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14   John Jennings
John  Jennings

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newton, Mass.

High School:
Newton South HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
C/1B


04/22/2013

Tuesday Game At UConn Next For Baseball

The Minutemen will travel to Storrs, Conn., to take on the Huskies at 3 p.m.

04/20/2013

La Salle Rallies Past UMass Baseball, 9-7

Begin homers and Jennings drives in two in the loss for the Minutemen.

04/18/2013

Baseball Heads To La Salle Looking To Extend Win Streak

The Minutemen, winners of four straight, will play a three-game A-10 series in Philadelphia this weekend.

04/16/2013

Win Streak To Three As Baseball Downs CCSU, 9-5

Jennings and Begin combined for seven RBI against the Blue Devils.

04/15/2013

CCSU & Hartford Conclude Baseball's Homestand

The Minutemen will play host to the Blue Devils on Tuesday and the Hawks on Wednesday, both at 3 p.m.

05/02/2015

BSBLL VS. RICHMOND

BSBLL VS. RICHMOND Photos by Thom Kendall '93

04/15/2015

BASEBALL VS. HARTFORD

BASEBALL VS. HARTFORD Photos by Thom Kendall '93

05/12/2014

BB vs. VCU (3)

BB vs. VCU (3) Photos by Thom Kendall '93

05/10/2014

BB vs. VCU (2)

BB vs. VCU (2) Photos by Thom Kendall '93

05/02/2014

BB vs. GMU

BB vs. GMU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

CAREER HONORS
2016 Atlantic 10 Second Team All Conference
2016 All-New England Second Team
2016 Johnny Bench Award Watch List
2016 Co-Captain

AS A SENIOR IN 2016: Game-By-Game Statistics Saw action in and started in all 45 games finishing with a .298 batting average, and a team best 10 doubles, 9 home runs, and 32 RBI ... Had 2 RBI and a home run versus George Mason (5/21) ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and 3 runs scored at Rhode Island (5/15) ... Hit his eighth homerun of the year against Fordham (4/30) while also going 2-for-4 with a double and 3 RBIs ... Went 2-for-4 with a double against La Salle (4/24) ... Hit a homerun in his second straight game against La Salle (4/22) while also hitting 3-for-4 with four runs and 2 RBIs ... Went 2-for-5 with a homerun against Harvard (4/20) ... Hit 2-for-3 with three RBIs against Connecticut (4/19) ... Had three hits, one run, and two RBIs in the third game in a series against Saint Joseph's (4/17)... Hit a home run to score the only run of the game against Saint Joseph's (4/16)... Started as catcher against Central Connecticut (4/12) earning one hit, one run scored, and one RBI... Collected a double, an RBI and a run scored at St. Bonaventure (4/8) ... Drove in two RBI's with a home-run and a single, going 2-for-4 and scoring one run against Boston College (3/30)... Went 2-for-4 with a triple and an RBI against Northeastern (3/29)... Hit two home runs in a big game where he went 3-for-5 with two runs and two RBIs at Davidson (3/26) ... Hit a triple, while going 2-for-4 in a 5-3 win vs. Maine (3/20) ... Drove in 2 RBI's with two hits against Army West Point (3/12) ... Started as catcher against Charleston Southern and had the only hit of the game (3/5).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2015: Game-By-Game Statistics
Went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI versus Fairfield (5/12) ... Scored a run and stole his first career base in win versus Harvard (4/12) ... Drove in a run against Army (3/14)

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014: Game-By-Game Statistics
Appeared in 42 games with 28 starts, predominately at catcher ... Hit most often in the seventh spot in the order ... Batted .264 (28-for-106) with five multi-hit games ... Logged nine doubles, 11 RBI and seven runs scored ... Went 2-for-4 with an RBI against VCU (5/11) ... Hit 1-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored in the series finale against George Mason (5/4) ... Was 2-for-4 at the plate with an RBI in the series opener vs. the Patriots (5/2) ... Recorded one hit, an RBI and earned a walk at Fordham (4/26) ... Batted 1-for-2 with an RBI versus Saint Louis (4/12) ... Had third multi-hit game of the season versus Northeastern (4/9), going 2-for-3 on the day with an RBI ... At La Salle (3/22), registered a double and two runs scored in a 2-for-5 day at the plate ... In a series with Army, collected a double and RBI (3/16) and recorded two RBI (3/15) ... Had an RBI double and scored a run in one at bat at Davidson (3/9) ... Went 2-for-4 with a double in the second game of the doubleheader versus Army (2/22).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013: Game-By-Game Statistics
Started 32 games behind the plate and usually batted eighth ... Batted .261 with 30 hits, 15 RBI, and nine runs scored ... Had eight multi-hit games ... In the first game of the doubleheader at Temple (5/17), had two hits and an RBI ... Notched two doubles and three RBI at Quinnipiac (5/1) ... Hit a triple and collected two RBI at La Salle (4/20) ... Knocked in four RBI vs. Central Connecticut (4/16) ... Batted 3-for-4 with two runs scored and and an RBI vs. Boston College (4/10) ... Recorded two hits, scored two runs, and knocked in a run vs. NJIT (3/29) ... Went 3-for-4 at Seton Hall (3/15) ... Made collegiate debut against #22/23 Notre Dame (3/1).

BEFORE UMASS: Played catcher, first base and pitcher earning four letters under Coach Ron Jordan Jr. at Newton South High School ... Named to Dual County League All-Star teams as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Earned Dual County League MVP honors after senior season ... Tabbed as baseball team captain for junior and senior seasons ... Earned Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic honors as a senior ... Named to ESPN Boston's MIAA All-State Baseball Team after senior campaign ... Hit .415, six home runs and 32 RBI as well as striking out 31 with a 4-1 record on the mound ... Posted a career .386 average with ten home runs and 64 RBI ... Earned the Shone Award as school football MVP and Mendelson Award as Outstanding Male Athlete at Newton South as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born John Anthony Jennings on June 14, 1994 in Newton, Mass. ... Son of Bruce and Joan Jennings ... Father, Bruce, played one season of baseball at UMass Amherst in 1977 ... Has one sister, Kristina, who played soccer at the University of Rhode Island ... Turfgrass Science and Management major.

CAREER HIGHS
Hits: 3 (6x) Last vs. La Salle (4/22/16)
Runs Scored: 4; vs La Salle (4/22/16)
Doubles: 2 at Quinnipiac (5/1/13)
Triples: 1 (3x) Last at Northeastern (3/29/16)
Home Runs: 2 at Davidson (3/26/16)
RBI: 4; vs. Central Connecticut (4/16/13)
Total Bases: 9; at Davidson (3/26/16)
Hitting Streak: Ten Games (3/15/16-3/30/16)

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