Jay Fanta - UW-La Crosse Baseball
Athletic Awards and Accomplishments (include winter and spring sports of 11 – 12 school year, and fall sports of 12 – 13 school year):
2012 WIAC Conference and Tournament Champions
2012 NCAA Regional Qualifier (1st time since 1998)
D3baseball.com 2nd-team All-American
D3baseball.com Midwest Region Player of the Year
D3baseball.com 1st team all-region
ABCA 1st team all-region
WIAC Position Player of the Year
1st team all WIAC
UW-L Career Hits Leader (232)
UW-L Career Leader in at bats (616)
2nd at UW-L in career RBI's (137), Runs (133), Doubles (48)
Sports Idol: Cal Ripken Jr.
Favorite Sports Memory: Winning the conference and tournament championship this past spring after fighting an uphill battle since 2009 when the UW-L baseball program was almost lost due to budget cuts.
Future Plans: Currently working for the Rochester Amateur Sports Commission as their new operations assistant after being hired in October.
Favorite Quote: Don't Dream it….Be it!
Non Athletic Activities Accomplishments and Awards: During my time in La Crosse, I worked for the UW-L Sports Information Director and the La Crosse Loggers Baseball Club.
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