2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
SEC Co-Freshman of the Week (May 9, 2016)
A speedy, instinctive outfielder with excellent hitting skills who appeared in 79 games (11 starts) in two seasons at LSU (2016 and 2017) … Brennan was awesome and made Coach Paul Mainieri proud in the series win against Arkansas (Rally Possum Game)… transferred after the 2017 season to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette … batted .157 (11-for-70) in his two seasons at LSU with one double, one triple, one homer, seven RBI, 21 runs and three stolen bases … named to the 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll as a general business major … helped lead St. Thomas More High School in Lafayette, La., to back-to-back Class 4A state championships.
Played in 30 games (eight starts), batting .176 (6-for-34) with one triple, one homer, two RBI and nine runs … 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBI at New Orleans (Feb. 21) … collected a triple and scored two runs on Feb. 25 versus Maryland.
Played in 49 games as a reserve outfielder/pinch runner, batting .139 (5-for-36) with one double, five RBI, 12 runs and three stolen bases … made three starts in left field during the season … named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week on May 9 after he helped lead LSU to a three-game series sweep over Arkansas (May 6-8), batting .667 (4-for-6) in the series with one double, four RBI and a .714 on-base percentage … Breaux entered Saturday’s Game 2 in the sixth inning and responded by going 3-for-3 at the plate, including a two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning … the double highlighted a four-run rally to send the contest into extra innings before LSU won in 10 innings, 10-9 … Breaux started in left field in Game 3 of the Arkansas series (May 8), and he responded by delivering a two-out, two-run single that scored two runs in the second inning and proved to be the game-winning hit in the Tigers ‘ 7-1 victory.
Prior to LSU
A 2015 Perfect Game and Louisville Slugger All-American … batted .414 in 2015 with 27 RBI, 14 doubles, three triples and three homers, while also posting a 9-1 mark and a 2.66 ERA with 68 strikeouts in 47 innings on the mound … recorded 10 strikeouts against Teurlings Catholic in the 2015 Class 4A championship game, earning MVP honors … earned 2015 All-State honors and was named District MVP … posted a .376 career batting average and a 16-3 career pitching record with a 1.85 ERA over three seasons … fired three career no-hitters, a St. Thomas More school record … batted .379 as a junior, striking out only nine times in 103 at-bats … … also played quarterback for the St. Thomas More HS football team.
Full name is Brennan James Breaux … parents are Brian and Michelle Breaux … father is an oilfield salesman, mother is a district judge … has one younger sibling, Avery … grandfather played college basketball at Louisiana-Lafayette … majoring in business administration at LSU … born September 25, 1996, in Lafayette, La.
Breaux’s LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 4 on five occasions, most recently at Florida (3/24/17)
Hits: 3 vs. Arkansas (5/7/16)
Runs Scored: 2 vs. Maryland (2/25/17)
Doubles: 1 vs. Arkansas (5/7/16)
Triples: 1 vs. Maryland (2/25/17)
Home Runs: 1 at New Orleans (2/21/17)
RBI: 2 on three occasions; most recently at New Orleans (2/21/17)