#40 Aaron Brown
Career Game Highs
Innings Pitched: 2.0, 3x, last 4/17/18 vs. Evansville
Strikeouts: 2, 4 times
Hits Allowed: 3, 2x, last 5/6/18 at Auburn
Walks Allowed: 2, 4/29/18 vs. South Carolina
Runs Allowed: 3, 2x, 5/6/18 at Auburn
2018 – Made 11 relief appearances, posting a 1-0 record alongside a 5.93 ERA… Struck out 13 batters in 13.2 innings… Registered six scoreless relief outings including 2.0 frames against Western Kentucky on April 10 and Evansville on April 17… Secured his first collegiate victory on Feb. 21 against Presbyterian, tossing two scoreless innings while striking out one and permitting just one hit… Lowered his ERA to 1.64 with two strikeouts in two scoreless innings against Evansville on April 17… Struck out at least one batter in nine of his 11 appearances… Did not walk a batter in six appearances.
High School – Lettered three years at Mt. Juliet High School under coach Mark Purvis… during junior season was named TBCA All-Region 5, TBCA AAA All-State, TBCA All two-way team, 9-AAA All-District team, 9-AAA All-District tournament team… during sophomore season was named 9-AAA All-District… was a member of Team Tennessee that won the 2016 Junior Sunbelt National Championship with Vanderbilt teammates David Bates, Corbin Brooksbank, Philip Clarke, and Mason Hickman… played high school baseball and/or summer ball with Vanderbilt teammates Mason Hickman, Corbin Brooksbank, Philip Clarke, and David Bates, and Sean Hurley (Tennessee).
Academics – Brown’s major is American Studies.
Personal – Aaron Wayne Brown… Born 3/19/99 in Mt. Juliet, Tenn…. Son of Rob and Teresa Brown… has a brother, Tyler, and a sister, Keeton… Nickname is AA… Favorites include: Chipper Jones (player), Atlanta Braves (team), J.J. Watt (pro athlete — non baseball player), Hunting (other sport), MLB The Show (video game), The Sandlot (movie), The Fowl Life (tv show), Chevy Chase (actor), Steak, Bake Potato, Mushrooms, Asparagus (meal), Upchurch (music/singer/band), Ice Cream (late night snack), and Old Hickory Lake (vacation spot)… says if he wasn’t playing baseball he would be a farm hand… names Kevin Costner as the actor to play him in a movie… uses Motivated as one word to describe himself… roommates with Philip Clarke… lists Playing for Team Tennessee as his most memorable athletic moment… chose Vanderbilt “because of the great academics combined with having an outstanding baseball program.”