- height 6-0
- Weight 195
- class Freshman
- Hometown New Cumberland, Pa.
- Second-Team All-Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League (2019)
Did not appear in a game.
Played for the Oneonta Outlaws of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League…Named Second-Team All-PGCBL…Saw action in 29 games, hitting .390 with 15 runs and 23 RBI…Had 41 hits in 105 at bats, including four doubles…Posted an OPS on .896, including a .467 on-base percentage…Walked more than he struck out, with 15 free passes drawn to just 12 punchouts…Stole three bases…Was named PGCBL Player of the Night on the final day of the season after delivering four hits and three RBI…Had 13 multi-hit games, including two four-hit games and two three-hit games…Had a 13-game hit streak and tallied at least one hit in 18 of his final 20 games…Drove in eight runs over his final four games and had six multi-RBI games for the summer.
Top 500 overall player by Perfect Game…No. 71 catcher overall and No. 23 prospect in Pennsylvania…Was a 2019 Perfect Game/Rawlings Preseason All-American and Atlantic All-Region team member…No. 22 player in Pennsylvania by Prep Baseball Report…Won the 2019 Pennsylvania 5A state championship with Red Land…Named Second-Team All-Pennsylvania by USA Today…Three-time First-Team All-Area…2018 All-Area Player of the Year…Coached by Nate Ebbert…Also played hockey, basketball and golf.
Full name is Jared Richard Payne…Hometown is New Cumberland, Pa. … Son of Richard and Julie…Father played golf at Michigan State…Was involved with organization called the Friendship Club that helped kids with disabilities…Volunteered at a local food bank…Superstition: wears the same undershirt every game.