SHSU Baseball BIO
Ben Haefner
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Ben Haefner 3121389
Position: IF
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Lancaster, N.Y.
High School: Central HS
Other College: Buffalo
Experience: Transfer

BUFFALO (2014-17)
Posted a .326 average (62-for-190) and impressive .435 on base percentage during final season of Buffalo's program ... raked in 37 RBI and 38 runs scored while belting three home runs ... matched team-high four RBI alongside one triple and a pair of walks in three starts as UB took 2-of-3 from Sam Houston State between March 23-25 ... named to the 2017 Baseball Academic All-MAC Team after posting 3.63 GPA in exercise science ... Named All-MAC First Team as a shortstop ... helped the Bulls turn 32 double plays ... registered 14 multi-hit performances including 5-for-6 outing with six RBI and four runs against Toledo in 21-20 loss (4/15) ... totaled nine multi-RBI games. 

Appeared in 42 games while earning the start in the infield in 35 games as a redshirt sophomore... finished the season with 29 hits and a .246 batting average... scored 16 runs while notching four doubles and 10 RBI... ranked third on the team in walks with 31 while ranking second in on base percentage (.410)... closed out the season with eight multi-hit games... went 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored against Toledo (3/25)... opened the season going 2-for-3 with two walks against Air Force (2/19)... went 2-for-6 with a season-high three runs scored in the Bulls win over Mount St. Mary's (3/12)... notched eight multi-walk games on the year... earned a spot on the Academic All-MAC team for the second straight season.

Turned into a key starter for the Bulls at second base as he appeared in 38 games while starting 33... the redshirt freshman finished second on the team in batting average (.302) while notching 35 hits... ranked third on the team with six doubles and third on the team in RBI's with 20... he was tied for the team lead in walks with 28 while also scoring 19 runs... ranked second on the team with a .454 on base percentage while owning a .371 slugging percentage... had the best game of his career against Bowling Green (5/15) as he went 4-for-7 at the plate with a double, a run and a career-high four RBI's... finished the season with seven multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games... finished the season with three stolen bases... notched a team-leading and career-best 12-game hitting streak from 4/14 - 5/12... eanred a spot on the Academic ALL-MAC team.

Redshirted during 2014 season.

Earned three letters and was captain for one season at Lancaster, under head coach Mark Dalfonso... served as the team's starting shortstop... three-time member of the ECIC first team... led the team to a ECIC Division I title, and one ECIC Section VI title... played summer ball for Academy Stars and Leib's Baseball.

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