UVU scored eight times in eighth to split four-game series
At Utah Valley ... Senior (2013): Named to All-Great West Conference first team for third straight year ... also received Academic All-Great West for the third time ... batted .323 with a team-high 19 doubles and 35 RBIs ... finished with six steals ... started all 54 games at shortstop and started 113 games straight over final two seasons ... had 19 multi-hit games and seven multi-RBI games ... had four hits in a game twice (at Saint Mary's, at Cal State Northridge) ... had three hits and tied a school record with six RBIs at Texas-Pan American on May 18 ... had team-best 15-game hitting streak and 22-game on-base streak during the season.
Junior (2012): Named First Team All-Great West Conference for the second consecutive year ... was named to Great West's Academic All-Conference team ... named to Capital One Academic All-District VIII first team ... started in all 59 games for UVU at shortstop ... hit .342 with three home runs, 42 runs batted in, and 82 hits in 237 at-bats ... was second on the team in stolen bases with 12 ... struck out just 11 times in 2012, tops on the team for those with more than 55 at-bats ... recorded the final out of the GWC Tournament when he snagged a line drive to clinch the third consecutive title for the Wolverines ... had six, three-RBI performances in 2012, including a 4-for-5 day in a 14-8 victory at Houston Baptist on May 5 ... went 3-for-4 with three RBIs, a triple, and a home run in a 13-8 win over Sacramento State on March 24 ... went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs as UVU defeated Chicago State 15-8 on April 14 ... played summer ball with the Bellingham Bells of the West Coast League.
Sophomore (2011): Named to First Team All-Great West Conference ... named to GWC Academic All-Conference ... appeared in 53 games, with 52 starts ... batted .335 with 69 hits, 33 runs batted in and two home runs ... led team with 11 stolen bases ... went 12-for-15 with 6 RBIs in a four-game series vs. Chicago State ... had 22 multi-hit games including a 4-for-5 effort at Nevada on April 2 and another 4-for-5 game with 3 RBIs vs. NYIT on April 28 ... had eight multi-RBI games, including four games with three RBIs.
Freshman (2008): Appeared in 45 games, starting 37 as a true freshman ... batted .286 with 18 runs batted in ... had 10 multi-hit games including 4-for-5 effort at Gonzaga on March 19th ... drove in three runs against Utah on April 5th ... batted a team-high .495 (49-fo-99) in 24 Great West Conference games.
Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Sehome High School ... he helped his team to a championship in conference, districts, regional and state ... hit .477 his senior year ... was named first team all-league and all-state ... was named the Washington State player of the year ... also played basketball and football and was an All-League quarterback.
Graduated from Sehome High School in 2007 with a 3.9 GPA ... was on the Honor Roll ... majoring in exercise science at UVU ... enjoys golf and music ... dad Greg and uncle Gary played baseball at BYU and cousin Dane played baseball at Ricks College ... parents are Greg and Dawn Hatch ... served an LDS mission in Lithuania ... married UVU volleyball player Patti Flagg in 2011.