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Alex Mottle
Player Profile:
Alex Mottle 1126841
Position: Outfielder
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pennington, N.J.
High School: Hopewell Valley Central
Experience: 3 Letters

At Delaware: Four-year team member who will look for significant playing time as a designated hitter • team captain.

2014 Season:
Selected third team All-Colonial Athletic Association • named to the Colonial Athletic Association All-Academic Team • CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee • National 5 & 10 Athlete of the Week (Apr. 7) • selected to the Colonial Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll apart of Delaware team that tallied a 26-27 overall record with a 10-10 CAA record which was good for a fourth place finish in the conference registered a .281 batting average with six doubles  led the team with six home runs, 31 RBI, and 21 walks tied for second on the team with five stolen bases had a season-hihg three hits in Delaware's 13-10 loss to William & Mary on Mar. 28 • Mottle's strongest performance of his senior season came in UD's 10-2 win over Fairfield on Mar. 14 when he belted two home runs and drove in six RBI.

2013 Season: Made 34 appearances with 10 starts as the DH for the Blue Hens • registered 16 hits in 52 at bats to tally a .308 average • recorded two doubles and 10 RBIs • owned a .500 average with bases loaded • tallied season-high three RBIs in 20-3 victory over CAA opponent William & Mary on March 15 • had a .412 average with runners in scoring position • notched a season-best three-hit performance in game two versus William and Mary on March 16 • played a team-high 24 games as a substitute • Perry E. Burkett Triple Play Award recipient • Colonial Athletic Association Honor Roll.

2012 Season: Saw action in 24 games that included five starts all at designated hitter during sophomore season with the Blue Hens • finished the season on a high note on May 20 vs. Northeastern after he went 3-for-4 with 1 double, 3 RBI and 3 runs scored • hit .210 (4-for-19) with three RBI as a pinch-hitter for the Blue Hens • four of Mottle’s seven hits on the season were doubles • played for the Trenton Generals of the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League over the summer • hit .277 (23-for-83) with 5 doubles, 2 home runs, 17 RBI, 13 runs scored and 4 stolen bases in 32 games (27 starts) for the Generals.

2011 Season: Saw action in 36 games during the year, including 16 starts during his freshman campaign • roped 12 hits during the year while also scoring a dozen runs and knocking in 12 • made an impact immediately, driving in a run during his debut against UNC Greensboro on February 18 before scoring his first run the following day • also scored against No. 9 Arizona State after earning his first career start during the second game of a doubleheader on February 26 • recorded the first hits of his career during a 2-for-3 effort against George Mason on March 12 • that performance kicked off a season-best seven-game hitting streak • knocked in two during the series finale with the Patriots before orchestrating an outstanding effort against Hofstra one week later • posted at least one hit, run, and RBI in each of the three games against the Pride, highlighted by his first career home run during the series opener on March 18 • added his finest offensive performance of the season against Temple on March 29 • finished the day 2-for-5 with two runs scored and three RBI during a 15-12 victory over the Owls • continued to torment Temple after adding a hit and run scored during his second meeting with the squad on May 11 • recorded 29 putouts and a pair of outfield assists during his time in the field • gunned down a runner at the plate against Hofstra on March 19, which proved to be a pivotal play during Delaware’s slim 6-5 victory over the Pride • added a second outfield assist against Temple after cutting down an Owl attempting to stretch a double into a triple in the ninth. 

High School: Four-year starter at Hopewell Valley Central High School • named Mercer County Player of the Year as a senior • Colonial Valley Conference Player of the Year in 2010 • first team All-Conference and All-County in 2010 • named first team All-South Jersey and first team All-New Jersey Group III as a senior • helped team to the 2010 Central Jersey Group III Sectional Championship and a 21-10 record.  

Personal: Alexander Russell "Alex" Mottle ("model") • son of Kent Mottle and Karen Haley • has two sister • both parents graduated from Delaware's Colonial Athletic Association rival Northeastern University • honor student as a business management major at Delaware.

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Delaware Blue Hens