#1 Joe Brandenburg | Shortstop/Pitcher
Hometown: Waconia, Minn.
Major: Major in History/Minor in Geography
Brandenburg became one of the Bulldogs' top starting pitchers in 2013, going 3-5 with a 4.43 ERA in 40.2 innings of work...struck out 26 hitters and allowed just nine walks...fired a one-hit shutout in a 5-0 victory over Briar Cliff on 4-6-13.
Brandenburg saw action in 40 games in 2012...recorded one hit in nine at bats four walks and two RBIs...tossed three innings on the mound and gave up three earned runs while striking out one.
Joe appeared in 25 games with 11 starts in 2011…was the primary pinch hitter for the Bulldogs…hit .231 (9-for-39) with eight runs scored, one double, two homers (T-2nd Team), 10 RBI’s and four stolen bases.
Son of Gary and Kristie Brandenburg.