Played in 60 games...started 55, all in centerfield...batted .226 (45-for-199) with five doubles, one triple, one home run, and 25 RBI...scored 34 runs...tied for first on the team with 21 steals (21-for 26)...hit his first collegiate home run against Texas Tech (May 5)...drove in the game winning run in a 3-for-6 performance against Missouri with 3 RBI, all season highs (April 1)...saw his second walk-off hit in as many weeks with a 1-for-4 performance against Oklahoma, driving in the winning run in the 12th (April 5)...season featured a nine game hit streak (Feb. 29 - March 13)...committed only one error all season in 137 chances for a .993 fielding percentage.
Made an impression his first season in Aggieland, earning Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American honors from Collegiate Baseball and second team Freshman All-America accolades from Baseball America and the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association ... selected first team All-Big 12 in addition to a spot on the league's All-Freshman Team ... twice selected as Big 12 Newcomer of the Week ... played in all 69 of the Aggies's games, starting all but one ... batted .332 (89-for-268) with 45 runs, 36 RBI, five doubles and three triples ... led the team with 19 sacrifice hits and 31 stolen bases ... ranked ninth nationally and eighth in A&M single season history for his stolen base total ... enjoyed 27 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI games ... batted .405 (34-for-84) with runners in scoring position ... committed only two errors in 161 chances for a .988 fielding percentage ... hit .380 (41-for-108) during Big 12 play ... enjoyed his first multi-hit game and stolen base with a 3-for-4 performance against Le Moyne (Feb. 19) ... set a season-best with four hits in a win vs. Kansas (March 26) with a 4-for-5 two-run, two-RBI effort ... posted his first of two multi-steal games with two swipes in a victory over No. 15 Oklahoma State (April 24) ... Filled up the box score with a 4-for-5 day at the plate that featured a career-high four runs and four RBI against Dallas Baptist (May 7) ... enjoyed a season-best 10 game hitting streak from May 5 through May 20 ... broke a scoreless tie with a two-out RBI single to plate the eventual game-winning during the eighth inning of the championship game of the NCAA College Station Regional against Arizona (June 7) ... named to the regional's All-Tournament Team.
AT BRYAN HIGH SCHOOL
A local product who was a four-year letterwinner for coach David Powers at Bryan High School ... helped take BHS to the playoffs each year of his prep career ... earned second-team All-State honors in 2009 from the Texas Sports Writers Association after hitting .471 with seven doubles, three triples, five home runs, 25 RBI and 28 stolen bases ... also compiled a 3.13 ERA in 13 innings of work on the mound, striking out 26 ... additionally was a four-year letterwinner in football as a wide receiver and punter ... played summer ball with the Midland Redskins and the Brazos Valley Renegades, along the way winning an AAU National Championship ... following his prep career was selected in the 45th round by the Oakland Athletics during the 2010 MLB amateur draft.
Krey Reed Bratsen is the son of James and Karen Bratsen ... born June 12, 1991, in Bryan, Texas ... has two siblings, Kord and Kade ... father, James, played baseball in the Cleveland Indians organization ... enjoying fishing, working out and playing other sports.