Outlook for 2009: Elected team co-captain by teammates at the end of fall drills...Will be counted on to lead the Tiger infield while moving over from third base to the everyday shortstop position...Has the passion and energy to elevate the play of those around him.
2008 (Junior): Started in 52 of the 53 games he appeared in...Made 42 starts as the Tigers' everyday third baseman and 10 starts at shortstop...Hit .266 and led the team with 15 doubles...Scored 33 runs and drove in 30...Second on the squad with five home runs, 85 total bases and a .427 slugging percentage...Three of his five round trippers came in C-USA play...Struck out 60 times...Swiped eight bases in nine attempts...Drove in 15 two-out RBI...Had 15 multi-hit games...Posted seven multi-RBI performances...Put together a career-long five-game hit streak on two occasions...Had a career day vs. UCF (4/12/08)...Belted a season-best two home runs, produced a career-high four RBI and registered nine total bases in a 8-7 Memphis win...Went 3-for-5 with his first Division I homer, three RBI and three runs scored vs. Murray State (2/27/08)...Hit .306 through the first 15 games...Drove in the game-winning run in a 7-6 comeback win over Georgia (3/9/08).
Summer 2006: Made a name for himself in the prestigious Valley Baseball League...Hit .331 in 35 games for the league champion Luray Wranglers...Was second on the team only to former Tiger standout Adam Amar...Launched seven home runs and drew 15 walks, while recording a .423 on-base percentage.
Prep: Won just one letter for Head Coach Greg Blackmon on a very deep team at J.M. Tate High School...Hit .351 his senior season and helped the Aggies to a 27-4 record and a final four appearance in the state tournament in his final year.
Personal: Full name is Brett Clifton Bowen...Born May 16, 1986...Son of David and Felicia Bowen...Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.
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