|4 Chad Mozingo
Combines bat speed with speed on the bases... Equally capable of hitting in the top or middle of the lineup.
Wayne Graham said -- "Chad's potential is almost unlimited. He plays great defense and he can hit. We are hoping for a banner year, an all-star type year for him."
At Rice -- 2009: All-Conference USA (second team); Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team; All-Silver Glove Series (of); Played in 58 of the team's 61 games with 54 starts... Made 51 starts in right field and three in center... Batted second in the lineup 24 times, the most of any Owl... Hit .383 in conference games and .357 in the NCAA Regional... Collected a season-high three hits in a game eight different times... Finished with 19 multi-hit games... Maintained an 11-game hitting streak Mar. 17-Apr. 3, the fifth-best on the team... Was third in slugging percentage (.532), RBI (50) and triples (3)... Registered 15 games with two or more RBI... Drove-in a career-high five runs in the second win over Dallas Baptist... Also had four RBI in the first DBU game and later tallied four RBI in a win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... Finished second on the team in doubles (16) and was just one double off the team leader despite 38 fewer at bats... Came off the bench to deliver a dramatic pinch-hit bases-loaded double with two outs in the eighth inning to rally the Owls past nationally-ranked East Carolina on the road... Recorded the most bases-loaded hits (5) and at bats (10) of any Owl... Batted .355 with runners on-base... Hit .350 with four doubles in the season-long five-game series with Houston for the Silver Glove Trophy... Fourth on the team in total bases (115) and on-base percentage (.385)... Tied for fourth in home runs (8) and stolen bases (10), but was just one steal away from sharing the team lead of 11 with three other players... Tallied a career-high seven defensive put outs in right field in the home win over Lamar, the most by an Owl outfielder in a single game since Jeff Jorgensen had seven at San Jose State in the National Championship season of 2003... Recorded a defensive assist from right field to retire a runner in the second game of the year at eventual NCAA Tournament participant Cal Poly... 2008: All-NCAA Houston Regional; Houston College Classic All-Tournament; All-Silver Glove Trophy Series; Rookie who worked his way into starting 58 of 62 games, including 54 in the outfield and four as the designated hitter... Fifteen starts were as the No. 2 man in the lineup... Batted .301 on the year and .291 in conference... Had a solid NCAA Tournament, going 10-for-24 (.417) with eight runs scored, three walks, three steals, two RBI, a double and sacrifice fly... Went 3-for-7 at the College World Series... Ended the year hitting safely in 10-of-11 games... Maintained a nine-game hitting streak midway through the year... Tallied 17 games with two or more hits, including a career-best four hits with two doubles in the team's home-opener against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi... Drove in two or more runs in a game six times, including a season-best four RBI on three hits against the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns... Showed he can be a team catalyst, reaching base at a .511 clip (23-for-45) when leading off an inning... First career home run was hit against Texas in front of 13,979 fans at the Houston College Classic, and struck the facade in left-center field at Minute Maid Park... Scored 44 runs and was second on the team with three triples... Fourth on the team with 27 walks... Twice drew a career-high three walks in back-to-back games vs. Memphis and Lamar... Showed his arm strength by throwing out baserunners from his spot in the outfield six different times, including once in the College World Series against LSU... Batted a California Collegiate League-leading .470 (39-of-83) for the Santa Barbara Foresters over the summer... Scored 25 runs with 20 RBI in the team's 30 games.
High School -- A 2007 graduate of Klein High School... Earned third team all-state after helping the Bearkats to a 21-7 record as a senior... All-District 16-5A as a junior... First team all-Greater Houston... Named the team's most valuable player after leading the squad in batting average, homeruns, and RBI... Error-free in center field... Two-year letterman for coach Barry Smith.
Personal -- Full Name: Chad Austin Mozingo. Born: Sept. 3, 1988, in Houston. Parents: Kevin and Nancy Mozingo of Spring (two brothers). College: Lovett.
Year Avg GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB ATT
2008 .301 60 58 219 44 66 7 3 2 30 85 .388 27 5 45 4 .386 3 1 4 6
2009 .319 58 54 216 47 69 16 3 8 50 115 .532 20 3 37 3 .385 0 5 10 12
Totals .310 118 112 435 91 135 23 6 10 80 200 .460 47 8 82 7 .385 3 6 14 18