Harrison Wenson 7
Harrison  Wenson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Farmington Hills, Mich.

High School:
U of D Jesuit

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 235

Position:
C


06/11/2016

Four Wolverines Selected on Day Three of MLB Draft

Four Wolverines Selected on Day Three of MLB Draft

05/24/2016

Five Wolverines Selected to All-Big Ten Conference Teams

Baseball Places Five on All-Big Ten Conference Teams

05/18/2016

Wenson Named Johnny Bench Award Semifinalist

Wenson Named Johnny Bench Award Semifinalist

03/31/2016

For Catcher Wenson, Junior-Year Breakout Starts Between the Ears

For Catcher Wenson, Junior-Year Breakout Starts Between the Ears

Junior (2016)
• Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 39th Round of the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft
• Johnny Bench Award Semi-Finalist
• All-Big Ten Conference third team selection
• Started and played all 57 games for the Wolverines
• Batted .289 on the year with a .491 slugging average and .345 on-base percentage
• Blasted Michigan's first homer of 2016 with a left-field blast on Feb. 21 vs. Canisius
• Led Michigan with 56 RBI on the season and eight homers
• Tallied a season-high 5 RBI against UIC (Mar. 26) and Rutgers (May 6)
• Recorded 20 multi-hit games and 14 multi-RBI games
• Led the Wolverines with ten sac flies
• Named to Preseason Top 50 Catchers List (#47)

Sophomore (2015)
• Appeared in 12 games, making two starts for the Maize and Blue
• Played in two NCAA Louisville Regional games; one against Bradley (May 29) and one against Louisville (May 30)
• Recorded a double and scored a run against Davidson (Feb. 21)
• Scored runs against Long Beach State (Feb. 14) and Oakland (April 21)

Freshman (2014)
• Started 11 games at catcher in 22 appearances for the Wolverines
• Registered five doubles, a triple and a .378 slugging percentage
• Went 2-for-3 and scored a run in the Appalachian State game (March 1)
• Recorded his first hit as a college player against Washington (Feb. 14)
• Had an RBI triple in a win versus Central Michigan (April 2)
• Doubled and scored a run in a win over Minnesota (April 5)

Prep
• University of Detroit Jesuit High School (2013)
• Earned first team all-state honors and all-state Dream Team honors in his junior and senior years
• Was drafted in the 38th round of the MLB draft by the Detroit Tigers
• Hit .500 with six home runs and 30 RBI in 2013
• Named a Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Central Region second team member
• Is a four-time all-district and all-region selection
• Was an honor roll student all four years at U of D Jesuit

Personal
• Son of Paul and Jennifer Wenson
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts
• General Studies major focusing in business and a sales certificate
• April 21, 1995
• His dad, Paul, played baseball for Michigan (1984-86)

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