Aaron Hanke
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Jesuit HS '03

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
OF

Major:
Communication

Bats: Right
Throws: Right

2006: Started 30 of 38 games, batting .283 (34-for-120)... Was 2nd on team with .508 slugging average, helped by 13 doubles... Also clubbed four homers and 28 RBI... Came out strong, batting 7-for-16 (.438) with five doubles and eight RBI in the first six games (2/4-14)... Also finished strong, batting 18-for-53 (.339) in month of May... Ended year with six-game hitting streak (5/20-27), still current entering 2007 season... Had 11 multi-hit games, including 4-for-5 day at Cal State Northridge (5/5)... Launched a double and homer for four RBI in previous game at USF (5/2).

2005: Saw action in 28 games, starting 22... Batted .218 (19-for-87) with 5 doubles and 2 triples... Went 6-for-17 (.353) in DH or pinch-hitting roles... Had 4 multi-hit games... Hit 3-for-5 with 2 doubles at UC Riverside (3/24)... Went 2-for-3 with 2 stolen bases vs. Cal State Fullerton (4/24).

2004: Played in 33 games, starting 21... Made 15 starts at third base after Matt Kamigawachi moved to shortstop... Batted .356 (31-for-87) with 19 runs and 23 RBI... Totalled 11 extra-base hits (7 2B, 1 3B, 3 HR) en route to .563 slugging average... Had 9 multi-hit games, 5 multi-RBI outings... Enjoyed 9-day stretch (4/9-4/17) in which he hit 14-for-31 (.452) with 12 RBI... Went 3-for-5 with homer and 6 RBI in that run... Launched 3-run shot at Cal St. San Bernardino for first collegiate HR (2/7)... Hit 3-run bomb in 9th to help seal win over Chico State (3/7).

JESUIT HS '03: Voted team MVP and won first-team All-Metro League honors as a senior... Captured the Director's Award for the Optimist Game... Earned second-team all-league accolades as a junior... Helped team to Sac-Joaquin Section title in 2001.

PERSONAL: Born in San Francisco, Calif.... Communication major... Parents are David & Rose Hanke... Career highlight was hitting for the cycle in his last high school game... Played AAU ball for the Sacramento Devil Rays.