3 Bret Huebner
3 Bret Huebner
Height: 5-9
Weight: 175
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Andover, Minn.
High School: Cretin-Derham Hall School
Position: C/INF
Bats/Throws: R/R

2017 — Fashioned a solid sophomore season, transitioning from backup catcher to shortstop...saw action in 48 games and made 45 starts, including one at third base (1x3) versus Mercer (7-6, 10-inning loss)...batted .289 with one home run and 17 RBI...delivered steady play in the field, fielding .941 on 185 chances...registered 16 of his starts over the first 31 games before taking over the position full-time thereafter...move into the lineup full-time coincided with Furman’s second half surge (22-8 over final 30 games), highlighted by 13-2 run in SoCon play en route to 14-10, fourth place league finish....hit just .188 (6x32) over his first 13 games but .316 (38x120) in his final 33 games...put together an 11-game hitting streak (14x37, .378) from Apr. 29-May 18 and collected hits in 17 of his final 19 games (23x67, .343)...went 2-for-3 with a two doubles and two RBI in 11-6 win over Presbyterian...homered, doubled, and scored two runs in a 3-for-3 performance versus East Tennessee State (6-3 win) to clinch a three-game sweep of the Buccaneers...stroked a two-run single and scored three runs against The Citadel (19-2 win) in the Paladins’ three-game sweep of the Bulldogs...tallied five, two-hit games over the Paladins final 11 games...went 8-for-24 (.333) in six SoCon Tournament games.

2016 — Saw action in 22 games and made five starts at catcher...became the squad’s backup catcher after starter Cameron Whitehead was sidelined at midseason due to a back injury...worked behind Andrew MacLatchie...made his career starting debut at UNC Asheville (4-3 win) on May 10...went 2-for-6 and drove in three runs  in 15-4 win at VMI in his second start, and went 2-for-3 with a run in a 5-1, series clinching triumph over Wofford...hit .227 (5-for-22).

High School: 2015 graduate of Cretin-Derham Hall High School...played for Paul Weinberg and Jim O’Neil...saw action at shortstop, second base, and catcher...played on two conference championship teams, twice earning all-conference and all-state as a senior...also starred in hockey, twice capturing all-conference honors...member of conference title team his junior year...served as team captain as a senior...played summer baseball with the Upstate Mavericks.

Personal: Bret Hanson Huebner (pronounced Heeb-ner)...son of Phil and Deb Huebner...born August 8, 1996, in Andover, Minnesota...father played baseball at University of Wisconsin.