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HunterJump

  • position OF
  • height 5-11
  • Weight 210
  • class Graduate Student
  • Hometown Aliso Viejo, Calif.
  • Previous School Arizona State
  • Most Valuable Player, NJCAA Division I World Series (2019)

PRIOR TO KENTUCKY
In three seasons at Arizona State the outfielder appeared in 106 games with 90 starts, collecting 367 at-bats…Batted .316 with 43 runs, 28 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 67 RBI…Recorded an .836 OPS in those games…Walked 37 times and struck out just 58…Was hit by seven pitches…Made a pit stop in junior college in 2019, where he was a standout before returning to Arizona State.

2021 SUMMER
Joined the Bourne Braves of the Cape Cod League at the end of July…After shaking off the rust his bat came alive in the playoffs as Bourne finished runner-up…In five playoff games he hit .267 with two runs scored, a home run, five RBI and a pair of walks…Made several highlight reel defensive plays in the outfield, including robbing a home run in the playoffs.

2021 (ARIZONA STATE)
Started 53 games for the Sun Devils, batting .289 in 204 at-bats…Scored 20 runs and drove in 30…Counted 17 doubles, a triple and two home runs among his 59 hits…Produced a .784 OPS, including a .372 on-base percentage (23 walks, five HBP)…Had 16 multi-hit games…Twice recorded four-hit efforts, including the final game of the season in the NCAA Tournament…Had a stretch where he delivered a hit in 14 of 15 games.

2020 (ARIZONA STATE)
Appeared in 17 games with 16 starts during the pandemic-shortened season…Led the Pac-12 and was 27th nationally in doubles with seven…Finished the season on an eight-game hitting streak where he batted .452 with 12 RBI, including a .742 slugging percentage…Overall, batted .317 in 63 at-bats with 10 runs, two homers and 15 RBI in addition to his seven doubles…Posted a .910 OPS.

2019 (CENTRAL ARIZONA COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
Won the NJCAA Division I World Series and was named the Most Valuable Player of the JUCO World Series in the process…Batted .545 with nine RBI in the tournament…Led the team with a .333 average for the season while driving in 31 runs…Clubbed 17 doubles, four homers and stole 15 bases in 18 attempts.

2018 (ARIZONA STATE)
Appeared in 36 games, starting 21 as a freshman…Steadily improved throughout the season and showed impressive skills at the plate, leading the Sun Devils with a .370 average in 100 at-bats…Reached base in 13 of the final 14 games…Recorded 10 multi-hit and five multi-RBI games…Tallied three hits in four of five games from 4/21-4/28…Scored 13 runs, drove in 22, had four doubles, two triples and a home run.

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL
Hometown is Aliso Viejo, Calif. … Son of Brian and Kristine…Has two younger brothers, Hayden and Gage…Gage is a highly touted freshman pitcher at UCLA…Ranked the No. 82 infielder in the country by Perfect Game in the class of 2017…Named a 2017 Rawlings/Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American and a California Region Honorable Mention.

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