Green Wave wins the First NBC Cup in victory
Team will play in Monroe on Tuesday at noon before returning home to face UNO on Wednesday
Wind plays a factor after storms clear the area
Greenies win, 5-4, after playing their second straight extra-inning game
Longest game of the season for Green Wave ends in 3-2 defeat
|Middleton's Career Honors|
|2013||Preseason All-Conference USA|
|2013||College Sports Madness Preseason All C-USA First Team|
|2012||Second Team All-Conference USA|
|2012||College Baseball 360 Primetime Performer|
Career Notes: One of the most selfless players in Tulane history, and one of the best hitters and fielders of recent memory...played in 216 career games, including 205 starts...notched a .297 career batting average with 126 runs, 214 hits, 31 doubles, four triples, four home runs, 80 RBI, 65 walks and 28 stolen bases while posting a .967 fielding percentage...leaves Tulane with the most sacrifice hits in school history with 27...third in the Tulane record books in career assists with 649...hit by 25 pitches in his career, good for sixth in school history...13th in games started with 205 and 16th in games played with 216...drafted in the tenth round (316th overall) by the Washington Nationals in the MLB First-Year Player Draft.
2013 (Senior): A 2013 Preseason All-Conference USA Team member, as well as a College Sports Madness Preseason All C-USA First Team member...appeared in 56 games, all starts (56 at shortstop)...batted .295 with 35 runs, 65 hits, eight doubles, one triple, 13 RBI, 13 walks, 15 hit by pitch and nine stolen bases...only committed six errors on the year for a fielding percentage of .981...led the team in batting average (.295), hits (65) and hit by pitch (15)...tied for first in Conference USA in hit by pitch with 15...third in Conference USA with 207 assists, a mark that was also the second most in a single season in school history...led the squad with 19 multi-hit games, and had the team's longest hitting streak of the season - 14 games...walked and scored a run in the season opener versus Sam Houston State (2/15)...began his 14-game hitting streak at Texas State (2/16) that lasted until he went hitless against High Point (3/9)...went 2-for-4 with a double at Texas State (2/16)...posted singles versus Missouri State (2/17) and against Southeastern Louisiana (2/19)...had back-to-back 3-for-4 performances against Notre Dame (2/22 and 2/23) before notching a hit during the final game of the series (2/24)...went 2-for-4 with a run and was hit by a pitch at Nicholls (2/26)...had two RBI with one hit against New Orleans (2/27)...went 4-for-5 with two RBI and a double at Alabama (3/1)...followed that performance up with a two run, two hit day with a sacrifice bunt at Alabama (3/2)...scored another two runs and walked once with one hit during the closing game of the series at Alabama (3/3)...posted a single hit against Northwestern State (3/5 and 3/6) while also collected a hit against High Point (3/8)...went 2-for-3 with two runs, two walks, two hit by pitches and an RBI against High Point (3/10)...notched a single and a double while scoring a run at Southeastern Louisiana (3/12)...had an RBI and a run against Southeastern Louisiana (3/13)...went 3-for-5 with two runs and a double during the third game of the UTSA series (3/17)...scored twice and posted a single and a hit by pitch against Memphis (3/22)...had back-to-back 2-for-3 performances against Memphis (3/24) and against LSU (3/26), while scoring twice in the Memphis game...went 4-for-5 at Rice (3/29)...scored a run and put down a sacrifice bunt during the series closing game at Rice (3/30)...hit a single and scored a run against Nicholls (4/2)...notched a 2-for-4 performance with a run and a walk at Southern Miss (4/5)...singled and scored a run at Louisiana-Lafayette (4/9)...went 2-for-5 with a double, a run and a hit by pitch during the first game of the home series against ECU (4/12)...posted a 2-for-6 performance, including a triple and a run the next day against ECU (4/13)...hit by three pitches, tying a single game school record, while scoring a run and stealing a season-high two bases during the first game of the series at Marshall (4/26)...became the 29th Tulane hitter to notch 200 career hits when he singled and notched an RBI during the first game of a doubleheader at Marshall (4/27), followed by a one run, one RBI, 3-for-4 performance in game two at Marshall (4/27)...went 2-for-3 with two runs, an RBI, a walk and a stolen base against Houston (5/4)...scored twice and notched two hits against Nicholls (5/7)...recorded a single, a double, a run, an RBI, a hit by pitch and a sacrifice bunt at UCF (5/10) before missing the next two games with an ankle injury...went 1-for-3 with two runs, a hit by pitch and an RBI in the series opening game against UAB (5/16)...went 1-for-3 with a run and a walk during the closing game of the series against UAB (5/16)...notched hits in all three Conference USA Championship games: versus Southern Miss (5/22), versus ECU (5/24) and versus Houston (5/25).
Earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honors.
2012 (Junior): Earned Second Team All-Conference USA...named College Baseball 360 Primetime Performer on March 6...started 57 games...all starts came at shortstop...ranked among the leaders in Conference USA in batting average (.357, 2nd), sacrifice bunts (11, 2nd), assists (180, 3rd), fielding double plays (36, 6th), stolen bases (14, 7th) and runs scored (45, 9th)... led the team in average, stolen bases, sacrifice bunts, assists and double plays turned...ranked second on the squad in runs scored and was third in games played (57) and games started (57)...sat third on the team in hits (70), triples (2) and was fifth in on-base percentage (.418), total bases (84), hit-by-pitch (5), at-bats (196) and sacrifice flies (2)...drove in the game winning run four times; at Southeastern Louisiana (3/27), versus #9 Rice (4/6) and at Houston (5/12)...had 19 multi-hit and four multi-RBI contests... season-long hitting streak of nine games came from February 19 - March 4, also carried two eight game hitting streaks from April 14 - April 28 and May 4 - May 17...owns a team-best reached base streak of 30 games from March 25 - May 17...was a part of a team-best 36 double plays...had 14 base-hit bunts on the year...opened the season with two hits, two runs scored a walk and a stolen base versus Siena (2/17)...singled, doubled, scored a run and drove in two RBIs in the series finale with Siena (2/19)...in three games versus Indiana (2/24-26) he posted six hits, three runs scored, three RBIs and two stolen bases...was three-for-four with a double, a RBI and three runs scored versus Southeastern Louisiana (2/28)...singled twice, had an RBI and scored a pair of runs in the series opener versus Alabama (3/2)...had three hits - including a double - with a RBI in the middle game versus Alabama (3/3)...doubled and scored a run in the series finale with Alabama (3/4)...doubled and walked in the middle game at Wichita State (3/10) and singled in the series finale with the Shockers (3/11)...singled, doubled, walked and scored twice in the middle game of a series with Brown (3/17)...had three singles, scored twice and drove in three RBIs in the series finale with Brown (3/18)...had two hits and a run scored in the series opener with UMBC (3/23)...had three hits and scored a run in the middle game of a series at Memphis (3/31)...singled, walked and scored a run in the series opener versus #9 Rice (4/5)...doubled and plated two RBIs in the middle game of a series with #9 Rice (4/6)...singled, walked, scored a run and had a RBI versus Alcorn State (4/11)...had three hits - including a double - in the middle game at UAB (4/14)...had two hits, stole a pair of bases and scored twice versus Southeastern Louisiana (4/17)...had two hits in each of the first two games versus #19 UCF (4/20-21)...was three-for-four with a walk, a stolen base and two runs scored against Northwestern State (4/24)...singled, walked and scored twice at East Carolina (4/28) in the middle game of the series...had one hit in each of the three games versus Southern Miss (5/4-6) with a run scored in the series opener versus the Golden Eagles...had two hits, a stolen base and a run scored versus Louisiana-Lafayette (5/8)...had a hit and a runs scored in each of the first two games of a series at Houston (5/11-12)...was three-for-four with a triple, a run scored and an RBI in the series finale at Houston (5/13)...had three hits - including a triple - scored twice and stole three bases in the series opener versus Marshall (5/17)...had an RBI versus East Carolina (5/23) at the Conference USA Tournament...had a hit against both UAB (5/25) and UCF (5/26) at the Conference USA Tournament.
