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#7 Chris Hanson
Position: Catcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
City/State: Fairfax, Va.
High School: Oakton
Major: Computer information systems
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As a redshirt freshman:

  • Steps into starting catcher role after redshirting 2012 season
  • Made JMU debut in Coastal Carolina season opener
  • 2-for-4 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI in Hartford opener
  • Missed about a month and a half of the season due to extended illness

As a freshman:

  • Redshirted true freshman season in 2012
  • JMU Athletics Director Scholar-Athlete

Before JMU:

  • Played for head coach Justin Janis and Oakton High School and helped the team achieve the Concorde District championship in 2011, the first time since 2006
  • First team All-Concorde District catcher
  • 2011 Oakton Baseball Coaches Award Recipient
  • Perfect Game Atlantic Region Honorable Mention in 2011
  • As a junior led Oakton in RBIs
  • Also played for head coach Frank Werman and Vienna Post 180, winning the 2010 regular season District 17 championship
  • Hit .422 for Vienna and led the team with 26 RBIs
  • Voted as Co-MVP for Vienna
  • Three time American Legion District 17 All-Star
  • Athletic Honor Roll 09-11 and Math honor society

Personal:

  • Son of Patty and Mick Hanson
  • Enjoys playing ping-pong and Texas hold'em
  • Computer information systems major

Career Statistics

Yearavggp-gsabrh2b3bhrrbitbslg%bbhbpsogdpob%sfshsb-attpoaefld%
2013.... .154 17-8 26 3 4 2 0 0 2 6 .231 1 2 5 1 .241 0 1 0-0 50 11 3 .953
TOTAL... .154 17-8 26 3 4 2 0 0 2 6 .231 1 2 5 1 .241 0 1 0-0 50 11 3 .953

Career Highs

Runs: 2, Hartford 3/1/13
Hits: 2, Hartford 3/1/13
RBIs: 1, 2x, Hartford 3/1/13
Hit Streak: 1, Hartford 3/1/13


Getting to know Chris...

What is your current major?
Computer Information Systems

Why did you choose JMU?
I got accepted

What is your favorite thing about JMU?
The people

What is your Favorite place to eat on campus?
Festival

Most people don’t know that I…
Used to have a pet turtle

Who is the biggest inspiration in your life?
My Dad

What is your Favorite pre-game meal?
Spaghetti

Who is your Favorite Athlete?
Derek Jeter

What is your Favorite Movie?
Star Wars

What is your biggest fear?
The Ocean

If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
To be able to use the force

If you could travel to one place, where would it be?
Australia

If you could sit down and talk to any person, living or deceased, who would it be?
Yogi Berra

What is your biggest pet peeve?
H
ipsters
 
Pick one.
Hamburger or Hot Dog: H
amburger
Gray, White, Gold, Purple, or Black Uniform: B
lack
Ski or Snowboard: S
ki
Facebook or Twitter:
Facebook
Chinese Food or Mexican Food:
Chinese
Skittles or M&M’s:
Skittles
Country Music or Hip Hop:
Neither

Within the team, who is the…
Most looked up to:
Trent Cundiff
Team Clown:
Ben Garner
Best Dressed:
Tyler Gregory
Most likely to be late:
Matt Tenaglia
Most likely to break out in a song:
Trey Jones
Best Dancer:
Me
Best Motivator:
Trent Cundiff
Most likely to become famous (from baseball or non-baseball related):
Ty Carroll with art skills