#36 - Mike Dowd
Position: C
Year: Jr.
Hometown: East Bridgewater, Mass.
High School: Cardinal Spellman
Height: 5-9
Weight: 205
Major: Sports and Recreation Management

Drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 12th round (363 overall) of the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

Finished his career ranked fourth in program history in doubles (46), ranked eighth in hits (219), ranked 10th in at-bats (642), tied for 10th in runs scored (127) and tied for 11th in runs batted in (113)

Recorded the fourth-highest hit-by-pitch total (14, 2009) in a single season in program history...Matched the 12th-highest doubles total (17, 2011).

As a Junior in 2011: Started all 54 games behind the plate for the Ravens...ABCA All-America Third Team selection...Daktronics All-America Honorable Mention selection...College Baseball Lineup Tino Martinez DII Player of the Year Award Watch List...#11 on Perfect Game USA Small College Top 100 Prospect list...ABCA All-East Region First Team selection...Daktronics All-East Region First Team selection...ABCA/Rawlings East Region Gold Glove Team selection...NEIBA All-Star Team selection...All-Northeast-10 Conference First Team selection...Fall/Spring Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll selection...Was the 10th-hardest player to strike out in the country (1 K/20.3 AB)...Tied for second in the Northeast-10 in doubles (17) and sacrifice flies (6) and ranked third in hits (69)...Led the team in hit-by-pitch (7) and sacrifice flies...Tied for the team lead in doubles and triples (3); ranked second in batting average (.342, 69-for-202), hits, total bases (101) and slugging percentage (.500); ranked third in on-base percentage (.401); and tied for third in home runs (3) and runs batted in (37)...Went 3-for-5 with a double and a triple and scored three times against C.W. Post on 3/6...Hit 3-for-4 with a triple, a home run and a walk, drove in two runs and scored once against Molloy on 3/19...Named to the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 3/20...Hit 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and scored a run in the second game of a doubleheader against Saint Rose on 3/26...Slugged 2-for-4 with two doubles and scored a run against Bentley on 3/27...Knocked 3-for-5 with a double, drove in four runs and scored twice at Bentley on 3/30...Went 1-for-4 with a solo home run and a walk in the first game of a doubleheader against Southern Connecticut State on 4/2...Clubbed 4-for-5 with a double and a walk, drove in a run and scored three times in the second game of a doubleheader against Assumption on 4/3...Named to the Northeast-10 Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 4/3...Knocked 2-for-3, was hit by a pitch and scored three times against Merrimack on 4/7...Stroked 3-for-4 with a home run and a walk, drove in a run and scored twice in the first game of a doubleheader at American International on 4/9; followed with 2-for-3 and drove in two runs in the second game...Went 3-for-6 with a double, drove in a run and scored twice in the first game of a doubleheader against Pace on 4/16...Clubbed 4-for-5 with a double, drove in two runs and scored twice in the second game of a doubleheader at New Haven on 5/7...Went 2-for-3 with a walk, drove in a run and scored once against Massachusetts Lowell in the NCAA Championship East Regional on 5/19.
2011 Statistics 

Dowd

As a Sophomore in 2010: Started in 60 games for the Ravens...NCBWA All-East Region First Team selection...ABCA All-East Region Second Team selection...Daktronics All-East Region Second Team selection...Rawlings East Region Gold Glove Team selection...All-Northeast-10 Conference First Team selection...Fall/Spring Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll selection...Tied for 79th in the nation in sacrifice flies (5)...Led the Northeast-10 in putouts (505)...Ranked fifth in the Northeast-10 in hits (72), sixth in total bases (106), seventh in runs scored (43), tied for seventh in home runs (6), tied for 12th in runs batted in (33) and doubles (14) and 17th in slugging percentage (.451)...Ranked second on the team in home runs, hit-by-pitch (9) and sacrifice flies and tied for third in runs batted in...Hit .306 (72-for-235) with one triple...Drew 17 walks, posted a .368 on-base percentage and stole three bases...Went 1-for-3 with a home run and a walk, drove in two runs, scored twice and stole two bases in the season-opener against Nyack on 3/5...Hit 2-for-4 with a walk, drove in two runs and scored twice in the second game of a doubleheader at Adelphi on 3/7...Went 1-for-3 with a home run and a walk, drove in three runs and scored three times in the second game of a doubleheader against Felician on 3/14...Clubbed 3-for-5 with a double and scored a run at Nova Southeastern on 3/16...Went 1-for-3 and drove in three runs at Lynn on 3/17...Hit 2-for-3 with a double and a walk and scored twice against Saint Anselm on 3/25...Slugged 4-for-5 with a double and two home runs, his first career multiplue-home run game, drove in four runs and scored four times in the first game of a doubleheader against New Haven on 4/5...Hit 1-for-3 with a home run and a walk, drove in two runs and scored twice against Merrimack on 4/6...Raked 3-for-4 with a double, drove in one run and scored twice against Southern New Hampshire on 4/14...Hit 2-for-3 with two walks and scored twice at Pace on 4/17...Went 1-for-3 with a home run and scored twice in the front end of a doubleheader against Assumption on 4/24...Knocked 2-for-3 with a double and two walks and scored twice against Stonehill in the NCAA Championship East Regional on 5/14...Went 2-for-5, drove in two runs and scored once against Southern Connecticut State in the final game of the NCAA Championship East Regional on 5/16.
2010 Statistics

