24 - Creed Mangrum
Creed Mangrum
Birth Date: 04/13/1990
Height: 5-11
Weight: 150
Year: So.
Hometown: Sandy, Utah
High School: Brighton
Position: P/IF/OF
Bats/Throws: L/R

COACH BARLOW SAYS: "Creedwas a very pleasant surprise for us in the fall season. He provedhimself capable of playing several different positions and willchallenge for a starting spot in the spring."

2009: appeared in 29 games andstarted 27 as a hitter...posted a .393 batting average... ranked6th in the NEWMAC in batting average and doubles (12)...ranked 10thin the conference in triples (2)...led the team in doubles...2nd onthe team in batting average, triples, total bases (60), andslugging percentage (.536)...3rd on the team in hits (44) and onbase percentage (.445)...collected his first collegiate hit in thefirst game of a doubleheader vs. Vassar (3/15) and finished the dayby going 3-for-8 (3 R, 2B, 2 RBI, BB)...went 2-for-5 (R, 2B, 3B, 2RBI, BB, SB) vs. RIC (3/17)...came in as a replacement and went2-for-2 with a run scored and a stolen base vs. Hamline(3/22)...combined to go 4-for-9 (3 R, 2 2B, RBI) in a doubleheadervs. Chicago (3/23)...went 2-for-4 with an RBI vs. Brandeis(3/31)...1-for-2 with a walk and a stolen base in a conference gamevs. Babson (4/4)...went 1-for-3 with two runs scored and two walksin a conference game vs. Springfield (4/10)...combined to go2-for-6 (3 R, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 2 BB, SF, 2 SB) in a conferencedoubleheader vs. Coast Guard (4/13)...3-for-4 (2 R, 2 2B, 2 RBI,SB) vs. Eastern Nazarene (4/15)...went 2-for-3 (2 R, 2B, RBI, BB)in the first game of a conference doubleheader vs. Clark(4/18)...2-for-5 with a double and an RBI in a NEWMAC playoff gamevs. Babson (4/23)...went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a sacrifice fly ina NEWMAC playoff game vs. WPI (4/23)...3-for-4 (2 R, 2B, RBI, BB,SB) vs. Worcester State (4/28)...1-for-2 with two runs scored andthree walks vs. Fisher (4/29)...went 1-for-3 with an RBI and asacrifice fly in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Williams(5/1)...3-for-4 with two runs scored vs. Fitchburg State(5/4)...appeared in 10 games and started 3 on the mound...posted a2-2 record with 2 saves and a 4.19 E.R.A. in 34.1 innings ofwork...ranked 6th in the NEWMAC in saves...2nd on the MIT pitchingstaff in appearances and saves...3rd on the team in wins...heldbatters to an impressive .264 batting average...picked up his firstcollegiate save vs. RIC (3/17) giving up three earned runs overfour innings of work...started and collected his first collegiatewin (6 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 5 K) in the second game of anon-conference doubleheader vs. Oberlin (3/21)...recorded a save (4IP, H, 0 R, 4 K, 0 BB) vs. Eastern Nazarene (4/15)...picked up awin in relief (0.2 IP, H, 0 R, K) in the first game of a conferencedoubleheader vs. Clark (4/18)... threw a scoreless inning of reliefvs. UMass-Boston 4/30)...received a tough-luck loss (6 IP, 7 H , 3R, 3 ER, 2 K) in the second game of a doubleheader vs. Williams(5/1).

PERSONAL: parents are namedDennis and Liz...double-majoring in brain and cognitive science aswell as architecture...born on 4/13/90...played summer ball for theUtah Marshalls/Baseball Academy Collegiate Team...received severalbaseball and athletic honors at Brighton including HonorableMention All-State, 1st Team All-Region, and Brighton's "Pitcher ofthe Year"...named captain of the baseball team at Brighton hisjunior and senior years...participated in the 2007 Harvard "Play toWin" Prospect Camp...favorite thing about MIT is theatmosphere/competition...favorite MLB player is Dustin Pedroia andfavorite team is the Boston Red Sox...lists East of Eden as hisfavorite book and Shawshank Redemption as his top movie...alsoplayed varsity Basketball and Racquetball at Brighton...enjoysplayer the piano and guitar in his spare time.HITTING