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  Sam Mahoney

Sam Mahoney

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Columbuia, S.C.

High School:
Wando

Last College:
Okaloosa-Walton Community College

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 220

Position:
C

2010: Came into 17 games, started 10...Had 6 hits in 33 at-bats for a .182 average...Crossed the plate 3 times and hit 5 RBI...Recorded a slugging percentage of .364 and an on-base percentage of .289...Had one error for a fielding percentage of .970...Started his first game for Ohio on February 20 at Elon where he went 0 for 2...Had his first RBI against Towson on February 21...Recorded his first hit as a Bobcat on February 28 at Middle Tennessee...On March 5 at Furman, he knocked out his first home run.

Prior to Ohio: Came to Ohio from Northwest Florida State College, and was coached by Doug Martin...Priot to that, the 6-5, 220-pound catcher spent two years at the University of South Carolina, where he redshirted his first year...Named a Puma Preseason All-American in 2006 as a senior, and he earned all-conference honors in both football and baseball at Wando High School...Also garnered 2006 All-Impact Team honors by impactbaseball.com...Under the direction of head coach Jeff Blankenship at Wando High, Mahoney had 21 RBIs, scored 19 runs and hit eight doubles in his senior campaign, helping the team to a district championship.