Justin Frane

#27 Justin Frane

Pos. OF
Ht. 6'1"
Wt. 180
Yr. So.
Hometown Huntertown, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) Carroll
2010: Appeared in 49 games in the field while making 47 starts in addition to 10 appearances on the mound in his junior season for the Crusaders … hit .361, third best on the team … had team-best 15-game hitting streak from April 6 to April 30 … four triples were second most on the team … drove in 35 runs, third most on team … homered at South Carolina (March 10) and against Chicago State (April 2) … went 11-for-13 in three game series against Chicago State (April 2-3) … tied NCAA record with three triples against Chicago State … tallied five RBIs in first start of season against Saint Bonaventure (March 2) … had four hits against Maine (March 2) … went 3-for-5 with three runs scored at Milwaukee (April30) … threw 1.2 innings without giving up an earned run while striking out four … did not allow earned runs in back to back outings against Chicago State and at Purdue (April 6) … named to the Horizon League’s Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls.

Played in 24 games, making 11 starts in the outfield ... drove home two runs at Tennessee Tech (March 13) ... homered at Tennessee Tech ... pitched 5.2 innings of scoreless relief against North Dakota (April 10) ... earned wins against North Dakota and Saint Francis (Ind.) on April 19 ... logged three innings against UIC (April 25) and Youngstown State (May 9) ... named to the Horizon League’s Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls.

2008: Appeared in 32 games, making 28 starts, for Valpo as a rookie ... had 23 runs batted in as a freshman ... went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and two RBIs in collegiate debut at Austin Peay on Feb. 23 ... recorded a five-hit game while driving in four runs in game one of a doubleheader against Butler on April 26 ... drove in three runs against Indiana (March 2) and Judson (April 23) ... had eight multi-hit games on the year ... tied for second in the Horizon League with six sacrifice flies ... had a seven-game hitting streak from April 9-29.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Chargers ... an All-Northeastern Hoosier Conference selection as a junior ... set school record with 100 career runs scored ... led Carroll to a 24-4 record as a senior ... also lettered in basketball.

Personal: Justin is the son of Jeff and Joyce Frane ... majors are finance and marketing ... born Feb. 12, 1988.