As a Freshman in 2009: Started in 53 games for the Ravens...Daktronics All-America Honorable Mention...ABCA East Region Rookie of the Year...ABCA All-East Region First Team selection...Daktronics All-East Region First Team selection...NCBWA All-East Region First Team selection...ECAC Division II Rookie of the Year...ECAC Division II Baseball All-Star First Team selection...NEIBA All-Star Game selection...Northeast-10 Conference Co-Freshman of the Year...All-Northeast-10 Conference First Team Selection...Northeast-10 Conference All-Rookie Team selection...Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll selection...Led the Northeast-10 in on-base percentage (.450)...Finished tied for second in the Northeast-10 in hits (78), tied for third in hit-by-pitch (14), fourth in batting average (.380, 78-for-205) and total bases (116), tied for fourth in doubles (15) tied for fifth in runs scored (47), seventh in slugging percentage (.566) and tied for seventh in runs batted in (43) and home runs (7)...Led the team in batting average, hit-by-pitch and on-base percentage...Tied for first on the team in hits, ranked second in total bases and slugging percentage; tied for second in runs scored, doubles and home runs; and ranked third in runs batted in...Hit one triple, drew 12 walks and stole eight bases...In his collegiate debut and first career start, went 1-for-4, drove in a run and stole a base in the season-opener at Dowling on 2/21...Went 2-for-4 in the second game of a doubleheader against Dominican on 3/14...Hit 2-for-4 with a double and drove in two runs against Caldwell on 3/14...Clubbed 3-for-5 with two doubles and his first career home run, drove in three runs and scored twice in the first game of a doubleheader at Saint Thomas on 3/15; was a perfect 3-for-3 with a double, drove in a run, scored another and stole a base in the nightcap...Named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 3/15...Went 2-for-3 against Southern New Hampshire on 3/24...Hit a solo home run at Southern New Hampshire on 3/26...Went 2-for-3 with a home run, drove in three runs, scored twice and stole a base in the first game of a doubleheader against American International on 3/28; slugged 3-for-5 with a double, drove in two runs and scored twice in the second game...Named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 3/29...Hit 2-for-3, drove in three runs, scored three times and stole a base at Saint Rose on 4/2...Was a perfect 4-for-4 with two doubles, a triple and a home run, drove in three runs and scored three times in the second game of a doubleheader against Saint Michael's on 4/4...Hit 3-for-5, scored a run and stole a base in the front end of a doubleheader at Southern Connecticut State on 4/5...Named Northeast-10 Conference Freshman of the Week for the week ending on 4/5...Went 3-for-5 with a double, drove in a run and scored another at Bentley on 4/7...Was 2-for-4 and scored a run against Bentley on 4/10...Went 2-for-4 and scored a run in the first game of a doubleheader against Merrimack on 4/11...Named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 4/12...Hit 2-for-4 with a double, drove in a run and scored another against Assumption on 4/14...Went 2-for-6, drove in a run and scored once at Assumption on 4/16...Hit a two-run home run in the first game of a doubleheader against Saint Anselm on 4/18...Slugged 3-for-5 and scored twice at Saint Anselm on 4/19...Was a perfect 2-for-2 with a double, drove in three runs and scored twice at American International on 4/20...Hit 2-for-4 with a double, drove in a run and scored another against New Haven on 4/22...Went 2-for-5 with a double and drove in two runs at Pace on 4/23...Was a perfect 2-for-2 with a home run, drove in two runs, scored twice and stole a base against Pace on 4/24...Named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 4/27...Posted an 11-game hit streak from April 25 through May 10...Went 2-for-4 with a double and drove in a run against Stonehill on 4/30...Went 2-for-4, drove in a run and scored another in the second game of a doubleheader against Massachusetts Lowell on 5/2...Hit 3-for-4, drove in two runs and scored once at Massachusetts Lowell on 5/3...Named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on 5/3...Went 3-for-4 and scored twice in the Northeast-10 Championship against New Haven on 5/8...Clubbed 3-for-5 with a double and a home run, drove in four runs and scored twice in the Northeast-10 Championship against Massachusetts Lowell on 5/9; later in the day, went 3-for-5 with a double and scored three times against New Haven...Hit 2-for-3, drove in a run and scored three times in the Northeast-10 Championship against Assumption on 5/10...Named to the Northeast-10 Conference All-Championship Team...Named Northeast-10 Conference Freshman of the Week for the week ending on 5/10.
2009 Statistics

Before Franklin Pierce: Four-time All-Catholic Central League selection at Cardinal Spellman High School (Mass.)...All-Scholastic selection as a junior and a senior...Team captain as a senior...Also played football at Cardinal Spellman...Played at the club level for South Shore Spartans, Royals Baseball Academy and East Cobb Cubs.

Personal: Son of Pamela and Steven Dowd...Has an older brother, Sean...Father Steven and brother Sean both played football at Springfield College...A sports and recreation management major.



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