|Lee Jolly - 12
Begins the season sidelined with an elbow injury...status is TBA.
2000 (Junior): Appeared in 18 games, starting eight; was 3-3 as a starter with two no-decisions ( 2000 was his first collegiate season as a pitcher after spending parts of the last three years with the Blazers as a field player)....had a 4-3 record with a team-best 4.48 ERA, working 68.1 innings...led the staff with two complete games -- both victories (5/6 vs. Cincinnati, 5/17 vs. Tulane in the C-USA Tournament).
1999 (UAB Football):
• Played in six games at quarterback and on special teams …season ended at Cincinnati (10/16) when he injured his left knee (torn ACL) on special teams play.
1999 (Sophomore): Had 11 multiple-hit and four multiple-RBI games...tied for first in sacrifice bunts (9) among C-USA hitters …eighth in UAB single-season history with 10 combined sacrifices...was 12-15 in stolen base attempts …successful on his first 10 tries...posted nine outfield assists...hit first career home run vs. Butler (3/10)...
career-long 15-game hit streak (2/20-3/27; .318, 21-66)... had four-game RBI streak (3/7-14/1)...tied Coca-Cola Classic mark with two stolen bases vs. Minnesota (2/20).
1998 (UAB Football): Played in all 11 games (started two)…passed for 530 yards (38-of-88) and six touchdowns...scored UAB’s only touchdown of the day on a 32-yard run at eventual national champion Tennessee (11/7).
1998 (Freshman): Season-high two hits at Saint Louis (4/12) and vs. Cincinnati (3/27)...had season high one RBI twice.
1997 (UAB Football): Started 10 games at quarterback as a redshirt freshman…passed for 1,530 yards (109-of-209) and 11 touchdowns.
1997 (Freshman-Redshirt): Played in seven games and then received medical redshirt status after (injury) ended his season early...was 3-3 with two runs scored at Alabama State (2/26)...had a double (first college hit) and scored two runs vs. VMI (2/16).
High School: Graduated from Cedartown (Ga.) High School (1996)...earned four varsity letters in baseball... selected 7AAA Co-Player of the Year in baseball (1996)...
named to All-Area honors three times (1994, 1995, 1996)... All-American, 7AAA Player of the Year, Georgia Scholar- Athlete of The Year in football his senior season.
Personal/Miscellaneous: Born Aug. 24, 1977 in Rome, Ga. ...full name is Kenneth Lee Jolly, Jr. ...parents are Ken and Linda Jolly...a fifth-year senior; did not participate in football during the 2000 season...major is biology, minor is chemistry...father played pro baseball in the Philadelphia Phillies organization.