6 - Cale Hanson
Cale Hanson
Height: 5-11
Weight: 175
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Katy, Texas
High School: Loomis Chaffee
Position: IF
Major: Economics
Bats/Throws: R/R
Residential College: Pierson

2013-14: Named Yale’s team captain for the 2013-14 season.

2013: All-Ivy League Honorable Mention selection … Made 11 appearances with 11 starts at shortstop … Also made 12 pitching appearances with one start … Was limited to a role in the bullpen following Yale’s doubleheader at Holy Cross due to injury … Finished with a .171 batting average (6-for-35) with one double, one RBI and three runs scored … On the mound, finished with a 1-2 record with two saves and a 3.79 ERA in 19.0 innings of work … Allowed 19 hits, 14 runs and eight earned runs with 16 strikeouts and eight walks … Led Yale with two saves, 10 games finished, 11 relief appearances, and was second in total appearances (12).

2012: All-Ivy League Second Team Selection … Among Ivy League leaders, Hanson's batting average of .340 ranked 11th among Ivy League leaders; His 55 hits and 18 steal attempts were ranked second among Ivy League leaders; His six sacrifice bunts and 11 stolen bases were ranked fifth among Ivy League leaders; His 188 total plate appearances and 162 at-bats were ranked seventh among Ivy League leaders; His 109 fielding assists were ranked fourth among Ivy League leaders and his 26 double plays were ranked sixth. … Started all 45 games and shared the 2012 G.H. Walker, Jr. Award (Team MVP) with catcher Ryan Brenner … Led the Bulldogs in hitting, posting a .340 batting average, while also posting team-highs in on-base percentage (.412), total hits (55), walks (19), and stolen bases (11) while starting 39 games at shortstop and six at center field). … Recorded a streak of 34 straight games in which he reached base, the longest streak in the Ivy League last season … Reached base in 42 of Yale's 45 games … Led Yale with 16 multi-hit games, including 11 two-hit games and five three-hit games. … Also tied David Toups for the longest hitting streak on the team at 10 games. … Went 3-for-3 at the plate with a walk and a stolen base against Georgetown on March 9 and earned the victory in relief … Went a combined 5-for-6 with two doubles and an RBI in the opening game and two runs scored in the closing game of a doubleheader split with Hartford on March 23 … Went a combined 7-for-16 with two runs scored and two stolen bases in a four-game set with Harvard (April 14 & 15).

2011: Appeared in all 42 games with 42 starts with a .278 batting average (44 hits in 158 at-bats). … Belted six doubles and two home runs with 18 RBIs … Stole seven bases in 12 attempts … Led the Bulldogs in runs scored (37), HBPs (9) and sac bunts (9) … Second on the team in home runs (2), walks (18), stolen base attempts (12), and third on the team in hits (44), total bases (56) and stolen bases (7) … Also made six relief appearances on the mound with a 1-1 record and a 0.00 ERA, allowing only one unearned run and four hits in 7? innings pitched. … Ivy League Rookie of the Week on March 8, 2011. 

Before Yale: Four-year letterman at Katy High School in Katy, Texas … All-District Selection in 2008 and 2009 … Voted team captain as a senior … Completed a post-graduate year at Loomis Chaffee in Windsor, Conn., under coach Jeff Ross … All-Founders League selection as a shortstop and relief pitcher … Competed for the Houston Heat Select Baseball program in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

At Yale: Resident of Pierson College. Economics major.

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