43 Brandon Elmy
43 Brandon Elmy
Height: 6-2
Weight: 205
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Venice, Fla.
High School: Venice HS
Position: 1B
Bats/Throws: R/R

Honors & Awards
2017 All-Southern Conference (2nd Team/Coaches)
2017 All-Southern Conference (2nd Team/Media)
2017 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll
2016 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll
2015 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll

2017 — Completed an impressive comeback from season ending injury sustained in 2016 by earning consensus second team All-Southern Conference honors by head coaches and media...played a key role in Furman winning a school record 33 games (33-28) and going 14-10 in SoCon play, including 13-2 over its final 15 league games...batted a team leading .341 with 11 home runs and 49 RBI in 54 games before suffering a season ending hamstring injury against Belmont on May 19...missed the Paladins’ final six games, including six SoCon Tournament contests...all 53 starts came at first base...11 home runs tied for second on the squad with Landon Kay, two behind Cameron Whitehead’s 13...opened the season on fire, going 8-for-13 with two HRs, five RBI, and four runs in three-game series versus Dayton...homered and doubled in a 3-for-5, two-run, two-RBI performance against Monmouth (12-5 win)...went 4-for-6 and drove in two runs in a 12-4 win over Wofford, capping an 8-for-16, three-game worksheet versus the Terriers...posted back-to-back five-RBI games versus The Citadel (13-1 win) and Gardner-Webb (27-10 win), the victory over the Bulldogs being a seven-inning run rule contest...went 3-for-5, homered twice, and scored four runs against Gardner-Webb, highlighting a school record seven home runs and another school standard 28 hits in the victory...posted an 11-game hitting streak (19x44, .431) from Mar. 12-Apr. 1...suffered a season ending hamstring injury running to first base in a 6-0 win over Belmont on May 19...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

2016 — Served as Furman’s starting first baseman in 31 games before sustaining a fractured wrist against Presbyterian (10-8 win) on Apr. 13 that ended his campaign...was hitting .328 with one home run and 21 RBI prior to injury...ultimately replaced in the lineup by Deon Sanders...was the first of three Paladin regulars to sustain season ending injuries: catcher Cameron Whitehead (back injury) and left fielder Carter Grote (fractured ankle)...had 13 multi-hit contests...hit .424 (14x33) over first eight games (Feb. 19-Mar. 5)...went 2-for-3 with two RBI versus PC prior to injury...doubled and drove in three runs in a 3-for-4 performance in a 7-3, season opening win at West Virginia, helping Furman to an eventual series win...homered in a 2-for-4, two-RBI outing at East Tennessee State (6-5 win)...stroked a three-run double against Clemson (9-7 loss) at Fluor Field...went 3-for-4 with a double and three RBI versus Samford (8-5 win)...delivered a two-run double and scored twice in a 9-7 win over 23rd-ranked College of Charleston in Greenville...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

2015 — Enjoyed an excellent freshman campaign, seeing action in 43 games and contributing primarily at first base, where he registered 31 starts...also started a pair of games at designated hitter and one contest on the mound, part of his five appearances...batted .285 with six home runs and 23 RBI...hit only .170 (7x41) over his first 12 games (Feb. 13-Mar. 11)...batted .337 (30x89) over his final 34 contests and .394 (15x38) with 14 RBI over last 13 games...registered his first start and first hit, a single, versus Akron (7-5 loss)...doubled in a 2-for-5 display against 22nd-ranked Indiana (6-5, 12-inning win)...cracked a two-run double in Furman's 10-run third inning against Michigan State (11-9 win) at Fluor Field...went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and two RBI at USC Upstate (8-2 win)...stroked a pinch-hit, seventh inning home run against VMI (12-11 loss)...belted his second home of the season in a 3-for-4, 2-RBI performance in a 20-6 rout of USC Upstate...banged out a three-run home run at Winthrop (12-0 win)...hit a pair of solo home runs that accounted both runs in a 3-2 loss at Wofford...biggest game at the plate came in 23-15 slugfest (loss) with Clemson at Fluor Field, going 4-for-6 with a home run, two doubles, and season best five RBI...fielded at a .994 clip, with only two errors in 323 total chances...four of five mounds appearances came in relief...tossed a shutout inning at Western Carolina (14-4 loss) and worked two shutout frames (1 H, 2 K) in 1-0 series finale loss to The Citadel...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

High School: 2014 graduate of Venice (7A) High School...baseball coach was Craig Faulkner...three-position prep standout, seeing duty in the outfield, first base, and also at pitcher...starting pitcher in the two state championship games won by Venice High School his sophomore and junior seasons...two-time Sarasota Herald-Tribune All-County choice who starred with the Florida Burn...was listed as the No. 17 outfield prospect in Florida and was named to the 2013 Perfect Game (PG) Underclass All-America squad after helping his squad to a second place finish at the PG World Championships....member of 2012 16U PG World Series Championship team.

Personal: Full name is Brandon Michael Elmy...born October 11, 1995, in Sarasota Florida...son of Terri and Robert Elmy...selected to Furman's prestigious Quaternion Society for scholarship, leadership, character and loyalty in 2017...majoring in math and economics.