Nathan Hood appeared in 31 games in 2009...played in the outfield and pitched in relief on two occasions, against Air Force on February 22 and against rival West Virginia on May 15...batted .360 with runners in scoring position...drew 15 walks on the season, good for third on the team...went 2-for-4 with a homerun, a walk and five RBIs in a 15-7 victory over Notre Dame on March 28...as a pitcher Nathan struck out 14 batters in 16 innings on the mound.
NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS CC
Hood is a transfer student from North Central Texas College where he batted .421 and hit four homeruns his sophomore year...in his freshman year he hit six homeruns and had a .381 batting average.
Hood was a four year letterman at Cleburne High School in Cleburne, Texas...has a career batting average of .435 and 11 homeruns...had his best season his senior year when he had a BA of .505 and nine homeruns...in his sophomore year, Hood helped his team to a 42-11 record and a third place finish in the state tournament...during his high school years, his team won a Regional Championship and Hood was named all-state and district MVP...Hood also was a four year letterman for tennis...he was named to the all-district team all four years and was a two-time district MVP.
Born March 6, 1988...son of Norman and Kathy Hood...has one sister and one brother, Matthew (24) and Jordan (16)...an economics major.
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