Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
#4 - Spencer Mahoney
2012-13 Baseball
POS.
IF
B/T
L/R
HT.
6-4
WT.
190
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
La Grange Park, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Lyons Township
Spencer Mahoney

2013: Appeared in 56 games as a sophomore including 55 starts at shortstop...collected his first multi-hit game at Long Beach State (Feb. 23)...ripped an RBI single versus St. Bonaventure (Mar. 2)...recorded his first extra-base hit and scored a run versus Northeastern (Mar. 3)...drew at least one walk in eight consecutive games from Mar. 4th-Mar. 13th...had a six-game hitting streak from Mar. 9th-Mar. 16th, recording a pair of RBIs versus Yale (Mar. 13) and Miami (OH) (Mar. 16)...reached base and/or scored a run in 28 of the final 30 games of the season...went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs scored at Youngstown State (Apr. 13)...had back-to-back two-hit games versus Wright State (Apr. 27-28)...went 6-for-6 with three runs scored, two RBIs, a triple and two walks in two straight games versus Milwaukee (May 3-4)...scored a run and drove one in in a 2-for-3 game versus Chicago State (May 7)...finished the season on an eight-game hitting streak (May 16-Jun 2) that included his first career home run versus Florida on June 1st and a 3-for-5 day at the plate and two runs scored against Austin Peay the following day...raised his average from .198 to .271 over final 25 games...drew 31 walks, the second most on the team...boasted a .381 on-base percentage and was a perfect 7-for-7 in stolen base opportunities...named to All-Bloomington Regional Team.

2012: Arrived on the scene at Valpo as a freshman and earned both the starting shortstop job and, subsequently, Louisville Slugger Freshmen All-American honors...went 1-for-3 with two runs batted in opening game of Arkansas series before suffering knee injury that sidelined him for next 28 games...returned for Apr. 13th-15th series at Youngstown State where he went 4-for-11...had a three-hit game versus Indiana State on Apr. 17th...collected three RBI in a 2-for-4 effort against IPFW Apr. 24th...had another three-hit game and 2 RBI against Wright State in a 12-11 win on May 4th...batted 9-for-13 in final weekend of conference play against Youngstown State May 17th-19th, earning him Horizon League Batter of the Week honors on May 21st...ended season on 15-game on-base streak...reached base at least once in 28 of 32 games played...named Horizon League First Team All-League at shortstop...named to the All-Newcomer Team to go along with the aforementioned Freshmen All-American award...his .348 batting average, .468 on-base percentage, and .438 slugging percentage all led the 2012 Valpo offense...one of only two Crusaders to record more walks (23) than strikeouts (20)...made Dean's List both semesters.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Lions ... All-State selection as a senior ... team Most Valuable Player as a senior ... a three-time All-Area selection ... twice named to All-West Suburban Silver Conference Team while also earning honorable mention honors as a sophomore ... also lettered in basketball.

Personal:  Spencer is the son of Richard and Michelle Mahoney ... major is mathematics and secondary education ... born June 10, 1993.

M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana