Brady Slavens - Baseball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#17 Brady Slavens

INF | Sr. | 6-3 | 205 | L/R | Olathe, Kan. | Olathe Northwest HS / Wichita State / Johnson County CC

Senior (2023)
» Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll

Played in 58 games with 54 starts (52 at first base, one at third base, one in left field) … Slashed .277/.340/.488 with nine home runs and 42 RBI … Scored 42 runs on the year … Totaled 59 hits, including 14 doubles and two triples … Tied for the team high in triples (2) and ranked second in doubles (14) … Drew 17 walks and was hit by five pitches … Perfect 7-for-7 in stolen base attempts … 15 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI games … Season-long 12-game hitting streak and 22-game reached base streak … Defensively, logged a .998 fielding percentage with just one error in 409 total chances … In SEC play, posted a .279/.346/.559 slash line with seven homers and 25 runs batted in over 30 games … Tied OF Jace Bohrofen for the team lead in home runs (7) in league play.

Junior (2022)
Played in 63 games with 62 starts (37 as designated hitter, 13 in right field, 12 at first base), slashing .255/.332/.523 with a team-leading 16 homers and 58 runs batted in … Tied INF Cayden Wallace for the team lead in home runs (16) … Had three games with multiple homers … Scored 35 runs on the year … Tallied 61 hits, including 10 doubles and a team-best three triples … Drew 30 walks … Totaled 125 bases, third most among Razorback hitters … 2-for-3 in stolen base attempts … Led the Hogs and tied for first in the SEC in sacrifice flies (7) … Recorded 17 multi-hit games, including two three-hit efforts and a pair of four-hit game … Had 15 multiple RBI games, including seven three-RBI performances, one four-RBI game and one six-RBI games … Season-long six-game hitting streak … Season-long reached base streak of 10 games … Defensively, committed three errors in 99 total chances (.970 fielding percentage) … In SEC play, posted a .214/.311/.490 slash line with seven home runs and 18 RBI over 28 games … Had two multi-home run games against SEC opponents: at Texas A&M (April 23) and against No. 24 Vanderbilt (May 13) … Hit his first homer of the season against Omaha (March 2) … Went 2-for-3 with a double, a home run and three RBI in game one of a doubleheader against UIC (March 10) … Had two base hits, including a double and a homer run, with three runs batted in against Mississippi State (April 2) … Teed off in game one of a doubleheader against UAPB (April 12), going 4-for-5 at the plate with a pair of home runs, six RBI and three runs scored … Recorded his second four-hit game of the season against Arkansas State (April 19), hitting a grand slam in the Hogs’ win … Drew two walks and socked two solo home runs at Texas A&M (April 23), his second multi-homer game of the year … Hit a pair of solo blasts against No. 24 Vanderbilt (May 13), his third multiple home run game of the season … In the NCAA Tournament, slashed .261/.340/.457 with three home runs and 11 runs batted in … Hit two homers and drove in five RBI in the NCAA Stillwater Regional … Had two hits, two walks and three runs batted in at No. 6 Oklahoma State (June 5) … In the NCAA Chapel Hill Super Regional, went 4-for-10 with three RBI … Hit a walk-off RBI single at No. 11 UNC (June 12) to send the Hogs to the College World Series … Collected a pair of hits and two RBI vs. No. 2 Stanford (June 18) … Crushed a 436-foot home run vs. Ole Miss (June 22), the longest recorded home run in a College World Series game at Charles Schwab Field … Earned preseason All-SEC honors from the league’s coaches … Helped Arkansas set a new school record in fielding percentage (.982) for a season.

