42 Andrew Hatch
42 - Andrew Hatch
Height: 6-4
Weight: 225
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Henderson, Nev.
High School: Cimarron-Memorial
Position: RHP/OF
Major: Psychology
Bats/Throws: R/R

Joined the Crimson during spring workouts and will look to play his first season of collegiate baseball as a senior in his final semester of sports eligibility at Harvard.

Made his first start in the second game of a doubleheader at Jacksonville State on 3/4 and went 4-for-4 with three RBI and a walk ... Threw an inning of scoreless relief at Bryant on 4/7 ... Earned the win on the mound against Cornell on 4/10 with two innings of one-hit, scoreless relief in an 11-8 Harvard win ... Batted 1-for-3 with a walk in the nightcap while playing right field ... Earned a victory against UMass in the first round of the Beanpot on 3/20 with 3.0 innings of four-hit relief in which he did not allow a run while striking out three ... Threw 2.0 scoreless innings with a strikeout against BC in the Beanpot championship game at Fenway Park ... Struck out four batters in 3.0 relief innings against Dartmouth on 5/1.

In his second stint at Harvard after transferring to LSU in the summer of 2007 before returning to Cambridge in the spring of 2009 … Originally walked on at LSU after a brief Mormon mission to Chile … Earned a scholarship at LSU in 2007 and was the Tigers’ starting QB in 2008 … Was granted a medical redshirt following the 2007 season due to a shoulder injury  ... A dual threat quarterback … Can run or pass with equal effectiveness … Originally recruited by Gary Crowton when he was the head coach at Brigham Young but chose Harvard which has had an All-Ivy League QB now in eight of the last nine years.

At Harvard
Started three games but missed significant time with two concussions ... Finished the season 40-69-4 for 502 yards and four touchdowns ... Made his first Ivy League start in the season opener against Holy Cross ... Completed 20 of 25 passes for 276 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for 39 yards against the Crusaders and earned a spot on the Ivy League weekly Honor Roll on 9/20 ... Also named to the College Football Performance Awards honorable mention at quarterback that week ... Missed three weeks with a concussion but returned to start at Princeton, going 9-for-21 for 98 yards in a win ... Suffered a season-ending concussion against the Tigers ... Major H award winner.

2009: Sat out the season per NCAA eligibility for transfer and progress toward degree rules.

Had season cut short with a lower leg injury suffered against Georgia ... Started first three games of season before giving way to Jarrett Lee after suffering a concussion against Auburn ... Saw action on a number of drives against Georgia and completed 2-of-2 passes for 22 yards ... Also notched a career-long 20-yard run against the Bulldogs ... Rotated with Jarrett Lee against South Carolina and played well by completing 2-of-3 passes for 10 yards and a touchdown ... Rushed five times for 19 yards against the Gamecocks ... Saw limited action against Florida but completed 2-of-3 passes for 32 yards ... Also ran for 14 yards and a touchdown against the Gators, which marked the second rushing TD of his career ... Through six games, he completed 55.6 percent of his passes (25-of-45 passes for 282 yards with two touchdowns and one interception) ... Finished 7-of-14 for 77 yards and one TD against Appalachian State ... Went 10-for-17 for 125 yards and one interception against North Texas ... Finished 2-for-6 for 16 yards against Auburn while rushing for 40 yards ... Was the Tigers’ fourth-leading rusher with 35 carries for 129 yards and two TDs.

2007: Played in one game for the Tigers … Saw action in LSU’s win over Middle Tennessee … Completed 1-of-2 passes for nine yards and ran for another 27 yards on four carries.

At Harvard
Played his true freshman season at Harvard in 2005 … Quarterback for the Harvard junior varsity squad in 2005 … Played in the Harvard-Yale junior varsity game at the Yale Bowl … Ran for one TD and threw for another in the Harvard-Yale JV game … Left Harvard following his freshman season, going on what was planned to be a two-year Mormon mission in Chile … Injured knee playing soccer five months into his mission and had to return home to Nevada to have surgery.

Full name is Andrew Dale Hatch … Parents are Wendell and Julie Hatch … Has one sibling, Christian who is a forward on the basketball team at UC San Diego… Is concentrating in psychology with a secondary concentration in economics.