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Jake Hutson
Jake Hutson
2011-12 Football
Jake Hutson

2012: Appeared in all 11 games for the Crusaders making six starts at running back...compiled 753 yards on 152 carries for a 5.0 yards per rush average in his first season with Valpo...rushed for eight touchdowns in addition to making 35 catches for 266 yards...named to College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) All-Purpose Watch List...earned a spot on the preseason All-Pioneer Football League Second Team...ran for a touchdown and 18 yards on six carries in addition to making two catches versus St. Joseph's on Aug. 30th...rushed five times for 13 yards at Youngstown State (Sept. 8) to go along with a pair of catches...accumulated 52 yards on 11 carries and caught two more passes at home versus Duquesne (Sept. 15)...rushed for nine yards on two attempts at San Diego (Sept. 22)...ran for two touchdowns against Butler on Oct. 6th on a day he recorded 63 yards on 16 carries and caught three passes for 14 yards...registered over 200 all-purpose yards versus Drake (Oct. 13) as he rushed for 98 yards on 25 touches, returned five kicks for a total of 99 yards and returned two punts for an aggregate of nine yards...ran the ball 16 times for 60 yards at Dayton on Oct. 20th...had a season-high eight receptions for 66 yards on Oct. 27th versus Marist in addition to 68 yards on 17 carries on the ground...had a career day at Campbell in a 41-21 Valpo win: 28 carries for 248 yards, three TD's, three receptions for 52 yards, and returned two punts for 23 yards. After the Campbell game, Hutson was named PFL Co-Offensive Player of the Week and was The Sports Network FCS National Co-Freshman of the Week nominee...followed that game with 122 all-purpose yards and a touchdown versus Davidson...finished out a remarkable freshman season by eclipsing the 100-yard mark again with a strong performance against Morehead State where Hutson picked up 107 yards on 18 carries, scored a TD, and also hauled in six passes for 38 yards...earned Pioneer Football League Honorable Mention accolades...named to the Pioneer Football League Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Sat out the season as a redshirt ... named team’s Offensive Prep Team Player of the Week for the Duquesne (Sept. 17) and Butler (Oct. 15) games ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Mustangs ... a three-time First Team All Mid-States Activities Conference selection ... earned Honorable Mention All-State honors as a freshman and sophomore ... twice named to the Daily News All-Area Team ... a two-time member of the Morning Sun All-Area Dream Team ... team’s Offensive Player of the Year as a junior ... team captain as a senior ... set school records for rushing yards in a game (262), season (1,320), and career (3,312) ... set school marks for touchdowns in a season (22) and career (48) ... earned  Michigan Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete Award ... also played basketball, baseball, and golf.

Personal: Jake is the son of Rod and Mary Hutson ... major is mechanical engineering ... born Nov. 28, 1992.

2011-12 Football
Football
Devan Gadson
Devan Gadson
Alan Porter Jr.
Alan Porter, Jr.
Eric Slenk
Eric Slenk
Tim Bennett
Tim Bennett
Kelvin Smarwt
Kelvin Smarwt
Jabril Baker
Jabril Baker
Dylan Simkin
Dylan Simkin
Bobby Wysocki
Bobby Wysocki
Ben Lehman
Ben Lehman
Quinn Schafer
Quinn Schafer
Nick Malantis
Nick Malantis
Steve O'Bryant
Steve O'Bryant
Andrew Cassara
Andrew Cassara
Laurence Treadaway
Laurence Treadaway
Keith Larson
Keith Larson
Fred Gladney
Fred Gladney
Kevin Ferguson
Kevin Ferguson
Eric Hoffman
Eric Hoffman
Adam Weinel
Adam Weinel
Dylan Storm
Dylan Storm
Alex Grask
Alex Grask
John Edwards
John Edwards
Pete Rufo
Pete Rufo
Taylor Deloye
Taylor Deloye
Darelled Jones
Darelled Jones
Sterling Summerville
Sterling Summerville
Colin Burke
Colin Burke
Vince Schmidt
Vince Schmidt
Andrew Fletcher
Andrew Fletcher
Hayden Hast
Hayden Hast
Chrision Rasberry
Chrision Rasberry
Austin Peterman
Austin Peterman
Ryan Singh
Ryan Singh
Ryan Lehr
Ryan Lehr
Chris Giehon
Chris Giehon
Kevin Becker
Kevin Becker
Cody Gokan
Cody Gokan
Brandon Spinner
Brandon Spinner
Mike Pando
Mike Pando
Robert Macari
Robert Macari
Christopher Howard
Christopher Howard
Roberto Kelly
Roberto Kelly
Nick Moffitt
Nick Moffitt
Nate Saari
Nate Saari
Dale Cook
Dale Cook
Grant Bushong
Grant Bushong
Patrick Derbak
Pat Derbak
Gabe Ali-El
Gabe Ali El
Eric Hilmer
Eric Hilmer
Jordan Lewis
Jordan Lewis
Ryan Mundy
Ryan Mundy
Kiernan Lindsey
Kiernan Lindsey
Jake Hutson
Jake Hutson
Bruce Collins
Bruce Collins
Cole Gridley
Cole Gridley
Francis Baker, Jr.
Francis Baker, Jr.
Mike Sekuloski
Mike Sekuloski
Matt Osborne
Matt Osborne
Robert Foy
Robert Foy
Bill Bodzianowski
Bill Bodzianowski
Matt Barlow
Matt Barlow
J.T. Rotroff
J.T. Rotroff
Nate Koeneman
Nate Koeneman
Cory Van Arnum
Cory Van Arnum
Gavin Grillo
Gavin Grillo
Ben DuKatz
Ben DuKatz
Levi Mock
Levi Mock
Matt Schroll
Matt Schroll
Cody Hopkins
Cody Hopkins
Ferdinand Velez
Ferdinand Velez
Stuart Barkley
Stuart Barkley
Johnathon Taylor
Johnathon Taylor
Nate Blair
Nate Blair
Sean Cook
Sean Cook
Andrew Rausch
Andrew Rausch
Tony Taibi
Tony Taibi
Kent Warren
Kent Warren
Mike Gerton
Mike Gerton
Tanner Kuramata
Tanner Kuramata
Andrew Butts
Andrew Butts
Cole Anderson
Cole Anderson
Daniel Gold
Daniel Gold
Greg Wood
Greg Wood
Alex Hentgen
Alex Hentgen
Sean McCarty
Sean McCarty
Matt Mallon
Matt Mallon
Brett Heber
Brett Heber
Bryce Dempsey
Bryce Dempsey
John Giovenco
John Giovenco
Aaron Brandt
Aaron Brandt
Brian Plachinski
Brian Plachinski
Jalen Johnson
Jalen Johnson
Nikko Carson
Nikko Carson
Chris Smith
Chris Smith
Wesley Manderscheid
Wesley Manderscheid
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo