35 Holden Branch
35 Holden Branch
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Sr
Hometown: Onsted, Mich.
High School: Onsted
Position: P
Bats/Throws: L/R
Previous Team: R/R
app 11
gs 10
w 8
l 0
sv 0
ip 66.0
era 2.45
k 25

2013 (Jr.): Named First Team All-MIAA…had a breakout season with a 7-2 record and a 1.81 earned run average in 59.2 innings of work…allowed 46 hits and 12 earned runs to go with 19 walks and 37 strikeouts…won seven straight games during the season…made 13 appearances and started eight times…went seven innings and allowed two earned runs with a walk and strikeout in NCAA Regional versus Concordia Chicago on May 16…started in the MIAA Tournament at Hope and went seven innings with five hits in 11-6 win on May 9…struck out a season-high eight in complete game against Alma in game one on Mar. 30…led the MIAA in earned run average and ranked tied for second in innings…tied for the league lead in wins.

2012 (So.): Made one appearance for two innings and allowed five hits and six earned runs with a walk and strikeout at Heidelberg on Mar. 27.

2011 (Fr.): Made one apperance for 1.2 innings and allowed no hits with two strikeouts versus John Jay on March 2.

Personal: Majoring in biology and environmental science with a minor in geology…born in Adrian, Michigan on April 18, 1992…son of Gerald and Jennifer Branch...attended Onsted High School graduating in 2010…lettered in baseball and basketball…member of the 2009 and 2010 Championship baseball teams of the Wood Bat Tournament…named All-League Pitcher and Team Pitcher of the Year...most memorable sports feat was throwing a no-hitter in high school...favorite sports teams are the Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Lions...favorite athletes are Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander...favorite TV shows are The Walking Dead and Lost...favorite movies are Warrior and Never Back Down...favorite musicians are Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan.

