18 - Brad Bauder Height: 6-0
    Weight: 195
    Hometown: Ashburn, Va.
    Bat/Throw: R/R
    Position: Outfield photo         A key player in Tech's plans for 2003 ... Enjoyed his best offensive season in 2002 and will be looked to for even better production this spring ... Will move to the middle of the Tech batting order to provide power and drive in runs ... Needs to cut down on his strikeouts to reach his full offensive potential ... Possesses outstanding work habits and the will to win ... Should help solidify the outfield with continued steady play in center ... Has 11 career assists from the outfield and has seen starting time at each of the three outfield positions ... Earned second-team All-BIG EAST honors as a sophomore and third-team recognition as a junior ... Turned in the second-best offensive game by a Division I player when he went 8-for-8 against Georgetown last season, hitting for the cycle and contributing four home runs, seven runs scored, 14 runs batted in and 23 total bases ... Earned national weekly honors from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, Baseball Weekly and Collegiate Baseball ... Set three school records in the process and tied two others ... Is being looked to for leadership as one of the team's captains ...

    2001-02: Started 57 of the Hokies' 59 games, including 47 in center field ... Also had 10 starts in right field ... Turned in a personal-best .338 batting average ... Led the team in at bats (228), runs scored (55), doubles (21), home runs (14), runs batted in (60), total bases (142) and slugging percentage (.623) ... Had seven multiple-hit games during an eight-game stretch early in the season ... Went 4-for-5 with three home runs, a double and four RBIs in a win over Western Michigan ... Tied a school mark with three doubles during an 8-7 loss to UNC Wilmington ... Drove in six runs during a two-game series with LeMoyne ... Was in a 5-for-33 slide when he drew national attention with a record-breaking game at Georgetown ... Went 8-for-8 against the Hoyas ... Hit four home runs, drove in 14 runs and scored seven times ... Earned three national player of the week honors and was named BIG EAST Player of the Week ... Finished the season strong, hitting safely in 14 of his last 16 games ... Had 11 hits in his last five games, including seven in 11 at bats during the Hokies' three games in the BIG EAST Championship ... Hit .351 and drove in 28 runs in BIG EAST games ... Tied for second on the team in multiple-hit games with 22 ... His only error of the season came in the Hokies' final game ... Was 4-for-5 with the bases loaded ...

    2000-01: Got off to a slow start with just four hits in his first 28 at bats ... Broke out of the slump with a two home run, five-RBI performance at Radford ... Batted .318 over his last 44 games to finish with a .295 average ... Was Tech's second-best hitter in BIG EAST games with a .360 average over 26 games ... Hit .386 during his 15-game hitting streak ... Posted a 4-for-4 game with two RBIs, two runs scored and two stolen bases during a 10-4 win over Boston College ... Went 6-for-11 with six runs scored, four runs batted in, two doubles and two home runs during a three-game series with Georgetown ... Drove in three runs in games against St. John's, UConn and Wake Forest ... Played in a total of 54 games with 36 starts in center field and 16 in right field ... Was third on the team in RBIs with 38, 25 of which came in conference games ... Contributed 12 doubles, three triples and four home runs ... Was 6 of 9 in stolen bases ... Earned second-team All-BIG EAST honors after batting .360 in league games ... Tied for the team lead with 12 multiple-RBI games and was third in multiple-hit games (12) ... His .367 batting average with runners in scoring position was the best on the team and his .355 average with runners on base was second-best ... Played in the Alaska League over the summer ...

    1999-00: Played in 57 games, including 55 as a starter ... Batted .327 overall ... Hit .379 in Atlantic 10 games ... His starts included 30 in center field, 16 in right field and nine in left field ... Led the outfielders with eight assists ... Finished second on the squad in hits (66) and third in RBIs (41) and runs scored (46) ... Tied for the team lead in triples with three and had five home runs ... Was hit by pitches a team-leading 13 times ... Went 8-for-11 at the plate with six RBIs and six runs scored during a three-game series with Rhode Island ... Posted two homers in Tech's series at UMass ... Had seven hits in 11 at bats in three games with La Salle ... Hit a key three-run homer in Tech's A-10 tournament win against GW ... Hit .377 with runners on base and .373 with runners in scoring position ...

    High School: Hit .440 as a senior for Coach Pat Cassidy at Broad Run High School ... Stole 20 bases and drove in 18 runs ... Hit two home runs and posted a .575 slugging percentage ... Earned first team all-county, all-district and all-region honors ... Was the county player of the year ... Named honorable-mention all-state ... Voted the team's MVP and offensive player of the year ... Carried a .436 batting mark as a junior to go with six triples, two homers, 14 stolen bases and 22 RBIs ... A first-team all-county and all-district pick and a second-team all-region selection ... Was runner-up district player of the year and honorable mention all-Metro in both 1998 and 1999 ... Helped the team to district and region championships as a freshman ... Earned four letters as an outfielder ... Played in the 1998 Babe Ruth World Series ... Was named to the all-tournament team after his team finished fourth ...

    Personal: Thomas Bradley Bauder ... Born 9/9/81 in Berlin, Germany ... Son of Tom Bauder and Cindy Bauder ... Majoring in physical education.

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