2014: Redshirted during initial year of the program due to an injury.
Pitt Community College (2013): Helped PCC to a 28-19 overall record under coach Tommy Eason ... Appeared in 11 games making seven starts ... Posted a 1-3 record with two complete games ... Allowed 23 runs (15 earned) with 30 strikeouts, 16 walks and a 3.35 ERA in 40.1 innings ... Held opposing hitters to a .248 composite average ... Against USC Sumter (Mar. 30) struck out a career-best six batters allowing two runs (one earned) on six hits in a complete game loss ... Second complete game came at USC Salkehatchie (Apr. 14) in a 4-3 loss, where he allowed four runs (all earned) on 12 hits and tied career-high with six punch outs ... Notched first collegiate win against Lenoir CC (Feb. 20) surrendering a pair of hits over 3.2 frames with a strikeout ... Punched out multiple batters in 8 of 11 outings ... Worked into the fifth inning in 5 of 7 starts ... Listed as the 117th-best JUCO prospects in the nation by Perfect Game.
NC State (2012): Redshirted with the Wolfpack as a freshman.
Broughton High School: Two-year letterwinner for coach Robbie Moore ... Played first base and pitched for the Capitals ... As a sophomore posted a 5-4 record with a 2.65 ERA, while hitting .408 with 28 RBI ... During senior season earned Cap 8 All-Conference honors ... On the mound recorded a 7-3 mark sporting a 1.54 ERA with 76 strikeouts in 82.0 innings ... Batted .412 with seven home runs and 35 RBI ... Named team MVP ... Four-year honors student ... Recipient of the Trey Cheek Scholarship Award.
Personal: Full name is Brandon Scott Saunders ... Born April 9, 1993 ... Son of Doug and Karen Saunders ... Had two siblings (Ashley and Madelyne-Lois) ... Three-time ECU Director of Athletics Honor Roll recipient (Fall of 2013-pres.) ... Majoring in communications ... Named 2014 Conference USA Academic Medal Winner and Honor Roll member.