|Previous College:||Santa Rosa College|
Last season's most consistent offensive performer returns for
senior season at second base ... steady defensive player makes the routine play
... excels at turning the double play ... versatile enough to play shortstop and
third base ... solid at the plate ... can drive the ball out of the park but is
better when lashing line drives ... good run producer despite batting second in
the order ... great competitor ... can hit anywhere in the lineup ... could bat
in the three hole ... coaching staff would love to have a few more players like
2004 Highlights (Junior)
First-team All Mid-Continent Conference selection ... 2004
ABCA All-Midwest Region second-team selection ... finished seventh in the
Mid-Con in batting, second in doubles, third in hits and runs, and fourth in RBI
... in addition to outstanding offensive numbers, was steady defensively with
just six errors in 60 games ... named to the 2004 Mid-Con All-Tournament team
after hitting .500 (6-12) with a home run and five RBI in three games ... belted
a grand slam and scored a school-record six runs in opening round win over
Southern Utah (5/27) ... started all but one game, with 59 starts coming at
second base ... had seven hits including a homer and seven RBI in Southern
Utah series (5/21-22) ... was 6-for-9 with two RBI in a doubleheader sweep of
Centenary (4/24) ... 8-for-16 with three RBI in Western Illinois series
(4/16-17) ... 3-for-5 with three RBI in win at No. 15 Arizona State (4/8) ...
4-for-6 with an RBI at Texas-Pan American (3/20) ... 3-for-5 with an RBI at No.
24 Florida State (2/22) ... hit season's first home run against Sacred Heart
(2/28) ... batted .407-2-23 in Mid-Con play ... played summer ball for the San
Luis Obispo Blues.
At Santa Rosa College
Missed 19 games as a sophomore with a broken hand ... played
third base as a sophomore and batted just .228 in 28 games, but managed to
record 21 RBI ... batted .350 in conference play ... posted .305 average as a
freshman, with 12 doubles, one home run and 29 RBI in 43 games ... was hit by
pitch 18 times.
2001 graduate of Kelseyville High School ... named Redwood
Empire Athlete of the Year as a senior after hitting .472 with a Lake
County-record 16 doubles ... helped Kelseyville to a pair of North Coast League
Full name is Brian Logan Hanson ... son of Greg and Christine
Hanson ... Public Relations/Advertising major ... also recruited by Oklahoma
State and Northern Colorado ... born June 14, 1982.