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Senior (2015) ... Academic All-Big Ten … Big Ten Sportsmanship Award … U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award … Member of U-M's Leadership Council … Played in 57 games with 39 starts for the Maize and Blue … Hit .270 with four doubles, 19 runs scored and 18 RBI … Had a .304 on-base percentage … Was 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored at Nebraska (March 22) … Had 10 multi-hit games … Also had a 13-game hitting streak from Feb. 15-March 7, the second longest streak by a Wolverine in 2015 … Drove in two runs and had a pair of hits, including a double, in a win at Long Beach State (Feb. 15) … Was 2-for-3 with two runs scored in a win over Siena (March 1) … Also had two hits and scored two runs in a win over Toledo (March 7) … In a win over Purdue (April 17), was 2-for-4 with an RBI … Had a pair of two-hit games in the series against Maryland (March 28-29) …
Junior (2014) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Academic Athletic Achievement Award (2013) ... Played in 38 games with 34 starts for the Maize and Blue ... Had a .243 batting average with three doubles, 10 RBI and eight runs scored ... Led the team and was second in the Big Ten with 12 sacrifice hits ... Did not make an error in 138 chances ... Was 3-for-4 with a double in a win over Ohio State (May 11) ... Drove in three runs with a sacrifice bunt and two sacrifice flies in a win at Illinois (April 12) ... Had two hits in the Big Ten Tournament win over Minnesota (May 21) ... Had two hits apiece in games at Indiana (March 22-23) ... Drove in and scored a run in the Big Ten Tournament win over Iowa (May 23) ... Was 2-for-4 with an RBI at Northwestern (May 2).
Sophomore (2013) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2012) ... Appeared in 31 games for the Maize and Blue with 15 starts at second base ... Had nine hits and seven runs scored to go along with two RBI and a stolen base ... Had a .235 on-base percentage ... Committed just one error at second base ... Was 2-for-4 with a run scored in the win over Iowa (May 3) ... Had a hit and an RBI in the win at Michigan State (April 7) ... Had a sacrifice fly in the win at Notre Dame (April 9) ... Stole a base and had a pinch-hit in the win over Central Michigan (April 3) ... Was 1-for-3 with a run scored at Eastern Michigan (April 23).
Freshman (2012) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2011) ... Earned the Steve Boros Scholar-Athlete Award ... Made his first collegiate appearance in the Florida Gulf Coast game (Feb. 29) ... Doubled and scored a run in the win over UAB (March 17) ... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the Indiana game (April 27) ... Also had two hits in the Northwestern game (April 21) ... Had a double in the win over IPFW (March 24) ... Made his first start and had his first hit against Xavier (March 4) ... Drove in a run on a sacrifice bunt in the win over Iowa (May 5).
Prep ... St. Ignatius College Prep (2011) ... named captain senior year (2011) ...Sun Times Top 100 Area Players (2011) ... Member of the Illinois Sparks national team (2008, '09, '10) ... Chicago Catholic League All-Academic (2008, '09, '10, '11) ... Stanford All-Star Camp (2009, '10) ... Led high school team to 2009 Regional Championship ... Top Prospects Camp (2008) ... National Honors Society member ... Graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Personal ... Given Name: Eric James Jacobson ... Born October 30, 1992 ... Son of Jeff and Donna Jacobson ... Father played baseball for the University of Michigan (1980-83) and mother played volleyball for the College of William and Mary (1980-83) ... Enrolled in the Ross School of Business ... Business administration major.