Ivan De Jesus - 25
Ivan De Jesus

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
San Juan, Puerto Rico

High School:
Cupeyville HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
OF

B/T:
R/R


Ranks seventh in program history in triples (9)

2013 (Junior)
- Played in every game but one for the Blazers, starting all but three contests in the outfield
- Batted .271, recorded 19 doubles, a team-best four triples, two home runs, 25 RBI, and 10 stolen bases
- Ranked second in Conference USA in triples and 14th in stoles bases
- Scored 33 runs, which ranked second on the squad
- Had 12 multi-hit games and recorded at least three hits in three contests
- Registered at least 2 RBI in six games
- Knocked in a career-best three runs against Jacksonville State (Feb. 20)
- Matched his career-high with four hits versus Savannah State (April 5)
- Scored three runs against Savannah State, as well
- Had home runs at Troy (March 12) and Marshall (March 30)
- Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2012 (Sophomore)
- Outfielder hit up and down the order, finishing with the second-highest batting average on the team at .294
- Made 56 starts and competed in 61 of the Blazers' 62 games
- Led the team in at bats (238), hits (70), triples (4), total bases (97), and stolen bases (12)
- His 12 stolen bases tied for 10th in Conference USA
- Scored 32 runs and knocked in 23
- Topped the team in multi-hit games with 19 and was the lone Blazer to post a four-hit game in 2012
- Produced a stretch of 17 games in which he reached base and recorded an eight game hit streak
- Led the conference with four triples in league games
- Earned Conference USA Hitter of the Week (April 30) by hitting .429 (6-for-14) for the week with two RBI and two runs scored
- Posted a career-best 4-for-4 game vs. Marshall (March 25)
- Launched home runs at No. 14 UCF (April 8), vs. Gardner-Webb (April 21) and vs. Samford (April 25)
- Connected for two doubles in the Tallahassee Regional vs. Florida State (June 1)
- Named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
- Played summer baseball for the Lima Locos of the Great Lakes Collegiate Baseball League

2011 (Freshman)
- Saw game action in 39 contests, making 33 starts
- Hit .221 for the season with 11 runs scored and eight RBI
- Produced a 9-game hit streak in which he hit .467 (14-for-30) from March 12-22
- Collected eight multi-hit games for the year
- Went 2-for-3 with a pair of walks at Alabama (March 22)
- Roped two hits, including a triple, and scored twice versus Rice (April 23)
- Collected a pair of hits and scored a run versus Memphis (May 27) at the Conference USA Tournament

High School/Prep
- A sixth-round draft choice of the Chicago Cubs
- Attended Cupeyville High School in San Juan, Puerto Rico
- Led his Puerto Rico team to the 2010 Big League Baseball World Series title
- Selected to play in his national Big League All-Star Game
- Invited by Major League scouts to compete in Puerto Rico's annual Excellence Tournament for top prospects
- Helped his AA Juvenil team to a national championship
- Part of national sub-championship teams at both the 15-Under and 16-Under levels
- Hit .390 with 12 home runs as a junior
- Hit .474 with 10 home runs as a high school sophomore
- His 15-Under team qualified for the Elite World Series in Kissimmee, Fla., where he hit .450
- Played in the wood-bat Palomino League (19-Under) as a junior and posted a .377 average
- Was a track and field national champion in the 100 meters

Personal
Ivan Antonio De Jesus ... born Aug. 27, 1992 ... parents are Ivan Antonio De Jesus and Jannette Ramirez ... has one sister ... majoring in finance.

 
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