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2014 Baseball Roster

Hank LaRue

Class: Sr.-3L
Position: IF
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185 pounds
Previous School: Mater Dei HS
Hometown: Evansville, Ind.

2013 (Junior): Was limited early on due to offseason labrum surgery, but still made 46 starts on the season … Finished fourth on the team in batting average (.281), while finishing with 22 RBI and 28 runs scored … Set a new career high in hits and finished a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate vs. Memphis (March 27) … Had three consecutive multi-hit performances, six RBI and five runs scored in a series victory over UALR (April 5-7).

2012 (Sophomore): Started all 58 games he played in ... Named to All-Sun Belt Second Team ... Went 8-11 at the plate against FIU with one double and one homer ... Named SBC Player of the Week after FIU series ... Tied with Ford for the team lead in walks with 22 ... Was second on the team in doubles with 15 ... Was second on team with a .406 OB % ... Was third on the team in BA at .338 ... Was third on the team with a .482 slugging per. ... Was third on team in total bases with 107 ... Second on team with 5 hit by pitches.

2011 (Freshman): Started all 55 games at third base, earning Second Team All-Sun Belt honors ... Became first Blue Raider freshman to earn All-Conference accolades since 2008 ... Posted a .306 average with 33 runs scored, 11 doubles, two home runs and a team-best 37 walks ... Recorded first career hit with a double in the season opener against Portland (Feb. 18), ending 1-for-5 ... Picked up first career run a day later and first career RBI in Portland series finale (Feb. 20) ... Went 1-for-3 with two walks and three runs scored to help lead Middle Tennessee to a victory at Tennessee Tech (Feb. 23) ... Knocked out first career home run at Louisiana Tech (March 4), ending 1-for-4 with two runs and two RBI ... Posted a 2-for-4 day with three runs batted in to lead Blue Raiders to win at Kentucky on March 9 ... Helped secure win over ULM (April 22) with an eighth inning three-run homer, finishing the game 1-for-5 with a run scored and three runs batted in ... Ended season reaching base safely in 51 games, recording multiple hits 18 times and multiple runs batted in on 10 occasions.

Mater Dei HS: Played under Jeff Schulz ... As a sophomore, named First Team All-City and All-Metro ... Received Second Team All-City, and All-Conference honors as a junior ... As a senior, named Metro Player of the Year, All-Metro and First Team All-City ... Also lettered in basketball.

Personal: Born on July 24, 1991 ... Son of Mark and Cathy LaRue ... Full name is Hank Stephen LaRue ... Majoring in marketing.

2011 Game-by-Game Stats
2012 Game-by-Game Stats
2013 Game-by-Game Stats