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19 Josh Hansen
Josh  Hansen

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Irvine, CA

High School:
Mater Dei HS

Weight:
215

Position:
OF/C

B/T:
R/R


Led USD in HR, RBI, 2B & slugging % during WCC play in 2003


Drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 2004 MLB First-Year Player Draft (719 overall, 24th round)

Career: Proved to be one of the best power hitters on the West Coast during his two-year stay at USD... Twice named an All-West Coast Conference player, earning first team honors in 2003 and second team honors in 2004... Drove in a total of 92 runs and belted 15 homers in two seasons... Posted a .369 batting average as a senior, hitting in the heart of the USD order... Single-handedly powered USD to the WCC Championship and the NCAA Regionals as a junior by hitting clutch homeruns in divisional and Championship play down the stretch... Went on a 22-game hitting streak as a senior from late March through early April... Awarded numerous WCC/Rawlings Player of the Week awards... Homered in San Diego's new downtown stadium PETCO PARK in front of 20,000+ fans during the 2004 Aztec Invitational... Hit 20 doubles as a junior, 3rd highest season total in USD school history.

Junior in 2003: No player made more of a dramatic impact on San Diego's WCC Championship team of 2003... Down the stretch and into the WCC Championship Series, a total of eight games, Hansen was 16-of-32 (.500 BA) drove in 17 runs and hit five homers... Was named the WCC Player of the Week (6-12-03) for his outstanding play at Portland in the final series of the regular season... Hit a go-ahead three-run homer with two-outs in the ninth inning during USD's Saturday game with the Pilots (5-10-03), helping San Diego clinch the WCC West Division title... One week later at Pepperdine (5-25-03), with USD's season and the league championship on the line (USD trailed 1-0 in the eighth inning of game three of the WCC Championship Series) Hansen hit a go-ahead two-run shot that clinched the 2003 WCC Championship... Posted a batting average of .363 in league play... Hit 20 doubles in 2003, 3rd highest season total in USD school history... Led USD in most power numbers over all 29 WCC games, 32 RBI's, 7 HR's, 15 2B's and a .681 slugging %... Enjoyed a nine-game hitting streak from April 5-April 19, then went on a 10-game hitting streak from May 4-May 31...Had 15 multi-hit games, 10 with three or more hits tied a team-high... Had 12 multi-RBI games, eight with three or more RBI was a team-best... Started in 57 games on the year, 37 in left field, 14 at catcher and 6 as the DH... Hit in a career-high five RBI against Portland (5-10-03)... Went 3-for-4 with two homers, a double and four RBI vs. Loyola Marymount (5-4-03)... Registered a career-high five hits, going 5-for-6, with three doubles and four RBI against St. Mary's (4-19-03)... Tripled and homered, going 3-for-4 with three RBI at Texas Tech (2-9-03)... Posted a .309 batting average on the season, hit 20 doubles, nine homers, and drove in 48 RBI.

College/Prep: Originally attended Wake Forest then Cypress College in the Los Angeles area... Named first team All-Orange Empire at Cypress as a sophomore... Hit .388 (11th best in the OEC) in 2002... Attended Mater Dei High School as a prep... Hit over .300 for three consecutive seasons... Belted 12 homers and was named MVP of the South Coast Conference as a senior... All-State and All-County selection as prep senior.

Personal: Born on September 16, 1982 in Westminster, California... Communications major and business minor... Son of Bob and Susan Hansen of Irvine.

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