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Jake Bakamus
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Jake Bakamus 2370743
Position: Infielder/Outfielder
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Issaquah, Wash.
High School: Issaquah HS
Other College: Lower Columbia CC
Experience: 1 Letter

SENIOR SEASON (2017): Played and started in all 55 games with most coming in right field after changing positions in fall camp ... also started five times at first base and two times at third base ... set the school record for most hit-by-pitches in a season with 24 and ended career tied for most in school history with 45 ... posted a .222 batting average but a .391 on-base percentage ... walked 28 times ... scored 33 runs and was stole nine bases in 13 attempts ... hit six doubles and one triple while recording 20 RBI ... tied for team lead in sacrifice bunts with eight ... had a .970 fielding percentage with 123 putouts and eight assists ... set career high with four hits against NYIT in first game of Feb. 18 doubleheader ... had eight multi-hit games in total with the four-hit game representing just one of five for A-State during the season ... hit triple on April 30 at App State ... tied career high in runs scored twice versus NYIT Feb. 18 in game one and at Northwestern State Feb. 26 ... tied the school record for walks in a game with four in 18-inning game versus Little Rock May 18 ... tied career high with two stolen bases in two different contests (at Northwestern State Feb. 26 and versus Georgia State April 9).

JUNIOR SEASON (2016): Played in 53 games while drawing 44 starts with 31 coming at third base, seven at designated hitter, and six at second base ... Posted a .383 on-base percentage, good for fourth best on the team, with a .201 batting average ... led the team with 21 hit-by-pitches to rank fourth in the nation and tops in the Sun Belt Conference ... the 21 HBP's are also the third most in school history during a single season ... scored 28 runs with 13 RBI ... hit four doubles and two home runs ... walked 22 times and stole seven bases out of eight attempts to rank fourth on the team ... registered six multi-hit games ... drove in a season-best three runs versus Texas State May 14 ... hit first career home runs in back-to-back games May 14 and 15 against Texas State at Tomlinson Stadium ... hit by pitch twice in the same game three times.

LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (2014-15): Helped lead the Red Devils to the 2015 Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) Championship ... won the batting title with a .398 batting average ... earned first-team All-NWAC honors ... first-team All-West Region honoree for NWAC ... earned a gold glove for the west division as an infielder ... 2015 American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings Pacific Association Third-Team All-American.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Issaquah High School ... led team to 13-10 record in 2012 ... registered a career .379 on-base percentage in high school and scored 35 runs ... helped team to a third-place finish in the American Legion World Series in 2012 ... also played football and was an All-KingCo selection ... played free safety and wide receiver and holds four school records.

PERSONAL: Son of Nick and Kathy Bakamus ... born on March 23, 1994 ... enjoys wake surfing.

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