Wayne Graham said -- "Brad had to wait in the wings for us last year after transferring. He came-on strong late in the fall and will get an opportunity in the spring."
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Rice -- 2011: Returned to his home state and enrolled at Rice in the fall of 2010... Sat out first season with the Owls as per NCAA transfer rules... Played in the California Collegiate League (Santa Barbara) over the summer.
Brown University -- Played freshman season at Brown University in 2010... Worked his way into 14 appearances, including three starts, in first season of Division I baseball... Named the Ivy League's Rookie of the Week (March 16) after a solid outing on the road against South Carolina, the team that went on to win the 2010 NCAA National Champiosnhip... Shut out the No. 19 Gamecocks for 4.1 frames, allowing just four baserunners and giving the Bears an opportunity to climb back into the game... Went 1-4 for the year with a 7.59 ERA... Registered 25 strikeouts in 32 innings of work... Started the final league game of the regular season at Yale.
High School -- The 2009 valedictorian of Guyer High School in Denton, Tex... Second team 4A all-state pitcher by the Texas Sports Writers Association... Named the most valuable player of District 5-4A... Led the Wildcats to a 27-6 record and district championship as a senior... Set single season school records in 2009 with 12 victories, 86 strikeouts and 1.69 ERA... Four-year varsity starter for head coach Johnny Kinzy... Earned first team academic all-state by the Texas HS Coaches as a senior.
Personal -- Full name: Bradley Kottman. Born: September 27, 1991 in Omaha, Neb. Parents: Marvin and Margaret Kottman of Denton, Tex. (one brother). Volunteers with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. College: Wiess.