Colby Brown
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Colby  Brown

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Albuquerque, NM

High School:
Albuquerque Academy

Last College:
NMMI

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 175

Position:
IF

Notable: A junior in terms of baseball eligibility after playing two seasons at New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI).

2017: Did not play in 2017.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL (NMMI): Played at NMMI in 2015 and 2016…Junior college Athlete of the Year…JC Salutatorian…NMMI baseball coach was Chris Cook.

2016: Played in 30 games, batting .290 with 29 hits and 28 runs scored…missed half of season due to injury…team captain.

2015: Played in 53 games, batting .327 with 53 hits and 27 runs scored…fielded .936.

HIGH SCHOOL (Albuquerque Academy): Four-year letterwinner in baseball and one year in swimming…all-state as a senior…team captain as a junior and senior…three-time all-district and two-time all-metro…Hispanic Merit Scholar…high school baseball coach was Andy Williams…played summer ball for Albuquerque Baseball Academy, coached by Ryan Brewer.

PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 10…Parents are Ron and Joann Brown…has three older siblings…nicknames are CB, Cheese and Brownie…plans on majoring in political science and minor in Spanish…hobbies are listening to music and spending time with family…began playing baseball at age six…greatest personal moment in sports is clinching regional birth sophomore year at NMMI…something not many people know about him is that he has five nephews…guilty pleasure is dried mango…dream vacation spot is Cancun…favorite role model is Frank Grey from Bremerton, WA…favorite team is the Boston Red Sox…favorite MLB player is Dustin Pedroia…pregame ritual is whatever worked the day before/watch a comedy the night before…enjoys listening to country and punk rock…credits his father as having the biggest impact on his sports/baseball career…favorite quotes: “We ALWAYS bounce back.” – Jared Lujan and NMMI baseball “Set some goals, stay quiet about them, smash the hell out of them, clap for your damn self.” – Justin Munoz.

Why I came to the Academy: “To become the very best version of myself possible and to serve our country.”

Oct 16 Athlete of the Week_Denise Ssozi
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