25 Brandon King
25 Brandon King
Height: 5-11
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hanford, Calif.
Previous College: Fresno City College
Position: OF
B/T: L/L


Batted .319 with 10 home runs and 56 RBI... Was named First Team All Summit League... Hit a grand slam in the regional final against Dallas Baptist on June 6... Was named Summit League Player of the Week on May 9

Before ORU
Spent two seasons at Fresno
City College … drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 16th round of the 2011 MLB amateur draft … enjoyed a stellar sophomore season at Fresno City, earning Northern California All-America and Central Valley Conference MVP honors … batted .370 with eight home runs and 31 RBI in 40 games … also recorded 13 doubles, two triples and 13 steals (in 15 attempts) while posting an astonishing .552 on-base percentage … walked 48 times with just 22 strikeouts … named All-Northern California and first-team All-Central Valley Conference as a freshman after batting .386 with 11 doubles, four triples and 27 RBI in 41 games … also scored 45 runs and stole nine bases in 10 attempts … did not commit an error in 57 chances in the outfield … owned a .470 on-base percentage … helped lead Fresno City to a 33-14 record … played last summer (2010) with the Wisconsin Woodchucks of the wood bat Northwoods League, earning mid-season All-Star honors … batted .392 with three homers and 24 RBI in 39 games … added 13 doubles, eight steals and 29 walks.

High School
2008 graduate of Hanford High School … two-time league MVP … set school records for career hits and single-season home runs.

Full name is Brandon Anthony King … born March 30, 1990 … son of Danny and Lora King … chose ORU over New Mexico State, Cal State-Fullerton and Long Beach State.