Jake Hanson

#24 Jake Hanson

HT. 6-1
WT. 195
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Yorkville, Ill.

2015: Missed the entire season with a medical redshirt.

2014: Made 40 starts in 41 games in his first full season as starting catcher for the Crusaders...ripped a double, drove in two, and scored as part of a 2-for-4 day at the dish in his first game of the season at Samford (Feb. 14)...crossed the plate twice, walked, and recorded a hit at Jacksonville State on Feb. 22nd...tallied an RBI single in the series finale against Jacksonville State the following day...went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs scored and a run driven in at McNeese State (Mar. 2)...corked a two-bagger and plated two at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (Mar. 8)...registered 1-for-3 days with an RBI in each of the first two games of the Horizon League opener against UIC (Mar. 21-22)...drove in a run at Butler (Mar. 30)...knocked in a run via a double versus Wright State in the series finale on Apr. 5th...recorded a hit and a run scored in a pair of games against Youngstown State (Apr. 11-12)...reached base twice at Henry Aaron Field in Milwaukee (Apr. 18)...assembled a nine-game on-base streak from April 18th through May 10th...set a season-high for hits in a game with three versus UIC (May 22) in the Horizon League Championship in Mequon, Wisconsin.

2013: Appeared in 13 games including seven starts as a freshman...recorded his first collegiate hit and RBI versus Bucknell (Mar. 14)...ripped three hits and two RBIs versus Wright State on March 23rd...drew a walk and had a hit in a start versus Purdue North Central (Apr. 1)...went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs batted in and a run scored versus Roosevelt (Apr. 17)...smacked a run-scoring single versus Goshen on April 29th...drove in two runs with a single against Toledo (May 14)...finished season with a .370 batting average in 27 at-bats.

Prep: Four-year letter winner for the Eagles...voted both All-Conference and All-Area junior and senior seasons...named team MVP his senior year...holds the Aurora Christian school record for doubles in a season with 18...won 99 games in high school...earned academic All-Conference honors his junior and senior year...also a three-time letter winner in basketball.

Personal: Jake is the son of Steve and Kim Hanson...major is sports management...born on Mar. 21, 1994.