2008 Second-Team ESPN The Magazine CoSIDA Academic All-District VI
2008 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference (coaches)
2008 First-Team Academic All-Big 12 Conference
2008 Larry Isbell Baylor Most Valuable Player Award
2008 QTI Baylor Classic All-Tournament
2007 Northwoods League All-Star
Four-time Big 12 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll
BAYLOR CAREER RECORDS BOOK
10th in career Big 12 assists (112) ... 10th in career Big 12 errors (15).
Attended USA Baseball National Team Trials ... Played five games during Trials with two starts ... Collected one hit and one RBI in 11 at bats ... Also scored three times, walked twice and had a sacrifice fly ... Played for the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod League ... Led Mariners to a 24-20 record and the team's first Cape Cod League title in 21 years ... Started 24 games at third base, 10 games at shortstop and one game at second base ... Hit .273 (39-for-143) with four doubles, one triple, one home run and 19 RBI in 35 games ... Tied for team lead with 20 runs scored and 11 stolen bases ... Finished second on team in hits and tied for second in RBI ... Also had 10 walks ... Tied for sixth in the league in stolen bases ... Went 3-for-4 with two RBI in division-berth clinching victory ... Had two hits in the first game of the championship series, an 11-2 Harwich victory.
One of only three players to appear in all 58 games ... Made 57 starts with 55 starts at third base and two starts at shortstop ... One of only three players to start all 27 Big 12 games ... Played third base exclusively during conference season ... Started 30 games in the leadoff spot, most of any player ... Also batted second (17 games), cleanup (twice), fifth (five games) and sixth (three games) ... Was the only third baseman to earn honorable mention All-Big 12 Conference honors ... Led team with a .326 batting average (72-for-221) ... Also led team in hits, runs (48), triples (6) and RBI (47) ... Tied for team lead with 118 total bases ... Second on team in doubles (16), extra-base hits (30), walks (32), slugging percentage (.534), on base percentage (.413), times reached base (107) and stolen bases (8) ... Fourth on team with six home runs ... Ranked fourth in the Big 12 and 29th nationally in triples ... Tied for second on team with five doubles in Big 12 play ... Tied for third on team with 15 RBI in league action ... Led team with 14 walks in conference games ... Hit .333 (35-for-105) with runners on base, including a .385 mark (25-for-65) with runners in scoring position ... Hit .318 (7-for-22) with runners in scoring position in Big 12 games ... Was only 1-for-17 (.059) with a runner at first base only in conference play ... Successfully scored runner from third with less than two outs 15 times in 19 opportunities, a team-best .789 percentage ... Produced 15 two-out hits and 10 two-out RBI ... Tied for team lead with 19 multiple-hit games, five of which came in Big 12 play ... Also shared team lead with 12 multiple-RBI outings ... Led team with a .348 average (39-for-112) in 31 games at Baylor Ballpark ... Also tied for team lead in runs (30), and RBI (29) in home games ... Tied for second on team with 27 hits in 24 road games ... Enjoyed two nine-game hitting streaks ... Hit .447 (17-for-38) in the first streak Feb. 29 through March 12 ... Hit .405 (15-for-37) during second streak April 26 through May 14 ... After going 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in the season opener, got things going in the season's second game against Purdue (2/23) ... Went 3-for-5 with a grand slam, a walk, a stolen base, three runs scored and four RBI against the Boilermakers ... Grand slam was Baylor's first since March 29, 2005 ... Earned all-tournament honors at the QTI Baylor Classic, going 5-for-12 with five RBI in the three games ... Was 2-for-5 with a triple and two RBI against Illinois (2/29) ... Had an RBI single, walked and scored against Illinois-Chicago (3/1) ... Went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI against Stephen F. Austin (3/2) ... Hit safely in all three games of the series at Mississippi State ... Was 3-for-5 with a double and a run scored in the series opener (3/9) ... Walked three times, singled, scored twice and drove in a run in the series' second game later that day ... Went 4-for-4 with an RBI and a stolen base at Oral Roberts (3/11) ... Was 2-for-4 with a double the following day at Oral Roberts ... Blasted a three-run homer in the Oklahoma State series finale (3/16) ... Tripled, walked, scored twice and drove in a run against Houston Baptist (3/25) ... Went 3-for-5 with a double, a home run, two runs scored and two RBI against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (3/26) ... Hit safely in all three games of the series at Oklahoma ... Went 2-for-3 with three RBI in the second game of the Kansas series (4/5) ... Was 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI against UT Arlington (4/9) ... Produced two hits in each of game of a two-game set against Dallas Baptist ... Doubled, tripled, walked twice, scored three times and drove in a run in the first game against DBU (4/15) ... Doubled and had two RBI at DBU the following night ... Homered and enjoyed second of three four-hit games on the season in the Texas A&M series finale (4/20) ... Was 2-for-6 with a double, three runs scored and three RBI at Texas State (4/23) ... Went 2-for-5 with a stolen base and two runs scored in the Nebraska series finale (4/27) ... Scored three times at UT Arlington (4/29) ... Turned in third four-hit game of the season against Sam Houston State (4/30) ... Had three doubles, four RBI and three runs scored in that game ... Hit safely in all three games of the Texas series ... Went 2-for-4 in the series opener (5/2) ... Was 2-for-3 with a double, two walks and a run scored at Texas the following day ... Had a three-run homer at Texas Tech (5/17) ... Hit safely in all three games at the Big 12 Championship ... Went 3-for-4 with a triple, a walk, three runs scored, four RBI and a stolen base against Nebraska in Baylor's first game, a 10-4 victory (5/21) ... Was 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI against Kansas State ... Went hitless in consecutive games only twice all season with no three-game droughts ... Reached safely in 34 of the season's final 38 games.
Played for the Rochester Honkers of the Northwoods League ... Named to Northwoods League All-Star Game ... Hit .212 with two home runs, eight RBI, 28 hits, nine runs, three doubles and 13 walks in 38 games.
Appeared in 54 games with 50 starts ... Made 46 starts at second base and four starts at shortstop ... Played 22 games in Big 12 play with 19 starts ... Finished second on team with 14 doubles ... Tied for third on team in RBI (35) and stolen bases (7) ... Tied for second on team with eight total sacrifices, including a team-best seven sacrifice hits ... Tied for second on team with seven doubles in Big 12 action ... Hit .367 (40-for-109) with runners on base, including a .347 mark (25-for-72) with runners in scoring position ... Was even better in Big 12 play, hitting .383 (18-for-47) with runners on base and .406 (13-for-32) with runners in scoring position ... Finished second on team with 19 two-out RBI, including team-best tying 12 two-out RBI in Big 12 action ... Third on team with 18 multiple-hit games, eight of which were in league play ... Hit safely in 27 games on the season with at least two hits in 66.7 percent of those games ... Tied for fifth on team with nine multiple-RBI games, five of which came in Big 12 action ... Hit .308 (32-for-104) in non-conference play ... Hit .320 (31-for-97) in 28 games at Baylor Ballpark ... Started, walked and collected first career hit against Houston in Bears' season opener (2/9) ... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI and two stolen bases against Stephen F. Austin (2/17) ... Had breakout game against Texas Southern (3/20) ... Produced the 22nd five-hit game in Baylor history, going 5-for-5 with a home run, six RBI and four runs scored against Texas Southern ... Went 2-for-4 with three runs scored at UT Arlington (3/27) ... Was 2-for-4 with an RBI and two doubles in series finale against 19th-ranked Oklahoma (4/6) ... Was a home run shy of the cycle in a 3-for-5 outing with two RBI in series opener at Kansas (4/14) ... Went 3-for-5 with two runs against Missouri (4/21) ... Followed that with a 2-for-4, three-RBI performance in the series finale ... Went 3-for-6 with two runs scored in the series finale at 18th-ranked Texas A&M (4/29) ... Turned in another outstanding night against Texas Southern (5/9), going 4-for-4 with two doubles, three RBI and two runs scored ... Went 2-for-2 with a double and a walk at second-ranked Rice (5/15) ... Was 2-for-4 with an RBI double in Kansas State series opener (5/18) ... Went 2-for-5 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored in Kansas State series finale (5/20) ... Hit .400 (6-for-15) at the Big 12 Championship ... Doubled and had a two-run homer against 21st-ranked Oklahoma State (5/23) ... Home run proved to be difference in Baylor's 3-1 victory over the Cowboys ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI against 11th-ranked Missouri (5/25) ... Homered and went 2-for-3 with a walk in title game against 17th-ranked Texas A&M (5/26) ... Was 4-for-4 with a double, three RBI and a run scored against Prairie View A&M at the NCAA Houston Regional (6/2) ... Finished season 13-for-16 (.813) with three doubles, one home run, seven runs and 12 RBI in four games against teams from the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
Attended Fruita [Colo.] Monument High School ... Played shortstop for head coach Johnny Bess ... Earned all-state, all-conference and all-city honors as a senior ... Also named all-conference during junior season ... Hit .490 over junior and senior campaigns with six home runs as a senior ... Hit .509 with two home runs, three doubles, four triples, 17 RBI and eight stolen bases during junior season ... Hit .500 at 2005 Area Code Games ... Graduated top-five percent of class ... National Honor Society member.
Full name is Shaver Nagai Hansen ... Born Dec. 19, 1987, in Jackson, Miss. ... Son of Stan and Yumi Hansen ... Father was a professional wrestler on several circuits and was known as "The Lariat" ... Cousin Ed Lair played baseball at Oklahoma State in late 1970s ... International business major.