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


    04/01/2015

    Salukis open five-game homestand with series against Central Arkansas

    This will be the first meeting between the two schools

    03/31/2015

    Salukis fall 9-8 in walk-off loss to Murray State

    SIU rallied to tie the game in the ninth, but fell short against the Racers

    03/30/2015

    Salukis meet Racers in midweek clash

    Southern will look to win back-to-back games for the first time this season on Tuesday

    03/26/2015

    SIU resumes MVC play with three-game set at Bradley

    The Salukis will look to earn their first conference win of the season

    03/25/2015

    SIU scores season-high 14 runs in win over Austin Peay

    J.C. DeMuri, Will Farmer, and Nick Hutchins combine for 11 RBI

    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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