Penn State honored eight seniors on Saturday during the postgame Senior Day ceremony
Penn State lost both games of Friday's doubleheader against MSU by scores of 4-2 and 4-1
Haley ranks among the team leaders in a host of offensive categories
Jim Haley becomes the first PSU baseball player of 2014 to earn a weekly conference award
Rob Cooper picked up his first win in Happy Valley of his career on Tuesday evening in the 7-3 victory
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year letterwinner at Bonner and Prendergast Catholic High School under the direction of head coach Joe DeBarbarie ... Named the Philadelphia Catholic League MVP after the 2013 season ... Selected as County Times Player of the Year ... Received Philadelphia Inquirer Player of the Year honors ... Achieved Daily News All-City Player of the Year status ... Batted .459 on 34 hits, while hitting two home runs, driving in 26 and scoring 27 runs as a senior ... Designated as a team captain during the 2012 and 2013 seasons ... Honored as team MVP in 2013 ... Also a three-year letterwinner in football at Bonner and Prendergrast Catholic High where he was selected as the MVP of the Philadelphia Catholic League in 2012 ... Played summer league as a member of the Philly Bandits.
PERSONAL: Full name is James Liam Haley ... Born on February 23, 1995 in Lansdowne, Pa. ... Parents are Dan and Rose Haley ... Has a sister, Bridget, and eight brothers, Dan, Ryan, Mike, Joe, Luke, Chris, Shawn and Pat ... Cousins, John Young and Mike Moran, also attend Penn State ... Majoring in business administration.