TAMU Baseball BIO
8 Brandon Wood

2012 (JUNIOR)
Started in 50 of his 55 appearances in his junior campaign...hit .258 (46-for-178) with 10 doubles, one triple, five homeruns, 25 RBI, and 30 runs scored... stole 10 bases on 15 attempts...posted 13 multi-hit games...enjoyed a season high 4-for-5, 4 RBI performance against Northwestern State on February 28.

Developed into a regular in the Aggie line-up during his second year in the program ... played in 60 contests, drawing 44 starts (43-LF, 1-RF) ... nailed down the starting spot in left field during the Aggies' run to the College World Series by starting the season's final 26 games ... batted .264 (42-for-159) for the year ... collected 13 extra base hits, including seven doubles and five triples ... drove in 29 runs while scoring 23 himself ... stole six bases on seven attempts ... notched a season-high three hits with a pair of RBI in a win over Le Moyne (Feb. 19) ... lifted the Aggies to a win over Gonzaga (Feb. 25) with a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning ... connected on his first career home run on the road at Dan Law Field against Texas Tech (April 10) ... made "Top Plays" on ESPN's SportsCenter with a leaping catch to rob a home run and made the final out of a win over No. 15 Oklahoma State (April 23) ... drove in a team-best three runs against South Carolina in A&M's opening game at the CWS (June 19).

Appeared in 39 games, making 15 starts in the outfield (eight in right, seven in left) ... finished with 14 hits in 68 at bats for a .206 average ... collected six extra base hits (five doubles and a triple) as well as 13 runs scored and eight RBI ... caught just once on the base paths, swiping five bags in six attempts ... did not commit an error on the year ... made his first appearance as a pinch runner in the season opener against Seton Hall (Feb. 19) ... made first start of career in Aggies' 6-2 win over Texas State (Feb. 28) ... picked up pinch-hit double in win over Winthrop (March 6) ... made first back-to-back starts against No. 25 Washington State (March 13-14) ... picked up a hit and an RBI in both games ... sixth-inning RBI single against Washington State (March 13) produced first RBI of career ... registered a pinch-hit single in the bottom of the ninth and scored the winning run in the Aggies' walk-off win over Mizzou (March 27) ... first career two-hit game came against Missouri (March 28) ... tripled and drove in a pair at Texas State (March 30) ... picked up four hits and scored three runs during series at Kansas (April 1-3) ... came off the bench and doubled in A&M's 9-3 win over No. 1 Texas at the Big 12 Championship (May 29) ... led off and was 1-for-5 in title-clinching, 10-inning win over Baylor the following day (May 30).

A three-year letterwinner for Coach Israel DeLosSantos and Coach Heriberto Espinosa at Clements High School in Sugar Land ... was a two-time first-team all-district selection ... as a senior (2009), was voted the team's Most Valuable Player and earned a spot in the Houston Area All-Star Game after hitting .365 with six home runs, 27 RBI and 18 stolen bases ... on the mound, went 5-0 with a 2.45 ERA and 65 strikeouts to earn first-team all-district honors as a pitcher ... set the school's single-season home run record as a junior (2008), belting 12 home runs while hitting .406, driving in 40 runs and swiping 13 bags ... earned first-team all-district, first-team all-greater Houston and team MVP accolades after helping lead the Rangers to the second round of the state playoffs ... played for Team Texas that summer at the Sunbelt Classic ... hit .360 as a sophomore (2007) with two home runs, 18 RBI and nine stolen bases as Clements earned a state playoff berth ... took part in the Sunbelt baseball series that summer as a member of Team Texas ... also lettered two years as a wide receiver in football, helping the Rangers to back-to-back playoff appearances that included a trip to the state quarterfinals as a junior (2007) ... off the field, was involved with Habitat for Humanity, Young Life and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... played summer ball for the Houston Kyle Chapman program, and was part of the team that won the Palomino World Series in 2009.

Brandon Mark Wood is the son of Mark and Peggy Wood of Sugar Land ... born Aug. 25, 1990, in Dallas ... sister, Ashley, also attends A&M ... plans to major in business with a career goal of starting his own company ... multitude of relatives have attended Texas A&M, including his parents who are both Class of '84 ... uncle, John ('90), was a catcher for coach Mark Johnson's Aggie squad in 1990 and was drafted by the Atlanta Braves ... enjoys playing sports, spending time with family and friends, playing video games, fishing and bowling in his free time.

Position: Outfield
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sugar Land, Texas
High School: Clements
Experience: 3 Letters
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