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Travis Ozga
Travis Ozga

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boca Raton, FL

High School:
Pope John Paul II

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215

Position:
Inf

Birthdate:
12/07/1986

B/T:
B/R


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Switch-hit for power, totaled 100 RBI as FAU's everyday first baseman in 2008 & 2009

Senior (2009): | Season Stats | Not only played excellent defense at first base but drove in 44 runs... one of just three four-year seniors on FAU's 2009 roster (William Block and Alex Pepe)... began the year hitting .423 in FAU's first seven games... went on to hit .400-plus through the first 14 games, helping FAU start the season 13-3... reeled off an FAU season-high 19-game hitting streak from March 1 through April 4... had 19 multi-hit games, including a team-leading seven games with three hits or more... doubled and scored two runs to help FAU beat No. 17 Florida (3/4)... went 3-for-5 with a season-high four RBI in an early-season SBC game vs. UALR (3/7)... went on to hit 10 doubles and four homers against Sun Belt Conference pitching... held an average of .331 as of May 5.. went 3-for-4 with a homer, double and two RBI against South Alabama (4/3)... had a season-high four hits and homered in a victory against Bethune-Cookman (4/15)... went 6-for-12 with three doubles in a late-season series at Western Kentucky (Apr. 24-26)... homered in four of his last six collegiate games and finished the season on a six-game hitting streak... matched a season-high by going 4-for-5, with a triple and four RBI in FAU's 16-6 victory over rival FIU (5/21) at the SBC Tournament in Troy, Alabama... hit a walk-off homerun in that game against FIU (5/21), ending the game (and FIU's season) in the eighth inning with the mercy rule... finished the season hitting .312 with eight homers and 68 hits, starting in 53 of FAU's 56 games hitting in the heart of FAU's batting order.

Junior (2008): | Season Stats | Had a break-out third season at FAU, hitting .357 at the season's mid-point...held a .330 average heading into the final week of the regular season...everyday first baseman playing in all 60 games and starting 53 at first base and once at third...drove in 56 runs--one of the best single-season RBI totals in school history...16 times had a multi-RBI outing...hit .326 with RISP and had a team-leading 27 two-out RBI...finished the year with 11 HR's and 71 hits...ripped Sun Belt Conference pitching at a rate of .330 with 26 RBI in 28 games...hit safely in 22 of those SBC contests...began the season on an eight-game hitting streak, batting .484 with three HR's and 12 RBI...homered in back-to-back early-season games, Mount St. Mary's (2/27) and Eastern Michigan (2/28)...went on to hit safely in 17 of FAU's first 21 games...had an outstanding month of April--batting .400, driving in 14 runs and hitting three homers in 10 league games during the month...went 4-for-5 at No. 1 Miami (4/1) and went 3-for-5 with two RBI vs. No. 1 Miami (4/16) at FAU Stadium...homered, had four RBI and three hits vs. Troy (4/13)...hit a grand slam and matched a season-high with five RBI vs. Western Kentucky (4/25)...ended up hitting two home runs in one game against Bethune-Cookman (5/6), a contest that was resumed from an early-season rain-out--hitting a homer at BCU before the rain out and then at FAU Stadium over two months later...average never dipped below .300 all year...switch-hitter who hit home runs from both sides of the plate.

Sophomore (2007): | Season Stats | Appeared in 52 games and made 47 starts...made starts at third base, first base and catcher...drove in three runs with a home run and a sacrifice fly against Miss. Valley St. in the season opener...went 5-for-10 in three-game set against Arkansas State...5-for-5 in middle game against New Orleans...went 3-for-5 with three RBI in final regular season game against Florida International.

Freshman (2006): | Season Stats | With two upperclassmen ahead of him at catcher he had planned on redshirting...due to injuries, made his first appearance and start on Mar. 25 at North Florida...went on to make 13 starts at first base and one at third...his season-high three hits came against top-seeded Jacksonville at the conference tournament...finished the year with three multiple-hit and two multiple-RBI games.

High school: Played for Steve Day at Pope John Paul High School...named all-conference, all-county, all-area and all-state...named all-district player of the year.

Personal: Born Dec. 7, 1986, in Fort Lauderdale, FL...son of Gary and Mary Rose Ozga.

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%
2006....  .286  23-14    56   11   16   3   0   2   10   25  .446   4   0  14   4  .333   0   1   0-0    122  14   1  .993
2007....  .282  52-47   195   24   55   9   1   2   24   72  .369  12   1  32  12  .324   2   1   0-1    366  36   4  .990
2008....  .303  60-54   234   36   71   6   0  11   56  110  .470  21   2  39   7  .362   3   0   1-2    361  34   8  .980
2009....  .312  55-53   218   39   68  13   1   8   44  107  .491  22   4  31   2  .378   5   0   1-3    440  31   4  .992
TOTAL...  .299 190-168  703  110  210  31   2  23  134  314  .447  59   7 116  25  .354  10   2   2-6   1289 115  17  .988
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