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Jake Irvin
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Jake Irvin 2385650
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 225
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bloomington, Minn.
High School: Jefferson
Season ERA W L APP GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO AVG WP HBP
2016 4.47 6 2 15 9 0 0 0 56.1 67 31 28 30 51 .302 6 6
2017 3.53 6 3 13 13 0 0 0 71.1 64 33 28 29 75 .241 3 3
Total 3.95 12 5 28 22 0 0 0 127.2 131 64 56 59 126 .268 9

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2017 [Sophomore]: Started 13 games for the Sooners… finished with a 6-3 record and a 3.53 ERA… struck out 75 in 71.1 innings… earned an All-Big 12 Honorable Mention… voted CoSIDA Academic All-District... tossed seven innings of shutout, one-hit ball and struck out 10 to earn an opening day win over Long Beach State (2/17)… named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week (2/21)… earned his second consecutive win and struck out seven vs. Villanova (2/24)… pitched six-dominant innings of shutout ball and became the first Sooner to strike out 13 or more batters in a game since 2011 in a win over Central Connecticut State (3/3)… picked up his fifth straight win to begin the season at Kennesaw State (3/17)… struck out six in six innings to earn his sixth win of the season at Kansas State (5/5)… tossed seven innings in the NCAA Regional against Louisville (6/3); holding the host Cardinals scoreless through six. Summer 2017: Invited to Team USA Collegiate National Team tryouts… pitched three-scoreless innings with five strikeouts in an exhibition start… invited back to Team USA roster for exhibition start against the Futures League All-Stars (7/11).

2016 [Freshman]: Named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball News… Started nine games and made six relief appearances… led the Sooner pitching staff in wins with a 6-2 record, tied for the fifth most wins by an OU freshman, and posted a 4.47 ERA in 56.1 innings… struck out 51 batters, which ranks fifth all-time by an OU freshman… struck out three and allowed on run in 3.1 innings of relief against No. 20 Mississippi State (3/6) at Dodger Stadium… struck out the side in his only inning of relief at Texas Tech (3/26)…notched his first career win in a mid-week start vs. Dallas Baptist (4/5)… racked up 10 strikeouts in 5.1 innings against No. 25 Oklahoma State (4/20)…threw seven innings of one run ball to beat Kansas State (5/7)… earned the win in the Bedlam Series opener against No. 12 Oklahoma State (5/13) in a rain-shortened, five-inning start.

High School: Three-year letter winner under head coach Jim Gess at Jefferson High School… went 5-2 with 84 strikeouts and a 1.17 ERA as a senior in 48 innings pitched… First Team All-Metro selection as a senior… All-Section, All-Conference and All-State selection as a senior… Minnesota Mr. Baseball Finalist as a senior… selected in the 37th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Minnesota Twins with the 1,100th pick.

Personal: Jacob David Irvin. Parents: Deb and Dave Irvin. Siblings: Sam, Steve and Matt Irvin. Major: Business Management.

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