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.