Brennon Lund was selected by the Los Angeles Angels with the 336th pick in the 11th round of the 2016 MLB draft.
The junior centerfielder Lund was selected to the All-WCC 1st team for his performance in the 2016 season.
Lund led the Cougars in batting average (.387), hits (94), runs (56), doubles (19), triples (5), and stolen bases (15). Beyond his positive at-bats and stellar base running, Lund was great at flashing his glove out in center. His fielding percentage was .977 with 3 errors against 128 plays.
The speedy Lund has been at the top of the Cougars batting order for 3 straight seasons. His career batting average at BYU was .332. He also swiped a total of 34 bags during his time with the Brigham Bats.
His production and skill set will be difficult for BYU to account for in the 2017 season should he move on and begin his professional career with the Angels and forgo his senior season in Provo.
Lund has indicated that he has really enjoyed his time at Brigham Young University:
I can't even describe all the blessings and opportunities that BYU has given me. I'm grateful for every moment on and off the baseball field— Brennon Lund (@lunder5) February 4, 2016
Perhaps that chapter is now over.
Fans of Lund could continue to watch the Cougar if he were to play in the rookie-advanced league for the Angels-affilated Orem Owlz.
Here is MLB.com’s video profile of Brennon Lund:
Congrats to Brennon Lund on his selection.