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#8 JacobLanning
Height: 6-0
Weight: 200
Class: SR
Position: INF/RHP
Hometown: Roscoe, Ill.

2014: Saw action in 55 games as a junior, making 54 starts ... hit .314 on the year with 59 hits ... had a team-best nine doubles, on triple and two home runs ... led the team with 27 RBIs ... went 4-for-4 with two RBIs and a home run against Union (Ky.) (Feb. 22) ... went 3-for-4 with a double against Mount Vernon Nazarene (Mar. 14) ... went 4-for-4 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored against Calumet St. Joseph (Apr. 12) ... drove in a season-high three RBIs twice, including in the CCAC Championship game against Judson (May 7) ... had 17 appearances on the mound, including 11 starts ... picked up his first career win after throwing seven scoreless innings against Cardinal Stritch (Apr. 1) while striking out seven ... struck out a season-high nine batters after tossing seven scoreless innings against Saint Xavier (Apr. 16) ... finished the year 5-6 with an ERA of 3.16 and a team-best 52 strikeouts in 77.0 innings ... also had three saves.

2014 Season Stats

Prior to HC: Spent two seasons at Kankakee Community College where he worked in the infield and on the mound ... in his freshman season, Lanning hit .391 with 16 doubles and 35 RBIs while going 7-0 on the mound with an ERA of 3.90 ... as a sophomore, Lanning hit .356 with nine doubles, two triples, a home run and 26 RBIs while going 5-1 on the mound with three complete games.

Prep: A 2011 graduate of Hononegah High School where he was named all-conference twice, all-area and team MVP.

Personal: Jacob is the son of Dan and Marry Lanning ... majoring in business ... born on Feb. 4, 1993.

2015 Baseball Roster
Brett BowmanFRC5-10165Edwardsburg, Mich.
Max FautFRINF5-8170
Zachary FozoFRINF/OF5-10170South Bend, Ind.
Maris MarazitaFR2B/OF5-9165Niles, Mich.
Colin McNamaraFR1B/OF6-1185Granger, Ind.
Justin ReavesFROF5-10165
Joe StukenborgFR3B6-1180South Bend, Ind.
1Darwing EreuSR3B/RHP5-7170Mishawaka, Ind.
3Max LinnvilleJRUTL5-10185Boone, N.C.
4Tom McCartneySRUTL5-7165Saginaw, Mich.
5Mike TaralaSR1B6-3175Schererville, Ind.
8Jacob LanningSRINF/RHP6-0200Roscoe, Ill.
9Andrew SalazarSRLHP5-11165Tucson, Ariz.
10Jordan HintonJRC6-1205Granger, Ind.
12Blake ComellaSRRHP6-3190Glendale, Ariz.
13Trey BickelSORHP5-8160Mishawaka, Ind.
14CJ SuperczynskiJRLHP6-3160South Bend, Ind.
18Rodney BettcherSRRHP6-3235Lakeville, Ind.
19Alec RodriguezSRC6-0170Chicago, Ill.
20Stephen ClancySROF6-0180Yorkville, Ill.
21Bryan ReedSO1B/3B6-5210Charlotte, Mich.
22Adam JanowiakSORHP6-2160Granger, Ind.
24Paul KappazSRSS6-2155Grosse Pointe, Mich.
25Jordan GardJRLHP6-4190Mishawaka, Ind.
26Chris WoodruffSROF6-0190Mishawaka, Ind.
29Blake CorrellJRATH5-11205Oak Creek, Wis.
30Tommy GoodaleSO3B6-1220Indianola, Iowa
31Nick MungerSORHP6-1195Perrysburg, Ohio
32Jared PopplewellSO1B6-5215Clive, Iowa
34Mike PizzutoSR1B6-3225Sarasota, Fla.
35Paul GehaSORHP6-2190Fort Wayne, Ind.
36Trey SolomonSOOF6-1170Elkhart, Ind.
45Matt SchwitzSRRHP6-3190Granger, Ind.
Brian Blondell - Head Coach - 3rd season
Mike Huling - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Todd Marazita - Head Assistant Coach - 3rd season
Caleb Fenimore - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Pat Sweeney - Assistant Coach - 1st season
Pat Borlik - Pitching Coach - 1st season