Bears shutout for third time this season
Bears top New Orleans before falling to Houston
Bears swept in a home non-conference doubleheader for first time since 2000
Reactions from Baylor's 5-4 walk-off win over Louisiana Tech
Bears score two runs in ninth for comeback win over LA Tech
Baylor baseball -vs- LA Tech, 3/6/13
2013 Second-Team Academic All-American (CoSIDA)
2013 First-Team Academic All-District VII (CoSIDA)
2012 Third-Team Academic All-American (CoSIDA)
2012 First-Team Academic All-District VII (CoSIDA)
Four-time First-Team Academic All-Big 12 (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
2011 Second-Team Academic All-District VII (CoSIDA)
2009 Fall Semester Baylor Award for Academic Excellence
10-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2008-12, Spring 2009-13)
Appeared in 13 games as a reliever to move into a tie for ninth all-time in program history in career relief appearances with 64 ... Capital One Academic All-American Second Team, becoming third in program history to earn the honor twice in a career ... CoSIDA Academic All-District VII First Team ... Academic All-Big 12 ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2013) ... Posted a career-low 1.53 ERA over 17.2 innings with nine strikeouts ... Held opponents to a .200 batting average, the lowest among all Baylor pitchers who threw at least 15 innings ... Allowed only three of 13 inherited runners to score ... Threw a career-high three innings against Louisiana Tech (March 6) while allowing an unearned run ... Struck out a career-best three in first outing of the season at UC Irvine (Feb. 17) in just one perfect inning ... Tallied eight scoreless outings, including in five of his last six to end the season ... Pitched multiple innings six times.
Became ninth player in program history to earn CoSIDA Academic All-America honors ... Officially made 18 appearances out of bullpen, but pitched in only 17 due to an injury while warming up vs. Kansas (3/23) ... Retired first batter faced in all 17 games pitched ... Held opponents scoreless in 14 of 18 outings ... Limited right-handed batters to .125 batting average (6-for-48) and held opponents to .152 batting average (7-for-46) with bases empty ... Recorded multiple strikeouts in seven appearances, including five of six outings in which he worked more than 1.0 inning ... Picked up second career save with 2.2 hitless innings of relief and three strikeouts in series opener vs. Texas Tech (3/16) ... Earned first win since April 30, 2010, with 3.0 innings of shutout relief vs. UTSA (5/15) ... Pitched twice in NCAA Waco Regional, combining for 1.2 innings of shutout relief, all against Oral Roberts.
Pitched in 13 games, all out of bullpen ... Allowed just two extra-base hits on season, both doubles ... Held opponents scoreless in nine of 13 outings ... Did not allow a hit in seven of 13 appearances ... Struck out multiple batters in five of 13 outings, despite working more than 1.0 inning only four times ... Allowed only two singles and no runs in 7.0 innings over first five outings of season ... Came on with bases loaded and team down 7-5 against No. 21 Rice (3/6) at Houston College Classic, escaped jam with groundout and Bears came back to win 12-8 ... Came on to start fourth inning with Bears leading 1-0 and worked 2.0 shutout innings in 6-4 win at Texas State (3/8).
Saw action in 20 games, all in relief ... One of eight Baylor pitchers to notch save ... Held opponents to .232 batting average, second-best on team ... Led team in strikeouts per nine innings (11.71) ... In first collegiate outing, went 3.0 innings of one-hit, shutout relief vs. Western Kentucky (2/28) ... Worked career-long 5.0 innings of relief vs. Texas State (4/6) ... Earned third win of season by holding Bobcats to one run on three hits and striking out career-high five batters ... Notched fourth win by striking out three and walking one in 2.0 innings of shutout relief in 10-inning win at UT Arlington (4/13) ... Earned first career save after working 1.2 innings of hitless, scoreless relief vs. Nebraska (4/25) ... Recorded four of five outs by strikeout in 1.2 innings vs. No. 2 Texas (4/30).
Sat out season as redshirt.
Prepped at Oakhurst High School in Coldspring, Texas ... Played shortstop and outfield for head coaches Darrin Bartel and Mark Sewell ... Led Trojans to second-place finish in District 22-3A as senior ... Four-year letterwinner ... Four-time All-District 22-3A selection ... Graduated class valedictorian ... National Honor Society.
Full name is Kolt Fielding Browder ... Born Feb. 23, 1990, in Conroe, Texas ... Son of Fielding and Angela Browder ... Mechanical engineering major.