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    Jake Goebbert
    Jake Goebbert

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hampshire, Ill.

    High School:
    Hampshire

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 205

    Position:
    OF/1B

    Bats/Throws:
    L/L



    07/17/2013

    Former Wildcats Excel in Pro Baseball

    11 former Northwestern players enjoying successful summers in America's pastime

    2009: Started 30 straight games before suffering a season-ending injury against Minnesota (4/12) ... Finished first on the team in slugging percentage (.486) and second in on-base percentage (.403) and walks (18) ... Posted 10 doubles in only 30 games played, moving him up the all-time career doubles list into a tie for second place with 46 ... Had seven multi-hit games and five multi-RBI outings ... Had three RBIs, two hits and a home run against West Virginia (4/23) ... Went 4-for-4 with three runs, three RBI's and two doubles against Purdue (4/28) ... Had back-to-back games with a home run against Northern Illinois (4/8) and Minnesota (4/10), including a walk-off shot against the Huskies ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008: Second-team All-Big Ten selection ... Named the team's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award recipient ... Broke a 31-year-old school season record by posting a Big Ten-leading 22 doubles ... Also led the team with 10 home runs, 48 runs batted in, 28 walks, a .665 slugging percentage and a .458 on-base percentage ... Hit safely in 17 straight games (4/8-5/4), batting .450 with 11 doubles, 19 RBI and 27 runs scored over the span ... Ripped two home runs in a win over Chicago State (4/8) ... Collected four hits, scored three runs and drove in six vs. Kansas (3/23) ... Matched the four hits and six RBI six days later in a win at Purdue (3/29) ... Drew seven walks in a four-game series with Indiana (5/9-11) ... Went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a home run, four runs scored and three RBI in a win at Iowa (4/19) ... Made a pair of appearances on the mound, at Illinois (5/3) and in a home win over Elmhurst (5/6), and did not allow a run ... Named to ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District V team ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007: Two-time Big Ten Player of the Week (2/14 & 5/21) ... Voted Freshman of the Year by teammates ... Started all 54 games at first base ... Led NU with 14 doubles ... His 10 doubles in Big Ten play ranked fifth in the conference ... Tied for team lead and fifth in Big Ten with two triples ... Enjoyed 18 multi-hit games ... Went 12-for-16 (.750) with eight RBI and eight runs scored in a four-game series vs. Purdue (5/18-5/20) ... Closed 2007 with a .335 average (third highest on team), including a .351 mark in Big Ten play ... Ranked third on team with 21 walks and 37 RBI ... Ranked fourth on team in both hits (65) and on-base percentage (.416) ... Tied for Big Ten lead with 277 chances ... His 248 put-outs ranked third in the Big Ten ... Collected two hits and two RBI in first collegiate game at Texas Tech (2/9) ... Collected career-high four hits in a 4-for-4 effort vs. Dartmouth (3/25).

    High School: Earned three varsity letters in baseball, football and basketball ... All-state baseball player as a junior ... Honorable mention all-state football ... Three-time all-conference and all-area baseball selection, twice in football ... Pitched five innings of shutout relief, striking out 12 to win Big Northern conference championship ... Competed for Norwood Blues AAU team that played in NABF World Series in Mississippi ... Won numerous AAU tournaments ... All-State academic team ... Four-year Super Honor Roll student ... Presidential Award winner ... High school baseball coach was Steve Ream.

    Personal: Born Jacob Dwayne Goebbert on 9/24/87 ... Son of Lloyd and Terry Goebbert ... Psychology major.

    Goebbert's Career Stats

    Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
    2007....  .335  54-54   194   34   65  14   2   1   37   86  .443  21   8  24   3  .416   3   3   2-3    425  33   8  .983
    2008....  .353  49-49   173   41   61  22   1  10   48  115  .665  28  10  27   5  .458   5   0   3-3    343  32   8  .979
    TOTAL...  .343 103-103  367   75  126  36   3  11   85  201  .548  49  18  51   8  .437   8   3   5-6    768  65  16  .981
    

    Year ERA W-L App GS CG SHO/CBO SV IP H R ER BB SO 2B 3B HR BF B/Avg WP HBP SFA SHA BK 2008.... 0.00 0-0 2 0 0 0/0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .167 0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL... 0.00 0-0 2 0 0 0/0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .167 0 0 0 0 0 8 .983