Brett Bivens

#8 Brett Bivens

Pos. IF
Ht. 5'11"
Wt. 170
Yr. So.
Hometown Battle Creek, Mich.
High School (Prev. School) Lakeview
2009: Named to the Horizon League’s Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2008: Played in 46 games as a sophomore, making 43 starts for Valpo ... named to the Horizon League All-Tournament Team after hitting .522 in the five games ... hit .295 on the season with 51 hits ... drove in four runs in the season opener at Austin Peay on February 23 ... went 4-for-5 with three runs batted in against Wright State in the Horizon League Tournament on May 23 ... also had four-hit games against Indiana (March 2) and Butler (April 25) ... scored three times in the Butler game as well ... had a 10-game hitting streak from April 9 through May 3 ... named to the Horizon League’s Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls ... voted to the Horizon League All-Academic Team.

2007: Appeared in seven games for the Crusaders, drawing three starting assignments ... made first collegiate appearance in a pinch-hitting role at Illinois State on March 20 ... made first start and registered first collegiate hit in game two of a doubleheader at Indiana State on March 31 ... had a pinch-hit single against Purdue on May 16 ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Spartans ... led Lakeview to the Division II state championship as a senior ... a two-time All-Southwest Michigan Athletic Conference selection ... earned All-District honors as a sophomore and junior ... named to the All-City Team twice ... team captain as a junior and senior ... led Spartans to three conference titles and four district crowns ... named to the All-District Academic Team as a junior and senior ... a member of National Honor Society ... also played basketball and football.

Personal: Brett is the son of Mike and Maureen Bivens ... major is finance ... born November 16, 1987.