Jacob German - 12
Jacob German

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hoschton, Ga.

High School:
Mill Creek

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
C/RHP

B/T:
R/R


2012 (Junior)
Hitting
· Saw action in 42 games, making 30 starts behind the plate at catcher
· Finished the year with a .252 (27-for-107) batting average with 17 RBI and 12 runs scored
· Produced six multi-hit games and three multi-RBI contests
· Threw out eight attempted base stealers in 27 total attempts
· Went a career-best 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles in the season opening win at No. 16 Clemson (Feb. 17)
· Had a three-hit game vs. UConn with a season-high three RBI (March 16)
· Collected two-hit games at No. 14 UCF (April 6) and at No. 5 Rice (May 11)
· Went 2-for-4 with one run and one RBI in a win vs. UCF at the C-USA Tournament (May 24)
· Roped a single and scored in the C-USA Championship game vs. Memphis (May 27)
· For the postseason went 4-for-6 (.667) at the plate
Pitching
· Right-hander made 10 appearances all in relief posting a perfect 3-0 record
· His three victories came over the course of his first four appearances
· Totaled 13 innings, surrendering nine runs (eight earned) off 10 hits with 12 strikeouts and seven walks
· Recorded multiple strikeouts in four outings, including a career-high three punch outs at Troy to earn the win (March 6)
· Picked up the win pitching a career-long 3.1 innings in relief at Jacksonville State (Feb. 28)
· Earned the win vs. Alabama (March 27) by pitching a scoreless frame out of the bullpen

2011 (Sophomore)
· Shared catching duties with teammate Harry Clark
· Saw action in 35 games, making 23 starts
· Of his 23 starts, 22 came at catcher
· Pitched in five games out of the Blazer bullpen
· Hit .229 with three doubles and 16 RBI
· Threw out 41.9 percent (13 of 31) of attempted base stealers, fifth in C-USA
· Laced a double and had two RBI vs. Mississippi State on March 9
· Posted a career-day at Jacksonville State on April 5, recording career-highs with three hits and five RBI
· Collected a pair of hits vs. Memphis at the C-USA Tournament on May 27
· Totaled 7.1 innings out of the bullpen
· Tallied a pair of punch outs vs. Samford on March 16
· Collected the final five outs (2.1 innings) to earn his first collegiate save vs. Jacksonville State on May 11

2010 (Freshman)
· Appeared in 32 games and made 20 starts behind the plate
· Led all Conference USA catchers in caught stealing percentage at 32.4 percent, throwing out 12 of 37 potential base stealers
· Tied for third in the league with 12 runners caught stealing despite splitting time at catcher
· Tied for second in the conference with three pickoffs
· Hit .221 with a pair of home runs and 14 RBI
· Had five multiple-RBI games
· Hit first collegiate home run April 21 at Samford and added another May 7 at Memphis
· A Great Lakes Collegiate League All-Star over the summer as a member of the Delaware Cows

High School
· Played for coach Doug Jones at Mill Creek High School
· Selected first-team all-county and first-team all-region by the Gwinnett Daily Post as a junior in 2008 and again as a senior in 2009
· Helped his team to a top 10 final ranking as a senior
· Hit .363 with two home runs and 27 RBI as a junior to earn all-region honors from the Atlanta Journal Constitution and help Mill Creek's region championship team to a No. 5 ranking in Georgia's Class 5A
· Tabbed a Georgia Dugout Club Top 100 performer in 2007 and 2008 and was selected the Gwinnett Dugout Club Player of the Month for April 2008
· A member of his school's Fellowship of Christian Athletes
· Played summer baseball for Team Georgia and the West Florida Young Guns

Personal
Jacob Hunter German ... born Feb. 12, 1991 in DeKalb County, Ga. ... parents are Beth Edwards and Darryl German ... has four brothers ... major is communication studies management.

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