A leader on the team who struggled through injury but still started 42 of 47 games played...Made 16 appearances as the designated hitter as well as making five starts at first, 10 at second and 11 at third...Posted 10 multi-hit games along with six multi-RBI contests...Batted .556 on the season with a runner on third and less than two outs...Earned first multi-hit game of the season with two hits against West Virginia at Baseball at the Beach tournament(Feb. 27-28)...Followed that up with two hits versus Coastal Carolina Feb 28...Missed USC Upstate game March 4 due to illness...Made five starts at third base before injuring right shoulder making a diving play against Western Kentucky March 10...Recorded third multiple hit game against Western Carolina going 2-for-4...Went 1-for-1 in pinch hit appearance against UNC Asheville win an RBI...Went 2-for-5 with a run scored and a double vs. Georgia March 28...Hit first home run of season against Charleston Southern on April 1...Started against Alabama in Friday and Saturday games...Went 2-for-4 against Lipscomb April 8 with two runs scored and an RBI...Collected three hits against Belmont on April 14 with a run scored...Hit first career inside-the-park home run against MTSU as part of a two-homer night April 15, marking the second multi-homer game of his career...Finished the MTSU game 2-for-4 with three runs and three RBI...Drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in the series finale vs. LSU..Collected his fifth double of the season against ETSU on April 21...Went 2-for-4 with an RBI in Vols' loss to Arkansas in series-opener April 24...Hit his fourth home run of the season on April 26, a two-run shot against Arkansas April 25...Drove in three runs in two of three games against Kentucky...Hit a three-run home run in Vols' 8-2 victory over UK May 2 and had a three-run triple the in series finale...Went 5-for-13 (.385) with a home run and four RBIs against South Carolina May 8-10...Collected two hits in first and third games of that series...Missed final two games of the year after fouling ball off his ankle at Vanderbilt May 14.
2008 - JUNIOR
Team co-captain started all 55 games in which he appeared, making 51 starts at third base, three at first base and one at shortstop ... Posted career-highs in batting average (.295), runs (45), hits (61), doubles (11), home runs (9), RBI (40), slugging (.488) and one-base percentage (.392) ... Shared the team lead with 12 multi-RBI games and posted 17 multi-hit games ... Batted third, fourth or fifth in 36 of his 55 starts ... Hit .270 against left-handers while batting .308 vs. right-handers ... Hit .320 with runners on base, .500 with the bases loaded and .302 with runners in scoring position ... Authored a 10-game hit streak from April 26-May 11 ... Went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles against Morehead State Feb. 23 ... A two-run homer highlighted his three-RBIday against Morehead State Feb. 24 ... Went 3-for-3 and drew a walk in UT's 2-1 win over Furman Feb. 25 ... Had a hit and an RBI in UT's win over third-ranked Texas Feb. 29 in Houston ... Went 2-for-4 with two RBIin the loss to Texas Tech March 1 ... Finished the three-game Houston College Classic with a team-leading .300 average, three hits and three RBI ... Made his first career appearance at shortstop late in the game against James Madison March 5, sliding over from third for the ninth inning ... Had a pair of RBI sac flies vs. Eastern Michigan March 7 ... Went 3-for-7 with two runs, four RBI and a two-run homer during the doubleheader sweep of Eastern Michigan March 9 ... Smashed a solo homer against Middle Tennessee March 11 ... Had two hits and an RBI as the Vols won at Louisville March 19 ... Drove in the winning run on an infield error in the 10th inning of UT's 4-3 win at Georgia March 23 ... Tied a career-high with three runs while going 2-for-3 with an RBI against USC Upstate March 25 ... Had two hits and a pair of runs in the win over Austin Peay April 8 but left the game with a muscle strain in his left lower-leg and did not play at ETSUApril 9 (first and only missed start of the season) ... Hit a solo home run as part of a 2-for-5, two-RBI effort vs. Alabama April 12 G1 ... Hit .364 in the series win over the Crimson Tide ... Belted his second career grand slam April 15 against Middle Tennessee ... Drove in the winning run with a 10th-inning double at Arkansas April 20 ... Had two hits, two runs and two RBI vs. ETSU April 23 ... His three-run double at Mississippi State on April 26 proved to be the difference in UT's 12-9 win (which he started at first base) ... Homered twice during the Kentucky series May 9-11 ... Had a career day offensively at South Carolina May 15, going 4-for-5 with three runs, two RBI, a homer and a pair of doubles.
