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Tom Hatcher
Tom Hatcher

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Roswell, GA

High School:
Roswell

Last College:
Chipola CC

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
10/17/1986

B/T:
R/R


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Impressive two-year career at FAU, hitting .317 with 18 HRs and 87 RBI in 111 games

Senior (2009): | Season Stats | Couldn't have started the season better, hitting homeruns in his first two at-bats against Fordham (2/20) during an opening-night victory at FAU Stadium... would lead the team in homers (9) and doubles (19)... slugged .545 and drove in 41 runs and totaled 62 hits... started 50 times as the DH and once in left field... hit clean-up 25 times... hit .326 with runners on base and .323 with RISP... an injury kept Hatcher out of the lineup for one week early in the season... returned at full-strength in mid-March to reel-off an eight-game hitting streak... went 16-for-33 (.485 BA) during that eight-game stretch from March 10-23... had a career-high six RBI, hitting two homers and a double during a 4-for-5 afternoon against South Alabama (4/4)... homered in back-to-back games at Troy (Apr. 11-12)... hit six doubles in eight games from April 18-May 1... went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a double to help FAU beat Western Kentucky (4/24)... drove in four, hitting a homer and double against FGCU (5/12)... hit a game-winning double against FIU (5/16) in the bottom of the 12th inning, allowing FAU a series win which would prove to clinch the team of a postseason playoff berth... hit a pair of doubles and went 3-for-5 with three runs scored in FAU's postseason win over FIU (5/21) in Troy, Alabama.

Junior (2008): Season Stats | Hit .319 with nine home runs and 46 RBI during a solid first season in Boca Raton...25 multiple-hit games in 58 starts...played in all 60 games, huge part of FAU's success...batted in the heart of the batting order...Started 53 times as the designated hitter, four in left field and once at first base...hit Sun Belt Conference pitching at a rate of .336, totaling 37 hits in 27 league starts...stole 10 bases, second-highest total on the team...25 multi-hit games also second-best among all FAU players...Homered and drove in four runs vs. then-No. 5 North Carolina (2/23) in second game of year...hit safely in 10 of first 12 games, holding a .351 average by mid-March...went 3-for-3 with a homer, double, three RBI and a stolen base in sweep-clinching win over Louisiana-Lafayette (3/16)...hit a grand slam and had a season-high 5 RBI at No. 1 Miami (4/1)...ripped a 16-game hitting streak from April 5-May 2...went 6-for-6 with a homer and four RBI in the final two games of a conference series with Arkansas State (May 10-11)...hit his ninth homer of the season at the Sun Belt Conference Championship during a 6-5 win over Western Kentucky (5/24) that put FAU within one game of the league title.

JUCO: Played at Chipola College for Jeff Johnson...hit .352 with 13 HR and 68 RBI en route to being named the 2007 Panhandle Conference Player of the Year...First Team All-Panhandle Conference...first team all-state...national championship all-tournament team.

High school: Played at Roswell High School for Mike Power.

Personal: Civil engineering major... born on Oct. 17, 1986, in Atlanta, GA...son of Tom and Sharon Hatcher.

Career Batting Stats
Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2008....  .319  60-58   238   48   76  11   0   9   46  114  .479  17   8  58   5  .383   1   1  10-14     8   2   1  .909
2009....  .313  51-51   198   39   62  19   0   9   41  108  .545  10  16  40   3  .393   0   0   4-4      0   0   0  .000
TOTAL...  .317 111-109  436   87  138  30   0  18   87  222  .509  27  24  98   8  .387   1   1  14-18     8   2   1  .909
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