|Hometown:||Newbury Park, CA|
|High School:||Newbury Park HS|
2011: Redshirt … suffered concussion on first day of season-opening USC Tournament when he was hit in the head by a flying bat while standing in the dugout and was sidelined rest of season … played summer ball for Bend Elks and hit .266 with two doubles, one triple, one home run, nine RBIs, four steals … was 3-for-12 in West Coast Collegiate Baseball League series against Corvallis with a double and one run scored.
High School: A .407 hitter in senior season under head coach Matt Goldfield at Newbury Park High School ... 11 doubles, a triple, two home runs and 15 RBI with a .463 on-base percentage and .628 slugging percentage ... also compiled 4-3 record and one save as a pitcher with a 1.85 ERA, striking out 28 batters in 45 1/3 innings with four complete games and one shutout ... led Panthers to 19-10 overall record, third-place finish in Marmonte League and a berth in CIF-Southern Section playoffs ... earned first-team All-Marmonte League and All-CIF-Southern Section honors ... as a junior hit .424 with six doubles, 25 RBI and six stolen bases ... on the mound was 5-4 with three saves and 2.06 ERA, earning first-team All-Marmonte League honors ... led Panthers to 20-10 record ... recruited by UCLA, Stanford, UC Riverside, Oregon State, Arizona and California, choosing Cal Poly because "I heard great things about the baseball program and its coaches. It's a good school in a great location." ... also lettered in football as a freshman and sophomore and in basketball all four years ... earned offensive player of the year honors in all three sports and twice was team MVP in baseball.
Personal: Son of Rick and Michelle Brower ... one brother, Zack ... lists the beach and video games as hobbies ... born August 21, 1991, in Newbury Park, Calif. ... majors in sociology.