UCLA Baseball BIO
Brian Carroll
Player Profile:
Brian Carroll 1264503
Position: Outfield
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 178
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Granite Hills HS
Appeared in 47 games, making 42 starts (all in center field)...batted leadoff in all 42 of his starts, hitting .252 with 22 runs scored, seven doubles, 14 RBI and seven stolen bases...seven stolen bases were a team-high...posted a .297 slugging percentage and a .357 on-base percentage as well...drew 16 walks on the year and 10 hit by pitches...recorded 11 multi-hit games and four multi-run games on the season...earned second-team Pac-12 All-Academic honors...played in 23 Pac-12 games, making 18 starts and batting .219 with nine runs, four doubles and 10 RBI...led UCLA to a 12-1 win over Portland on Feb. 15, matching a career-high with three hits...followed that up with a 2-for-5 performance the next day in the Bruins' 4-3 win over Portland, scoring two runs including the game-winner in the bottom of the 11th...went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI on March 29 vs. Arizona State...matched a season-high with two doubles and two RBI in UCLA's 8-0 win over Arizona on April 11...suffered an injury on a collision in the outfield on April 13 at Arizona and missed significant time down the stretch with that injury...went 2-for-4 with two runs scored and a RBI in the Bruins' 5-5 tie at UC Santa Barbara on April 29...made just one error in the outfield all season, posting a .991 fielding percentage.

Started all 66 games in center field...honorable mention All-Pac-12 and Pac-12 All-Academic selection...spent the majority of the year serving as the Bruins' leadoff hitter, batting .258 with three doubles, two triples, 20 RBI and a .380 on-base percentage...led the Pac-12 with 32 stolen bases in 40 attempts and 17 hit by pitches...32 stolen bases rank seventh on UCLA's all-time single-season stolen base list and were the most by a UCLA player in a single season since Dave Roberts had 45 in 1994...also led the team in runs (50) and sacrifice bunts (14)...posted 12 multi-hit games...had back-to-back three-hit games against Minnesota (Feb. 17) and Baylor (Feb. 22), scoring two runs against Minnesota and recording a RBI in each game...recorded a career-high three RBI at UC Santa Barbara on Feb. 26...stole a career-best  three bases against Wright State on March 1...at one point in the season stole 11 consecutive bases without being caught and reached base in 24 consecutive games...had a career-high eight-game hitting streak from March 3 to March 17...hit .231 with a team-high 20 runs and 13 stolen bases in Pac-12 play...scored three runs at Arizona State on March 30, helping UCLA to a 12-10 extra-inning victory...played in all 10 games in the postseason, hitting .226 with a team-high 10 runs and three stolen bases...went 2-for-5 with two runs in game one of the NCAA Fullerton Super Regional at Cal State Fullerton...batted .250 in five College World Series games, scoring six runs and posting a .550 on-base percentage...went 1-for-2 with three runs in UCLA's 8-0 NCAA Championship clinching win over Mississippi State on June 25...committed only one error in 151 chances in center field, logging a .993 fielding percentage.

2012 (summer)
Played for the Cowlitz Black Bears of the West Coast League, hitting .299 with 19 runs and 19 stolen bases in 31 games played.

Played in 23 games, making four starts (three as designated hitter, one in right field)...batted .235, going 4-for-17, with two doubles, seven runs and two RBI...posted a .381 on-base percentage...as one of UCLA's most successful pinch-hitters, going 4-for-8 in pinch-hit duty...went 1-for-1 with a pinch-hit RBI-single against UC Riverside (March 6)...went 1-for-1 with a pinch-hit double at Arizona (April 14).

2011 (summer)
Played in 39 games for the Wisconsin Woodchucks...batted .207 with two doubles, 11 RBI and 22 runs...Wisconsin went 24-46, tied for seventh place in the league's South Division.

Played in 15 games, making four starts (three as designated hitter, one in right field)...batted .167, going 3-for-18 with two RBI and two runs...registered his first collegiate hit as a pinch-hitter in a victory over San Jose State (Feb. 27)...went 1-for-1 in pinch-hit duty in a win against Saint Mary's (March 12)...went 1-for-2 with one RBI against San Diego State (April 19)...drew a bases-loaded walk in a win at Pepperdine (May 3).

High School
Two-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Granite Hills High School under head coach James Davis...did not play baseball as a senior (2010), recovering from a knee injury sustained playing football...earned first-team All-CIF Division I, All-Grossmont South League honors and All-East County acclaim as a junior...was voted All-East County's "Most Improved Player"...voted his teammates and coaches as Granite Hills' Most Valuable Player in 2009...led high school team in batting average (.429) and led the Grossmont League in stolen bases (25) and runs scored (40) during his junior campaign...also was two-year varsity football letterwinner under head coach Randy Dewitt...secured first-team All-Grossmont South League accolades at defensive back as a junior (2008) and senior (2009)...was named a first-team All-East County selection at defensive back as a junior...recorded 103 tackles and had five interceptions in eight games during his junior season (returned one interception 104 yards for a touchdown)...earned East County "Rookie of the Year" honors as a junior and was voted the team's most valuable player...as a senior, was named a first-team All-East County selection at defensive back...recorded 94 tackles in eight games...on offense, caught 14 passes for 206 yards and three touchdowns...played summer baseball for the San Diego Gamers in 2009.

Full name: Brian Alton Carroll...born December 31, 1991 in El Cajon, Calif...Brian is the older of Donald and Christine Carroll's two sons...has one younger brother, Jeremy...Political Science major.

Career Highs
At-bats - 6 at UC Irvine (4/16/13)
Runs - 3 (two times), last vs. Mississippi State (6/25/13)
Hits - 3 (five times), last vs. Loyola Marymount (3/4/14)
RBI - 3 at UC Santa Barbara (2/26/13)
Doubles - 2 (two times), last at Arizona (4/11/14)
Triples - 1 (two times), last vs. Washington (3/15/13)
Stolen Bases - 3 vs. Wright State (3/1/13)


2011 Fr. .167 15 4 18 2 3 0 0 0 2 3 .167 2 2 8 0 .318 0 2 1 1
2012 So. .235 23 4 17 7 4 2 0 0 2 6 .353 3 1 5 0 .381 0 3 1 3
2013 Jr. .258 66 66 244 50 63 3 2 0 20 70 .287 31 17 38 6 .380 0 14 32 40
2014 Sr. .252 47 42 155 22 39 7 0 0 14 46 .297 16 10 24 1 .357 1 8 7 14
TOTALS   .251 151 116 434 81 109 12 2 0 38 125 .288 52 30 75 7 .369 1 27 41 58
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