29th on the career list and 73 RBI, 51st ever at Rider...earned First Team All-MAAC honors in 2011...batted .418 (second best in conference) against MAAC pitching in the regular season last year with 33 hits and 22 runs scored in 20 starts after batting .374 against MAAC pitchers in 2010...led Rider in both slugging percentage (.511) and on base percentage (.404) as well as hits (59) and doubles (16)...MAAC Player of the Week in May...First Team All-NJCBA in 2011 and 2010...enjoyed a 13-game hitting streak last year...has had the third highest batting average on the team the last two years...regarded as one of the top defensive outfielders in the MAAC...voted team MVP last year...had two hits, including a double, vs. Siena in the 2011 MAAC Tournament...his 33 hits in MAAC games was second most in the league, as was his 22 runs scored in conference games...in his Rider career has compiled 284 putouts and just four errors...a member of the 2010 MAAC All-Tournament team, collecting five hits, four runs scored and two RBI in three games...batted .333 in the 2009 MAAC tournament as a freshman...collected 16 hits in his final seven games of the 2010 season, including a hit against Texas in the NCAA Regional...as a sophomore had nine hits and four RBI in three-game series with Iona that secured a playoff spot...a member of the 2009 NJCBA All-Rookie team...started 12 MAAC games in 2009 and collected 14 hits...tied for second on the 2009 team in stolen bases...took over the starting centerfield spot mid-way through his rookie year...got a hit in his first collegiate at bat...led both his baseball and basketball teams to the District XI Championship as a senior at Williams Valley High... father Darren is a police officer...Communication major.

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Position: Outfield
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Wiconisco, Pa.
High School: Williams Valley
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