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      Vincent Jackson
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
McDonough, Ga.

High School:
Luella HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 205

Position:
OF

B/T:
L/L

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2014 - SOPHOMORE
• Has yet to strikeout this season as of March 11.
• Went 1-for-2 with three runs scored, an RBI and two walks in a 20-2 win over Purdue (Feb. 16).
• Went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a double in an 8-7 win over No. 29 UNLV (Feb. 21).
• Has yet to strikeout this season as of Feb. 27.
• Drawn a team-high seven walks as of Feb. 27, exceeding last season's total of six.
• Drawn a team-high 12 walks as of March 11, doubling last season's total of six.
• Went 4-for-10 (.400) with one triple, two runs scored, and five RBIs in the series against Quinnipiac (Feb. 28-March 2).
• Went 4-for-12 (.300) with two doubles, two runs scored, and two RBIs in the series at Missouri (March 14-15).
• Recorded a season long seven game hitting streak (March 8-18), in which he was 8-for-30 with two doubles and four RBIs.

2013 - FRESHMAN
• Earned 2013 SEC All-Freshman Team honors.
• Appeared in 43 games, starting 31 games in the outfield and seven games as the designated hitter.
• Finished his freshman season hitting .290 with two home runs and 24 RBIs.
• Led the Vols in doubles (8) and slugging percentage (.484) during SEC play.
• Made his collegiate debut at the plate as a pinch hitter at UNLV on Feb. 15.
• Made his collegiate debut on the mound in Las Vegas as well, suffering a loss after allowing one run on a hit and two walks on Feb. 17.
• Recorded his first collegiate hit with a single against No. 20 Arizona State on Feb. 22.
• Had a four-game hitting streak from February 26-March 9 in which he hit .438 (7-for-16) with a double and four RBIs.
• Recorded his first SEC hit, going 2-for-3 at Alabama on March 17.
• Hit first collegiate home run against Missouri on March 23, going 4-for-4 with two RBIs in the contest.
• Launched his second long ball against Arkansas on May 10.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Graduated from Luella High School where he was coached by Andy Cooper.
• Selected by the New York Yankees in the 23rd round (727 overall) of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
• Ranked as the 78th-best prospect in the 2012 class by Baseball America.
• Tabbed as the 36th best outfielder in the 2012 MLB draft by BaseballDraftReport.com.
• Listed as the 101st-best prospect in the nation and eighth-best player in Georgia by Perfect Game.
• Also earned a 10.0 rating from PG.
• Named a 2012 Rawlings Second Team All-American and to the 2012 Rawlings All-Southeast Region Team.
• Earned 2011 Perfect Game Underclass First Team All-American accolades.
• Named to the 2011 New Balance All-Area Code Games Team.
• Hit .360 with five home runs, 33 RBIs and only struck out once during his senior campaign.
• Also went 4-1 with 55 strikeouts and a 2.38 ERA in 35.1 innings on the mound.
• Led Luella to the Class AAAAA quarterfinals in 2010 and 2011 and the second round of the state tournament in 2012.
• As a junior, he hit .424 with 25 RBIs and was 6-4 on the mound with an average of 10.38 strikeouts per nine innings.

PERSONAL
• Full name is Vincent Keith Jackson
• Born February 4, 1994
• Son of Vincent and Francean Jackson
• Has one sibling, Jordan
• Majoring in criminal justice
• Recipient of the Ed & Marsha Hooper Athletic Scholarship
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