Focused on his pitching skills last year while taking a redshirt year ... Benefited from fall workouts ... Competes on the mound ... Gives the Hokies some added depth in the bullpen ... His progress during the preseason will help determine his role for 2008.
2006-07: A walk-on who joined the team as a utility infielder and pitcher ... Took a redshirt year and concentrated on pitching.
High School: A four-year varsity performer at Craig County High School for Coach Eddie Helms ... Batted .527 his senior season, belting eight home runs and driving in 20 runs ... Also contributed 27 innings on the mound, compiling a 3-1 record, a 0.77 earned run average and 52 strikeouts ... Was named the Pioneer District Player of the year and earned second-team all-state honors ... Was named All-Timesland by The Roanoke Times and gained all-district and all-region recognition ... Picked up second-team all-state honors his junior year after batting .438 and posting a 4-0 mark as a pitcher ... Worked 35.1 innings on the mound with a 1.08 ERA and 56 strikeouts ... Homered eight times ... Was an all-district and all-region performer as a freshman and sophomore ... Contributed four home runs each year, batting .500 with 16 runs batted in as a freshman and .400 with 13 RBIs his sophomore season ... Helped his school to district tournament titles in each of his first three years.
Personal: Brandon Lee Fisher ... Born 8/6/87 ... Son of Aimee Reese and Dallas Fisher, Jr. ... Enrolled in university studies.