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#8 Jacob Hitz, UTL


Position: UTL
Date of Birth: 01/26/2018
Height: 6' 0"   Weight: 190 lbs
College Experience: University of Minnesota
Bats: R
Throws: R
Resides: Prior Lake, MN
School Year: Freshman


HIGH SCHOOL A 2017 graduate of Prior Lake High School • played and started three seasons at shortstop and centerfield for Greg Nesbit and Prior Lake • ranked No. 25 overall prospect and No. 3 shortstop in Minnesota by Prep Baseball Report • ranked No. 15 overall prospect in Minnesota and No. 213 nationally by Perfect Game • named a 2017 Rawlings-Perfect Game All-American Honorable Mention and All-Central Region Second Team • earned All-South Suburban Conference honors for the Lakers • played four seasons for Twin Cities Baseball Academy and coach Brett Thorney • also played three seasons of varsity football, earning All-Conference honors as a quarterback.

PERSONAL Born Jacob Allen Hitz on October 13, 1998 to paretns Mary Lynn and Allen Hitz • has one sister, Claire • outside interests include boating, bowling, and basketball • plans to major in kinesiology with a minor in psychology at Minnesota.

2018 Roster »
11 Ryan Smith P
12 Dillon Good P
13 John Clayton P
17 Nick Zwack P
18 Sam Byrns P
19 Max Hunter P
28 Logan Teske P
29 Noah Stone P
31 Jason Antalek P
33 Gregory Allard P
37 Tyler Germanowski P
40 Ian Murphy P
48 Zach Strickland P
2 Austin Powell C
10 Carlos Pino C
26 Cameron Comer C
42 Danny Martin C
3 James Gargano IF
4 John Dempsey 3B
7 Jordan Kozicky IF
20 Tyler Kelder IF
23 Herman Alvarado IF
35 Derek Ripp 1B
44 Andrew Taft 1B
1 Darius Foster OF
6 Noah Searcy OF
14 Dillon Lifrieri OF
15 Henry Eilen OF
16 Easton Bertrand OF
22 Cam Coakley OF
8 Jacob Hitz UTL
39 Justin Tuey UTL

Full roster...