Recent Games
May 9 Calvin W, 10-7
May 14 vs. Heidelberg W, 8-1
May 15 vs. Concordia (Ill.) W, 4-1
May 16 at Wis.-Whitewater L, 6-2
May 16 vs. Concordia (Ill.) W, 3-2
May 17 at Wis.-Whitewater L, 5-4
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 11 7
Plate appearances 0 0
At Bats 0 0
Runs 0 0
Hits 0 0
Doubles - -
Triples - -
Home Runs - -
Runs Batted In 0 0
Total bases 0 0
Walks - -
Hit by pitch - -
Strikeouts - -
Sacrifice Flies - -
Sacrifice Hits - -
Hit into double play - -
Stolen Bases - -
Caught Stealing - -
Batting Average - -
On Base Percentage - -
Slugging Percentage - -
Appearances 11 7
Games started 10 7
Wins 8 6
Losses 0 0
Saves 0 0
Complete Games 3 2
Shutouts 1 1
Innings Pitched 66.0 41.0
Hits 54 31
Runs 21 11
Earned Runs 18 8
Walks 21 14
Strikeouts 25 14
Strikeouts per Game 3.41 3.07
Doubles Allowed 5 4
Triples Allowed 1 1
Home Runs Allows 1 -
At Bats Against 239 148
Batting Average Against .226 .209
Earned Run Average 2.45 1.76
Wild pitches 7 5
Hit Batters 4 -
Balks - -
Sacrifice Flies Allowed 1 -
Sacrifice Hits Allowed 4 -
Total Chances 16 9
Put Outs 2 1
Assists 14 8
Errors 0 0
Fielding Percentage 1.000 1.000
Double Plays 2 2
Stolen Bases Allowed 6 4
Runners Caught Stealing 2 1
Runners Caught Stealing Percentage .250 .200
Passed Balls - -
Catcher's Interference - -
Date Opponent Score ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs
Mar 3 vs. Moravian L, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. John Carroll W, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 vs. Heidelberg L, 11-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Transylvania L, 10-5 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 9 at Transylvania W, 10-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Franklin W, 15-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Franklin W, 10-9 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 18 Heidelberg L, 13-12 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 19 Siena Heights W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Albion W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Albion W, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Albion W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Albion L, 4-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Mar 26 at Earlham W, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 Olivet W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 Olivet W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Olivet W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Olivet W, 4-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 4 Hope W, 13-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 4 Hope W, 14-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Hope L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Hope W, 4-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 9 at Siena Heights L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Alma W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Alma W, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Alma W, 12-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Alma W, 4-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 18 Trine W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Trine W, 10-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Trine L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Trine W, 9-0 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
Apr 21 Siena Heights L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Kalamazoo W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Kalamazoo L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at Kalamazoo W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at Kalamazoo W, 10-3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 2 at Calvin L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 at Calvin L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Calvin W, 13-4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 3 Calvin L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Kalamazoo W, 17-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 8 Calvin W, 8-7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 9 Calvin W, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 14 vs. Heidelberg W, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 15 vs. Concordia (Ill.) W, 4-1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - -
May 16 at Wis.-Whitewater L, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 16 vs. Concordia (Ill.) W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at Wis.-Whitewater L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Mar 3 vs. Moravian L, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. John Carroll W, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 vs. Heidelberg L, 11-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Transylvania L, 10-5 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 9 at Transylvania W, 10-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Franklin W, 15-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Franklin W, 10-9 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 18 Heidelberg L, 13-12 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 19 Siena Heights W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Albion W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Albion W, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Albion W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Albion L, 4-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Mar 26 at Earlham W, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 Olivet W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 Olivet W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Olivet W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Olivet W, 4-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 4 Hope W, 13-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 4 Hope W, 14-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Hope L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Hope W, 4-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 9 at Siena Heights L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Alma W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Alma W, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Alma W, 12-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Alma W, 4-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 18 Trine W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Trine W, 10-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Trine L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Trine W, 9-0 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Apr 21 Siena Heights L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Kalamazoo W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Kalamazoo L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at Kalamazoo W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at Kalamazoo W, 10-3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 2 at Calvin L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 at Calvin L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Calvin W, 13-4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 3 Calvin L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Kalamazoo W, 17-1 - - - - - - - - - -
May 8 Calvin W, 8-7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 9 Calvin W, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - -
May 14 vs. Heidelberg W, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - -
May 15 vs. Concordia (Ill.) W, 4-1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 16 at Wis.-Whitewater L, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - -
May 16 vs. Concordia (Ill.) W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at Wis.-Whitewater L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs w l sv ip h r er era bb k hr
Mar 3 vs. Moravian L, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. John Carroll W, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 vs. Heidelberg L, 11-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Transylvania L, 10-5 1 0 0 0 5.1 7 2 2 3.38 1 1 1
Mar 9 at Transylvania W, 10-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Franklin W, 15-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Franklin W, 10-9 0 1 0 0 4.0 2 0 0 0.00 0 3 -
Mar 18 Heidelberg L, 13-12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 19 Siena Heights W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Albion W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Albion W, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Albion W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Albion L, 4-3 1 0 0 0 5.0 5 3 1 1.80 4 1 -
