Brandon Alexander
Brandon Alexander
Height: 6-4
Weight: 205
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fallston, N.C.
High School: Burns HS
Previous College: Lenoir-Rhyne
Major: Sports Science

2016-17: Did not play.

Lenoir-Rhyne: Attended the Hickory, N.C. school during the 2015-16 academic year... Was a member of the Bears baseball team... President's List and Dean's List honoree.

High School: Graduated from Burns HS in Lawndale, N.C... Lettered four years in baseball and two years in cross country... Coached by David Wise in both... SMAC All-Conference in baseball three times (2012, 2013, 2014)... Two-time Silver Slugger Award winner (2012, 2013)... 2014 Gold Glove winner... 2014 Stats: .375 batting average with 6 HR... Team won 2014 Regional Championship and finished third in the NCHSAA State Playoffs... 2012 Cherryville Post 100 Legion baseball team finished second in the State... 2013 Junior Marshall... National Beta Club (2011-2014)... National Honors Society (2013-2014)... North Carolina Scholar Athlete (2012-2014).

Personal: Born Jan. 26, 1996 in Shelby, N.C... Majoring in sports science... SAC Commissioner's Honor Roll... Athletic Director's Honor Roll... Future plans: Attend physical therapy school and become a physical therapist... Hobbies include: Hiking, golf, watching movies, shopping, eating and hanging out with friends... Favorite book: "The Perfection Point"; Favorite midnight snack; Cookout; Favorite movie: "The Longest Yard"; Favorite musical artist: Sam Hunt; Favorite song: "Leave the Light On"; Favorite sports team: North Carolina Tar Heels; Brandon can't go a week without: Golf and family; Favorite athlete: Rickie Fowler; Favorite Tusculum moment: Getting a call from Coach Dibble offering a sport on the golf team; Advice to kids: "Do what makes you happy.  Don't let the fear of disappointing someone else keep you from chasing your dreams"; Favorite color: Yellow; Favorite food: Chicken Alfredo; Favorite sport other than golf: Baseball; Person Brandon most admires: His mother; What people don't know about Brandon: He played baseball all his life, even in college and it wasn't until he hung up the spikes that he thought of playing college golf or even think it was an option; When he was a kid, Brandon tried to be like: His father - his role model.