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Jacob Evans
Player Profile:
Jacob Evans 1373475
Position: Left-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
Hometown: Broken Arrow, Okla.
High School: Broken Arrow High School
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2015 [Junior]: All-Big 12 Second Team selection… drafted and signed by the St. Louis Cardinals in the sixth round with the 191st overall pick… named to the Big 12 All-Academic First Team… made 28 appearances out of the bullpen with a 6-1 record and eight saves… posted a 1.67 ERA and struck out 53 batters over 43 innings… went 7-for-20, hitting .350 with a .550 slugging and .391 on-base percentage at the plate with five RBI… struck out four in two innings of work with one unearned run against Notre Dame (2/13)… earned his first save of the season with a scoreless-inning against Utah (2/22) at the Big 12/Pac-12 Challenge… posted five strikeouts and earned the win with two-scoreless innings vs. BYU (2/26)… won for a second-straight day vs. BYU (2/27) in a 1.1-inning relief outing… came off the bench to record his first career hit and went 2-for-2 with two RBI against Arkansas-Little Rock (3/3)… pitched a season-high five innings and struck out five to earn an extra-inning win at Hawai’i (3/14)… registered a save in 2.2 innings with three strikeouts against No. 10 Texas Tech (3/22)… was the winning pitcher after blasting a walk-off, solo homer to lead off the 10th inning against Kansas (4/2)…entered the KU game as a pinch-hitter and started a four-run rally in the ninth with a single and finished the night 2-for-2 with two runs and a scoreless inning pitched… picked up a save at No. 25 Texas (4/10) with two strikeouts in a scoreless frame… started his first career game in the field as the left fielder at Texas (4/11) and went 1-for-4 with nothing hit his way… went three innings for a save with three strikeouts at Texas (4/12)… struck out the side in one inning of work to notch his fifth save of the season at West Virginia (4/17)… struck out all four batters faced in 1.1 innings to end a non-save situation at WVU (4/19)… notched a save with two strikeouts in two innings against Sam Houston State (4/24)… starting as the designated hitter, went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a double at Wichita State (4/28)… earned his fifth win with four strikeouts and one run in 3.1 innings vs. Oklahoma State (5/3)… struck out two in an inning of work to get the save at Kansas State (5/9)… notched his eighth save in a two-inning, two-strikeout effort at K-State (5/10)… posted his sixth win with 1.2-scoreless vs. Kansas State (5/22) in an elimination game at the Big 12 Championship… finished his career with a 16-8 record and 17 saves to become the third player in program history with 15 or more wins and saves… posted a 3.27 career ERA with 148 strikeouts in 154 innings pitched.

2014 [Sophomore]: Took to the mound for 21 appearances on the season, including 9 starts… totaled 58.2 innings pitched and posted a 5.52 ERA with a 3-5 record… struck out 54, while only walking seven batters on the year… owned a 3-0 record and 1.89 ERA in 12 relief appearances… lasted 5.1 innings in his first career start as OU faced Seton Hall (2/14) on opening day… struck out six in 3.1 innings of relief to earn the win over Abilene Christian (3/6)… pitched four-scoreless innings of one-hit ball against Kansas State (3/23)… struck out a career-high seven in 3.2 innings of relief against Oral Roberts (4/8)…returned to rotation to strike out five in five innings against Texas (4/13). Summer 2014: Played in the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Harwich Mariners producing a 0.30 ERA on the season in 30 innings pitched… selected to the Cape Cod All-Star game for the East Division and pitched one inning, while striking out two of three batters faced... honored as Harwich Pitcher of the Year.

2013 [Freshman]: Appeared in 30 games in 2013 with 52.1 innings pitched… his 2.06 ERA was third best for the Sooners on the year… finished the season with a team-high nine saves and a 7-2 record… recorded six saves and four wins in 11 appearances from 3/17-5/3… totaled 19 strikeouts and allowed only three earned runs on 11 hits through 22.2 innings pitched in that span.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Broken Arrow High School under head coach Shannon Dobson ... hit .430 with six home runs and 41 RBIs his senior season ... posted a 10-0 record and a 1.83 ERA on the mound his senior season, tallying 103 strikeouts against just 11 walks ... senior year honors include Jim Thorpe Player of the Year, Fergie Jenkins Award winner, All-Metro Pitcher of the Year, Frontier Conference Player of the Year, All-Conference First Team first baseman, All-State, All-VYPE Team East, Cox7-AZ scholar athlete award, ESPN HS All-State, Louisville Slugger All-American and Northeast Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association Player of the Year ... other honors include All-Conference First Team first baseman (2011), All-State Honorable Mention (2010, 2011), All-Conference Academic Team (2010, 2011) and activity scholar 60 hours volunteer community service award (2011 and 2012) ... team honors include state champion runner-up, regional champions, district champions and state academic champions (2012), national/state champions (2011) and regional champions (2010, '11 and `12).

Personal: Full name is Jacob Trevor Evans ... Born in Tulsa, Okla. ... Parents are Kevin and Pam Evans ... Has one sister, Allye ... Management major.

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