Chase Simpson is the only player returning from the 2012 MoonDogs roster for his second season in Mankato. In 44 games played last summer Simpson batted .307 while cranking out 50 hits and 26 runs batted in, including three home runs. While Simpson did not play this spring for the Shockers, he comes as a transfer from Oklahoma University where he batted .229 in 28 games played in his sophomore year. The infielder from Flower Mound Texas. plans to major in engineering at Wichita State.