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Ian Happ
Ian Happ


Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Mt. Lebanon

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 192






2013 Reds Collegiate Invitational

Cincinnati battles No. 9 Louisville in the inaugural Reds Collegiate Invitational at Great American Ballpark


Cincinnati 6, Wright State 2

Cincinnati at Wright State April 2, 2013 Nischwitz Stadium Dayton, Ohio Photos by Scott Reed/


2012 Red & Black World Series - Game 2

2012 Red & Black World Series Game 2 Nov. 10, 2012 Marge Schott Stadium Black Team 5, Red Team 2

2014 Game-by-Game Stats
2013 Game-by-Game Stats


2014 Season (Sophomore): Named first team All-American Athletic Conference ... College Sports Madness first team All-Conference ...preseason first team All-America selection by Baseball America ... preseason second team All-America selection by Perfect Game ... preseason All-American Athletic Conference selection ... named to the Golden Spikes Award 60 and 50-man watch lists ... named to the American honor roll (3/17) ...Made 50 starts in 51 appearances for Cincinnati ... had a .322 batting average and led the team with both a .497 slugging percentage and a ..443 on-base percentage ... had 55 hits, 27 RBIs and 32 runs scored ... tied for the team lead with five homeruns ... produced a team-high 32 walks and 19 stolen bases ...recorded two hits and two RBIs and scored three runs in the series-clinching victory against Memphis (5/11) ... collected two hits with a double and two runs scored in a come-from-behind win aver Toledo (5/7) ... worked a walk in six consecutive games from 4/19-5/3 ...had two hits, including a homerun, in the championship game of the Joe Nuxhall Classic over Miami (Ohio) (4/9) ... stole a career-high three bases against Wright State (4/8) ... hit a walk-off homerun over Miami (Ohio) (4/1) to complete an eight-run comeback for UC ... tied a career high with three hits against USF (3/30) and scored two runs with one RBI ... hit his first homerun of the season and collected three RBI vs. Virginia Tech (3/2) ... finished with three hits, two RBIs, two runs scored and two walks in a win over Missouri (2/23) ... had two hits and two RBIs in the season opener against Elon (2/16).

2013 Season (Freshman): Named a NCBWA Freshman All-American ... selected as a Perfect Game Freshman All-American ...appeared, and started, in all 56 games this season for the Bearcats ... led the team with 41 runs scored, 13 doubles, six homeruns and 47 walks ... recorded a team-high .322 batting average, .483 slugging percentage and .451 on base percentage ... placed fifth in the BIG EAST with 25 stolen bases for a .45 stolen bases/game ratio ... led the conference with 47 walks ... ranked fifth in the league with a .451 on base percentage ... scored three runs and had two RBIs on three hits with two walks in the season finale versus Notre Dame (5/18) ... had three hits, two RBIs, a walk and scored a run against Seton Hall (5/3) ... combined for six hits, four RBIs, two homeruns, two walks, and three runs scored in the series at Pittsburgh (4/27-28) ... recorded a career-high four RBIs against Toledo (4/3) ... sent his first collegiate hit over the fence for his first homerun against Florida Atlantic (2/16).

High School: A four-year letterwinner at Mt. Lebanon High School ... helped guide the Blue Devils to a top eight finish in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association in 2012 ... accumulated a .449 career average with 33 doubles, five triples, 12 home runs and 65 RBIs in four seasons ... served as team captain junior and senior seasons .... named to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Section Baseball Team in 2010 and 2012 ... named The Almanac Rookie of the Year in 2009 and to The Almanac Diamond Dozen in 2010 and 2012 ... named a MSA Sports Network WPIAL Class AAAA Preseason Player to Watch in 2011 ... nominated for New York Yankees East Coast Pro Showcase/Area Code game in 2011 ... earned The Almanac Most Valuable Player and All-Section honors ... earned WPIAL All-Star and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All-Star accolades senior season ... received a 2012 Rawlings All-Atlantic Region honorable mention from Perfect Game.

Personal:Full name is Ian Edward Happ ... born Aug. 12, 1994 ... son of Keith and Mary Beth Happ ... has one older brother, Chris, who played baseball at Duquense from 2006-2010 ... majoring in finance.


    The Birmingham News

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    NBC Sports

    Cincinnati getting a home game with Alabam would be huge

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Murky two-division AAC split could become clearer soon

    USA Today

    Breakout stars for the 2014 NFL season


    Top 10 Reascons Cincinnati Will Win the AAC Football Championship

    Philadelphia Business Journal

    Celek Earns Prestigious 40 Under 40 Award

    Sports Illustrated: Campus Union

    Cincinnati QB Gunner Kiel finally where he wants to be

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Bearcats will be filled with fresh faces next season

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Sandy Koufax's season with UC Bearcats remembered

    News Record

    Freshman basketball player creates new expectations


    Cincinnati Bearcats Shut Out No. 12 Houston Cougars, 3-0


    Dangel breaks former high school coach's UC record

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Sycamore High School grad excels in lacrosse at UC

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Gunner Kiel impresses at UC football's spring game

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Youthful UC can make its own history next season

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    UC's defense makes statement in latest scrimmage

    Remember Gunner Kiel? He's Ready to Dominate

    Hank Hughes Q&A

    New York Times

    Growing as a Player, Beaming as a Father

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    NCAA Tournament is 'Cincinnati vs. the world'

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Kiel comes out strong in Bearcats' spring scrimmage

    Sporting News

    2013-14 Men's Basketball All-Americans

    Fox Sports

    Cincinnati made me a believer


    Former redshirt Sean Kilpatrick finishing out historic career

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Q&A with UC AD Mike Bohn


    Brennan's Wooden Watch: Week 14

    Fit and healthy, Omar Cummings offering a new dynamic up top for Houston Dynamo

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Men's soccer signee Clark named Gatorade Ohio player of the year


