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Jakob Hernandez
Jakob  Hernandez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Parker, Colo.

High School:
Chaparral

Last College:
Seward County CC

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 260

Position:
LHP

Experience:
TR

07/26/2017

BSB: Rohrbaugh Inks Independent League Deal

Former UTA Star Playing with the Vallejo Admirals

05/17/2017

BSB: Mavs Travel to Texas State in Quest of Title

UTA Sits Game Back in Standings with Three to Play

05/01/2017

BSB: Mavs Break from Conference at No. 25 Texas

Mavs Have Won Eight Consecutive Games

03/20/2017

BSB: UTA Travels to Face Sam Houston State

Mavs turn to Senior Righty Austin Gardner for First Start of 2017

02/27/2017

BSB: Mavs Host No. 23 Dallas Baptist

UTA Concludes Five-Game Homestand vs. No. 23 DBU

• 2017 Second-Team All-Sun Belt Conference (SP)
• 2017 Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the Week (5/8)

2017
Earned second-team All-Sun Belt Conference honors as UTA's series finale weekend starter … Went 6-1 with a 3.28 ERA in 13 weekend starts, tossing one complete game … Hurled 79.2 innings, allowing 72 hits and 35 walks, striking out a team-leading 89 … Ranked eighth in the Sun Belt in ERA, 10th in opponent average, ninth in innings, fourth in strikeouts, eighth in looking strikeouts (22) and seventh in wins … UTA went a team-leading 9-4 in his 13 starts … In his nine Sun Belt starts, went 5-1 with a 2.78 ERA in 55 innings, allowing only 46 hits and walking 22, striking out 61 with a .230 opponent average … Was a force on the road, going 5-0 with a 1.53 ERA in his five road starts, allowing only 19 hits and a .160 opponent average, walking 10 and striking out 44 … Was 6-1 with a 3.00 ERA over his last 11 starts … Made his UTA debut with 4.2 innings in a no-decision vs. SEMO, allowing two runs, walking a season-high seven with six strikeouts … Worked six innings in a no-decision vs. Louisiana Tech, allowing four runs and three walks, striking out five … Worked a complete-game win at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, allowing six hits and two runs, walking one and striking out a season-best 10 … Allowed five runs in five innings with seven strikeouts vs. Milwaukee … Worked second quality start of the year with 6.1 innings at Georgia State for his second win, allowing two hits and one unearned run, striking out eight … Worked six innings without allowing an earned run vs. Georgia Southern, walking two and striking out seven … Allowed an earned run in six innings with three walks and three strikeouts vs. Troy … Worked six innings and allowed one earned run at Appalachian State to move to 3-0 … Worked a season-low 4.1 innings, allowing nine hits and five runs, walking two and striking out three … Improved to 4-0 with seven innings at ULM, allowing three runs and striking out nine … Earned his fifth win of the year vs. No. 20 Louisiana, striking out eight in 6.1 innings, allowing three runs … Tossed seven shutout innings with nine strikeouts at Arkansas State to win Sun Belt Pitcher of the Week … Tossed six innings vs. No. 29 Coastal Carolina, allowing four runs with six strikeouts in his lone loss of the year.

Junior College (2015-16)
Played at Seward County … Earned third-team All-America honors … Won the Jayhawk Conference triple crown with a 10-3 record, a 2.33 ERA and 159 strikeouts … Won the national strikeout crown in junior college baseball by 23 punchouts, despite pitching 10 less innings than eight of 10 leaders in the category … His 159 strikeouts were the second-most by any NJCAA pitcher in the last 15 years, topped only by Phil Bickford, a 2015 first-round pick in the MLB Draft … Named Jayhawk Conference Pitcher of the Week four times in 2016 … Averaged nearly 11 strikeouts per nine innings as a freshman in 2015 over a team-leading 18 outings … Didn't allow a run in his final 18.1 innings as a freshman, leading the Saints to the conference western division title.

High School
Played at Chaparrel High School … Earned honorable mention all-league honors as a senior in 2014.

Personal
Son of David and Lisa … Has a brother, Lucas (26) and a sister, Gabby (14) … Born on May 19, 1996 in Parker, Colo.

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