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    Hagerup Earns Freshman All-America Recognition

    Go Hoosiers! Chris Hagerup was recognized by three publications as a Freshman All-American.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Chris Hagerup was recognized by three publications as a Freshman All-American.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Dec. 18, 2008

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana punter Chris Hagerup has been recognized on three Freshman All-America Teams. Sporting News, Rivals.com and Phil Steele each selected the redshirt freshman as a second-teamer.

    Hagerup, who was recognized as honorable mention All-Big Ten, wrapped up his first season handling the team's punting duties with a 42.4 average and shared the seventh-best single-season average in IU history. His average ranked third in the Big Ten, 22nd nationally and was the third best by a freshman in the country.

    The Whitefish Bay, Wis., native boomed 13 of his 61 punts over 50 yards, including a Big Ten-long 67-yarder, and landed 14 inside the 20-yard line and five inside the 10. Hager up kicked at least one 50-yarder in nine of the team's 12 games and collected IU's special teams player of the week honors nine times.

     

     

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