Brandon Waddell
Brandon  Waddell


Houston, Texas

High School:
Clear Lake

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180



No. 14 Virginia Wins 5-4 at Notre Dame to Sweep Series

Haseley and Smith each rack up three hits in victory


Virginia Slugs Its Way Past Pitt, 10-3, to Take Series

Cavaliers score 10 unanswered runs to clinch series win


Virginia Walks Off With 5-4 Win Over Cornell to Sweep Weekend

Cavaliers score five runs in final two innings to rally and stay unbeaten


Cavaliers Win 18-Inning Marathon Against Marist, 5-4

Lowry walk-off single ends longest game in program history


Kirby, Waddell Named to Golden Spikes Award Watch List

Virginia is one of seven schools with multiple players on the list


College World Series Finals Game 2 (by Matt Riley)

College World Series Finals Game 2 (by Matt Riley)


Virginia vs. Vanderbilt- College World Series Game 2

Virginia vs. Vanderbilt- College World Series Game 2


Virginia Baseball: 2014 Season in Photos

Relive all of the excitement by browsing some of the best images from the run to the College World Series.


Virginia vs. TCU Baseball -- 6/17/14

Gallery of shots from UVa's 15-inning victory over TCU in the CWS


Virginia vs. Maryland- Baseball NCAA Super Regional Game 2

Virginia defeats Maryland, 7-3 in NCAA Super Regional Game 2

• Third-Team All-ACC honoree
• Selected to College World Series All-Tournament Team
• UVa went 15-3 in his starts (18 starts tied for the most in season in program history)
• Walked 19 batters in 114 innings; became 12th pitcher in program history to reach 100 innings in a season
• Had sensational NCAA Tournament, going 3-0 with 1.59 ERA over four starts
• Finished second in ACC with 10 wins and 114 innings pitched
• Posted 2.37 ERA in ACC games (12th in league)
• Named to All-ACC Academic Baseball Team
• Worked at least six innings in 12 of his 18 starts, including 10 straight starts at one point
• Did not allow more than three earned runs in any of his final 17 starts
• Had streaks of no walks in 33 1/3 innings and no unintentional walks in 37 2/3 IP snapped when he walked leadoff batter in fourth inning at Florida State
• Started two games in College World Series
• Recorded first career nine-inning complete game in CWS Finals vs. Vanderbilt, allowing one earned run (6/24)
• Took no decision vs. TCU in CWS, going seven innings and allowing just one earned run (6/17)
• Pitched 5 2/3 innings of one-run baseball to pick up win in super regional against Maryland (6/8)
• Worked 6 2/3 innings to earn NCAA regional win over Arkansas (6/1); did not allow run until two outs in seventh
• Pitched five scoreless innings, struck out seven in ACC tourney win over North Carolina (5/23)
• Allowed one run in seven solid innings in win over Georgia Tech (5/11)
• Worked seven innings of three-hit baseball to earn win in rubber game at Florida State (4/27)
• Fired 6 1/3 shutout innings in win over Clemson (4/13)
• Worked eight innings and allowed only two hits in win at Pitt (4/6)
• Worked 6 1/3 innings in second game of doubleheader vs. BC (no decision)
• Recorded first career complete game in six-inning, rain-shortened game against Monmouth (3/2)

• Friday starter all year for UVa; was only freshman to start every series opener in ACC in 2013
• Tied for third among all freshmen nationally in strikeouts (84)
• Finished eighth in ACC in strikeouts
• Was first freshman to start a UVa season opener since Dave Sammons on Feb. 26, 1986, at William and Mary
• UVa was 13-3 in his starts
• Struck out 15 batters in six IP against Toledo - most strikeouts by a UVa freshman since Seth Greisinger vs. UNC in 1994
• Named one of Collegiate Baseball's six National Players of the Week on Feb. 25 following his outing against Toledo
• Worked seven innings of one-run, three hit baseball to win win in NCAA opener vs. Army; struck out eight (5/31)
• Pitched seven innings at UNC (5/16); gave up four runs in first three innings before shutting out UNC over final four frames
• Worked 6 1/3 innings in no decision against Duke, giving up four runs (two earned) on five hits, including pair of two-run homers (5/10)
• Picked up Friday win at Virginia Tech, working 5 2/3 innings (6ER, 8H, BB, 5K)
• Worked six innings of one-run baseball in win over Florida State (4/20); 4H, 3BB, 3K
• Suffered first loss at Georgia Tech despite good outing; worked 5 2/3 innings, allowing 2 ER, 6 H, BB (4/12)
• Earned no decision vs. NC State (3/23), tossing 5 2/3 innings (2ER, 6H, 0BB, 6K)
• Pitched 6 1/3 innings against Clemson (3/15), striking out eight
• Worked into seventh inning vs. Maryland; allowed three earned runs in six innings (3/9)

• Named all-district at first base in 2012
• Served as 2012 team captain
• Coached by Rupert Jaso at Clear Lake
• Member of National Honor Society

• Parents are Chuck and Terrie Waddell
• Has one sister, Samantha