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Jacob                              Rice
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Jacob
Rice
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.
Height: 6-3
Weight: 200
Sport: Baseball
Position: OF

Biography

At West Virginia in 2013
  • All-Big 12 Honorable Mention
  • Big 12 All-Tournament Team
  • Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (2/25)
  • Played in 56 games, starting 54, leading the team in batting average (.333) and hits (73)
  • Ranked No. 8 in hits and No. 9 in batting average in the Big 12
  • Ranked second on the team in doubles (13) and on-base percentage (.383)
  • Had a team-leading 27 multi-hit games, including two four-hit and five three-hit performances
  • Had an eight-game hitting streak (2/17-3/3) in which he amassed 18 hits, five runs, eight RBIs and three stolen bases
  • Had two hits, including the game-winning single in extra innings to defeat Oklahoma State (5/25) at the Big 12 Championship
  • Went 2-for-3 with two runs and one RBI against TCU (5/24) in game two of the Big 12 Championship
  • Drove in two runs with one hit at Oklahoma State (5/18), finishing the series with three hits and three RBIs
  • Went 3-for-5 with a run against TCU (5/12)
  • Batted 2-for-3 with two walks, one run and one stolen base against TCU (5/11)
  • Drove in two runs on two hits with one run against Oklahoma (5/5)
  • Went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs at Texas (4/21)
  • Scored three runs to go along with two hits, two walks and two stolen bases against Morehead State (4/16)
  • Recorded seven hits, six runs, four doubles and five RBIs during New Orleans (3/28-3/30) series
  • Had two hits in each of the Kansas State games, including a home run and two RBIs on 5/15
  • Drove in two runs with four hits against Indiana (3/1)
  • Scored one run and drove in one run with four hits against Wake Forest (2/23)

At Eastern Oklahoma State College in 2012

  • Helped team to a 36-20 record and a Region II Championship
  • Batted .364 with 37 runs, seven doubles, two triples, eight homers, 49 RBIs and nine stolen bases
  • Named to the 2012 All-Region 2 First Team

At Arkansas in 2011

  • Played in 21 games with 12 starts
  • Earned the starting nod in final two games of NCAA Tempe Regional, finishing each game with a hit and scoring two runs

Prep

  • Three-year starter at Union High
  • Named all-conference and all-metro after senior season, in which he hit .338 with seven homers and 47 RBIs
  • Led team to the 6A State Championship as a senior
  • Selected to play in the Oklahoma East vs. West All-Star Game
  • Hit .481 in his junior season with seven home runs and 29 RBIs
  • Earned all-conference and all-metro honors following the season and also was voted team MVP
  • Also was a three-year letterwinner for the football team, where he helped the team to two state championships
  • Ranked the No. 157 player nationally, No. 2 player in Oklahoma and No. 26 infielder in the Class of 2010 by Perfect Game
  • Named a 2010 Rawlings/Perfect Game Third Team All-American and West Region First Team All-American

Personal

  • Son of Terry and Mary Rice
  • Has three brothers
  • Birthday is Nov. 22
  • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

Related Articles

Rice Named to All-Tournament Team
Posted: 5.26.13

Rice Takes Big 12 Weekly Honor
Posted: 2.25.13


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