UND Roster

2016-17 Baseball Roster

#45 Brad Bass


Height 6'6''
Weight 250 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown New Lenox, IL
High School Lincoln-Way Central

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  • Two-time MLB Draft Pick (2017 – Seventh Round by Detroit Tigers & 2014 – 33rd Round by Chicago Cubs)
  • Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American (2015)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015)
  • Three-time Monogram winner (2015, 2016 & 2017)


  • Led the team with 80 strikeouts in a club-high 84.1 innings pitched
  • 14 starts were tied for the most on the team, with eight of those 14 resulting in quality starts
  • Threw seven shutout innings with nine strikeouts to get first win of season over Monmouth
  • Went seven innings in back-to-back starts against Florida State and NC State, conceding five combined earned runs in the 14 innings
  • Allowed two or fewer runs in his final five starts, which included two outings against teams which advanced to the College World Series in Louisville and Florida State
  • Capped career with four innings of shutout, two-hit ball against Florida State at ACC Baseball Championship, earning no-decision in 13 inning Irish loss
  • Drafted by Detroit Tigers as the 215th overall pick (seventh round) in 2017 MLB Draft


  • Named No. 15 prospect in ACC by Perfect Game for 2017 MLB Draft
  • Rated No. 37 prospect in nation by D1Baseball.com and No. 91 by Perfect Game
  • Selected No. 59 sophomore in the country by Perfect Game
  • Missed first two months of season due to injury before making 11 appearances totaling 12.1 innings
  • Recorded a save in consecutive outings against Chicago State (1.1 IP, 3 K) and Boston College (2.0 IP, 3 K)
  • Earned lone victory of the season against BC, striking out two in 1.2 innings
  • Threw three scoreless innings with a strikeout against No. 11 LSU
  • Capped seasons with one strikeout in a three-up, three-down inning against No. 16 Clemson
  • Posted a 1.56 ERA in 23 innings in the Cape Cod League during summer of 2016


  • Battled through a mid-season injury to earn Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America honors thanks to a 1.91 ERA with 28 strikeouts in 33.0 innings
  • Allowed four extra-base hits over 33 innings, with opponents hitting .198 on the year
  • Posted a 1.08 ERA (2-0, 16.2 IP) during ACC play
  • Earned first career win against Akron by shutting out the Zips allowing just a walk with four strikeouts
  • Picked up a win at Georgia Tech thanks to 2.2 innings of one-hit ball
  • Made first career start against No. 7 Florida State, throwing 1.1 no-hit innings
  • Earned victory in series finale against No. 20 North Carolina, allowing one run in 3.0 innings of work
  • Threw 3.1 shutout innings against Wright State in NCAA regional to close out career


  • Earned four varsity letters in baseball, as well as three in basketball, at Lincoln-way Central
  • Selected by Chicago Cubs in 33rd round of MLB Draft following prep career
  • Rated the No. 2 righthanded pitcher in Illinois and state’s No. 5 overall player by Perfect Game
  • Slotted No. 64 righty nationally and No. 174 prospect in the country, also by Perfect Game
  • Posted 0.86 ERA with 49 strikeouts in 33 innings as a senior
  • Selected second team Underclassman All-American by Perfect Game entering junior season
  • Played summer baseball for the Illinois Sparks
  • Named all-conference in basketball as a junior and senior


  • Born in Chicago
  • Son of Bill Bass and Wendy Anderson
  • Has three brothers, Bobby, Kyle and Eric
  • Enrolled in Mendoza College of Business as an IT Management major