Jason Jacobs
45 Jason Jacobs
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
W. Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
Cardinal-Newman HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 210

Position:
C/2B

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R

2005 (Junior): Versatile player with starts at four different positions...Appeared in all 55 games with 51 starts (26-2B, 16-3B, 8-C, 1-DH)...Batted .286-6-37 overall and .302-3-17 in the SEC...Had 16 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI games...Delivered dramatic two-run walk-off HR to beat Mercer 3-1 in 11 innings...Huge series in two-game road sweep of Kentucky, batting .667 (6-9), 3 doubles, 5 RBI and solid defense at third base...Had a career-best nine-game hitting streak end during series @ #8 USC...Tied career-high with 5 RBI including eventual game-winning two-out, 2-run single in the bottom of the 8th of 11-10 victory over Clemson and the next day made two highlight plays at second base at Clemson (diving stab of a grounder and over-the-shoulder catch in medium right field) to help sweep series...Went 2-5, 3 RBI in 11-8 win over #6 Ga. Tech at Turner Field...Went 3-5 , 2R, HR, 2RBI in 10-6 (11) win at Winthrop...Batted 400 (4-10), 4 RBI in series at #11 Tennessee including 2-5, 2 RBI in 4-1 season-ending win...Fielded .958 overall with 10 errors in 237 total chances including .975 at second base (25 PO, 43A, 2E), .897 at third base (.18 PO, 33A, 7E) and a sterling 1.000 at catcher (51 PO, 8A, 0E)...Threw out 27 percent of base stealers (3-of-11)...One of four SEC catchers with a perfect fielding percentage.

2004 (Sophomore): Batted .286 with five home runs and 28 RBI in 49 games including 38 starts...Led the team in on-base percentage at .439 including 31 walks...Hit .245-2-9 in SEC action...Batted .333 (4x12) with 2 HRs, 5 RBI, 6 R in NCAA Athens Regional...Hit 2 home runs including game-tying solo shot in top of the 9th in 7-6 regional championship win over #22 Clemson...Batted .310-2-6 in the NCAA post-season starting all 10 games as the DH...Hit .364 (4-for-11) with four walks and three stolen bases in four starts at the College World Series.

2003 (Freshman): Appeared in 24 games with 12 starts (9-C, 3-DH)...Batted .279-2-10 overall and .269-2-4 in SEC games...Posted a perfect 1.000 Fielding Percentage (63 PO, 5 A, 0 E) with one pickoff but did not throw out a runner (9-for-9) and had six PB...Logged three innings each at third base on April 2 versus College of Charleston and versus Kentucky on April 23 but did not have a fielding opportunity...Hit .545-2-7 against left-handers but just .188-0-3 against right-handers...Went 3-for-6, 1 RBI, SB in series with #16 LSU...Went 2-2, 2-run HR (career 1st) to spoil shutout attempt @ #19 Alabama...First career start versus Austin Peay (March 12) and went 1-3 in 5-3 win... Made debut in the 7th inning at catcher versus South Alabama (March 1) and got 1st RBI on a sacrifice fly...First three plate appearances resulted in HPB, SH and SF with 2 RBI...Went 2-for-4, 2R, 2 RBI in 15-5 win over College of Charleston.

High School: Cardinal Newman where he played for Jack Kokinda...As a senior played in 28 games and batted .456 with a team-high four home runs and 21 runs batted in... A perfect 13-for-13 in stolen base attempts plus a team-high eight doubles...Helped lead his team to a runner-up finish in the district...Named the Crusaders Most Valuable Player...Also received All-Area and All-State honors...Was a member of Team Florida that played in the Sun Belt Classic in Oklahoma...As a junior, hit .357-3-20 in all 30 games for the Crusaders who went 16-14...Competed in summer league play with the American Legion Post 12 team...Named 2001 MVP after batting .536-7-34 in leading them to their second straight district and regional titles...Named Stephen J. Sanford Spirit Award winner for 2001...A three-year recipient of the school's Outstanding Math Award and an Honor Graduate.

Personal: Born Dec. 9, 1983...Son of John and Georgia Jacobs...Major: Mathematics

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