Hawk Item — Selected in the 22nd round (668th pick) by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2013 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
2013 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten. 2013 — Made 16 appearances, making seven starts…. tied for second on the team with three wins… allowed three runs on four hits May 12 vs. Michigan State before leaving after taking a line drive his throwing arm, suffering the loss… took a no-decision May 5 at Michigan, tossing four scoreless innings… was the pitcher of record in 10-2 loss to Minnesota on April 27, allowing nine runs (three earned) on nine hits in four innings… collected third win of the season April 20 at Penn State, allowing two runs on five hits in six innings… struck out seven Nittany Lions, setting a new career-high… started and was the pitcher of record in a 11-4 loss to Kansas State on April 13, allowing seven runs in 2 1/3 innings… won first game as a starter April 7 vs. Nebraska, throwing a career-high 6 2/3 innings and allowing two runs… made first start March 31 vs. Indiana, taking a no-decision after tossing 3 2/3 innings and allowing five runs… tossed 2 1/3 innings March 22 vs. Northwestern, allowing one run and striking out three… threw a career-high three innings against West Virginia (March 10), allowing one earned run and striking out six… pitched two innings March 3 against Wichita State, allowing one hit and zero runs… notched first career save in 4-2 win over Texas A&M Corpus Christi on Feb. 24, tossing a perfect ninth inning…made two appearances in three-game series at Austin Peay, not allowing a hit or a run in 3 2/3 innings.
2012 — Appeared in 17 games, all in relief… the 17 appearances were the third-most of any Hawkeye… finished 1-0 with a 5.40 ERA in 20.0 innings pitched… compiled 20 strikeouts while surrendering only 14 walks… finished four games… struck out eight batters looking… saw first career action on Feb. 25 against George Mason, tossing three scoreless innings… earned first career win on March 13 against Bucknell.
2010 and 2011 at Ellsworth CC – In 2011, tallied three wins and one save… tossed 59.2 innings in 2011, tallying an ERA of 3.17 and recording 45 strikeouts… made 12 starts in 2011… awarded the National Junior College Association for Exemplary Academic Achievement… led team to a second place finish at conference tournament in 2009-10… member of Phi Theta Kappa International… honor society member… named to Dean’s list all four semesters… two-time academic all-region honoree.
High School – As a senior, tallied 46.1 innings pitched in 12 appearances and allowed 16 earned runs (2.42 ERA)… named second team all-conference and all-metro as a senior… named academic all-conference in both baseball and basketball in 2008-09… member of state basketball tournament team as a senior.
Personal – Born May 13, 1991… son of William and Norma Hanse… finance major.