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Braden Mattson

C

Height
6' 3"
CLASS
Jr.
Hometown
San Antonio, Texas
Weight
205 lbs.
Experience
TR
School
Clark (San Jacinto)

Major: Telecommunications - Media & Society

 

AS A JUNIOR (2014): Played in 59 games and started a total of 56 games at three different positions (35 in right field, 13 at first base, eight at catcher)…Ranked third on the Gators with a .270 batting average, with 28 RBI, 28 runs, 22 walks, five doubles, five stolen bases and one homer…Was 5-for-6 on the basepaths and was second on the squad with six sacrifice flies…Hit .250 in 27 SEC games, all starts, with 11 RBI, 11 runs and eight walks…Batted .357 (5-for-14) in five outings at the SEC Tournament, notching a hit in each contest…Drew two walks and scored twice as the Gators ousted No. 22 Mississippi State from Hoover…Had a sacrifice fly in the opening-round matchup with Kentucky…Scored three runs in the series at Tennessee…Batted .333 (3-for-9) in the sweep of Georgia…Tied career high with three hits in the finale at No. 4 South Carolina, including an RBI single in the third inning…Walked and scored twice in the 8-0 shutout of No. 1 Florida State in Tallahassee…Went 2-for-3 with a career-best three runs as the Orange and Blue completed a sweep of No. 4 LSU at McKethan Stadium…Hit .308 (4-for-13) in his return to the Lone Star State at Texas A&M, highlighted by the go-ahead RBI single in the 11th inning of the opener that brought home Casey Turgeon…Also had three hits in the rubber game on Sunday…Started SEC action by going 5-for-10 (.500) in the series win over Arkansas…Blasted a two-run homer against Illinois State for his lone round-tripper of the campaign and was 2-for-4 in the victory…Delivered RBI singles in both the sixth and seventh innings and was 3-for-4 to down Southern Miss, 4-2, in Pensacola…All three of his hits at No. 17 Miami (FL) were doubles and he was 3-for-10 (.300) on the weekend in Coral Gables…Was a combined 4-for-7 (.571) with three RBI in mid-week wins over UCF and North Florida…Mattson’s first hit as a Gator was a pinch-hit RBI single in the second game of the season against Maryland.

 

AT SAN JACINTO (2013): Hit .281 in 47 games for head coach Tom Arrington at San Jacinto in ‘13…The Gators finished as the Region XIV South Zone Champion with a 35-21 overall record and were 22-8 in Region XIV play…Drove in 28 RBI, with 24 runs, seven doubles, three homers and a pair of triples, to go along with a .401 slugging percentage and a .328 on-base percentage…Set a single-season team record with 316 putouts and had a fielding clip of .992…Mattson was third on the squad in conference action with a .333 batting average…Totaled  23 RBI, scored 20 runs, roped four doubles, belted three homers and had two triples…Boasted a .486 slugging percentage and a .380 on-base percentage in 30 games…Also participated in the 2012 Texas-New Mexico Junior College All-Star Game in the fall of 2012.

 

AT TCU (2012): Saw action in 27 games, with 14 starts, as a freshman at TCU…Batted .190 with seven RBI, five runs, three doubles and a triple…Registered a perfect fielding percentage in 162 chances, making 158 putouts and collecting four assists…Was part of 10 double plays.

 

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-year catcher for head coach Aldo Velazquez at Clark High School…Earned all-district honors three times... Selected as an all-region performer as a senior... Named all-area as a junior and senior...Was ranked by Baseball America as the No. 67 prospect in Texas coming out of high school…Mattson was named to the Texas All-Region First Team by Rawlings/Perfect Game prior to his senior year in 2011…Batted .383 with 32 RBI, nine doubles and five home runs as a junior…Totaled 21 homers in his prep career.

 

MATTSON’S CAREER STATISTICS

Overall Season Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2014

.270

59-56

200

28

54

5

1

1

28

22

34

5-6

CAREER

.270

59-56

200

28

54

5

1

1

28

22

34

5-6

 

SEC Regular-Season Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2014

.250

27-27

96

11

24

0

0

0

11

8

16

2-2

CAREER

.250

27-27

96

11

24

0

0

0

11

8

16

2-2

 

SEC Tournament Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2014

.357

5-5

14

3

5

1

1

0

2

3

3

1-1

CAREER

.357

5-5

14

3

5

1

1

0

2

3

3

1-1

 

NCAA Tournament Statistics

YEAR

AVG.

GP-GS

AB

R

H

2B

3B

HR

RBI

BB

SO

SB-ATT

2014

.125

2-2

8

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

1

0-0

CAREER

.125

2-2

8

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

1

0-0

 

MATTSON’S CAREER HIGHS

At Bats: 6 vs. South Carolina (4/12/14)

Runs Scored: 3 vs. LSU (3/30/14)

Hits: 3, 4x, last vs. South Carolina (4/12/14)

RBI: 2, 6x, last vs. Missouri (4/12/14)

Doubles: 1, 5x, last vs. Kentucky (5/21/14)

Triples: None

Home Runs: 1 vs. Illinois State (3/12/14)

Walks: 2, 5x, last vs. Mississippi State (5/23/14)

Stolen Bases: 1, 5x, last vs. Mississippi State (5/23/14)

Hit Streak: 8 games (2/15-2/28/14)

 

 

 

 

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