University of Iowa Athletics
IF/RHP

#7 Matt Mossey

Height 5-10
Weight 180 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Coon Rapids, MN
Previous School North Dakota State

Before Iowa – Attended North Dakota State (2005-07)… as a junior he started all 47 games played… led the team in at bats (176), triples (3), walks (23) and assists (155)… posted a 6.36 ERA with 14 appearances… earned second team all-D1 Independent… as a sophomore he started all 50 games played… second on the team in seven offensive categories–hitting (.320), slugging (.430), on-base percentage (.380), hits (64), at-bats (200), stolen bases (5) and hit-by-pitches (7)… his 200 at-bats ranked second in single-season school history… led the team with 120 assists on the infield, the third-most in school history… ended the season on a nine-game hitting streak, including 12-for-22 with five RBIs and five runs scored in the D-I independent tournament… named to the all-tournament team… led NDSU in multi-hit games with 19, including six straight to end the year… Independent all-academic team… honorable mention all-independent team honoree… as a freshman, started 52 of 53 games at shortstop… led the club in at-bats (194), hits (57), batting average (.294) and triples (4)… his 144 assists and 194 at-bats established school single-season records… hit .344 with runners on base and .370 with RISP (6-for-7 and 13 RBIs with the bases loaded).

High School — Coon Rapids High School three-year starter for coaches Jerry Coe and Don Bright… two-time honoree to the Star Tribune All-Metro Team… two-time all-conference and all-state selection as a senior… captain and team MVP… hit .346 as a junior and followed with a .493 average as a senior when he hit seven homers, collected 29 RBIs and scored 27 runs… pitched 50 innings his senior year, striking out 34 batters while walking only 10 and finishing 5-1 with a 1.27 ERA… played for Coon Rapids Legion Post 334 and coach Tom Yelle, hitting .421 with 12 homers and 63 RBI in 2004… pitched 57 innings and finished 6-2 with seven saves, 51 strikeouts, 12 walks and a 2.33 ERA… set team records for hits (78) and triples (11) in a season… named all-conference.

Personal — Born 2/11/86… parents are Larry and Paula Mossey… pre-business major.