Jason Haniger
29
Junior
Catcher
6-3, 210
Bats: R; Throws: R
Santa Clara, CA
(Archbishop Mitty)

Excellent defensive catcher with a strong throwing arm....Has the potential to be an solid player in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

2007: Served as back-up catcher behind Matt Wieters....turned in first three-hit game while driving in two runs 5/7 at South Florida....went 2-for-3 while scoring two runs 5/19 vs. Florida State....belted first career home run 5/26 vs. NC State in ACC Tournament....overall, went 8-for-15 during the month of May....played for Duluth Huskies of Northwoods League during summer....hit safely in nine straight games 7/4 to 7/19....Member of the 2007 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2006: Provided depth behind Andy Hawranick and Matt Wieters as a freshman....drove in a run with each of his hits during the season....played for Duluth Huskies of Northwoods League during summer.

High School: A four-year letter-winner for coach Bill Hutton at Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose....rated as the No. 249 prospect in the nation and the No. 38 prospect in the state of California by Perfect Game USA....named First Team All-West Catholic League, second team All-Mercury News for the San Jose area, and second team All-State by calhisports.com as a senior....also earned all-league honors as a junior, and helped his team win a sectional championship as a sophomore....selected to play in the Area Code Games and the California North-South game....hit .333 with four home runs and 35 RBI as a senior....hit .333 as a junior....played for Los Gatos Athletics of the Santa Clara/San Jose-area Palomino League during summer of 2005....also played two years of basketball and a year of football at Archbishop Mitty.

Personal: Jason Thomas Haniger....Born June 10, 1987....Son of Walt and Judy Haniger....Dean's List student majoring in Management....Named to the 2006 ACC Honor Roll.

 Georgia Tech Statistics
 Batting
 Year   AVG  GP-GS    AB   R   H  2B  3B  HR RBI   BB  SO  SB-ATT  FLD%
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 2006  .444  10-0      9   2   4   0   0   0   5    0   0   0-0   1.000
 2007  .303  18-9     33   9  10   3   0   1   5    3   9   0-0   1.000