Brady Renfro

#30 Brady Renfro

Pos. LHP/1B
Ht. 6-0
Wt. 205
Yr. Jr.
Hometown Antigo, Wis.
High School (Prev. School) Antigo

2021 All-MVC Honorable Mention

2024: Appeared in 41 games, all starts, and posted a .247 batting average with five home runs, 28 RBIs and 21 runs scored... Compiled a .388 on-base percentage and .373 slugging percentage... Hit .231 in 27 league games with three home runs and 15 RBIs... Hit a walk-off home run with Valpo down to its final out to beat Missouri State 7-6 in 12 innings on April 19... Homered in consecutive games – April 28 at UIC and April 30 at Western Michigan... Had four hits including a home run, a walk and four RBIs on April 28 at UIC... Finished with 20 career home runs, one shy of the program’s career top 10... Worked 103 career walks, the fourth most in program history... Finished with 845 career putouts, the eighth most in program history, and a career fielding percentage of .989 that ranked tied for eighth in career program history... Earned Valparaiso University Presidential Academic Honors.

2023: Appeared in 34 games, all starts… Hit .287 with a .451 slugging percentage and .425 on-base percentage… Launched eight doubles and four home runs while driving in 24 runs and scoring 23… Hit .293 in 15 MVC games… Ranked 11th in the MVC in on-base percentage… Reached base in the first 30 games of the season before his streak was finally snapped on April 22 vs. UIC… Put together Valpo’s longest on-base streak since Nolan Lodden reached base safely in 34 straight in 2016… Delivered a grand slam to lift Valpo to an upset win over No. 22 Southern Miss on March 10… Had six games with three hits… Missed time due to a hip injury from April 23 to May 23.

2022: Was one of two players on the team to start all 48 games... Tied for the team lead in both home runs (seven) and RBIs (27) while also posting a .275 batting average, .455 slugging percentage and .379 on-base percentage... Had 11 doubles, 91 total bases and 26 runs scored... Had a season-high three hits on three occasions – March 13 at SEMO, April 10 vs. Indiana State and May 13 vs. Bradley... Hit .319 in MVC play, ranking second on the team in league-only batting average while driving in a team-high 11 runs in Valley action.

2021: Earned All-MVC Honorable Mention laurels following his freshman campaign… Appeared in 47 games and made 42 starts… Started all 28 Missouri Valley Conference games, one of three Valpo players to do so… Had nine extra-base hits, clubbing five doubles and ranking second on the team with four home runs… Drove in 15 runs, totaled 51 bases, scored 18 runs and worked a team-high 22 bases on balls… Posted a 21-game on-base streak that was snapped on May 2 vs. Illinois State, Valpo’s longest such streak since 2017… Joined forces with Parker Johnson to accomplish the rare feat of back-to-back home runs on April 3 at DBU… Had eight multi-hit games including a season-high three hits in the second game of the May 1 doubleheader vs. Illinois State… Launched his first collegiate home run on May 26 at Butler… Hit a team-best .333 during the series at Indiana State (April 16-18)… Named to MVC Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: Three-year varsity starter… Second-team all-conference outfielder as a sophomore before garnering first-team all-conference as a utility player and outfielder during his junior season… Also named second-team all-conference as a pitcher and second-team all-state as an outfielder during his junior campaign… Played with Stiks Baseball and the Chicago Scouts Association… Member of honor roll every semester of high school.

Personal: Majoring in exercise science… Son of Greg and Jenny Renfro… Hobbies include hunting and fishing… Is an only child… Favorite food is steak, movie is Talladega Nights, pro baseball team is the Milwaukee Brewers, Major League Baseball player is Clayton Kershaw, musical artist is Luke Combs and TV show is Trailer Park Boys.