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.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WXOW. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Theresa Wopat at 507-895-9969. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at email@example.com.