Jake Hand
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    Jake  Hand

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Highlands Ranch, Colo.

    High School:
    Thunder Ridge

    Height / Weight:
    5-9 / 195

    Position:
    C

    Birthdate:
    04/11/1995

    Experience:
    1st


    03/01/2015

    Salukis fall to Western Kentucky, 11-6, in series finale

    Greg Lambert extended his hitting streak to seven games

    02/28/2015

    Southern drops double-header to Western Kentucky on Saturday

    Salukis unable to overcome Hilltopper offense

    02/21/2015

    Salukis swept in doubleheader to Colonels

    SIU dropped to 1-5 on the season after the two losses

    02/20/2015

    Saluki Baseball earns first win of the season against Eastern Kentucky

    SIU battles through inclement weather in 4-1 win

    02/19/2015

    Salukis face Eastern Kentucky in four-game series

    SIU looks to get into the win column this weekend

    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

    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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