Jake Braun

#21 Jake Braun

HOMETOWN Lakeville, Minn. (Lakeville North HS)

2016 (Junior)
Named to the 2016 Academic All-NSIC Team… Started one of seven games played… Went .222 from the plate with two hits… Recorded two RBI and drew two walks… Totaled four putouts and one assist for a 1.000 fielding percentage.

2015 (Sophomore)
Played in 13 and started six games for the Beavers... Batted a career and team-high .381 with eight hits... Charted 21 at-bats with two RBI and led the team with a .480 on-base percentage... Recorded 11 putouts, nine fielding assists and one error for a .952 fielding percentage... Was a perfect 3-for-3 from the plate vs Rockhurst University (Mar. 7)... Posted his two RBI against Minnesota State (Apr. 11), going 2-for-2... Named to All-NSIC Academic Team. 

2014 (Freshman)
Appeared in 22 games with 20 starts... Batted .217 with 13 hits, four doubles, and five RBIs...  Recorded a .936 fielding percentage with 40 putouts, 48 assists.

Prior to BSU: Named Lakeville North High School’s Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and a senior… His Lakeville North team went to the state tournament in 2013... In 23 games, the middle infielder totaled 46 assists and 33 putouts with just one error for a .988 fielding percentage…Was a part of six double plays… At the plate, recorded a .209 batting average, nine hits, six runs, three RBIs and totaled 10 bases… Earned a spot on the B Honor Roll.

Personal: Born July 20, 1994… Son of David and Tami Braun… Proposed business administration major at BSU… Brother, Zach, played on the Bemidji State baseball team from 2011-14… Father, David, and uncle, Donny, played baseball at the collegiate level.

Career Highs:
Hits- 3, 2x last vs Rockhurst 3/7/15
At-Bats- 4, 6x last at Missouri Southern 2/14/16
RBIs- 2, vs Minnesota State 4/11/15
Doubles- 1, 4x last vs Minot State 5/3/14
Triples- none
Home Runs- none
Walks- 1, 15x last vs Sioux Falls 4/16/16
Stolen Bases- none