Jacob Williams
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    Jacob  Williams

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Cisco, Ill.

    High School:
    Monticello

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 180

    Position:
    RHP

    Birthdate:
    04/07/1993

    Experience:
    3rd


    05/08/2015

    SIU drops series opener, 1-0, to No. 14 Missouri State

    Southern was limited to two hits in the loss

    04/28/2015

    Slow start hurts Salukis in 7-5 loss to No. 6 Illinois

    Southern got within two of the Illini, but the late inning rally fell short

    04/23/2015

    Salukis host Dallas Baptist in MVC showdown

    Southern looks to add to their win total this weekend

    04/22/2015

    Saluki rally falls short in 11-9 loss

    AN early seven run deficit was too much for SIU to battle back from

    04/19/2015

    Season-high 17 hits powers SIU to 9-7 win over Illinois State

    It was Southern's first series win against the Redbirds since 2009.

    05/04/2013

    SIU vs. Western Kentucky

    March 3,2013

    2015 (Redshirt Sophomore)
    Made 15 appearances, all out of the bullpen… Finished the season with a 2-1 record… His first win of the season came on 3/29 at Bradley… Earned his second win of the season on 4/19 against Illinois State… Struck out a season-high three batters on 5/15 at St. John’s.


    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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