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Jesse Stinnett
Jesse Stinnett

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Madison Heights, Va.

High School:
Amherst County H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 225

Position:
P

B/T:
R/R

2014: Was the Hawks' most dominant starter in his freshman season...started 11 games for the team, winning four games with an ERA of 4.26, the second-lowest on the team...pitched 80 1/3 innings with two complete games...struck out 49 batters, thirteen more than any other Hawk pitcher...pitched his first career appearance at George Washington on February 19th with a 3 1/3 inning relief appearance giving up two runs...his next appearance was his first start against Georgia Southern on February 23rd, going four innings and striking out five in the game...first win came against Mount St. Mary's, giving up two earned runs in eight innings while striking out five...Stinnett's second win was also his first complete game, giving up two runs against Norfolk State, walking none and fanning six on March 22nd...racked up a season high nine strikeouts while giving up just one run in a complete game victory against Coppin State on April 26th...started the opener in the MEAC tournament in Norfolk, giving up three earned runs in 7 2/3 innings dueling against MEAC Pitcher of the Year Montana Durapau

High School/Club: Played baseball for head coach Joey Crawford at Amherst County H.S. ... went 9-1 with 1.15 ERA, five complete-games and three saves in 61 innings as a senior ... hit .395 with three homeruns and 21 RBIs as a senior ... News and Advance Player of the Year (2013) ... named All-Region III Player of the Year and All-Seminole District Pitcher of the Year (2013) ... All-Region III Pitcher of the Year (2013) ... Virginia All-State First Team 2013) ... two-time All-Seminole District First Team pitcher (2012,'13) ... All-Seminole District First Team shortstop (2013) ... pitched in Virginia All-Star game (2013) ... Group-AA Second Team selection (2013) ... won district and regional championship (2013) ... led Amherst County to 25-2 record (2013) ... named to All-District First Team at-large (2012) ... career .341 hitter with 32 RBI and 30 runs ... helped with Wheels on the Games, Special Olympics and was a volunteer Dixie Youth Baseball coach ... member of Art Honor Society

Personal: Born on July 12, 1995 in Madison Heights, Va ... son of Jimmy and Beth Stinnett ... has one brother, Cody ... major is Graphic Illustration ... pre-game superstitions are doing the same exercises warming up ... personal best sports moment is throwing a complete-game, striking out 14 and hitting a homerun to send team to state semifinals ... lists his father as the person that has influenced him the most ... father, Jimmy, played professional baseball with the Pittsburgh Pirates ... plans to be a successful artist following graduation from UMES ... best advice recieved is "winners don't wait for chances, they take them" ... hobbies outside of sports include drawing, fishing and hunting ... favorite movies are Major League and Moneyball ... personal athletic goal before graduation is to help UMES become the best team in the MEAC

CAREER STATISTICS

Year W-L ERA APP-GS CG SV IP H R ER BB K
2014 4-5 4.26 12-11 2 0 80.1 89 50 38 25

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Total 4-5 4.26 12-11 2 0 80.1 89 50 38 25 49