Hometown: Turnessville, NJ
SOPHOMORE (Kirkwood CC 2012-13): Hit .325 in 25 games and belted 27 hits to go along with 13 RBI…Finished with a .361 slugging percentage and amassed a .434 on-base-percentage…Named an all-star in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League. Appeared in 25 games and collected 27 hits and finished the spring with 13 RBI…Hit .325 and amassed a .434 on-base-percentage.
Red-Shirt (2011-12): Did not participate.
FRESHMAN( South Carolina 2010-2011): Played in ten games, hit .333 (4-for-12) with three runs scored and a pair of RBI ... 1-for-2 with a run scored in 8-3 win over College of Charleston (4/19) ... First career RBI and first career start in 18-2 win over USC Upstate (4/5) ... 1-for-2 with a run scored in 24-4 win over College of Charleston (3/22) ... Saw first action at catcher in 14-1 win over Furman (3/1).
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Bishop Eustace Prep in 2010 and lettered two years in basketball and four years in baseball under Sam Tropiano… 2010 National High School Baseball Coaches Association All-District Honors (District 2) ... Earned second-team All-State honors his senior season in 2010 in the state of New Jersey ... 2010 Under Armour All-America honors ... 2010 Louisville Slugger Preseason HS All-American by Collegiate Baseball ... Rated No. 5 best high school catching prospect at 2009 East Coast Professional Showcase by PG Crosschecker ... Rated No. 234 best prospect in nation by PG Crosschecker ... Rated No. 2 high school prospect in the state of New Jersey by PG Crosschecker ... As a senior in 2010, batted .510 with 11 HR and 47 RBI ... As a junior in 2009, batted .411 with six HR and 38 RBI ... As a sophomore in 2008, batted .418 with nine HR and 42 RBI.
PERSONAL: Son of Barry and Jan Brodzinski…Has three brothers; Mike, Steve and Pete…Majoring in sport management.