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Casey Haerther
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Casey Haerther 1426338
Position: Infield
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 210
Hometown: Chatsworth, Calif.
High School: Chaminade
  Casey Haerther
Casey Haerther

Player Profile

Chatsworth, Calif.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 210



Batted .305 with 22 home runs, 34 doubles, 109 RBI and 88 runs in 147 career games (134 starts) in three seasons at UCLA...twice earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 team accolades (2008, 2009)...batted over .300 as a sophomore and junior, supplying the bulk of UCLA's home runs and RBI...selected in the fifth round (171st overall) of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Played in 52 games, making 49 starts (21 at third base, 15 as designated hitter, 13 at first base)...gained honorable mention All-Pac-10 team honors for the second consecutive season...led UCLA with 21 multiple-hit games and finished third on the team with 10 multiple-RBI efforts...ranked second on the ballclub with nine home runs and 42 RBI...finished third with 62 hits, a .473 slugging percentage and 96 total bases...batted .305, the fourth-highest batting average on the team...named Pac-10 Player of the Week (March 24) after batting .500 (7-for-14) with two homers, eight RBI and five runs in three games at USC...went 2-for-6 with a grand slam and two runs in UCLA's 14-4 series-opening win against USC (March 21)...went 4-for-4 with a three-run homer, three runs and three RBI in the Bruins 17-2 series-clinching victory at USC (March 23)...also had four hits in a 4-for-5 performance against UC Irvine (March 1) at Minute Maid Park in the Houston College Classic...tallied a career-high five RBI against Long Beach State (April 28), going 2-for-4 with a first-inning grand slam in a 7-5 victory...went 2-for-5 with one home run, three RBI and two runs in a 13-10 win over Cal State Fullerton (May 17) in the Bruins' final home game of the year...opened the season hitting safely in UCLA's first eight games - batted .531 in that span, going 17-for-32 with two homers, seven RBI and four runs...went 5-for-13 (.385) in a season-opening three games series against UC Davis, collecting four RBI and belting one homer...went 8-for-12 (.667) in three games at the Houston College Classic.

Played in 58 games, making 56 starts (all at first base)...earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 team honors...hit safely in each of UCLA's final 18 Pac-10 games...posted a career-high .324 batting average...led the Bruins with 12 home runs, 52 RBI and 23 doubles...his total of 23 doubles is tied with Bill Scott (2000), Tim DeCinces (1995) and Eric Karros (1987) for third place on the school's single-season list...also led the team with a .580 slugging percentage...hit safely in 29 of the Bruins' last 32 games...recorded 10 stolen bases in 12 attempts...was one of five Bruins selected to the Fullerton Regional's all-tournament team, going 5-for-17 (.294) with one double, two home runs, three runs and three RBI...set a school and Pac-10 record with seven hits in a game (at Arizona, March 29), going 7-for-7 with four doubles, three singles, four runs and four RBI...blasted a pinch-hit grand slam in the top of the ninth inning in the season finale at California (May 25), tying the contest, 4-4, before UCLA was edged, 7-6, in the 10th inning; tied his career-high with four RBI in that at-bat...went 6-for-13 (.462) in a three-game sweep of Washington State, collecting three runs, three RBI, one double, one home run and two walks...was 3-for-4 with two RBI and one run in the series opener against Washington State (May 16)...was 3-for-5 with one double in a 5-3 mid-week loss to San Diego (May 6)...was 6-for-12 (.500) with five RBI, two doubles, one homer and two runs at Washington (April 25-27)...was 3-for-4 with two runs, three RBI, two doubles, and one home run which broke a scoreless tie midway through the game...helped lead UCLA to a three-game series sweep of UC Riverside (April 11-13), going 10-for-15 (.667) with eight RBI, five runs, three doubles and two home runs...was 3-for-4 in the series opener (April 11); 4-for-6 with two homers, three RBI and four runs in the second game (April 12); 3-for-5 with one run and tied his career high with four RBI in the series finale (April 13)...concluded the regular season with 21 multi-hit games (second on the team) and 13 multi-RBI efforts (second on the team)...compiled five three-hit games, one four-hit game, and a record-setting seven-hit game.

Played in 37 games, starting 29 contests (26 at designated hitter, three at first base)...recorded a .263 average, four doubles and one home run...hit 3-for-5 with two runs and two RBI in a 7-6 victory at Mississippi (March 10)...hit 2-for-4 with two RBI, one run and his first collegiate home run in game one of a doubleheader versus Cal State Northridge (April 21)...finished the three-game series against Cal State Northridge (April 21-22) hitting 4-for-10 (.400) with three RBI, two runs scored and two sacrifice flies...finished 3-for-4 with one double, two runs, two RBI and two walks against California (May 4)...hit 4-for-9 (.444) with one run and two RBI in the final two games at Washington State (May 19-20).

High School
Four-year varsity letterwinner in baseball under head coach Sid Lopez at Chaminade High School...registered a .554 batting average his senior season, blasting seven home runs and 38 RBI...drafted in the 34th round of the 2006 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres...was a three-time All-CIF selection and All-Mission League first-team honoree...as a senior, was named to the All-National Classic Team...earned first-team recognition from the Los Angeles Times and the Daily News...gained team most valuable players honors...played in the Perfect Game National Showcase in 2005 and 2006...as a junior, compiled a .485 batting average with nine home runs and 38 RBI...named the California State Freshman of the Year in 2003...older brother Cody was a former recruit by John Savage at UC Irvine and is currently playing in the St. Louis Cardinals minor league organization.

Full name: Casey Logan Haerther...born October 5, 1987 in West Hills, Calif...Casey is the youngest of Steve and Sue Haerther's three children (sister, Courtney; brother, Cody)...history major.

Career Highs
At-bats - 7 at Arizona (3/29/08)
Runs - 4 (twice), last vs. UC Riverside (4/12/08)
Hits - 7 at Arizona (3/29/08)
RBI - 5 vs. Long Beach State (4/28/09)
Doubles - 4 at Arizona (3/29/08)
Triples - 1 vs. Cal State Fullerton (3/5/08)
Home Runs - 2 vs. UC Riverside (4/12/08)
Stolen Bases - 2 vs. Saint Mary's (3/7/08)


2007 Fr. .263 37 29 114 12 30 4 0 1 15 37 .325 6 0 18 3 .300 0 2 4 4
2008 So. .324 58 56 238 45 77 23 1 12 52 138 .580 17 3 41 10 .376 0 1 10 12
2009 Jr. .305 52 49 203 31 62 7 0 9 42 96 .473 17 5 35 6 .372 1 0 4 6
TOTALS .305 147 134 555 88 169 34 1 22 109 271 .488 40 8 94 19 .359 1 3 18 22
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