Florida State Seminoles
- Year: Junior
As a Recruit: Brizuela was recruited from Archbishop Edward Mccarthy (Fort Lauderdale, FL) class of 2011.
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* Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament Team (2013).
* Drafted in the 46th round by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2011 MLB Draft.
2013: Played in and started 61 games at third base...finished third on the team and 19th in the ACC with a .324 batting average (70-for-216)...had 70 hits for the Seminoles, which ranked third on the team...finished with 44 RBIs and four home runs, along with getting hit five times and walking 34 times...posted a batting average of .392 with runners in scoring position...compiled a season-high 10-game hit streak from March 6 to March 20...collected hits in six straight at-bats against Duke at home on April 12-13...homered in both games of a doubleheader against the Blue Devils on April 13...finished the series vs. Duke going 9-for-11 with five RBIs, six runs scored, two doubles, two home runs and two base on balls...had a season-high three hits in a game seven times, including all three games against Duke...led off the season with an opening day grand slam against Rhode Island on February 15 - the second straight year in which he hit a home run on opening day...matched his season-high of four RBIs vs. Boston College on March 10...had a season-high four walks against USF on February 23...in ACC play, led the team with a .333 batting average, was second with 36 hits and third with 23 RBIs...finished the season with a .422 on-base percentage and a .472 slugging percentage...batted .400 in the Tallahassee Regional en route to being named to the Tallahassee Regional All-Tournament team...closed out the NCAA Tournament with a .364 average in five games...played over the summer with the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod League - hit .328 in 20 games.
2012: Made the most appearances of any Seminole freshmen in 2012 playing in 66 games with 65 starts...a converted outfielder started 62 games in left field and three more at third base...hit .226 (50-for-221) in his first season with 12 doubles, two triples and two home runs...scored 34 times and registered 38 RBI...tied for third on the team with 11 multi-RBI games...stole six bases in 10 attempts while recording the second most total sacrifices with 10...spectacular start to his collegiate career hitting .400 on opening weekend against Hofstra finishing with a team-high eight RBI...hit a go ahead home run (two-run shot) in game one - first of his career, his two-run double in the fifth inning in game two tied the game at five and his two-run single in game three gave the Noles the lead for good...opened the year with a hit in his first five games - a season-high...recorded a career-high three hits three times in games against Stetson (3/21), Virginia Tech (3/30) and at Georgia Tech (4/7)...drove in a career-high four runs in game two against the Yellow Jackets as all four runs came on his first career grand slam in FSU's nine-run fifth inning en route to a 12-7 victory...drove in a run in all three games at Boston College...recorded a .267 batting average against league foes with seven doubles, two triples and a home run...finished with a .981 fielding percentage in ACC games...started all nine games in the NCAA Tournament including four at the College World Series...registered two hits and scored a run in the second game against Arizona (6/21) out in Omaha...finished with three outfield assists - tied for the second most on the team.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Collegiate Baseball High School first team All-America accolades as a multi-position player in 2011; named a third team High School All-American by Baseball America...in four years at Archbishop McCarthy High School, was a two-time All-State and All-County honoree; also garnered All-State honorable mention accolades...a two-time state champion at Archbishop McCarthy and helped lead his team to a National Championship his senior year...named team MVP and MVP of the playoffs in 2010 and 2011 as a junior and a senior...hit over .400 in all four years; recorded seven home runs, 41 RBI, 50 runs scored and 25 stolen bases as a senior.
PERSONAL: Son of Jorge and Allison Brizuela...majoring in international affairs...born August 31. 1992.
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- Gray Shirt
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