Jared Walsh
21 Jared Walsh
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Duluth, Ga.

High School:
Peachtree Ridge

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 208

Position:
LHP/1B

Birthdate:
07/30/1993

Experience:
2L

2013 (Sophomore): Two-way player as a OF-1B/Pitcher, first Bulldog to do that regularly since 1991 (Tracy Wildes)

*Made 16 appearances on the mound with four starts coming in the last month of the season, going 2-4, 3.35 ERA and 3 Saves in 37.2 IP

*Appeared in 47 games as a position player with 44 starts (29-RF, 11-DH, 3-1B, 1-LF) and batted .297-3-26

*Twice hit a home run and collected a save in the same game, did it at Ga. Southern in season opener and at Clemson on March 27

*Career-high 4-for-5 showing with three runs scored versus Western Carolina on March 5

*Hit .333 (4-12) with two doubles, two RBI plus earned a save with a scoreless inning pitched in the Liberty series in March

*Notched first career win over Belmont on Feb. 23 with one scoreless inning

*Made first career start on the mound on April 7 versus Missouri, no decision, also started at DH, first Bulldog to start as P/DH since 1992 (Blaise Kozeniewski)

*Hit .333 (4-12) with 3 RBI in Missouri series in April

*Career-best 5.2 IP with one unearned run and 9 strikeouts in a 7-1 road win over Auburn on April 13

*No decision in start vs. #2 Vanderbilt, going 3.2 IP on April 20

*Career-high 4 RBI, going 2-for-6 in 14-13 comeback win at Tech to clinch season series on May 14, had game-tying RBI in the 7th, go-ahead RBI in the 8th and game-winning RBI in the 11th

*Hit .429 with a home run and two RBI in series win over Florida plus got a no decision in a start (4 IP, 5H, 2R, 2BB, 3K)

*Batted .357 (5-14) with a double and 6 RBI in helping win the Georgia Tech series

*Earned team's Jim Umbricht Award which goes annually to the Bulldog considered most competitive by the coaching staff

2012 (Freshman): Appeared in 30 games with 12 starts as a designated hitter and hit .176-1-5 as team went 31-26

*Notched first career hit in a start as a designated hitter versus Georgia State on Feb. 22

*Smashed first career home run against #18 Ole Miss on April 13

*Career-high two hit game at Alabama on May 17, reached base in four of five plate appearances in that contest with a walk and HBP

*Hit .250 (4-16) with one home run and two RBI in 11 SEC games including three starts

High School: A graduate of Peachtree Ridge where he played for Ryan Hanik

*Batted .488 with 10 home runs and 15 doubles plus tallied 83 strikeouts in 52 innings as a senior

*Limited action on the mound during senior year due to "Tommy John" surgery

*Named Region 7-AAAAA Player of the Year

*Helped Peachtree Ridge make first-ever playoff appearance and earned All Gwinnett County and Gwinnett Dugout Club First Team honors

*A three-time Most Valuable Player recipient for the Lions

*Went 4-1 with a 2.09 ERA and 72 strikeouts in 57 innings pitched and batted .408 with six home runs as a junior

*Named to the Gwinnett County Dugout Club First Team as a pitcher and All-Region as a pitcher and hitter during career

*Posted a 4-1 mark and 2.05 ERA and 41 strikeouts in 41 innings pitched while batting .381 with five home runs as a sophomore

*Earned MVP awards in summer baseball as a member of the East Cobb Astros, been named to the Atlanta Braves 400 Club Atlanta All Star baseball team and received a Rawlings Silver Slugger Award

*Named MVP of the Perfect Game BCS National Tournament during summer of junior year playing for the East Cobb Astros

Personal: Born July 30, 1993

*Son of Lisa and the late Harry Walsh

*Major: Communication Studies

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