24 - Brendan McCrea
Brendan McCrea
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hicksville, N.Y.
High School: Chaminade
Position: OF

2009: Started 46 games, making 48 appearances in the outfield ... Finished with a .304 batting average, third-highest on the team, 29 runs scored, 12 doubles, one triple and 22 RBI in 161 at-bats ... Ranked second on the team in doubles, stolen bases (4), steal attempts (11) and putouts (108) ... Ranked fourth on the team in hits (49) and fifth in runs scored and RBI (22) ... Recorded 14 multi-hit contests, including a career and season-high four hits against Brown (4/23) ... Had a hit in 32 total games ... Marked multi RBI performances in eight games ... Hit safely in six straight-contests from March 22-31 ... Went 2-for-4 in back-to-back contests against Lehigh (3/28 and Massachusetts (3/31), recording a total of four RBI ...Tallied a career-high two home runs over the season, one coming against Yale (3/20) and again against Lehigh (3/28) ...Finished the season with a 1-for-2 performance and scoring a run against Army (5/9).

2008: Made 46 appearances and 44 starts ... Finished with .256 batting average, 33 hits, 23 runs, three doubles, one triple and one home run ... Had four stolen bases ... Ranked third on the team in on base percentage (.378) ... Ranked fourth on the team in put outs (90) ... Had one RBI and one run scored at Stetson (3/2) ... Scored two runs and drove in a run at Rollins (3/5) ... Had a triple, two RBI and one run scored versus St. Joseph's (3/6) ... Drove in a run and scored a run against St. Joseph's (3/8) ... Had a 2-for-5 performance at the plate including two runs scored and a RBI in the doubleheader versus Army (4/5) ... Went 5-for-8 with two doubles, one run scored and one RBI in the doubleheader at Bucknell (4/13) ... Hit a home run at Dartmouth (4/16) ... Went 2-for-6 with three runs scored, a double and one RBI in the doubleheader versus Lafayette (4/20) ... Scored two runs in the second game at Navy (4/26) ... Scored a run and had one RBI in the second game at Lehigh (4/29) ... Went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in the Patriot League tournament doubleheader against Navy (5/10).

HIGH SCHOOL: Two sport-athlete (baseball, hockey) ... Member of the 2007 CHSAA championship baseball team ... 2007 CHSAA All League-Selection ... Named to the 2007 All-Long Island first team ... Selected to the Nassau County All-Star Team ... Recorded a .508 batting average, 32 hits and eight stolen bases in 18 games in 2007 ... Had a .404 batting average in 2006 ... 2007 CHSAA batting champion and hit leader ... 2007 hockey captain ... 2007 Leauge All-Star.

PERSONAL: Son of Gerard and Colleen McCrea ... Has one brother, Dan, who plays baseball for Mount Saint Mary College ... Majoring in Political Science.

McCrea’s Career Statistics
Year    GP-S    AB      R       H       AVG.    2B      3B      HR      RBI     BB      SO      SB      
2008    46-44   129     23      33      .256    3       1       1       16      23      18      4
2009    48-46   161     29      49      .304    12      1       2       22      12      24      4
Total   94-90   290     52      82      .280    15      2       3       38      35      42      8