Jake Postlewait

Jake Postlewait

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Corvallis, OR

High School:
Corvallis HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
P-OF

Experience:
3V

OREGON STATE: 1 of 11 returning starters ... OSU head coach Pat Casey says: "Jake is coming off a great season in both school and summer ball. He should be one of the premier guys in the Pac-10. He's an early-rotation starter and he's our No. 1 guy coming back. He's a senior who's in his fourth year here and he ought to be one of our leaders." ... (2003) All-Pacific-10 first team ... Bill Cloyes Award as OSU's Most Outstanding Pitcher ... Among Pacific-10 leaders through end of regular season, fourth in ERA (3.43) ... 1 or fewer earned runs in 11 of 15 appearances ... May 18 at Arizona, took loss; 5.0 innings, 13 hits, 8 runs, 3 walks, 3 strikeouts ... April 26-May 13, in 4 starts, 2-0 record, 0.93 ERA; 7.1 innings, 6 hits, 1.8 walks, 3.3 strikeouts per start ... May 13 vs. Arizona State, earned complete-game win vs. nation's third-ranked team; 9.0 innings, 9 hits, 1 run, 2 walks, 2 strikeouts ... May 8 vs. George Fox, earned win; 7.0 innings, 1 hit, 0 runs, 3 walks, 5 strikeouts; didn't allow hit for first 4.2 innings ... May 3 at UCLA, no decision; 6.0 innings, 9 hits, 1 run, 1 walk, 3 strikeouts ... April 26 vs. Southern California second game, no decision; 7.0 innings, 5 hits, 2 runs (1 earned), 1 walk, 3 strikeouts ... April 8 vs. Portland, earned win; 5.0 innings, 1 hit, 0 runs, 1 walk, 5 strikeouts ... April 1 at Portland, earned win; 3.0 innings, 2 hits, 1 run, 3 walks, 2 strikeouts ... March 8-March 23, did not pitch ... Feb. 14 vs. Oklahoma State, earned win, 5.1 innings, 4 hits, 0 runs, 2 walks, 3 strikeouts ... (2002) Among Pacific-10 leaders through end of regular season, first in appearances (30) ... 1 or fewer earned runs in 24 of 30 appearances ... 2 or fewer walks in all 30 appearances ... 9 of 30 inherited runners scored ... April 14-April 15 vs. Hawai'i-Hilo, proved his versatility on back-to-back days; April 14, went 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs, 2 runs as designated hitter; April 15, in relief, 2.0 innings, 0 hits, 0 runs, 0 walks, 5 strikeouts ... March 29 vs. Arizona, won in relief; 1.2 innings, 2 hits, 0 runs, 1 walk, 0 strikeouts ... Feb. 1 vs. Oral Roberts, in relief; 4.2 innings, 2 hits, 0 runs, 2 walks, 5 strikeouts ... (2001) April 25 vs. Portland, won in first career start; 4.0 innings, 5 hits, 2 runs, 0 walks, 2 strikeouts ... March 14 vs. Gonzaga, 1.1 innings, 0 hits, 0 runs, 0 walks, 0 strikeouts ... Feb 18 vs. Oklahoma, 1.0 inning, 2 hits, 2 runs (0 earned), 0 walks, 0 strikeouts.

CORVALLIS HIGH: Lettered 4 years for coaches Jason Phillips, Brian D'Alessio ... as a senior, batted .434, 15 RBIs, 17 stolen bases; 9-2 record, 1.38 ERA, 92 strikeouts, 76 innings; all-state second team at pitcher, all-league first team, league Pitcher of Year ... also played football ... 3.2 GPA.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Communications; may become a taxidermist ... born in Oregon City, Ore. ... parents, Fred and Merrie Postlewait; brother, Joe (26); sister, Jill (24) ... uncle Jim Postlewait wrestled for OSU; grandfather ran track and field for OSU ... enjoys hunting, taxidermy ... top athletic thrill was going to State-Metro all-star series as pitcher and being named Most Valuable Player as centerfielder ... prep teammate Kane TenPas also plays for OSU ... favorite athlete is OSU teammate Jake Quiring; favorite movie is M*A*S*H; favorite TV show is Primos the Truth; favorite actor is Paul Newman; favorite book is Thunder Over the Ochocos; favorite vehicle is Chevy Duramax; favorite food is venison; favorite restaurant is Darrell's ... chose OSU because "it's close to my hunting spots."

OREGON STATE CAREER STATISTICS - BATTING

YEAR	AVG.	G/GS	AB	R	H	BI	2B	3B	HR	BB	SO	HP	SB-ATT	TB	SLUG
2001	.250	10/1	8	2	2	1	0	0	0	0	1	0	0-0	2	.250
2002	.444	8/1	9	3	4	3	0	1	0	1	1	1	0-0	6	.667
2003	.000	22/13	4	0	0	0	0	0	0	2	4	0	0-0	0	.000
TOTALS	.286	76/16	21	5	6	4	0	1	0	3	6	1	0-0	8	.381

OREGON STATE CAREER STATISTICS - PITCHING

YEAR	ERA	W-L	Sv	G/GS	CG	Sh	IP	H	R	ER	BB	SO	HP	WP	BK	AVG.	HR
2001	10.61	1-0	0	6/1	0	0	9.1	17	14	11	4	6	0	0	0	.395	1
2002	5.45	1-2	1	30/0	0	0	36.1	37	22	22	20	29	4	6	2	.276	2
2003	3.43	5-1	0	15/13	1	0	63.0	68	31	24	28	37	0	3	1	.274	3
TOTALS	4.72	7-3	1	51/14	1	0	108.2	122	67	57	52	72	4	9	3	.287	6
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