2018 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
Talented player that started 51 LSU games at second base in 2018 and is a contender for the 2B starting role again this season ... the second-leading hitter for the Wisconsin Woodchucks of the Northwoods League in the summer of 2018, batting .317 with five doubles, two homers, 13 RBI, 11 stolen bases and 20 runs scored ... hit .294 (30-for-102) in the summer of 2017 for the Danville (Ill.) Dans of the Prospect League with seven doubles, two homers, 16 RBI and 15 stolen bases ... product of the same Delgado Community College program that produced Cole Freeman, LSU's second baseman in 2016 and 2017 ... Broussard is a member of the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll as a general business major ... Brandt is the son of Burke Broussard, the starting second baseman for LSU's first College World Series team in 1986.
Played in 52 games, starting 51 games at second base ... batted .260 (45-for-173) on the season with four doubles, two triples, 21 RBI, 28 runs and 14 stolen bases in 18 attempts ... diagnosed with a broken left thumb on March 26 and missed 13 games before returning to the starting lineup on April 18 at Tulane ... he suffered the injury when he was hit by a pitch on March 23 at Vanderbilt ... at the time of his injury, he was LSU's leader in batting average (.363) and stolen bases (nine), and he was second on the club in RBI (16) ... finished the season No. 2 on the team in steals with 14 ... batted .309 (21-for-68) on the year with runners in scoring position ... collected five hits, one RBI, three runs and two stolen bases in six games at the SEC Tournament (May 22-27) ... hit .400 (4-for-10) in the Missouri series (March 16-18) with one triple, one RBI, two runs, one stolen base and three walks ... 4-for-5 versus Texas (Feb. 23) with one double, two runs and four RBI.
Prior to LSU
Batted .429 with two home runs, 16 doubles, three triples, two home runs and 15 stolen bases with a .531 on-base percentage last season at Delgado CC ... committed only six errors during the year ... named the National Junior College Athletic Association Player of the Week during the 2017 season, when batted .567 in one week with 17 hits ... named to the Dean's List at Delgado with a 3.8 cumulative GPA ... batted .404 with 43 stolen bases (school record) and a .991 fielding percentage (only four errors) in his senior year of high school at University High ... an all-state, two-time all-district and two-time all-metro selection in high school ... also a first-team all-district selection in football (wide receiver) at University HS ... earned Academic All-State recognition in both baseball and football.
Full name is Brandt Andrew Broussard ... parents are Burke and Myra Broussard ... father played second base at LSU in 1985 and 1986 and now works as a teacher and coach at the LSU Laboratory School ... mother is the elementary school principal at the LSU Laboratory School ... has two older sisters, Blakeley and Brooke, and one younger sister, Brittany ... on attending LSU – “My family has always had very strong ties to LSU since my father played here, and it's always been a dream of mine to get to play in my hometown at LSU.” ... majoring in general business at LSU ... born September 1, 1995, in Baton Rouge, La.
Broussard's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 5 several times; most recently vs. Tulane (3/21/18)
Hits: 4 vs. Texas (2/23/18)
Runs Scored: 2 several times; most recently vs. McNeese State (5/9/18)
Doubles: 1 four times; most recently at Auburn (5/19/18)
Triples: 1 two times; most recently vs. Northwestern State (6/3/18)
Home Runs: none
RBI: 4 vs. Texas 2/23/18)