2011 (Junior): Appeared in six games with five starts...missed six weeks due to injury...tossed six inning and allowed two runs on four hits with six strikeouts against Sam Houston State (2/19)...shutout George Washington (2/26) for five innings and struck out four to claim the win...allowed six runs in one and two-thirds innings in a no decision against New Orleans (3/20)...struck out four in three innings of work at Southern Miss (3/27)...allowed four runs - three earned - on seven hits in a loss against Houston (4/2)...threw one pitch and collected the final out in the season finale against Houston (5/27) at the Conference USA Tournament.
2010 (RS Sophomore): Appeared in 14 games, all starts, on the mound...eight of his 14 outings last 6+ innings...struck out 76 batters and walked only 26...led the team in wins (7) and strikeouts (76)...tied for the team in starts (14)...ranked second among the starting staff in batting average against (.291) and innings pitched (76.2)...was third on the squad in ERA (5.40)...won three straight decisions from 3/7 through 3/21...team was 11-3 in his 14 starts this season...ranked among the Conference USA leaders in wins (T-5th), strikeouts (6th) and games started (T-8th)...picked up the first win of the season over Boston College (2/21) with five innings of work, four runs allowed and five strikeouts...worked six innings with six strikeouts and just two runs allowed in a no decision against Lipscomb (2/28)...picked up a victory with 6.1 innings with five strikeouts, three runs allowed - two earned - in the series finale with #19 Ole Miss (3/7)...allowed just one run on four hits with four strikeouts in six innings to claim the win against Towson (3/14)...struck out four and allowed two runs on six hits in seven innings of work to collect a victory over St. Mary's (3/21)...took a no decision with five innings of work against Marshall (3/28) with two runs on five hits with nine strikeouts...fanned ten and allowed just seven hits and three runs in seven innings of work in the second game of a double-header at East Carolina (4/3)...took the loss with 3.1 innings of work and seven runs allowed with six strikeouts against Rice (4/10)...tossed eight innings, didn't walk a batter and struck out eight with just one run allowed in a win over UNLV (4/17)...lost back-to-back contests at Memphis (4/25) and against Southern Miss (5/1)...threw eight innings, allowing two runs on eight hits with eight strikeouts in a victory at Houston (5/8)...took a no decision at UAB (5/15) with 2.2 innings of work...struck out six in four innings of work in a no decision against UCF (5/21).
2009 (Sophomore): Redshirted.
2008 (Freshman): Started 10 of the 16 games he appeared in during the season, going 5-2 with a 5.15 ERA and .299 opponent batting average while striking out 49 and walking 28 in 57.2 innings of work...ranks third on the team in strikeouts...earned victories against Illinois Chicago (Feb. 24), Oakland (March 16), Sacred Heart (March 23) and Nicholls State (April 2 and April 29)...held opponents to two or fewer earned runs nine times...did not allow an earned run on six occasions, including a 5.0-innings shutout vs. Oakland (March 16)...posted five or more strikeouts four times, including a career-best nine Ks in a 6.0-inning start against Nicholls State (April 2).
About Robby Broach
Prep: Four-year letterman at Archbishop Rummel High for coach David Baudry where he saw time at third base and on the mound...helped the Raiders advance to the state playoffs in his final three seasons, claiming the district title as a junior...twice named first-team all-state and District MVP and was named first-team all-district three times...for his career, posted a 1.37 ERA, 26-4 record, 288 strikeouts and a .147 opponent batting average in 188.1 innings of work...as a senior, went 6-2 with a 0.77 ERA, 100 strikeouts and allowed just two extra-base hits in 63.1 innings...tossed a no-hitter in the 2007 state playoffs against St. Paul's when he struck out 10...had a career-best 15 strikeouts against Holy Cross...as a junior, claimed All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball after going 11-1 with 91 strikeouts and a 1.42 ERA in 59.0 innings on the mound and hitting .325 with eight doubles, four triples and two home runs at the plate...as a member of Nationwide Realty, teamed with fellow Tulane freshman Kirk Cunningham to win back-to-back American Legion state titles and claim the 2006 national championship...won the Bob Fellar Pitching Award at the 2006 American Legion World Series after posting a 2-1 record with one save, 30 strikeouts, a 2.57 ERA and a .207 opponent batting average...also earned three letters in football where he earned all-district honors as a kicker and all-state distinction as a punter...participated in the Tournament of Stars and earned a tryout with the U.S. Junior National Team in 2006...off the diamond, was a member of the Honor Roll and National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Robert Douglas Broach, Jr., on May 20, 1988, in Metairie, La...son of Dough and Nancy Broach...has two sisters: Natalie and Sarah...undecided on major.