Jacob Williams
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    Jacob  Williams

    Class:
    RS Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Cisco, Ill.

    High School:
    Monticello

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 180

    Position:
    RHP

    Birthdate:
    04/07/1993

    Experience:
    2nd


    03/29/2015

    Eighth inning rally lifts SIU to 5-3 win over Bradley

    The win marks SIU's first conference win of the season

    03/25/2015

    SIU scores season-high 14 runs in win over Austin Peay

    J.C. DeMuri, Will Farmer, and Nick Hutchins combine for 11 RBI

    03/12/2015

    SIU Baseball battles Illinois in three-game series

    The Salukis and Fighting Illini will renew their in-state rivalry starting Friday

    03/09/2015

    Saluki Baseball takes on Belmont in Tuesday tilt

    Southern looks to earn its third win of the season

    03/06/2015

    SIU baseball opens weekend series against Northern Illinois on Saturday

    Southern will play its first official home series this weekend

    05/04/2013

    SIU vs. Western Kentucky

    March 3,2013

    2014 (Redshirt)
    2014 Game-by-Game
    Made three relief appearances before being shut down for the year and having Tommy John surgery...Did not allow a hit on the season...Struck out a season-high three batters on 2/18 at Austin Peay.

    2013 (Freshman)
    2013 Game-by-Game
    Made 20 appearances, all of them out of the bullpen... Recorded a career-high four strikeouts on at Southeast Missouri State on 4/9...Pitched a career-high 3.1 innings on 4/13 against Missouri State...Recorded his first collegiate win with two scoreless innings at Bradley on 5/12... Made one appearance in the MVC Tournament, pitching 0.2 innings against Wichita State...Never allowed more than two hits in an outing...Received the league's Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award, which requires a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the previous two semesters and a minimum 3.2 cumulative grade point average.

    Prior to SIU:Was named all-area and all-conference as a senior at Monticello...Posted a 7-3 record with a 1.96 ERA and 155 strikeouts as a senior...Set the school record for single game, single season and career strikeouts...Was an Under Armour Preseason All-American entering his junior season but suffered an injury prior to his first game...As a sophomore in 2010, went 7-1 with a 0.74 ERA and 124 strikeouts and was an All-Okaw Valley Conference selection...Was a football captain his junior and senior seasons and also played basketball for the Sages...Was a five-time member of the honor roll, vice president of the Spanish club and a member of Future Farmers of America.

    Personal: Full name is Jacob Richard Roy Williams...Born April 7, 1993 in Champaign, Ill....Majoring in agriculture and business management...Son of Jim Williams and Pam Williams, who are both farmers...Has two sisters.

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