Pike Brynildsen

15 - Pike Brynildsen

Height: 5-10
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Alexandria, Va.
High School: T.C. Williams
Position: OF
Major: Political Science/Environmental Studies
  • "I made VWC my top choice because I like the location, the size of the College, and basically my who family went there."
  • Selected Virginia Wesleyan over Appalachian State University, Hampden-Sydney College, and High Point University

VWC Career Statistics

Year AVG GP/GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SO SB/S PO A E FLD%
2010.21217/145215112004148/98001.000
2011.29923/17671720
410
6 49/93122 .943

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • Four-time Dean's List honoree
  • Carries a current 3.934 grade point accume
  • Posted a 4.00 GPA Spring 2010
  • 2011 Old Dominion Athletic Conference/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete of the Year in baseball
  • 2011 honorable mention All-ODAC honoree
  • Honors and Scholars student

Prep Accolades

  • Two-time first team All-Patriot District honoree
  • First team All-Northern Region as a senior
  • Honorable mention All-Virginia as a senior
  • Hit .392 his final year in high school

Personal

  • Son of Judy and Herbert Brynildsen, both graduates of Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Has two siblings, Joshua, a graduate of the University of Wyoming, and Victoria, a graduate of Virginia Wesleyan College
  • Self-description in 10 words or less: "I am very shy and normally in deep thought."
  • Favorites include the book "The Motel Life," the movie "Stranger than Fiction," and the TV series "Psych"
  • Enjoys the music of Coheed and Cambria and would like to spend vacation time in Singapore or Norway
  • A fan of the baseball's Cal Ripken Jr., the Baltimore Orioles, and actor John Krasinski
  • If I could spend a day with a famous person from any time period it would be: "Socrates. I would learn so much just from talking with him, but I'm sure he would to talk to others as well."
  • The actor who should play me in my life movie is: "either Hayde Christensen or John Krasinski."
  • If I could participate in a reality show: "I would volunteer for Extreme Home Makeover."
  • The superpower I would like to possess is: "Speed reading, to save lots of time."
  • People might be surprised to know: "I'm a vegetarian."
  • It's the year 2025 and: "I am where my skills are most needed.  I have a successful career in urban planning."
  • The most important advice I have received is: "Don't be afraid of what others might think about you."
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "Being a part of a team."
  • The part of my game I've improved the most is: "Confidence, hitting, and base stealing."