Townsend Records Team-Best Sixth Game-Winning RBI
Brown Collects Three Hits And Drives In Two Runs
Pirates Record Season-High 22 Hits; Houchins Has Four Hits
Mabry Ties Career-High With Six Strikeouts In Win
Pirates Score A Pair Of Two-Out Runs In Ninth For First Series Win Over Owls
2013: Appeared in 54 games making 43 starts (3/LF, 28/CF, 12/RF) ... Made Pirate debut in the season opener against No. 25 Virginia (Feb. 15) coming off the bench ... Batted .216 (37-for-171) with three home runs ... Tallied 15 extra base hits, which ranked third on the team behind Zach Houchins (25) and Chase McDonald (19) ... Scored 24 runs and drove in 18 ... Drew 17 walks and struck out 18 times ... Swiped seven bases (7-of-8), which tied Bryan Bass for second on the club trailing Jack Reinheimer's 10 base thefts ... Ranked third on the club with 10 doubles ... His two triples tied for the team lead with Houchins and Luke Lowery ... Tied for second with five sac bunts ... Collected eight multi-hit and three multi-RBI games ... Had season-long four-game hit streak from Mar. 22-26 where he batted .467 (7-for-15) with two home runs, three RBI, five runs and three walks ... Reached base safely in 14-straight games (Feb. 27-Mar. 20) ... In first ECU start collected a pair of hits with a double, RBI and run scored against Campbell (Feb. 19) ... Drove in a career-high three runs against No. 18 Rice (Apr. 7), which came on a three-run homer ... Drew a career-best two walks on three occasions (Houston/Mar. 22, UAB/Apr. 21, Southern Miss/May 3) ... Legged out triples against Liberty (Feb. 27) and Monmouth (Mar. 10) ... Scored multiple runs four times (UNC Greensboro/Mar. 5, Houston/May 24, Rice/Apr. 7, UAB/Apr. 21) ... Tallied a career high five putouts twice (Rice/Apr. 6, Memphis/Apr. 28) ... Batted anywhere from second to ninth in the lineup (never batted leadoff) ... Posted a .213 (34-for-160) average as a starter in 43 contests ... Coming off the bench batted .273 in 11 games ... Recorded 76 putouts, had an outfield assist and committed two errors in 79 chanced for a .975 fielding percentage ... All three home runs came against league opponents (Houston/2, Rice) ... Recorded game-winning RBI against Monmouth (Mar. 10) on a sac fly in the first inning in a 4-0 win ... Both home runs at No. 28 Houston (Mar. 22 & Mar. 24) were solo shots ... Had three-run homer against No. 18 Rice (Apr. 7) ... Swiped a pair of bases against UNC Greensboro (Mar. 5) ... Also had thefts against Campbell (Mar. 13), Jacksonville (Mar. 15), N.C. Central (Mar. 29), Southern Miss (May 3) and Marshall (May 10) ... Collected a pair of hits (2-for-4) in a pinch-hitting role driving with a double, triple and three RBI ... Posted a .375 average or higher when batting in the eighth and ninth spots in the lineup ... Appeared in one game at the Conference USA Tournament recording a pinch-hit single against Southern Miss (May 25) ... Batted .221 (15-for-68) with three home runs (second on the team) and three doubles in league games ... Started 10 of 11 games against ranked opponents batting .306 (11-for-36) with three home runs, six RBI and seven runs scored.
Gulf Coast Community College (2012): Played one year under coach Mike Kandler after transferring from NC State ... Batted .337 (59-for 175) with 10 home runs, 38 RBI, four doubles, seven triples, scored 39 runs and drew 18 walks on his way to first-team all-conference honors ... Helped GCC to a third place conference finish with a 32-16 overall and 10-9 league record ... Belted two home runs and drove in a career-best six runs against Chipola College ... Recorded 17 multi-hit and eight multi-RBI games ... NC State (2011): Started 10 of 30 games as a true freshman in the outfield ... Batted .204 (10-for-49) with a home run, four RBI and two doubles ... Smacked first collegiate home run against Penn State in the first game of a doubleheader (Mar. 5) ... Also posted lone multi-hit game against the Nittany Lions on Mar. 4 going 2-for-4 ... 2011 Summer: Played for the Fayetteville SwampDogs in the Coastal Plain League alongside former Pirate Jay Cannon where he batted .231 (28-for-121) with three doubles, one home run, 16 RBI and 15 runs scored ... Swiped 8 of 13 bases ... Started 34 of 43 games sporting a 1.000 fielding percentage in 64 attempts (56 putouts, eight assists).
Smithfield-Selma High School: Four-year starter and five time letterwinner under coach Mike Joyner ... Named Under Armour preseason All American after being selected to play in the Under Armour All-America Tournament in Tucson, Ariz., in January 2010 ... Named First-Team 4-A All State as a senior by the N.C. Coaches Association ... Batted .417 (43-for-103) with seven doubles, two triples, eight home runs, 29 RBI and 20 stolen bases in 24 games ... Boasted a .757 slugging percentage and a .474 on-base percentage ... Was ranked as the No. 262 prospect nationally and the eighth top prospect in North Carolina in the class of 2010 by Perfect Game ... Named First-Team Atlantic All-Region by Perfect Game in 2010 ... Earned the Sam Narron Award in 2010 for the Spartans ... Academic All Conference selection as a senior ... Batted .431 (31-for-72) in 23 games as a junior in 2009 ... Had six doubles, one triple, three home runs and 12 RBIs ... Stole eight bases and scored 25 runs ... Walked 16 times and struck out five ... Had a .539 on-base percentage and a .667 slugging percentage ... A three-time all-conference player (2008-10) in the Greater Neuse River 4-A Conference ... Played travel ball for Andy Partin of the Dirtbags ... Ranked as the fifth-best rising senior in North Carolina by Impact Baseball ... Played for Region 3 at the 2008 and 2009 State Games of North Carolina ... Played for Impact Baseball's 2008 Futures Game ... Named to the Rawlings Top Prospect Team in 2008 and an Underclassmen Honorable Mention All-American by Perfect Game ... 2010 Perfect Game All-Atlantic Region First-Team selection ... Participated in the 2008-09 PG WWBA World Championships (Jupiter, Fla.), 2009 PG National Showcase (Minneapolis, Minn.), 2009 Sunshine East Showcase (Fort Myers, Fla.), 2009 PG WWBA 2010 Grads/17U National Championships (Marietta, Ga.) and the 2007-08 PG WWBA Underclassmen World Championships (Fort Myers, Fla.).
Personal: Full name is Dylan Reed Brown ... Born February 18, 1992 ... Son of Doug and Patricia Brown ... Brother Matt is a pitcher at UNC Pembroke ... Majoring in communications.
CAREER HIGHS - at-bats: 6 at Tulane (4/12/13); hits: 2 (8 times, last at UAB 4/21/13); RBI: 3 vs. Rice (4/7/13); home runs: 1 (3 times, last vs. Rice 4/7/13); stolen bases: 2 vs. UNC Greensboro (3/5/13).