Jess Posey
23 Jess Posey

Smithville, Ga.

High School:
Lee County

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 201




UGA Career (2013-active): Played in 75 games with 49 starts (21-2B, 15-DH, 13-3B) with a .226 batting average, three home runs and 32 RBI.

2014 (Sophomore): Appeared in 45 games with 33 starts (14-2B, 12-3B, 7-DH) and hit .190-1-20 as the squad went 26-29-1 and advanced to the SEC Tournament

*Batted .444 with a home run and 2 RBI in two-game set at #4 Florida State

*Went 3-for-4 with two RBI in 7-1 win over #24 Miss. State on March 14

*Clutch eight-inning pinch-hit RBI-single to tie game at Missouri on April 4 that Bulldogs went on to win 2-1 in 13 innings

*Delivered a ninth-inning, two-out, game-tying pinch-hit RBI-single off All-American closer Jonathan Holder of #16 Miss. State at the SEC Tournament on May 20

2013 (Freshman): Appeared in 30 games with 16 starts (8-DH, 7-2B, 1-3B) as squad went 21-32

*Batted .297 with four doubles, two home runs and 12 RBI in 64 at bats

*Tied a school record with five walks in game, coming in a 14-13 road win over Georgia Tech on May 14 to claim the series

*Delivered a pinch-hit two-run double against Western Carolina on March 5

*Career-high 3-for-4 with three runs scored, a home run and two RBI in a 10-1 win over Presbyterian on April 16

*Went 2-for-4 with a home run and 3 RBI in 8-7 road victory over Tennessee on May 3

*Made one appearance on the mound, allowed one run on one hit in one inning against Liberty on March 10

High School: A graduate of Lee County where he played for Rob Williams

*Ace of the Trojan squad as a senior going 7-1, 2.38 ERA, 1 save in 50 innings pitched

*Registered 55 strikeouts, four complete games and two shutouts in 2012

*Also batted .386 with 10 doubles and 16 RBI as a senior

*Limited in junior year due to injury, appeared in seven games with only 14 at bats and no action on the mound

*Posted a 1.93 ERA in 2010 as team captured a sub-region title

*Helped Trojans with Region 1-AAAA titles in 2011 and 2012

*Prep teammate of fellow Georgia Bulldog 1B Daniel Nichols

Personal: Born Aug. 1, 1993

*Older brothers Buster and Jack played at Florida State while sister Samantha was a starter on the 2012 NCAA Division II softball national championship team at Valdosta State; Buster is currently with the San Francisco Giants and his career highlights include winning the 2010 and 2012 World Series and the National League batting title and MVP award in 2012

*Son of Gerald "Demp" and Traci Posey

*Major: Agribusiness

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