2007 - SOPHOMORE
Improved his numbers in nearly every offensive category and came just two RBI shy of doubling his freshman total ... Started 52 games at third base and hit .254 with 48 hits, six home runs and 34 RBI despite battling through painful injuries for more than half the season ... Hit .264 in SEC play with three home runs ... Laid down six sacrifice bunts on the year ... Recorded 13 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI games ... Led the Vols in hits (4) and RBI (3) during UT's season-opening series at No. 13 Florida State Feb. 2-4 ... Had a pair of two-hit games vs. the Seminoles ... Hit a solo home run Feb. 9 vs. Eastern Michigan ... Totaled a team-high five RBI through the first six games of the year after finishing the 2006 season with just 18 RBI in 47 games played ... Went 2-for-5 with a run and an RBI March 2 vs. Illinois-Chicago ... Scored twice and collected a pair of hits vs. Illinois-Chicago March 3 ... Hit a heroic, walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the ninth to give UT a 10-9 win over Siena March 11 ... Logged a hit and an RBI March 16 at No. 22 Alabama before he was hit in the hand by a Tommy Hunter fastball that caused him to miss the final two games of the series ... Had a pair of RBI March 20 vs. Wright State ... Had a career-high-tying three hits with a run and an RBI March 24 vs. Georgia then drove in three runs on a pair of hits vs. the Bulldogs one day later ... Hit .500 with four RBI during the UGA series ... Went 3-for-3 with two homers (his first career multi-homer game), two RBI, three runs and a career-high 10 total bases at No. 11 Kentucky April 1 (Game 1) ... Hit a three-run double at No. 1 Vanderbilt April 22 ... Was forced to miss two midweek game April 24 and 25 (at ETSU and at Wofford) after re-aggravating an early-season left shoulder injury during the Vanderbilt series ... Went 4-for-4 with two runs and two RBI during UT's series-clinching win at LSU April 29 ... Hit .556 during the series at LSU ... Enjoyed a 3-for-3 day vs. Tennessee Temple May 8, during which he smacked a two-run homer ... Had three hits, an RBI and a run in the series-finale vs. No. 7 South Carolina May 13 and finished the series against the Gamecocks with a .300 average ... Delivered three key hits in the series-finale at Florida May 19 to help propel the Vols into the SEC Tournament ... Batted .333 in the series vs. the Gators ... Hit .200 vs. left-handed pitching and .276 against right-handers.
2006 - FRESHMAN
An outstanding defensive third baseman with a knack for making highlight-reel plays on sharply-hit balls to the hot corner ... Saw action in 47 games and started 44 contests (all at third base) ... Hit .221 on the year with 34 hits, 18 RBI and three home runs ... Hit .184 in SEC play ... Ranked second on the team with 25 walks ... Missed the first seven games of the season with a wrist injury suffered in preseason practice ... Made his collegiate debut as a pinch-hitter with the bases loaded against third-ranked Georgia Tech Feb. 24 (struck out) ... Finished with two hits and run scored during UT's 8-5 loss to the Yellow Jackets ... Drove in four runs on a pair of hits vs. Oakland (Mich.) March 3 ... Finished the Oakland series 5-for-8 at the plate with two runs scored and a team-high six RBI ... Jumpstarted UT's come-frombehind win over Akron March 11 with a solo home run (the first homer of his career) ... Posted two hits and one RBI in his second career SEC game March 18 at sixth-ranked Mississippi State ... His second home run of the season highlighted his two-hit, three run, two-RBI performance against Tennessee Tech March 21 ... Missed the series-opener vs. No. 26 Kentucky (March 24) with an illness ... Had two hits and three runs during the series at 10th ranked Arkansas March 31-April 1 ... Collected a pair of hits during UT's exhibition loss to the Tennessee Smokies minor-league club April 4 ... Recorded the game-tying RBI during UT's come-from-behind 7-4 win at Georgia April 21 ... Scored twice and logged a pair of hits at No. 22 Ole Miss April 29 ... Drove in three runs, scored twice and had one hit during UT's series-opening win over Vanderbilt May 5 ... Hit .400 throughout the Vanderbilt series with four RBI on four hits ... Hit his first homer in SEC play May 19 against Alabama, a solo shot to left field ... Finished with a .926 fielding percentage ... Recorded seven multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games ... Hit .262 vs. left-handed pitching and .205 against right-handers.
Graduated from Farragut High School in Knoxville, Tenn. ... Named to the 2005 TSWA Class AAA All-State Team while helping the Admirals to a third-place finish in the state playoffs ... Hit .451 as a senior in 2005 with nine home runs and 53 RBI ... As a corner infielder, he helped guide the Admirals to back-to-back state titles in 2003 and 2004 while sporting a solid .421 average at the plate ... Earned Tennessee Baseball Report second-team All-State honors in 2004.
Full name is Cody Logan Brown ... Born Jan. 9, 1987, in Knoxville, Tenn. ... Son of Kathy and Ray Brown ... Has five older brothers ... Admires MLB standouts Chipper Jones, Ted Williams and Johnny Bench ... Active in the Thornton Center's Peer Mentor Program ... Recipient of the East Tennessee Nissan Athletic Scholarship Endowment ... Academic major: Sport management with a minor in business.
At-Bats: 6 at Auburn 3/29/08
Runs: 3, 4x (last at South Carolina 5/15/08)
Hits: 4, 2x (last at South Carolina 5/15/08)
RBI: 4, 4x (last vs. Middle Tennessee 4/15/08)
Total Bases: 10 at Kentucky 4/7/07 (G1)
Stolen Bases: 1, 3x (last vs. Morehead State 2/22/08)
Strikeouts: 3, 2x (last vs. Arkansas 3/30/07)
Walks: 2, 10x (last at South Carolina 5/17/08)