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    Jake Wilson
    Jake Wilson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Palatine, Ill.

    High School:
    Fremd

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 185

    Position:
    IF

    B/T:
    L/R



    2009: Saw action in 27 contests, including making nine starts ... Led the team with 13 pinch-hit at-bats ... Batted .412 (7-17) with runners in scoring position ... Collected two hits, including a double, with two walks and three driven in against Elmhurst (4/7) ... Had a run-scoring hit an two walks at Ohio State (4/24) ... Also had a hit and two walks against Illinois (5/2) ... Went 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI vs. Michigan (5/14) ... Drove in two runs in a win over the Wolverines (5/16) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008: Saw action in 20 games, including 10 starts - eight at designated hitter and two at third base ... Was impressive in pinch-hitting opportunities, collecting four hits in seven at-bats (.571) ... Led the team with a .421 average (8-for-19) with runners in scoring position ... Went 2-for-4 in a win over No. 21 Oklahoma State and followed up the effort by going 2-for-3 with two runs scored later the same day at USF (3/1) ... Collected a hit, a run scored and an RBI in a series-clinching win at Iowa (4/20) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007: Did not compete. Rehabbed arm injury.

    2006: Steady back up at third base ... Made six spot starts, including two at Purdue in final week of regular season ... Went 2-for-2 with an RBI in game four 14-9 win in West Lafayette ... Played in 24 total games.

    High School: Two-year baseball letterwinner ... Captain of baseball team ... Mid-Suburban All-Conference selection ... All-area honoree ... Voted team MVP senior year ... Named to Prep Baseball Top 100 ... Hit .400 senior season ... Led team in runs scored, striking out a meager seven times as a senior ... Competed in senior all-star game ... Played summer Legion baseball and hit .427 ... Honor roll all four years of high school ... High school coach was Chris Piggott.

    Personal: Born Jacob William Wilson on 10/9/86 ... Son of Bill and Lori Wilson ... Communication studies major.

    Wilson'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%
    2006....  .257  24-6     35    4    9   1   0   0    2   10  .286   3   1   6   0  .333   0   1   0-0      1  12   0 1.000
    2008....  .324  20-10    34    7   11   0   0   0    5   11  .324   3   4   4   0  .439   0   1   1-1      3   4   0 1.000
    2009....  .279  27-9     43    5   12   1   0   0    9   13  .302   10  2  12   2  .436   0   2   0-0      9   2   0 1.000
    TOTAL...  .286  71-25   112   16   32   2   0   0   16   34  .304   16  7  22   2  .403   0   4   2-2     13  18   0 1.000