Appeared at first base, DH and on the mound for the Cougars… Saw action in 27 games with 17 starts in the field… Appeared in nine games on the mound with two starts against Texas A&M in the first game of championship day during the NCAA Regional at College Station and against Texas-San Antonio… Missed the NCAA Super Regional at Reckling Park after being injured during the team celebration at the NCAA Regional at College Station… Threw one inning of relief with a pair of strikeouts at Baylor… Made his first start in the UH lineup as DH against Rice in Game Three of the Silver Glove Series… Went 1-for-3 with a double against the Owls… Went 2-for-3 with a run, double and two RBIs at Cincinnati in the series finale… Went 1-for-4 with a run and RBI at Sam Houston State… Blasted a solo homer - the first of his Cougar career - at TCU in the first game of the series… Finished the night 2-for-4 with a run and RBI against the Horned Frogs… Went 1-for-2 with an RBI and two walks at TCU in the series finale… Blasted a walk-off, solo home run in the bottom of the ninth to help lead the Cougars to a 3-2 win over UAB in the series finale… Finished the day 2-for-4 with a run and RBI during his only start against the Blazers… Walked three times and scored twice against Southwest Texas State… Made his first career start on the mound against Texas-San Antonio and struck out a career-high four batters in 4.1 innings of work… Blasted a pinch-hit double off the center field wall at No. 9 Texas A&M… Tossed 2.1 innings of shutout relief at Southern Miss in the series finale… Batted 2-for-3 against Southern Miss during the second round of the C-USA Tournament… Drew a two-out walk and eventually scored the game-winning run in the 10th inning against Texas A&M during the championship of the NCAA Regional at College Station.
Attended San Jacinto Junior College for one season... Helped lead squad to a 54-11 record and a third-place national finish... Coached by Tom Arrington... Batted .342 with a 7-2 record on the mound.
Prepped at Texas City High School for head coach Chuck Young... Was an All-County and All-State honoree for two seasons... Honored as District 23-4A MVP for two seasons... Drafted in the 28th round of the 2001 draft by the Cincinnati Reds... Member of National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes... Received the Kenneth First Scholar-Athlete Award.
Full name is Brian Keith Martin... Born on Nov. 1, 1982, in Texas City, Texas... Son of Bobby and Karen Martin... Majoring in sports administration... Also recruited by Nebraska, Texas Tech and Baylor.