Selected in the fourth round (138th pick) of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft by the Boston Red Sox ... Named First Team All-Mideast Region and Second Team All-America by ABCA/Rawlings ... Named Third Team All-America by Baseball America ... Named Second Team All-Ping!Baseball ... Had a breakout junior season as he started 50 games in center field to earn his third letter ... First Team All-Mid-American Conference selection ... Led the team in batting with a .429 average while also leading the team with 77 runs, 87 hits, eight triples, 48 walks and a .550 on-base percentage from the leadoff position ... He set the Ball State single-season records for runs scored (77), triples (8) and on-base percentage (.550) ... He finished second in NCAA Division I in on-base percentage, fourth in runs and sixth in triples ... His .429 batting average is fifth best in a single-season in Ball State history while his 87 hits are fourth highest ... He is second all-time in walks in a season with 48 ... Led the MAC in batting average, hits, runs, triples, walks and on-base percentage ... Added 29 stolen bases to finish second on the team and third in the MAC ... Posted a .724 slugging percentage, which was second on the team, as he tallied 17 doubles, eight triples and nine home runs ... Hit for the cycle in his first four at-bats against Kent State (March 27) with a first inning double, a second inning home run, a fourth inning single and a fifth inning triple ... Tied the BSU single-game record for triples with two against Toledo (May 15) ... Tallied a team-high 30 multiple-hit games on the year and 11 multiple-RBI games ... Named MAC West Division Player of the Week on three different occasions (February 24, March 18 & March 30) ... Only player in the MAC to earn weekly honors three times ... Recorded a 15-game hitting streak during the year ... Drove in a season-high five runs against Austin Peay (March 1) ... Tallied a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning against Indiana (Feb. 27).
Played in 44 games, including 31 starts to earn his second letter ... Posted 28 starts at second base and three at designated hitter ... Recorded a .244 batting average as he tallied 31 hits ... Drove in 26 runs and scored 24 runs ... Notched 10 doubles, one triple and two home runs ... Stole seven bases in nine attempts ... Tallied eight multiple hit games, including a three-hit contest at New Mexico State (March 1) ... Posted six multiple RBI games ... Drove in five runs against Anderson (March 26) and four runs against New Mexico State (March 1) ... Recorded a six-game hitting streak March 2 through March 14.
Played in a team-high 53 games with 50 starts at second base to earn his first letter ... Hit .248 for the season with five home runs, eight doubles and 21 RBI ... Collected 11 multiple-hit games, including a season-high three hits at Austin Peay (March 3) ... Logged a season-best four RBI at Akron (March 24) and at IPFW (May 15) ... Notched an eight-game hitting streak from March 17-28 ... Picked up his first collegiate hit versus La Salle (Feb. 17) ... Made his first start at Lipscomb (Feb. 23) and went on to start the final 50 games of the season ... Finished third on the team with 50 hits and 75 total bases ... Also added six stolen bases.
Lettered four years in baseball for coach Brian Dudley ... Played third base ... All-State First Team as a senior in 2006 and honorable mention as a junior in 2005 ... Four-time All-Delaware County and All-Mid-Eastern Conference selection ... Selected as an Indiana North/South All-Star and The Star Press Athlete of the Year for baseball in 2006 ... Compiled a career batting average of .420 with 21 home runs, 139 RBI and 79 stolen bases ... Hit .506 his senior year with 11 doubles, four triples, 10 home runs, 38 RBI and 24 stolen bases in 27 games ... Established a school record with a 1.069 slugging percentage his senior season ... Part of the 2004 Wapahani team that advanced to the state finals for the first time in school history ... Helped the Raiders to county championships in 2003 and 2004, conference titles in 2004 and 2006 and a regional crown in 2005 ... Has played summer baseball for the Indiana Mustangs and Muncie American Legion Post 19 ... Also lettered three years in basketball for coach Kerry Zebendon ... Was a two-time All-MEC selection and a two-time All-County honoree.
Majoring in physical education ... Born Aug. 14, 1987, in Muncie, Ind. ... Son of Phil and Becky Hazelbaker ... Has one sister, Danielle, who plays volleyball at Hanover College ... Full name is Jeremy Philip Hazelbaker.