|Home Town:||Cape Girardeau, MO|
A four-sport athlete in high school, he was the ace of the pitching staff since his freshmen year. Through his first three years, Chase had a 1.43 ERA with 295 strikeouts with only 78 walks. He capped off his HS career with a senior campaign featuring a 1.39 ERA in 53 innings with 70 strikeouts and 11 walks. Helped lead Cape Central to district and sectional championships.
Hagerty was a multi-time all-district, all-conference, all-conference tournament and All-Southeast Missouri Team member and was awarded the Jim Allen Award, as the male athlete who best exemplifies the qualities of citizenship.
“We’re excited to have such a talented and seasoned performer join our pitching staff.” commented Ryan Stevens, Flames Director of Baseball, “SEMO is an excellent program on the rise with a great new head coach in Andy Sawyers. We’re thrilled to be working with the REDHAWKS.”
Chase is an Athletic Training major and the son of Chuck and Gina Hagerty of Cape Girardeau, Mo.