Team / Roster
#26 Hunter Vansau
|Position : Outfielder|
|Date of Birth :|
|Height : 6'3"|
|Weight : 195|
|College : Mississippi State|
|Bats : Left|
|Throws : Right|
|Resides : Crawford, Texas|
|School Year : Junior|
OF HUNTER VANSAU (Mississippi State, Junior) – Native of Crawford, TX, 6-3/195, hit .359 with eight home runs and 17 extra-base hits, along with 34 RBIs, in 33 games for the HarbourCats in 2017. Named to WCL all-star game and WCL’s second-team all-star post-season list.
2017: Named to the 2017 Spring SEC Acadmic Honor Roll • Batted .297 in 188 at bats as a true freshman • Earned his first hit as a Bulldog on Feb. 24 against Indiana State • Drove in his first MSU in his first Diamond Dawg start on Feb. 25 via sacrifice fly • Drove in a run with a pinch-hit single against Southern Miss in Pearl on March 21 • Scored his first collegiate run against Tennessee on March 24 • Went 3-for-5 with 2 RBI against FIU on April 5 • Went 2-for-3 with a run against MVSU on April 11 • Went 2-for-2 with a double, a run and an RBI at South Carolina on April 15 • Went 3-for-4 and reached base four times at Texas A&M on May 5 • Went 3-for-4 at Georgia on May 14 • Went 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored vs. LSU on May 20 • Went 2-for-3 with an RBI double and an RBI triple vs. Florida on May 26 in the SEC Tournament • Went 5-8 with a run scored vs. Southern Miss in Games Six and Seven of the Hattiesburg Regional • Played summer ball with the Victoria Harbor Hawks of the Cape Cod League.
2016 SUMMER BALL: Played for the Chugiak Chinooks of the Alaskan Baseball League and led his team in hitting, while finishing seventh in the league with a .297 batting average this summer.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Led Northeast Texas Community College in batting average (.378), runs (40), hits (62), doubles (11) and on-base percentage (.488) • Transfered to Northeast Texas Community College after a season with Dallas Baptist University.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year letterman at Crawford High School under Randy Smith • Named to 2014 Super CenTex 1st team in his senior season • Awarded Texas High School Baseball Association Class 2A Third Team All-State honors in 2014 • Tabbed as the district’s Defensive Most Valuable Player • Named a First Team All-District shortstop • Hit .471 and crossed home plate 34 times, leading Crawford • Also hit .471 his 2012 sophomore season • Named to 2012 Super CenTex 2nd Team • Played summer ball with Waco Storm following graduation in 2014.
PERSONAL: Born Hunter Thomas Vansau on June 11, 1996 in Brownwood, Texas • Son of Kevin and Marilyn Vansau • Has one sister: Heather • Chose MSU over Dallas Baptist • Majoring in finance • His favorite MLB team is the Orioles • Favorite MLB player is Chris Davis • Favorite childhood memory is going to Disney World after school when he lived in Florida • Favorite singer is George Strait • Hobbies include fishing and hunting.