Jake Hand
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    Jake  Hand

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Highlands Ranch, Colo.

    High School:
    Thunder Ridge

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 180

    Position:
    OF

    Birthdate:
    04/11/1995

    Experience:
    3rd


    04/29/2016

    Saluki Baseball drops series opener to Wichita State, 8-0

    SIU had four hits in the game

    04/19/2016

    Salukis record four hits in 7-1 loss to Arkansas State

    Jake Hand and Greg Lambert had two hits each

    04/15/2016

    Southern drops series opener to Dallas Baptist, 5-2

    SIU got within a run in the fifth, but could not complete the rally

    04/14/2016

    Salukis head south for three-game series at Dallas Baptist

    The Salukis and Patriots meet in an MVC clash

    04/12/2016

    Offense powers Saluki Baseball to 10-2 victory over Eastern Illinois

    Nine different players recorded a hit

    04/12/2016

    SIU vs. Eastern Illinois

    SIU vs. Eastern Illinois; April 12, 2016

    05/03/2014

    SIU Baseball vs. Evansville May 3, 2014

    Photo Gallery

    05/02/2014

    SIU vs. Evansville 5/2/14

    Photo Gallery

    04/25/2014

    SIU Baseball at Illinois State April 25, 2014

    Photo Gallery

    2015 (Sophomore)
    Played in 41 games with 29 starts, primarily in the outfield and as the designated hitter… Finished the year hitting .231 with 27 hits… Recorded 13 RBI.


    2014 (Freshman)
    2014 Game-by-Game
    Played in 44 games and made 30 starts...Started 21 games in right field, eight as catcher and one as designated hitter...Started 13 conference games in right field and two as catcher...Recorded five multi-hit games...Recorded a career-high three hits on 4/11 vs. Indiana State...His first career hit was an 11th-inning, game-winning RBI single against Nicholls State on 2/22...Threw out 1 of 10 potential base stealers...Recorded two successful sacrifice bunts on 4/25 at Illinois State...Went 3 for 10 as a pinch hitter.

    High School

    Helped Thunder Ridge to a 21-5 record the 2013 5A State Championship...As a senior, hit .610 with a pair of home runs and 41 RBIs...As a junior, hit .383...Captain of the football team that advanced to the state semifinals...Received the Thunder Ridge Leadership Award.

    Personal
    Born on April 11, 1995 in Littleon, Colo....Son of Mike and Ellen Hand...Father is an operations manager, mother is a medical assistant...Has two brothers, Jon and Kevin...Majoring in exercise science.

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