Hawk Item – Signed free agent contract with the Colorado Rockies
2005 – saw action in 42 games, starting 26… started 21 games in center, five in left… hit .235 in Big Ten play… started 21 conference games… Iowa was 13-8 with Brownell starting in centerfield.
2004 – Played in 54 games, starting 47… ranked third on the team with 26 RBIs… second on the team with 71 total bases… tied for the team lead with four triples… third on the team with eight stolen bases… went 3-for-5 with two RBIs in first game in an Iowa uniform (vs. Centenary – Feb. 27)… had 11 multi-hit games… had a nine-game hitting streak (Mar. 27-Apr. 10)… hit .272 in Big Ten play.
College – Played one season at Lamar Community College… hit .380 with 10 HR and had 35 stolen bases.
High School – Wyoming Male Athlete of the Year in 2001…two-time all-State selection… team MVP and Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior… three-time all-Conference and all-District selection… four-year varsity letterwinner… named Outstanding Newcomer is a freshman… holds school records for HR, stolen bases and doubles… batted .510 with 16 HR and 30 SB as a senior in leading his team to a 40-12 overall record and a runner-up finish at the State Tournament.
Personal – business major.