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#43 Gehrig Christensen

Height 6-1
Weight 175 lbs.
Class Fr.
B/T L/R
Hometown Urbandale, Iowa
High School Urbandale
Gehrig Christensen - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

High School — Ranked as a top-500 player nationally by Perfect Game… rated as the sixth-best player in Iowa by Prep Baseball Report… three-time all-state selection, earning first-team honors as a junior and senior and second-team honors as a sophomore… Des Moines Register all-Iowa Elite Team and first-team Class 4A selection as a senior… three-time first-team all-conference and all-district honoree… hit .450 with 17 doubles, two home runs and 36 RBIs as a senior with a .574 OBP… finished with a .376 average with seven doubles, two triples, one home run and 17 RBIs as a junior with a .514 OBP… hit .412 with 12 doubles, one triple, one home run and 33 RBIs as a sophomore with a .522 OBP… holds school records for career hits and most walks in a single season… helped team to back-to-back state titles as a sophomore and junior and a fourth place finish as a senior… won a conference title as a freshman… played for the DSM Yankees, Red Storm, Iowa Capitals and Iowa Sticks… high school coach was Jeremy Heinen.

Personal — Born Jan. 18, 2003, in Des Moines, Iowa… son of Craig and Becky (step-mom) Christensen and Jill and Mark (step-dad) Mingles)… has a younger brother, Johnny Mingles… high school teammate of pitcher Ty Langenberg… undecided on major.