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Chad Comer
Chad Comer

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Mansfield, Tex.

High School:
Mansfield

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

Position:
C

Birthdate:
08/29/1988

Experience:
2L

B/T:
R/R


04/21/2014

BSB: Mavs return to the road to face Sooners

UTA plays its next four on the road with meetings versus Oklahoma and Troy

04/17/2014

BSB: Mavericks host No. 2 Ragin' Cajuns

UT Arlington has 24 all-time wins over teams ranked in the Top 10.

04/14/2014

BSB: UTA travels to face No. 6 Texas on Tuesday

The Mavericks play their next four games against top-10 opponents.

04/14/2014

BSB: UTA travels to face No. 6 Texas on Tuesday

The Mavericks play their next four games against top-10 opponents.

04/10/2014

BSB: Mavs and Panthers to meet for the first time

UTA has won five of its last six games in Sun Belt Conference play.

06/02/2010

Chad Comer

UT Arlington junior catcher Chad Comer

03/10/2010

UT Arlington vs. Creighton

UT Arlington lost 11-5 to Creighton on Wednesday, March 10, at Clay Gould Ballpark in Arlington.

Career
Played in 142 games and started 132 behind the plate... batted .279 (141-for-505) with 73 runs, 36 doubles, nine home runs, 103 RBI, 204 total bases, 39 walks, 15 hit by pitch, a .346 on-base percentage and a .404 slugging percentage... threw out 35 percent of would-be base stealers (61-of-173)... threw out at least 20 base runners in back-to-back seasons with 29 in 2009 and 21 in 2010... 15 hit by pitch ranked tied for 10th in UTA history.

Southland Conference Tournament
Started four games behind the plate batting .308 (4-for-13) with five runs scored, four RBI and four walks... hit safely in three of the four contests... opened tournament going 1-for-2 with a season-high three runs and two walks with a pair of RBI against Stephen F. Austin (5/26)... went 2-for-4 with a run against Texas State (5/28) and went 1-for-3 with two walks and two RBI in the final game of the season against Texas State (5/29).

2010 (RS-Junior)
Named second team Southland All-Conference (C)... Johnny Bench Award Watch List (top collegiate catcher)... first team preseason Southland All-Conference (C)... CollegeBaseballInsider.com "Best Defensive Catcher in the SLC"... CollegeBaseballInsider.com "Best Catcher Arm in the SLC"... played in and started 58 games behind the plate... batted .289 (65-for-225) with 37 runs, 14 doubles, five home runs, 48 RBI, 19 walks with a .363 on-base percentage and a .418 slugging percentage... posted career-high 16-game hit streak (3/10-4/3) batting .333 (20-for-60) with 11 RBI and five extra-base hits (four doubles, one home run) during hit streak... tallied 17 multi-hit games, including one three-hit game and three four-hit performances... second on the team with 15 multiple RBI games, including six three-RBI games and a pair of four-RBI games... led the team with 10 game-tying RBI and with 27 two-out RBI... had seven go-ahead RBI... collected five infield base hits... In eight games against nationally-ranked opponents collected eight base hits, five RBI, three doubles and one home run... in 30 home games batted .333 (39-for-117) with 21 runs, nine doubles, three home runs, 28 RBI, with 10 walks and four hit by pitch... in 33 Southland Conference games batted .264 (34-for-129) with 18 runs, nine doubles, four home runs and 28 RBI with nine walks and four hit by pitch... batted .352 (43-for-122) with runners on base... among team leaders batting .373 (28-for-75) with runners in scoring position.

Summer 2009
Played for the Liberal (Kan.) Bee Jays of the Jayhawk League... helped lead the Bee Jays to a 5-2 record at the National Baseball Congress World Series (Wichita, Kan.) with a third-place finish... batted .221 (23-for-104) in 31 starts behind the plate with 12 runs, nine doubles, one triple, one home run and 20 RBI... committed only three errors with a .989 fielding percentage... threw out 33 percent (14-of-43) of would-be base stealers.

SLC Tournament
Batted .231 (3-for-13) with an RBI in three starts behind the plate... went 1-for-4 with an RBI against Lamar (5/20)... went 2-for-5 and had 10 putouts and one assist against Stephen F. Austin (5/21).

2009 (RS-Sophomore)
Named honorable mention Southland All-Conference (C)... batted .266 (42-for-158) with one home run and 32 RBI and played in 48 games making 43 starts behind the plate... tied for second on the team in doubles (15), ranked third in walks (15) and fourth in slugging percentage (.380) and RBI (32)... threw out 43 percent of would-be base stealers (29-of-67)... tallied 10 multi-hit games and recorded eight multiple RBI games...tied a career-high with a five-game hit streak (Mar. 14-20) batting .411 (7-for-17) with four doubles and three RBI... batted .320 (24-for-75) with 11 doubles, one home run and 21 RBI in 24 games at Clay Gould Ballpark... batted .217 (18-for-83) with four doubles and 11 RBI in 24 road or neutral site games... hit .263 (30-for-114) with 12 doubles and 25 RBI in 32 SLC games... threw out 51 percent (25-for-49) of would-be base stealers during SLC play... batted .368 (7-for-19) against left-handed pitching... recorded 17 two-out RBI... went 3-for-4 with a double, four RBI and a walk while scoring a career-high four runs against McNeese State (4/10)... member of the Capital One/Southland Conference 2009 Commissioner's Spring Academic Honor Roll... named to the UT Arlington Fall 2008 and Spring 2009 Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll.

SLC Tournament
Appeared in both tournament games, making two starts behind the plate... went 2-for-3 with a double against Texas State (5/21)... finished tournament play going 0-for-3 with a walk against Southeastern Louisiana (5/22).

2008 (RS-Freshman)
Batted .279 with three home runs and 23 RBI and played in 36 games making 31 starts behind the plate... tied for second on the team with three home runs... recorded 34 base hits, 15 runs, seven doubles and a .410 slugging percentage... batted .291 and tied for the team lead with three home runs in Southland Conference play... batted .323 (30-for-93) against right-handed pitching... tallied a .320 batting average (16-for-50) with runners in scoring position... fifth on the team with 11 multi-hit games, including one three-hit game and one four-hit performance... posted five multiple RBI contests... had a season-high five-game hit streak (3/20-4/4) going 6-for-23 (.261) with two runs, two doubles, a homer and four RBI... made NCAA Division I debut going 1-for-2 with a double against Arkansas-Little Rock (2/22)... in the middle of a five-game hit streak, went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI against UTSA (3/28)... in two games against McNeese State went a combined 4-for-10 with two doubles and six RBI (4/12-13)... had a career game going 4-for-5 with two runs, a double, a home run and seven RBI against Northwestern State (4/26)... seven RBI against Northwestern State was a UT Arlington individual single-game high... also hit a home run in the first game of the doubleheader against Northwestern State to finish with two home runs and eight RBI on the day... went 3-for-4 with a run scored against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (5/15).

2007 (Freshman)
Redshirted

High School
Came to UT Arlington after earning All-District 4-5A and All-Area honors as a senior at Mansfield High School...named first team All-District as a junior.

Personal
Son of Elaine and Michael Comer... born Aug. 29, 1988... an interdisciplinary studies major at UT Arlington.

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