Neel leads Red attack with 2-for-4 performance
Three-game series gives fans last chance to watch the Bearcats before the spring
Recruiting class features 16 freshmen and one junior college transfer
2012 Red & Black World Series Game 2 Nov. 10, 2012 Marge Schott Stadium Black Team 5, Red Team 2
2014 Season (Sophomore): Did not play.
High School: A three-year varsity letterwinner at Olmsted Falls High School ... named to all-Southwestern Conference team as a junior and senior ... first and final varsity at-bats were home runs ... named team MVP as a senior ... played in 2012 Northeast All-Star game at Progressive Field ... batted .384 with three homers, 19 RBIs, eight doubles, 20 runs scored and four stolen bases as a junior ... received the "Underclassman of the Year" Award following junior season ... lettered three times in varsity football as a quarterback ... earned all-conference, all-state and was named team MVP senior season after passing for 2,398 yards and 17 touchdowns.
Personal:Full name is Brennan James Laird ... born Feb. 6, 1994 ... son of Brian and Lori-Anne Laird ... has one older brother, Zach, and one younger brother, Chandler ... father, Brian, played football at Bowling Green State University from 1987-1991 ... cousin Josalyn Meyer played rugby at BGSU ... majoring in sport administration.