UCLA Baseball BIO
Justin Hazard
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Justin Hazard 1264494
Position: Infield/Catcher
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 187
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Tustin, Calif.
High School: Beckman HS

Appeared in 24 games, making nine starts (all at catcher)…hit .220 with two runs and four RBI…totaled two doubles and slugged .268 with a .319 on-base percentage…drew five walks and was hit by a pitch once…recorded one multi-hit game and one multi-RBI game…threw out 2-of-7 potential base stealers and made zero errors…went 1-for-9 with one run in Pac-12 play…drove in a run and drew a walk against Hofstra on February 14…went 3-for-4 with a double, a run and two RBI against UC Irvine on April 21…went 1-for-1 in his only postseason at-bat against CSU Bakersfield on May 31.

Played in 28 games, making 14 starts (eight at catcher, four at designated hitter and two at first base)...hit .344 with six runs, four doubles, one triple and 14 RBI...slugged .443 and posted an on-base percentage of .369...logged five multi-hit games and led the Bruins with six multi-RBI games...was one of UCLA's best hitters in Pac-12 play, batting .385 with nine RBI in 18 conference games (nine starts)...led UCLA to a 5-0 win over Michigan on March 2 at the Notre Dame Classic in Cary, N.C., going 1-for-2 with a double and two RBI...went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI in the Bruins' 7-3 victory at Utah on April 19...finished the season on an eight-game hitting streak...went 7-for-11 in the three-game series at Washington from May 23-25...led the Bruins to a 3-0 win on May 23 at Washington by going 2-for-3 with a triple and two RBI...recorded a career-high three hits on May 24 at Washington, scoring a run and driving in two others, including the game-tying RBI single in the top of the ninth.

2013 (summer)
Played in 22 games for the Duluth Huskies of the Northwoods League...hit .231 with six runs, three doubles and eight RBI...went 2-3 with a run and a RBI in a 15-6 win over the Wisconsin Woodchucks on July 31...posted a 1-3 game on July 26, scoring two runs and drawing two walks in an 11-7 win over the Thunder Bay Border Cats...Duluth finished in second place in the North Division of the Northwoods League, earning a runner-up finish in the playoffs.

Played in 14 games, making six starts (all at catcher)...batted .333 in 21 at-bats, recording two runs and a RBI...slugged .381 and logged an on-base percentage of .400...posted multi-hit games against Washington on March 16 and Cal State Northridge on May 7...had the game-winning RBI on May 5, hitting a walk-off sacrifice fly against Utah in the bottom of the ninth.

2012 (summer)
Hit .164 in 19 games for the Cowlitz Black Bears of the West Coast League.


High School
Four-year varsity baseball letterwinner at Beckman High School under head coach Kevin Lavalle...batted .402 with one home run, 15 doubles, 23 RBI and 33 hits as a senior (2011)...helped lead Beckman to the CIF Southern Section Division III championship as a senior...guided Beckman to the Pacific Coast League title during his senior campaign...finished his three-year baseball career with a .403 batting average, 10 home runs, 35 doubles and 89 RBI...earned first-team All-Pacific Coast League honors as a sophomore, junior and senior...secured first-team all-city honors as a senior and first-team All-CIF Division III accolades as a junior...captured the Pacific Coast League Sportsmanship Award as a senior...named Beckman's offensive player of the year in 2010 and defensive player of the year in 2009...was invited to play in the 2011 Orange County All-Star High School Seniors game...batted .404 with seven home runs, 13 doubles, 39 RBI and 21 runs as a junior (2010)...was also a two-year varsity football letterwinner (quarterback) at Beckman High School.

Full name: Justin Sarni Hazard...born Sept. 9, 1993 in Chicago, Illinois...Justin is the older of Jon and Shellyn Hazard's two children...admires Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer...intends to major in Business-Economics. 

Career Highs
At-bats - 5 (two times), last vs. Hofstra (2/14/15)
Runs - 1 (ten times), last vs. Arizona (5/17/15)
Hits - 3 (two times), last vs. UC Irvine (4/21/15)
RBI - 2 (seven times), last vs. UC Irvine (4/21/15)
Doubles - 2 at Utah (4/19/14)
Triples - 1 at Washington (5/23/14)


2013 R-Fr. .333 14 6 21 2 7 1 0 0 1 8 .381 3 0 4 0 .400 1 1 0 0
2014 R-So. .344 28 14 61 6 21 4 1 0 14 27 .443 2 1 10 1 .369 1 3 0 0
2015 R-Jr. .220 24 9 41 2 9 2 0 0 4 11 .268 5 1 6 2 .319 0 4 1 1
TOTALS   .301 66 29 123 10 37 7 1 0 19 46 .374 10 2 20 3 .358 2 8 1 1
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