2006: Appeared in three games for the Crusaders ... missed most of the season with an arm injury ... granted a redshirt season ... did not allow an earned run in one inning of work in collegiate debut against Central Michigan.

2005: A member of Valpo's reserve team.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Wolverines ... named 2004 Racine County Pitcher and Player of the Year ... a three-time All-Lakeshore Conference Team selection in the infield ... set school records for wins (15), home runs (eight) and RBIs (58).

Personal: Aaron is the son of Rick and Linda Rank ... major is civil engineering ... born November 25, 1985.