Mar 26 at Earlham W, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 Olivet W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 Olivet W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Olivet W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Olivet W, 4-1 1 1 0 0 6.0 6 1 1 1.50 3 2 -
Apr 4 Hope W, 13-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 4 Hope W, 14-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Hope L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Hope W, 4-3 1 1 0 0 7.0 6 3 2 2.57 0 4 -
Apr 9 at Siena Heights L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Alma W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Alma W, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Alma W, 12-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Alma W, 4-0 1 1 0 0 6.0 3 0 0 0.00 3 3 -
Apr 18 Trine W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Trine W, 10-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Trine L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Trine W, 9-0 1 1 0 0 7.0 4 - - 0.00 1 2 -
Apr 21 Siena Heights L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Kalamazoo W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Kalamazoo L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at Kalamazoo W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at Kalamazoo W, 10-3 1 1 0 0 6.0 6 3 3 4.50 1 2 -
May 2 at Calvin L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 at Calvin L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Calvin W, 13-4 1 1 0 0 4.0 1 1 1 2.25 2 0 -
May 3 Calvin L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Kalamazoo W, 17-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 8 Calvin W, 8-7 1 0 0 0 6.2 11 7 7 9.45 4 2 -
May 9 Calvin W, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 14 vs. Heidelberg W, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 15 vs. Concordia (Ill.) W, 4-1 1 1 0 0 9.0 3 1 1 1.00 2 5 -
May 16 at Wis.-Whitewater L, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 16 vs. Concordia (Ill.) W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at Wis.-Whitewater L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Mar 3 vs. Moravian L, 9-8 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. John Carroll W, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 vs. Heidelberg L, 11-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Transylvania L, 10-5 3 1 2 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
Mar 9 at Transylvania W, 10-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Franklin W, 15-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 at Franklin W, 10-9 2 0 2 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Mar 18 Heidelberg L, 13-12 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 19 Siena Heights W, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Albion W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 Albion W, 7-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Albion W, 6-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 22 Albion L, 4-3 2 0 2 0 1.000 - - - - - -
Mar 26 at Earlham W, 7-6 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 Olivet W, 5-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 29 Olivet W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Olivet W, 9-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 30 Olivet W, 4-1 1 0 1 0 1.000 1 1 - - - -
Apr 4 Hope W, 13-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 4 Hope W, 14-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Hope L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 5 Hope W, 4-3 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
Apr 9 at Siena Heights L, 8-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Alma W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 12 at Alma W, 5-0 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Alma W, 12-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 13 Alma W, 4-0 4 1 3 0 1.000 1 - - - - -
Apr 18 Trine W, 7-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Trine W, 10-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Trine L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 19 at Trine W, 9-0 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Apr 21 Siena Heights L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Kalamazoo W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 26 Kalamazoo L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at Kalamazoo W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 27 at Kalamazoo W, 10-3 0 0 0 0 - - 1 1 .500 - -
May 2 at Calvin L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 2 at Calvin L, 6-5 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 3 Calvin W, 13-4 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
May 3 Calvin L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 7 Kalamazoo W, 17-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 8 Calvin W, 8-7 1 0 1 0 1.000 - 1 - - - -
May 9 Calvin W, 10-7 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 14 vs. Heidelberg W, 8-1 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 15 vs. Concordia (Ill.) W, 4-1 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
May 16 at Wis.-Whitewater L, 6-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 16 vs. Concordia (Ill.) W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - -
May 17 at Wis.-Whitewater L, 5-4 - - - - - - - - - - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
2011-12 1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2012-13 13 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
2013-14 11 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Total 25 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
2011-12 1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2012-13 13 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
2013-14 11 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Total 25 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
2011-12 1 1 0 0 0 - 2.0 5 6 6 1 1 4.50 1 27.00
2012-13 13 8 7 2 0 2 59.2 46 18 12 19 37 5.58 - 1.81
2013-14 11 10 8 0 0 3 66.0 54 21 18 21 25 3.41 1 2.45
Total 25 19 15 2 0 5 127.2 105 45 36 41 63 4.44 2 2.54
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
2011-12 1 1 1 0 0 1.000 - - - - - -
2012-13 13 18 5 11 2 .889 - 3 3 .500 - -
2013-14 11 16 2 14 0 1.000 2 6 2 .250 - -
Total 25 35 8 25 2 .943 2 9 5 .357 - -
  g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi bb k sb cs avg obp slg
Total 11 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Conference 7 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Away 4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Neutral 1 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
Losses 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
-
March 4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
April 4 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
May 3 0 0 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - -
  g hbp sf sh tb xbh hdp go fo go/fo pa
Total 11 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Conference 7 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Home 6 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Away 4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Neutral 1 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
Wins 9 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
Losses 2 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
-
March 4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
April 4 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
May 3 - - - 0 0 - - - - 0
  app gs w l sv cg ip h r er bb k k/9 hr era
Total 11 10 8 0 0 3 66.0 54 21 18 21 25 3.41 1 2.45
Conference 7 7 6 0 0 2 41.0 31 11 8 14 14 3.07 - 1.76
Exhibition - - - - - - 0.0 - - - - - .00 - 0.00
-
Home 6 6 4 0 0 1 34.2 32 15 12 16 12 3.12 - 3.12
Away 4 3 3 0 0 1 22.1 19 5 5 3 8 3.22 1 2.01
Neutral 1 1 1 0 0 1 9.0 3 1 1 2 5 5.00 - 1.00
-
Wins 9 8 8 0 0 3 55.2 42 16 15 16 23 3.72 - 2.43
Losses 2 2 0 0 0 - 10.1 12 5 3 5 2 1.74 1 2.61
-
March 4 3 2 0 0 - 20.1 20 6 4 8 7 3.10 1 1.77
April 4 4 4 0 0 2 26.0 19 6 5 5 11 3.81 - 1.73
May 3 3 2 0 0 1 19.2 15 9 9 8 7 3.20 - 4.12
  g tc po a e fpct dp sba rcs rcs% pb ci
Total 11 16 2 14 0 1.000 2 6 2 .250 - -
Conference 7 9 1 8 0 1.000 2 4 1 .200 - -
Exhibition - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 6 10 1 9 0 1.000 2 4 - - - -
Away 4 5 1 4 0 1.000 - 2 2 .500 - -
Neutral 1 1 0 1 0 1.000 - - - - - -
-
Wins 9 11 1 10 0 1.000 2 6 1 .143 - -
Losses 2 5 1 4 0 1.000 - - 1 1.000 - -
-
March 4 8 1 7 0 1.000 1 2 1 .333 - -
April 4 5 1 4 0 1.000 1 2 1 .333 - -
May 3 3 0 3 0 1.000 - 2 - - - -