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Sam Mitchell
Sam  Mitchell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pearland, Texas

High School:
Pearland

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
09/30/1981

Experience:
2L


2002 NCAA Regional at Mesa All-Tournament Team

Another talented junior who should be a fixture in right field when the season begins... Started periodically throughout the season but emerged at the end of last season as an everyday player.

2002 SEASON
Recorded a .306 batting average while playing in 43 games... Went 2-for-3 with a double at UAB in the first game of that series... Went 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI as the starting DH against Tulane in the series finale... Came off the bench to go 2-for-2 with a run and RBI against Memphis in the first game of that series... Blasted his first home run of the season on the way to a 2-for-3 performance with a run and RBI against Memphis in the middle game of that series? Batted 2-for-4 with a run and RBI against South Florida in the first game of the series? Batted 3-for-4 with an RBI at Charlotte in the series finale... Went 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI triple against Saint Louis in UH's first game at the C-USA Tournament... Batted 2-for-4 against East Carolina in the C-USA Tournament championship game.

2001 SEASON
Made a contribution to the team by playing in 57 of 58 games, including 51 times as the starting right fielder... Began season hitting .308 (24-of-78) and maintained the team?s longest hitting streak of the season at 13 games from Feb. 21 to March 14... Batted in every place in the lineup except the No. 2 spot... Ranked second on the team in runs (40) and steals (16)... Third in home runs (4) and doubles (10) and total bases (73)... Owned 14 games with two or more hits, including a career-best three at Memphis... Batted .375 when leading off an inning and .320 with runners in scoring position... Enjoyed Cougar Field where he batted 50 points higher than when playing on the road (.283 vs. .233)... Drove in two or more runs in a game four times... Career high for RBIs was three against Texas Tech at the Astros Classic ... Had three RBIs against Memphis on the same Sunday he had three hits... Nine of his 27 walks were amassed during just three days when he drew three walks in a game three times (Baylor, Southern Miss and UAB)... Batted .368 with seven hits, four runs and two stolen bases in five starts in right field in the five-game series against crosstown rival Rice... Grounded into a double play in his first collegiate at-bat and did not do it again the rest of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Second Team All-Greater Houston selection as an infielder by the Houston Chronicle as a senior in 2000... Three-time all-district third baseman at Pearland, earning first team accolades as a senior (24-5A) and sophomore in 1998 (then 23-5A), as well as second-team (24-5A) honors as a junior in 1999... Led the Oilers to the Regional Semifinals and a 22-13 record... Coached by Tony Thompson... maintained a career batting average of .415 with 11 home runs... Batted .388 with seven home runs, 31 RBIs and 35 steals as a senior.

PERSONAL
Born on Sept. 30, 1981, in Jackson, Miss... Parents are Eddie and Sandy Mitchell... Father played football at Hinds Community College in Raymond, Miss... Also recruited by Tulane and Texas-Pan American.

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Fullerton, Calif.
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02/24/18
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Fullerton, Calif.
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02/25/18
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02/27/18
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Minute Maid Park
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Mississippi State
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Minute Maid Park
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Minute Maid Park
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03/29/18
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at Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
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03/30/18
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at Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
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03/31/18
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at Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio
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at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
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04/14/18
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at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
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04/15/18
Tulane
at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
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04/17/18
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at Texas
Austin, Texas
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04/27/18
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at ECU
Greenville, N.C.
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at ECU
Greenville, N.C.
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04/29/18
ECU
at ECU
Greenville, N.C.
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05/01/18
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vs Sam Houston State
Sugar Land, Texas (Constellation Field)
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05/04/18
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6:30 PM
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at UConn
Storrs, Conn.
TBA
05/12/18
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at UConn
Storrs, Conn.
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05/13/18
UConn
at UConn
Storrs, Conn.
TBA
05/15/18
Rice
vs Rice
Sugar Land, Texas (Constellation Field)
TBA
05/17/18
Southeastern Louisiana
at Southeastern Louisiana
Hammond, La.
6:00 PM
05/18/18
Southeastern Louisiana
at Southeastern Louisiana
Hammond, La.
6:00 PM
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vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
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Clearwater, Fla.
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Clearwater, Fla.
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Clearwater, Fla.
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Clearwater, Fla.
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Clearwater, Fla.
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