Baseball's Lamb Collects Big Ten Freshman of the Week
Play of the Day: Jackson Lamb
Freshman (2014) ... Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Feb. 18) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award (2013) ... Played in 40 games for the Maize and Blue with 29 starts ... Also made four appearances on the mound ... Hit .250 with eight doubles, a triple, a pair of home runs and 12 RBI ... Also was 6-for-8 in stolen-base attempts ... Opened his U-M career by going 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and two RBI against Washington (Feb. 14) ... Belted his first home run as a Wolverine against Washington (Feb. 16) ... Was 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI in the win over Minnesota (April 5) ... Doubled, had three hits and a run scored vs. Nebraska (April 25) ... Went 2-for-4 with a run scored in the Big Ten Tournament win over Minnesota (May 21) ... In the win over Purdue (April 20), was 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored and an RBI ... Tripled and drove in a run in the win over Nebraska (April 27) ... Struck out four in two innings of relief in a win over Central Michigan (May 6) ... Had one strikeout in his Michigan pitching debut against Illinois (April 12).
Prep ... Graduated from Bedford High School (2013) ... Was named the Gatorade Michigan High School Baseball Player of the Year his senior season at Bedford High School in Temperance, Mich. ... Was named the 2013 MHSBCA Co-Mr. Baseball ... Was a three-time first team all-state selection for the Kicking Mules ... Played in the 2013 MHSBCA East/West All-Star Game at Comerica Park ... Drafted in the 20th round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Texas Rangers ... Helped Bedford to the state quarterfinals his senior year and a state runner-up finish as a sophomore ... For his career, hit .500 and had 23 wins on the mound ... Hit .516 with four home runs and 44 RBI's as a senior ... Also was 9-0 with a 1.12 ERA and 90 strikeouts in 2013 ... Named to the Rawlings All-Central Region team.
Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... Undecided major ... Son of Steve and Shawna Lamb ... Born Oct. 27, 1993.
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