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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

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