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Toby Hanson
Toby  Hanson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Delano, Minn.

High School:
Delano

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

Position:
1B

Experience:
2L

Bats/Throws:
L/R


06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

06/01/2016

Gophers Earn Academic Big Ten Honors

The Gophers totaled 282 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.

02/09/2016

2016 Season Preview: Infielders

Preview the upcoming 2016 with a look at the infielders on the Gophers roster

01/13/2016

Around the Bases with Toby Hanson

Hanson figures to be a key piece to the 2016 season on the diamond

08/18/2015

Summer Roundup: Aug. 18

Northwoods League ends with one Gopher claiming top prize.

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2016 • SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Hit .301 and racked up 27 RBI • totaled 46 hits, including 13 extra-base hits • drilled five homers and slugged at a .458 clip • tallied 15 multi-hit games and had seven contests with two-plus RBI • held a 10-game on-base streak • Academic All-Big Ten. Game Highlights: Went 3-for-4 with a solo home run in the season opener against Utah (2/19) • hit 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI in the second game versus Utah (2/21) • launched a homer over the right-field wall in a 2-for-4 performance with three RBI against Oregon State (2/21) • plated one in a 2-for-5 showing at Campbell (2/26) • returned to the lineup after an injury and drew a walk versus Northern Illinois (4/6) • drew two walks and scored a run against South Dakota State (4/12) • laced four hits, scored three runs and added two RBI, including the game-winner in series opener, versus Maryland (4/15-4/17) • laced a two-run single in 10-0 win against North Dakota State (4/19) • netted two hits, including a home run, and had three RBI at Northwestern (4/22-4/23) • collected four hits, including a double, in series win at Illinois (4/29-5/1) • totaled four hits, three runs and three RBI in midweek sweep of Kansas (5/3-5/4) • tallied a hit and scored a run against Indiana (5/7) • laced four hits, including a double and a homer, to go along with three RBI and one run at Purdue (5/13-5/14) • drilled a home run to highlight a 2-for-5 showing that matched a season-high with three RBI and two runs at South Dakota State (5/17) • tallied four hits and added an RBI in series against Ohio State (5/19-5/21) • notched a single in Big Ten Tournament opener versus Iowa (5/25) • belted an RBI triple to highlight a 2-for-4 showing with two runs scored against Binghamton (6/4) • tallied three hits, including a double, with two RBI, a run scored and a walk versus Wake Forest (6/5) • secured a single at Texas A&M (6/5).

SUMMER BASEBALL:
Played for the St. Cloud Rox in the Northwoods League • made 30 appearances in the field and hit .210 through 62 at-bats • laced 13 hits, including three doubles and a triple • drew 10 walks and added nine RBI • tied for fourth on the team in sacrifice flies.

2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON:
Played in 41 games and started 32, the most by any Gophers freshman this season • 29 starts came at first base • batted .241 with 13 runs, eight RBIs and 17 walks • hit eight doubles and a home run • seven runs, four RBIs and eight walks came in Big Ten play. Game Highlights: Went 4-for-9 with a double and a walk at Houston over his first three collegiate starts (2/13-2/15) • hit 2-for-4 at Texas (2/22) • went 2-for-5 with two doubles, notching two RBIs and a run scored in a win against Monmouth (3/15) • batted 2-for-4 with an RBI and a steal at Maryland (3/22) • hit his first career home run in a win at Nebraska, going 2-for-4 (4/10) • also went 2-for-4 with a run the next day (4/11) • hit 2-for-4 with two RBIs, a run and a double in a win over North Dakota State (4/14) • 1-for-3 with a double and a walk against Michigan (4/26).

HIGH SCHOOL:

Graduated from Delano High School in 2014 • 2014 Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association Class 2A Player of the Year • Mr. Baseball finalist • second-team All-American and first-team all-metro • hit .457 with 13 home runs and 31 RBIs as a senior • played for the Metro West in the 2014 Play Ball! Minnesota High School Baseball All-Star Series • led the state with seven homeruns in 2013 • batted .547 with 34 RBIs as a junior • twice named to the All-Wright County First Team • coached by Dan Paulson • earned all-conference honors and quarterbacked Delano to the 2013 Minnesota Class 4A state football semifinals • the Tigers' all-time leading basketball scorer with 1,526 career points • three-time all-conference basketball player • made the state tournament in all three sports in 2013 • played summer baseball with Delano's Legion and town teams • won the home run derby at the 2014 Minnesota State Legion Tournament • also made the State Town Team Tournament in 2014.

PERSONAL:
Intends to major in sport management • son of Jeanne and P.J. Hanson • P.J. played baseball at St. Cloud State • has a sister, Tori • born July 13, 1995.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2015 41 32 .241 116 13 28 8 8 0 1 .336 17 41 1 2
2016 40 40 .301 153 22 46 27 7 1 5 .458 21 48 1 3
Total 81 72 .275 269 35 74 35 15 1 6 .405 38 89 2 5

BIG TEN STATISTICS

Year GP GS Avg AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR SLG BB SO SB SBA
2015 18 14 .265 49 7 13 4 3 0 1 .388 8 15 1 2
2016 20 20 .263 76 8 20 10 3 0 2 .382 10 24 1 2
Total 38 34 .264 125 15 33 14 6 0 3 .384 18 39 2 4

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