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Austin Hatch

  1. Michigan freshman discusses his return to the basketball court (VIDEO)

    Aug 22, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT

    Austin Hatch checking into the game for the first time (Michigan Athletics)

    Austin Hatch, who saw his first action in a Michigan uniform on Saturday, discussed his return to the court on The Today Show.

  2. Austin Hatch, who twice survived plane crashes, plays for Michigan

    Aug 18, 2014, 1:57 PM EDT

    Austin Hatch checking into the game for the first time (Michigan Athletics)

    Hatch has lost his father, mother, stepmother, brother and sister in those two plane crashes.

  3. Plane crash survivor Austin Hatch hits first shot in three years (VIDEO)

    Jan 9, 2014, 10:08 AM EDT

    Austin Hatch

    For the first time since 2011, Austin Hatch hit a shot in a basketball game. And while that may not sound all that impressive on the surface, you probably don’t know the entire story. Hatch has survived two plane crashes that killed five of his family members. In 2003, his mother, 11-year old sister and…

  4. Assigned Reading: Austin Hatch speaks to the media about his recovery, return to practice

    Nov 21, 2013, 9:17 AM EDT

    AP photo

    By now, you’ve surely heard the tragic tale of Austin Hatch. A former blue-chip recruit and Michigan-commit, Hatch has managed to survive two deadly plane crashes that robbed him of his family. In the first, back in 2003, his mother, 11-year old sister and five-year old brother perished. In 2011, to celebrate his commitment to…

  5. Michigan commitment Austin Hatch cleared for practice

    Nov 5, 2012, 5:45 PM EDT

    Northern Michigan v Michigan Wolverines

    Some incredibly uplifting news out of the Michigan camp today. Michigan recruit Austin Hatch has been cleared for to do some drills at practice at his high school. This is amazing news considering Hatch was involved in his second (SECOND!) plane crash. This one put him in intensive care and cost the lives of his…

  6. Plane crash survivor, Michigan commit Austin Hatch granted additional year of high school eligibility

    Sep 5, 2012, 2:42 PM EDT

    ISHSAA

    The Indiana High School Athletic Association has granted Michigan commit Austin Hatch an additional year of high school eligibility, just over 14 months after he was the only survivor of a plane crash that killed his father and step-mother, WANE-TV is reporting. Hatch’s injuries from the crash in June 2011 were so severe that doctors…