Hanson Recognized on Horizon League All-Academic Team
Jake Hanson was named to the Horizon League all-academic team.


Hanson Recognized on Horizon League All-Academic Team
Friday, May 19, 2017

Valparaiso University senior Jake Hanson (Yorkville, Ill. / Aurora Christian) was honored by the Horizon League on Friday as the league announced its 2017 baseball all-academic team.

Hanson was one of 14 Horizon League players honored for their success both on the playing field and in the classroom. Hanson graduated from Valparaiso in 2016 with a 3.72 grade point average in sport management. He is currently enrolled in Valpo’s Master of Business Administration program and holds a 3.50 GPA.

The designated hitter / catcher has started 51 of Valpo’s 52 games as a fifth-year senior this season. He’s enjoying a productive offensive season with a .294 average, one home run, 30 RBIs and 14 doubles.

2017 Horizon League Baseball All-Academic Team

Daulton Varsho, Milwaukee

Will Haueter, Northern Kentucky

Matt DiLeo, Oakland

Tyler Janish, Oakland

Nate Schweers, Oakland

Reid Birlingmair, UIC

Charlie Cerny, UIC

Ricardo Ramirez, UIC

Mitchell Schulewitz, UIC

Jake Hanson, Valparaiso

Web Charles, Youngstown State                                                                                       

Andrew Kendrick, Youngstown State                                                                                       

Nico Padovan, Youngstown State                                                                                       

Anthony Rohan, Youngstown State