Mike Hass

Mike Hass

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Redmond, Wash.

High School:
Redmond HS

Last College:
University of Nevada

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Position:
OF

Experience:
TR

OREGON STATE: Begins career this spring ... OSU head coach Pat Casey says: "Mike will fight for a starting position in the outfield. He brings us a lefthanded bat with power."

NEVADA: Lettered 3 years for coach Gary Powers at the NCAA Division I school in Reno, Nev. ... batted .305, 22 homers, 5 triples, 33 doubles, 93 RBIs, 11 stolen bases ... as a junior, batted .258, 4 homers, 20 RBIs ... as a sophomore, batted .305, 10 homers, 2 triples, 16 doubles, 41 RBIs, 6 stolen bases ... as a freshman, batted .320, 8 homers, 2 triples, 11 doubles, 32 RBIs ... Dean's List.

REDMOND HIGH: Lettered 4 years for coach Ray Cassidy ... batted .410, 16 homers, 70 RBIs; all-state, all-county, all-league ... set KingCo 4A home run record ... prep summer teammates included Chris Minaker, baseball, Stanford; John Otness, baseball, Washington; Nick Hundley, baseball, Arizona; Kyle Correa, baseball Portland ... also played football.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Exercise and Sport Science; may become a strength coach or baseball coach ... born in Stanley, N.D. ... parents, Jim and Sharon Hass; sisters, Julie Kerby (31), Carla Speer (26) ... enjoys offroading, playing John Madden video football; listening to music; watching movies; eating ... top athletic thrill was placing fifth at 2003 National Baseball Congress World Series while playing for Havasu Heat ... favorite athletes are Mickey Mantle, Chipper Jones, Deion Sanders; favorite movies are Scarface, Old School; favorite TV shows are The Simpsons, Family Guy; favorite actor is Adam Sandler; favorite book is The Science of Hitting, by Ted Williams; favorite musicians are Charlie Daniels, Snoop Dogg; favorite vehicles are Hummer H1, Audi S4; favorite food is barbecued beef; favorite restaurant is Red Lobster ... chose OSU to win a Pac-10 championship.

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