5 Brett Sowers
5 Brett Sowers
Height: 5-11
Weight: 200
Year: RFr.
Hometown: Englewood, Colo.
Previous College: Yavapai College
Position: INF
B/T: R/R

2010 (Junior)
Played in 61 games with 47 starts, all at third base … batted .318 with eight home runs and 38 RBI in his first ORU season, including .402-4-28 in Summit League play … hit .393 in April and .352 at home … earned a spot on the Summit League all-tournament team after hitting a pair of home runs in three games to help the Golden Eagles to their 13th straight league tournament title … made just four errors in 112 chances (.964 fld%) and finished the season with a 28-game errorless streak … had 16 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI contests … enjoyed four 4-hit games in the span of a month … was 4-for-5 with two RBI  vs. North Dakota (March 28), went 4-for-4 with three RBI against Oakland (April 10), 4-for-5 vs. Southern Utah (April 15), and 4-for-7 with a double, home run and six RBI at IPFW (April 30) … went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and three walks in Summit League tournament win over South Dakota State (May 28).

Before ORU

Spent the 2009 season playing at Yavapai College in Prescott, Ariz. ... earned first-team all-region and first-team all-conference honors after batting .359 with 23 doubles, 12 home runs and 49 RBI ... helped lead the Roughriders to a 47-12 record an a conference championship ... spent two seasons at the University of Nebraska, redshirting in 2007... appeared in 19 contests for the Huskers in 2008 ... made first collegiate start against No. 21 Oklahoma State... drove in two runs with a pinch hit against Northern Colorado... hit .148 in 19 at-bats.

High School
2006 graduate of Cherry Creek HS in Greenwood Village, Colo. ... drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 47th round of the 2006 MLB Draft ... earned third-team ABCA All-America honors as a senior ... named the Colorado Player of the Year by the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News in 2006... batted .516 as a senior with 10 homers and 46 RBI ... helped lead Cherry Creek to a state runner-up finish as a junior.

Full name is Brett Sowers ... son of Alan and Connie Sowers ... Recreation major ... chose ORU over Alabama and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.