2011 (Sophomore): Appeared in 52 games with 44 starts...started games at second base (25), third base (18) and shortstop (1)... ...drove in the game winning run twice during the season, at UCF (4/9) and at Marshall (5/13)...ranked second on the team in sacrifice bunts (6) and assists (128)...collected nine multi-hit games and two multi-RBI contests...posted a season-long hitting streak of six games from April 9-April 19...his season-best reached base streak ran simultaneously from April 9-April 19...reached base in each game against Sam Houston State (2/18-2/20)...drove in two RBI's against Northwestern State (3/1)...singled, walked and scored a run versus Northwestern State (3/2)...was three-for-four with a run scored in the second game versus New Orleans (3/19)...doubled, walked and scored a run in the series finale against New Orleans (3/20)...singled and scored a run against Nicholls State (3/22)...walked twice and scored a run at Southern Miss (3/26)...had two hits - including a home run - and scored twice in the second game at UCF (4/9)...had two hits, scored twice and stole a base in the series finale at UCF (4/10)...went two-for-three with a double, two runs scored and an RBI against South Alabama (4/13)...reached base once in all three games at Rice (4/15-4/17)...was two-for-four with a double, two runs scored, an RBI, a walk and a stolen base at Southeastern Louisiana (4/19)...was one-for-three in all three games of a series with UAB (4/29-5/1), with a walk in the series finale...had two hits - including a triple - with a run scored and an RBI in the series opener versus Memphis (5/6)...was two-for-four with a walk, run scored and three RBI's in the series finale at Marshall (5/15)...had three hits, with one double, scored three runs and plated an RBI in the series finale with East Carolina (5/21)...had two hits and a walk, scored once and drove in an RBI versus Houston (5/27) at the Conference USA Tournament.
2010 (Freshman): Appeared in 51 games with 48 starts...started games at second base (46) and shortstop (2)...drove in the game winning run three times during the season, versus Boston College (2/21), versus Lipscomb (2/26) and at UAB (5/15)...ranked second on the team in fielding assists (134) and fielding double plays (27)...was tied for second on the team in sacrifice flies (4)...ranked among the Conference USA leaders in sacrifice flies (T-10th)...posted 13 multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI contests...owned a ten game hitting streak from May 2 through May 20...started his career with a hit in each of his first three games...doubled and scored in the sixth inning of the season opener versus Boston College (2/19) for his first collegiate hit...was three-for-five with a pair of runs scored and an RBI in the series finale versus Boston College (2/21)...hit his first career home run and drove in three RBI's in the series opener versus Lipscomb (2/26)...posted a hit in all three games of a series with Lipscomb (2/26-28)...walked twice in the series opener versus #19 Ole Miss (3/5)...posted two hits in each of the final two games of a series with #19 Ole Miss (3/6-7)...posted two hits and walked twice in the series opener versus Towson (3/12)...collected three hits, scored three runs and drove in two RBI's in a three game series with St. Mary's (3/19-21)...drove in a pair of RBI's in the second game of a series with Marshall (3/27)...singled twice and drove in an RBI at #25 Southeastern Louisiana (3/30)...posted two hits in the series opener at East Carolina (4/2)...singled twice, scored two runs and drove in an RBI in the first game of a double-header at East Carolina (4/3)...singled, walked and scored twice against Nicholls State (4/6)...walked, singled, scored a run and plated an RBI in the series finale with Southern Miss (5/2)...collected two hits - including a double - with three RBI's in a midweek tilt with Louisiana-Monroe...homered and had a pair of RBI's in the series opener at Houston (5/7)...doubled and drove in a pair of runs in the second game of the series at Houston (5/8)...scored twice and went two-for-five in the series finale at Houston (5/9)...went two-for-four with a double and three RBI's in the second game of a series at UAB (5/15)...hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning versus LSU (5/18)...singled, doubled and drove in an RBI in the series opener versus UCF (5/20)...walked twice, scored a run and plated a run in the second game of a series with UCF (5/21)...walked in the season finale with UCF (5/21).
About Brennan Middleton
Prep: A 2009 Under Armor Pre-Season All-American...three-time All-District selection was named All-Metro and All-State in 2009 as a senior...helped Baton Rouge's Parkview Baptist High School to a pair of 3A state championships, both in 2008 and 2009 under head coach M.L. Woodruff...earning a state ranking as the No. 4 prospect in Louisiana...selected to participate in the East Coast Professional Showcase Tournament...also earned academic all-state honors.
Personal:Born Brennan Floyd Middleton on November 20, 1990...son of Herman and Regina Middleton...has younger sister Lauryn...intends to be a pre-med major.