    Munchie Legaux and Shaq Washington gain extra year

    Denver Post

    Mike Bohn eager to point Cincinnati Bearcats in right direction as AD

    The Washington Post

    No. 7 Bearcats have highest ranking in 10 years

    Yahoo! Sports

    How Sean Kilpatrick willed UC past Louisville and back into the nation's consciousness

    Cincinnati takes over AAC with win at Louisville

    Tough Bearcats don't get rattled

    UC staves off Temple to stay perfect in AAC

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    UC looks to 15-year sports admin vet Reed-Francois for interim AD

    CBS Sports

    No. 15 Cincinnati stomps UCF, wins 11th straight

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Bearcats take down USF 61-54, win 10th straight

    USA Today

    Why Cincinnati is not a team to sleep on

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Short-handed Bearcats cautious about ranking

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    UC's goal: win them all at home

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Cronin: Not easy, but Cats got through fatigue

    The News Record

    What you missed in UC sports during break

    FB Schedules

    Boise State, Cincinnati Schedules 2019, 20 Home-and-Home Series


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    USA Today

    Report: Colleges doing poorly at hiring women coaches

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Randolph named AAC Player of the Week

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    UC women's basketball knocks off Ohio State

    Bleacher Report

    Belk Bowl 2013: Cincinnati-North Carolina

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Belk Bowl: UC vs. UNC


    Belk Bowl Breakdown

    The Showdown is Set


    Cards, Bearcats set for defensive battle

    CBS Sports

    Louisville-Cincinnati Preview

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Thursday is UC's fight for perception

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    Don't let UC's next opponent fool you

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    UC jumps to No. 23 in USA Today football poll

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    Bearcats break into USA Today Top 25

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    McKay turns in monster game against Rutgers


    Kay throws for 408 yards, 4 TDs as Cincinnati routs Rutgers

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Bearcats won't lessen the pressure

    News & Record

    Pressure takes toll on NC State against Cincinnati

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Bearcats face variety of bowl scenarios

    The News Record

    UC weary of SMU's aerial attack ahead of AAC clash

    Bleacher Report

    Best College Football Moments in Cincinnati History

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Mark Barr returns to UC, gets ovation

    After frustrating year, Omar Cummings puts Houston Dynamo on his back with clutch playoff goal

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    UC's Shaq Thomas 'our version of Herb Jones'

    USA Today

    Cincinnati holds off Memphis for third straight


    Cincinnati's Mark Barr out of hospital

    TopDrawer Soccer

    Furman and Cincinnati men go nose-for-nose in College Goal of the Week

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Green seizing his moment for the Bearcats

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    Bearcats' Jermaine Lawrence is new breed of forward

    UC Magazine

    Hostility to Hope: Feature on Men's Soccer Player John Manga

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Bearcats' Jermiah Davis III fights to be remembered

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Bearcats' Justin Jackson goes from energizer to example

    The News Record

    Cronin excited for new group

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    UC Bearcats' Sean Kilpatrick: 'It's the season now'

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Bearcats basketball will have fresh look

    The News Record

    UC Looks to RetainVictory Bell for Eighth Consecutive Season

    Miami Herald

    Kay Ready to Lead Bearcats into Rivalry Game

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Former Bearcat Thompkins making most of shot in NFL

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    New practice setup could benefit UC basketball

    Munchie Legaux out for season

    Cincinnati Rolls Past Purdue

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Bearcats defense puts up dominant effort

    American Athletic Conference

    2013 Team Previews: Cincinnati Bearcats

    Sports Illustrated

    Bowl projections: Cincinnati vs. North Carolina in the Russell Athletic Bowl

    Cincinnati Business Courier

    Bearcats sell out football opener against Purdue

    Cincinnati Enquirer

    Depth at defensive line still strong for Bearcats

    Bleacher Report

    Cincinnati Bearcats Football 2013 Team Preview

    UC Voted 2nd

    Coach Tuberville and his players discuss their reactions to being voted to finish 2nd in the inaugural season of the American Athletic Conference

    QB Timetable

    Coach Tuberville discusses his timetable to choose a starting QB with The Cincinnati Enquirer

    Thompkins at Patriots' Training Camp

    Former UC wide receiver, Kenbrell Thompkins, impressed many at Patriots' training camp 

    World University Games

    Sean Kilpatrick talks about his experience overseas

    World University Games

    Sean Kilpatrick talks about his experience overseas 

    Nippert Renovation Plan

    The Cincinnati Enquirer looks at the Nippert Stadium Project

    Cincinnati football's 'Crocodile Dundee'

    A former professional rugby player from Australia joins the Bearcat football team

    2013 Preseason 'Watch List' 

    Several Cincinnati Bearcats make 2013 national 'watch list'

    Sports Insider Today

    Young Cincinnati Team Looks to Improve in 2013 Amidst New Conference Setting

    ESPN Blog

    Cincinnati to play Pitt in December

    Former Bearcat Herman Qualifies for U.S. Open

    USA Today

    BearcatsTV Gets National Attention from USA Today's For the Win

    Cincinnati Bearcats Baseball Earns Top Honors in Videobombing

    The Washington Post

    Cincinnati Bearcats Do the Best Postgame Interviews

    Fox Sports

    Bearcats Rock Postgame Interviews

    Cincinnati Bearcats Revolutionize the Post Game Interview


    You'll love this Cincinnati Bearcats Post Game Funny Business Compilation

    Those guys having all the fun: An oral history of the Cincinnati baseball team's videobombs

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    Winn, Cincinnati run over Pittsburgh Bearcats Blog

    Cincinnati looks to sophomore RB Ralph Abernathy to increase production