Sophomore (2021)
» ABCA/Rawlings South All-Region (Second Team)

Retained eligibility due to COVID-19 pandemic … Played in 57 games with 56 starts (50 at first base, three as designated hitter, three in right field), slashing .284/.347/.560 with 14 homers and a team-leading 63 runs batted in … Posted team highs in batting average (.284) and slugging percentage (.560) among Razorbacks with at least 100 at-bats … Tied for fourth in the SEC in RBI and ranked 14th in the conference in slugging percentage … Scored 49 runs … Racked up 62 hits, third most on the team … Tallied 12 doubles and three triples to go along with 19 walks and five HBP … Totaled 122 bases on the year, second most among Razorback batters … Added six sacrifice flies, also second most among Arkansas batters … Recorded 18 multi-hit games, tying with INF Robert Moore and OF Christian Franklin for the team lead … Led the Razorbacks in multi-RBI games with 16, including a team-leading three five-RBI efforts … Had a season-long hitting streak of seven games and a reached base streak of eight consecutive games … Perfect 2-for-2 in stolen base attempts … Recorded a .995 fielding percentage, committing only two errors in 409 chances during the season … Made his Arkansas debut against No. 3 Texas Tech (Feb. 20) in the State Farm College Baseball Showdown at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, collecting a hit and two runs scored … Drove in four runs on two hits, including his first home run of the season, against No. 9 Texas (Feb. 21) the very next day … Doubled twice and drove in a pair of runs on the road at Louisiana Tech (March 13) … Had a three-hit day against Oklahoma (March 16), homering and picking up four RBI … Posted his first five-RBI day against Little Rock (April 7), hitting a home run in Arkansas’ 10-3 win … First multi-homer game came against UAPB (April 14), swatting two home runs and tallying five RBI … Also homered twice against No. 9 Florida (May 22), driving in five runs to help the Razorbacks conclude the regular season with a three-game sweep of the Gators … Doubled and drove in two runs against No. 16 NC State (June 11) in game one of the NCAA Fayetteville Super Regional … Named one of 42 semifinalists, along with teammates OF Christian Franklin and RHP Kevin Kopps, for the Dick Howser Trophy, given to the top player in collegiate baseball … Part of a Razorback offense that hit a school-record 109 home runs in 2021 … Helped Arkansas set a school record in fielding percentage with a .980 mark for the year.

Sophomore at Johnson County CC (2020)
» JUCO Baseball Blog National Player of the Year

Team MVP and Johnson County CC Male Athlete of the Year … Played in and started 22 games during the pandemic-shortened season, slashing .507/.543/1.240 with nine doubles, two triples, 14 home runs, 47 RBI and 25 runs scored … Also stole three bases … Racked up 13 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI efforts on the year … Drove in runs in 19 of 22 contests, finishing the abbreviated campaign with an RBI in 10 consecutive games … Led the NJCAA in homers and RBI … Named the NJCAA National Player of the Week once during the campaign … Led the Kansas Jayhawk Conference in hits, home runs and RBI, earning the league’s Player of the Week award for three consecutive weeks … Swatted two homers and drove in a season-high six RBI against Kirkwood CC (March 1) … Two hits, including a home run, and five RBI in a 32-0 win at Labette CC (March 7) … Ranked No. 20 on Prep Baseball Report’s Top-100 JUCO Prospects.

Freshman at Wichita State (2019)
Played in 46 games, making 38 starts on the year … Batted .218 with 32 hits, 20 runs, four doubles, one home run, 23 RBI, 21 walks and four stolen bases … Had eight multi-hit and seven multi-RBI games during the campaign, including three-RBI efforts against Oral Roberts (March 12) and East Carolina (May 21) … Swatted his first collegiate homer in the contest against ECU, powering the Shockers to a 6-2 win over the top-seeded Pirates in the opening round of the American Athletic Conference Baseball Championship.

High School
Attended Olathe Northwest High School in Olathe, Kan. … Top-ranked shortstop in the state of Kansas by Perfect Game … Ranked as the No. 1 overall player and shortstop in the state of Kansas by Prep Baseball Report … 2019 Perfect Game Preseason All-American (Central Region Honorable Mention) … 2018 Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American (High Honorable Mention) … First team all-state and first team All-USA Today High School Sports as a junior … Team’s offensive MVP as a junior in 2018, hitting .391 with 10 doubles, four triples and two homers … First team all-conference selection as a junior and second team all-conference honoree as a sophomore … Was a member of the 2017 and 2018 sub-state championship teams … Played basketball as a freshman.