Jacob DeVries
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Jacob  DeVries

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Castroville, TX

High School:
Medina Valley

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
LHP

Bats/Throws:
L/L

- 2015 Mountain West Championship All-Tournament, LHP
- Air Force Athletics Athlete of the Week (May 26, 2015)

Sophomore (2015):
- 5-5 record in 16 appearances and 13 starts. 80 strikeouts in 84.2 innings pitched. 4.68 ERA.
- 80 strikeouts is tied for eighth most in a season at Air Force.
- Second in Mountain West in strikeouts.
- Mountain West Top 10 in six Categories:
(K's - 2nd)
(K's looking - 5th/20)
(Opp Avg. - 5th/.236)
(Innings Pitched - 6th/84.2)
(Wins - 9th/5)
(Games Started - 7th/13)
- Earned All-MW Championship tournament team honors after pitching 6.1 scoreless innings in 4-3 win over UNLV in 15 inning game. Recorded a base hit in the game. Also recorded a pinch hit in following game vs. San Diego State.
- Tied school record with four wins in MW play.
- Struck out 49 in 55.1 innings in conference play with 5.04 ERA. 49 K's are third most in MW conference play at AF and 5.04 ERA is sixth most.
- Earned wins against New Mexico, San Jose State (twice) and UNLV (twice).
- Career-high eight strikeouts against The Citadel and San Jose State.
- Fanned at least five batters nine times.

Freshman (2014):

- Pitched in nine games, making one start, posting an 0-1 record
- Struck out eight in seven innings pitched...made one start against Arizona
- Made collegiate debut vs. Texas State, recording one strikeout
- Struck out three against Arizona and Adams State
- Pitched two innings against Kansas State
- Had five outings without allowing an earned run.

HIGH SCHOOL (Medina Valley):Lettered three years in baseball...Perfect Game Top 500 and 61st rated LHP...2013 Rawlings/Perfect Game All-Texas Second Team, first-team all-district pitcher, all-area outfielder and defensive MVP as a senior...San Antonio Express-News All-Area Class 4A Outfielder...7-2 record with 1.20 ERA, 95 strikeouts in 52 innings pitched, to go with .438 batting average and three homers as a senior...second-team all-district outfielder as a junior...4-2 record as a sophomore...high school baseball coach was Carl Keller...played summer ball for Marucci Elite, coached by Walter Jones...National Honor Society member...Future Farmers of America member and Mu Alpha Theta member.

PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 9...son of Kenny and Liz DeVries...has a younger brother...nickname is Jake...favorite food is Good Oke Bar-B-Que...enjoys reading hunting magazines...favorite TV show is South Park...favorite movie is Black Hawk Down...person in history he'd most like to meet is Alexander the Great...something not many people know about him is that he always wanted to be a pig farmer when he was young...credits his dad as having the biggest influence on his sports career...most noteworthy thing about his hometown is that it's surrounded by corn fields...enjoys hunting, being outdoors and being in the weight room when away from baseball...favorite non-traditional sporting event to watch on TV is Rodeos.

Why I came to the Academy: "I want to make a difference and provide the security blanket that keeps this country free."

DeVries Career Statistics

Year era w-l app gs cg sho sv ip h r er bb so 2b 3b hr bf bavg wp hbp bk sfa sha
2014 (Fr.) 12.86 0-1 9 1 0 0/0 0 7.0 9 15 10 15 8 1 1 0 30 .300 2 3 1 0 0
2015 (So.) 4.68 5-5 16 13 0 0/0 0 84.2 72 54 44 53 80 12 3 2 381 .236 12 12 3 1 8
Career 5.30 5-6 25 14 0 0/0 0 91.2 81 69 54 68 88 13 4 2 429 .242 14 15 4 1 8
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