UND Roster

2020-21 Baseball Roster

#24 Alex Brait

C/OF


Height 6-4
Weight 210
Class Graduate Student
B/T L/R
Hometown Viera, FL
High School Viera/FGCU
Bio

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • 2020 Preseason All-ASUN selection
  • 2019 Second Team All-Conference
  • 2018 First Team All-Conference
  • 2018 ASUN Player of the Week (Feb. 19)
  • 2017 ASUN All-Freshman Team

AS A SENIOR (2020)

Preseason All-ASUN selection

  • Became the first player in program history to be named to the Buster Posey National Collegiate Catcher of the Year Watch List
  • Threw out a pair of runners from behind the dish, pushing him up to 26 runners caught stealing through his career
  • That effort ranks fourth all-time in the FGCU record book
  • Finished the season with a .993 career fielding percentage, which checks in at eighth all-time in the Eagle records
  • Appeared in all but one game during his senior campaign, starting every contest that he played in
  • Led the team with a total of six multi-hit games
  • Accounted for both the tying and winning runs during the game against Georgetown (March 10)
  • Capped off the year slashing .258/.323/.338 with four doubles and five RBI.  

AS A JUNIOR (2019) | Game-by-Game Stats

2019 Second Team All-Conference

  • Second Team All-Conference selection after leading the league with 76 hits
  • One of two players that started all 55 games for the Eagles, primarily doing so behind the dish
  • Became the first player in FGCU history to have a perfect single-season stolen base percentage with more than eight attempts (10-10)
  • Tied for 10th on the FGCU single-season list after catching 11 runners stealing base
  • Led the team with 23 multi-hit games and finished nine multi-RBI games 
  • Owned the team’s longest hitting streak (12 games) and at one point had a streak of reaching base safely in 17 consecutive games
  • Scored a single-game high four runs during the win over Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 16)
  • Pushed the tying run across and layer came around as the final run to cap off the largest comeback in school history in the 10-9 victory over Lipscomb (April 6)
  • Scored a team-high 48 runs
  • His season fielding percentage (.998) is the eighth-highest in a single season in FGCU history
  • Finished the season slashing .321/.414/.390 with eight doubles, one triple and four home runs
  • Added 30 RBIs and was credited with 98 total bases.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2018) | Game-By-Game Stats

2018 First Team All-Conference

1x ASUN Player of the Week (Feb. 19, 2018)

  • First Team All-Conference selection after leading the Eagles with a .335 average
  • Appeared in 48 games with 46 starts, appearing in the outfield and behind the plate
  • Slashed .335/.404/.467 in his second season
  • Posted multi-hit games in five of the first six games of the season and multi-RBI games in four of the first seven games
  • Hit a walk-off single in the first game of the year against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 16), the first of three walk-offs to open the season
  • Hit his first home run of the year in the finale against Eastern Michigan (Feb. 18)
  • During the first two weeks of the season, he tied his career-high with three RBI in three games (vs. Eastern Michigan Feb. 16; vs. Eastern Michigan Feb. 17; vs. ETSU Feb. 25)
  • Posted a career-high and tied a single-game FGCU record with four hits at Jackson State (March 31)
  • Later matched his career-high with three RBI on two hits against USC Upstate (April 21)
  • Finished the season with hits in eight of the final nine games, including four multi-hit games
  • Finished the season with 61 hits, five doubles, two triples, five homes runs, and 26 RBI
  • Also caught nine of the 28 runners attempting to steal

AS A FRESHMAN (2017) | Game-by-Game Stats

2017 ASUN All-Freshman Team

  • Appeared in 31 games and made 29 starts behind the plate and at DH
  • Ranked third on the team with a .296 average
  • Recorded his first collegiate hit in a 3-for-3 performance vs. #2 Florida (Mar. 7)
  • Hit his first collegiate home run in a 3-for-4 effort vs. Rutgers (Mar. 19)
  • Turned in four multi-hit efforts in his first seven games and was hitting .407
  • Drove in the winning run on a eighth inning RBI single at Miami (Apr. 12) as FGCU earned its first season series win against the Hurricanes in program history
  • Homered in a losing effort at UNF (Apr. 25)
  • Went 2-for-3 with a run and RBI as FGCU forced a winner-take-all ASUN Championship vs. Jacksonville (May 27)

PREP AND PERSONAL

  • In two full seasons at the varsity level, hit .327 with 26 RBI and 23 runs scored
  • Turned in a .351 clip his senior year
  • According to Perfect Game, is the 9th-ranked catcher and 90th-ranked player in Florida
  • 2016 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American
  • Academic honors include: Honor Roll
  • Son of Matthew and Jackie Brait
  • Has two siblings, Andrew and Anna
  • Favorite athlete is Kevin Pillar
  • Favorite book is Moneyball