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Nittany Lions return to USA Baseball National Training Center
Sloniger homers, Pitchers strikeout 15
School Record 145 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees among Spring/At-Large Sports
Huskers spoiled great outing by Hagenman
Nittany Lions set to honor seniors Saturday
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2017)
LOUISVILLE SLUGGER FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICA (2016)
BIG TEN ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM (2016)
Awards: Academic All-Big Ten. Season: Led the team with 80 1/3 innings pitched ... Second on the team with a career-high 75 strikeouts ... Had three eight-inning starts, including one complete game ... Struck out 19 batters to just one walk over 13 1/3 innings in two starts in March (at Delaware, Columbia), allowing one earned run. At No. 1 TCU (2/19): Pitched three innings in his first start of the season, allowing three earned runs while striking out four. Vs. Xavier (2/25): Struck out seven in five innings. At Pacific (3/5): Pitched seven innings and allowed two earned runs while striking out one to earn win. At Delaware (3/18): Pitched six innings without giving up an earned run and struck out a career-high 10 batters while only walking one. Columbia (3/25): Went 7 1/3 innings, allowing just one earned run on eight hits and struck out nine batters with no walks. Ohio State (4/9, G1): Pitched a season-high eight innings, yielding one run on 10 hits and two walks with eight strikeouts, leaving the game with the lead. Northwestern (4/22): Pitched seven innings, allowing no earned runs and striking out four batters. At Indiana (5/13): Tied a season-best eight innings pitched as he scattered 11 hits while striking out six in first career complete game. No. 22 Nebraska (5/19): Went eight innings in a second consecutive start, holding the Huskers to two runs on seven hits while striking out eight. Summer: Made two appearances, including one start, for the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod League.
Awards: Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America … Big Ten All-Freshman Team (starting pitcher). Season: Led the team in starts (14), wins (6) and innings pitched (82.0) … Posted a 3.84 ERA and a 6-3 record … Most wins by a Penn State pitcher since 2011. Vs. Army (2/20): Pitched seven scoreless innings in debut to lead a combined shutout and earn first career win … Struck out six and allowed only four hits and no walks. At UNCW (3/7): Gave up no earned runs in 6 2/3 innings and allowed five hits and two walks with two strikeouts in his second win of the season. Niagara (3/19): Threw six innings with no earned runs and no walks and struck out five to earn the win. At Illinois (3/26): Pitched a season high 8 1/3 innings in Big Ten debut and struck out six while only surrendering two earned runs. At Northwestern (4/17): Struck out five with no walks in six innings of work in an 11-3 victory … Recovered from a six-hit, three-run first inning to keep Northwestern scoreless for the rest of his outing. At Rutgers (4/24): Became winningest Penn State pitcher since 2011 with sixth victory of the season. Maryland (4/30 G2): Limited Terps to two earned runs over six innings.
2015 CUBA TRIP
Earned win in a scheduled short-start at Mayabeque, becoming the first U.S. pitcher to earn a win over a Cuban National Series team … Allowed one run on three hits and a walk and struck out three in three innings pitched.
High school coach was Sam Tropiano and coached in travel baseball (Evoshield Canes Central) by Sebastian Nazabal ... Named to the 2014 All-Olympic Conference team ... Named an Underclass honorable mention All-American by Perfect Game ... Carpenter Cup All-Star as well as 2013 and 2014 Perfect Game WWBA All-Tournament Team selection ... South Jersey Underclass All-Star ... Was ranked in the Top 1,000 by Perfect Game.
Full name is Justin Michael Hagenman … Born on October 7, 1996 in Vorhees, New Jersey … Parents are Dan and Lisa Hagenman … Has an older brother, Kyle ... Majoring in telecommunications.