August 22, 2008

Baseball’s Anderson to be Inducted in High School Hall of Fame

by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant

WAYLAND, Mass. - Georgia College & State University baseball alumnus Brandon Anderson (2006-07) will be inducted into the Wayland High School Hall of Fame Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Natick, Mass.

The youngest inductee in the history of this Hall of Fame, Anderson was drafted in the 41st round by the Colorado Rockies coming out of high school. Before coming to Georgia College, he played baseball at Gloucester County College. Anderson just completed his first full year as a rightfielder with the Kalamazoo Kings of the Frontier League, an independent minor league baseball organization.

While at Georgia College, Anderson was a 2006 ABCA All-American and an All-Peach Belt Conference (PBC) selection. In 2007, he was a Daktronics All-Region winner.

Anderson was on both the 2006 and 2007 PBC Conference Champion teams, the first two in school history. While at Georgia College, Anderson had 11 homeruns, nine triples, a .547 slugging percentage, and a .331 batting average.

For more information on the Wayland High School Hall of Fame and the induction ceremonies, please visit the Hall of Fame website at http://waylandhof.org/.