After his Junior year at URI, Brian appeared in 20 games. In 44 innings pitched he struck out 30 batters and had a .269 average against. Brian was a member of the Academic Athletic Honor Roll while attending Massasoit CC in 2009. In 2008, Brian appeared in seven games as a freshman at Elon University. Brian recorded a 5.58 ERA with five strikeouts over 11.3 innings pitched. While attending Sandwich High School (on the cape) Brian excelled in baseball and basketball. Brian was a two-time Atlantic Coast League All-Star while also being an All-Cape Cod selection and was an Islands Baseball Team honoree in both 2005 and 2006. Brian recorded 77 strikeouts - as well as a no-hitter - between his sophomore and junior seasons.