Tanner Donnels
Tanner  Donnels


Coto de Caza, Calif.

High School:
Tesoro HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205




Lions Unravel in Ninth, Lose 7-5 in Ten

LMU blew a three-run lead with two out in the ninth before falling 7-5 in 10 innings.


Lions and #6 UCSB Battle Into Darkness Tied 6-6

LMU and UCSB had a game suspended due to darkness on Tuesday with the game tied 6-6.


Home Runs Hurt Lions in 3-2 Setback at Portland

Portland hit two homers, including a go-ahead inside-the-park home run in the seventh, to beat the Lions.


Busfield Matches Saves Record, Lions Top Dirtbags 4-2

Sophomore J.D. Busfield converted his 13th save of the year, matching the LMU record set by Darryl Scott in 1988.


LMU Holds on to Beat Pacific, 3-2

LMU held off Pacific on Sunday to earn a 3-2 victory and the series over the Tigers.


2014 LMU Baseball Season Preview

Sixth-year head coach Jason Gill previews the 2014 LMU baseball season.


Inside the Lions Post Game presented by MUSCLE MILK

BASE | LMU 5, #26 Oklahoma State 2


2013 Baseball Season Preview

2013 Baseball Season Preview with head coach Jason Gill.


Interviews with the player-managers prior to the start of the 2012 Crimson/Navy World Series

Interviews with the player-managers prior to the start of the 2012 Crimson/Navy World Series


The LMU baseball team held its annual Halloween costume practice on Wednesday.

The LMU baseball team held its annual Halloween costume practice on Wednesday.



Final game of three-game WCC series at Page Stadium



Conference match-up from Page Stadium


BASE | LMU vs. Hawaii

Non-conference match-up from Page Stadium


BASE | LMU vs. Santa Clara

Series finale from Page Stadium.


BASE | LMU vs. Santa Clara

WCC opener at Page Stadium on Mar. 13, 2015

Tanner Donnels is in his fourth season with LMU baseball...

2014... hit .321 while starting all 56 games for the Lions as a junior... collected 27 runs scored, a team-best 14 doubles, team-high tying three triples and a homer to accompany 36 RBI... slugged .427 and reached at a .387 clip... average and slugging percentage were third on the team, while his on-base percentage ranked second... tied for the team lead in total bases (93)... swiped eight bases in 17 attempts... hit safely in eight straight games from March 23 to April 5 (.424 | 5 RBI | 4 multi-hit games)... hit safely in 12 straight games from February 21 to March 9... perfect 6-for-6 with the game-tying RBI single in the 11th and the game-winner in the 13th against CSUN on March 5... six hits matched a program record set by Travis Tarchione on 4/15/87... belted his lone homer of the year on March 18 vs. Long Beach State (2-for-3 | 2 R | 3 RBI)... 3-for-3 with a run scored at #17 San Diego on March 23... 3-for-4 with three RBI against #21 UCLA on April 1... collected three RBI at Long Beach State on April 8... 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs scored and four RBI against Saint Mary's on April 12... collected 20 multi-hit games, including four three-hit efforts, finishing third on the team in that category... managed eight multi-RBI contests, second on the squad... reached safely in each of the final 11 games of the year... hit .305 with 14 runs scored, eight doubles and 17 RBI in WCC play... batted .364 with runners on base, including .354 with runners in scoring position... led the team in two-out RBI, collecting 14...

2013... started 49 of LMU's 51 games as a sophomore... finished the season hitting .246 with seven doubles, 16 runs scored and 22 RBI... 22 RBI were good for third on team... stole five bases on the year... .359 on-base percentage ranked fourth on the team... contributed a two-RBI double against Utah on 2/15... career-high tying three-hit games at #14 Oregon on 2/22, at UNLV (3/1) and vs. Bradley (3/3)... went 3-for-5 with two RBI at UNLV on 3/1... 3-for-6 with two runs scored, a double and two RBI vs. Bradley (3/3)... hit .421 (8-for-19) with four runs scored and five RBI at UNLV Rebel Classic (2/28-3/3)... hit .400 (12-for-30) with five runs scored, seven RBI and three doubles over a six-game hitting streak from 2/24-3/5... 2-for-2 with a run scored, a double and two walks vs. #23 San Diego on 4/5... 2-for-4 with career-best three RBI at San Francisco on 4/19... batted .313 with runners on base and .320 with runners in scoring position...

2012... batted .246 with nine runs scored, two doubles and a homer as a freshman... made 15 starts and appeared in 25 games... posted a .273 batting average in West Coast Conference play... reached base in six of his 14 opportunities (.429) when leading off an inning... was 3-for-9 as a pinch hitter... first career hit came in first collegiate at bat as pinch hitter on February 19... belted first career home run at BYU on April 7, part of a 2-for-3 day with two runs scored... recorded two hits against Pepperdine on May 20... posted his first career three-hit game at Santa Clara on May 27 (3-for-4)...

A 2011 graduate of Tesoro High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif... earned a pair of varsity letters playing for head coach Rick Brail... batted .314 with 15 runs scored and 10 RBI as a senior... posted a .329 batting average with 24 runs scored and 11 RBI as a junior...

Tanner M. Donnels was born August 3, 1993 in Houston, Texas... son of Michele and Chris Donnels... father played baseball at LMU and was part of LMU's 1986 World Series team... mother and grandfather also attended LMU... has one sister, Taryn... chose LMU because of the great sports program and education offered, and because both his parents and grandfather attended and graduated from LMU... chose LMU over Long Beach State and USC... a sociology major.



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