Griffin Jax
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    Griffin Jax

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Greenwood Village, CO

    High School:
    Cherry Creek

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 210

    Position:
    RHP/IF

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R

    Honors:
    - Perfect Game #3 Ranked Prospect for class of 2016.
    - Air Force Athletics Athlete of the week (Feb. 24, 2014)
    - College Sports Madness Mountain West Player of the Week (Feb. 25, 2014)
    - Air Force Athletics Athlete of the Week (March 31, 2014)
    - Mountain West Pitcher of the Week (March 31, 2014)

    HIGH SCHOOL (Cherry Creek):2013 Gatorade Player for the Year for the state of Colorado...12th round draft pick of the Philadelphia Phillies in 2013 MLB draft...Louisville Slugger High School First-Team All-American...All-State and All-Colorado in 2012 and 2013... 5A State Player of the Year...Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Third-Team underclassman All-American in 2012 and Third-Team Preseason All-American in 2013...Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason All-West Region Second Team...Perfect Game Top 500 and third-ranked RHP from Colorado...Colorado Rockies futures player in 2012 and 2013...CHSAA all-academic first-team in 2012...posted 7-1 record and 1.74 ERA to go with 57 strikeouts and just two walks in 40.1 innings pitched as a senior...batted .400 with six homers and 27 RBIs at the plate...team captain as a senior...graduated with high honors...National Honor Society member...played summer ball for the Connie Mack 18's...high school and summer ball coach was Marc Johnson.

    PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 21...son of Garth and Elizabeth Jax...first name is James and Griffin is his middle name...nickname is Griff...has younger twin siblings...father played 11 years as an offensive lineman in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals and played collegiately at Florida State.

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