LeBlanc allows just three hits and two runs - both unearned - in fastest contest in school history
|Rogers' Career Honors|
|2014||Baseball America Preseason Conference USA Freshman of the Year|
2014 (Freshman): The Baseball America Preseason Conference USA Freshman of the Year...appeared in all 52 games, making 49 starts (all at catcher)...batted .202 with 13 runs, 33 hits, five doubles, one triple, seven RBI, 12 walks, one sacrifice fly, nine sacrifice hits and one stolen base...led the Green Wave in sacrifice hits (nine)...posted five multi-hit games and one multi-RBI game...broke the single-season school record for runners caught stealing by throwing out 23-of-46 baserunners while also leading Conference USA in the category...tied for 12th in the NCAA in runners caught stealing, while ranking second amongst all freshmen, behind only Matthew Ellis of UC-Riverside (24)...had the best caught stealing percentage by a freshman in the NCAA with 18 or more runners thrown out (.500, 23-of-46) ...scored his first run while also walking and recording a stolen base in his collegiate debut on opening day against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/14)...went 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (2/16)...doubled and scored the game-winning run at Nicholls State (2/25)...went 2-for-4 with two runs scored against Sacred Heart (3/2)...knocked in a run and went 2-for-4 at California (3/7)...doubled and singled in four at-bats against Louisiana-Lafayette (3/12)...scored a run while walking twice against LSU (3/25)...walked twice at Marshall (3/28)...collected a hit in each game of the series against Rice (4/11-13) while also singling against McNeese State (4/15) for his longest hitting streak of the season...singled and recorded an RBI against Wichita State (4/26)...singled in each of the first two games against Southern Miss (4/25 and 4/26) before going 3-for-3 with a double in the final game of the series (4/27)...doubled against Southeastern Louisiana (5/6)...went 1-for-3 at UAB (5/11) and against FIU (5/15 and 5/16) on back-to-back days.
About Jake Rogers
Prep: A three-year letterwinner in baseball at Canyon High School in Canyon, Texas...played both catcher and shortstop...led his team to the regional semi-finals in the Texas State Playoffs during his senior season, while also helping his squad go 33-7 in 2013...batted .492 with 15 doubles, five triples, six home runs, 48 RBI, 44 runs and 15 stolen bases in 17 attempts during his senior campaign...named to the 2013 USA Today All-USA Texas Baseball Honorable Mention team...earned First Team All-State honors from the Texas Sports Writers Association and the Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association in 2013...named the Amarillo Globe News Player of the Year in 2013...earned All-District 3-4A Defensive MVP in 2013 for his work at shortstop and catcher...was a Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Texas Region All HS First Team member... also played summer ball for the DBat Mustangs in 2013...in the wooden bat league, he hit .307 with three doubles, four triples, one home run and 21 RBI...named to the 2013 Connie Mack World Series All-Tournament Team as a catcher...set the Connie Mack World Series record for most triples hit in the series with three...played in the 2012 Oakley All-American Game and earned All-Tournament MVP honors by batting .545 while throwing out seven of nine baserunners...also on the 2012 Texas MLB Scout Association All-Star Game and the 2011 New Balance All-American Game, where he was an All-Tournament Team selection at catcher...also played summer ball for the DBat Mustangs in 2013...in the wooden bat league, he hit .307 with three doubles, four triples, one home run and 21 RBI.
Personal:Born Jacob Ray Rogers on April 18, 1995...son of Susan and Dusty Rogers...has two brothers, Ben and Joe, and one sister, Brooke.