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Jake

Moebius

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Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Jamestown, N.C.
High School: Wesleyan Christian Academy

Bio

Career: Made 44 relief appearances out of the bullpen for 46 total innings with 36 career strikeouts.

2019 (Senior): Made nine relief appearances, tossing a combined 6.1 innings before an elbow injury sidelined him in early May … Tossed an inning-plus over five of his appearances including a season-long inning and a third against Elon (March 17) … Struck out a season-high two against Indiana State (Feb. 27) … Finished the year with an ERA of 12.79 … Walked nine with a pair of hit batters while allowing nine base hits – only two going for extra bases.

2018 (Junior): Made 17 relief appearances on the season out of the bullpen … Tossed 22.2 relief innings, finishing with an 8.34 ERA and a 0-1 overall record … Recorded 19 strikeouts against 16 walks … Of the 25 hits allowed, only seven went for extra bases – three home runs, two doubles, two triples … Struck out a season-high three a combined three times – at home against Marshall (March 6), Ball State (March 9), and UNCG (April 7) … Pitched at least one inning in 12 of his 17 appearances and pitched two-or-more innings a total of six times including a season-long 2.2 innings in his debut at East Carolina (Feb. 16) … Suffered the loss on the road at Appalachian State (April 18), surrendering two runs on three hits out of the bullpen … Saw his season come to a halt in the final week of the regular season, suffering an elbow injury while throwing in the bullpen at the neutral-field meeting with VCU (May 19).

2017 (Sophomore): Made eight relief appearances out of the bullpen, tossing a combined six innings ... Did not toss more than an inning and a third ... Finished the season with a 9.00 ERA ... Struck out seven while walking 10, issuing two free passes in four different games ... Posted two strikeouts twice against both Marshall (Feb. 24) and Wofford (May 7) ... Only two of the 10 hits allowed went for extra bases ... Named to the 2016-17 Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll; Summer League: Tossed. 19.2 innings over 10 relief appearances for the Eau Clair (Wis.) Express in the Northwoods League ... Finished with an 0-1 record and a 6.40 ERA, striking out 14 against 17 walks.

2016 (Freshman): Made 10 relief appearances as a true freshman ... Finished with a 4.09 ERA over 11.0 innings of work ... Only five of the eight runs allowed were earned ... Recorded eight strikeouts against 10 walks ... Pitched at least an inning in five of the 10 appearances ... Made his collegiate debut with a third of an inning out of the bullpen at UNC Wilmington (Feb. 19) ... Tallied his first career strikeout in game one of a doubleheader against Niagara (March 2) ... Went five-straight outings with a strikeout ... Struck out a career-best three against UNC Asheville (April 19), pitching a career-long three innings; Summer LeaguePitched for the Piedmont Pride in the Southern Collegiate League ... Made 12 appearances on the mound for a combined 15.1 innings, striking out 14 against 15 walks with a 3.52 ERA ... Only six of the 10 runs allowed were earned ... Also played in 22 games in the outfield, posting a .213 batting average with 10 hits in 47 at bats including a double with five RBI.

Prior to Western Carolina: Three-time all-conference selection in helping WCA to four conference championships and three state runner-up finishes ... Earned all-area and all-state plaudits as a junior ... Was the MVP of his junior varsity team as a true freshman ... High school coaches were Scott Davis and Mikel Rodenberg ... Collected 53 hits including 10 doubles and seven home runs for the Carolina Cubs summer league, posting a 2.22 ERA with 19 strikeouts.

Personal: Full name is Jacob Ryan Moebius ... Is the son of Jim and Tracy Moebius ... Has two brothers, Andrew - who is going to Gardner-Webb to play baseball - and Cole ... His father, Jim, played baseball at High Point Univesity.

Career Game Highs:
  • Innings Pitched: 3.0, UNC ASHEVILLE (4/19/16)
  • Strikeouts: 3, four times (MR: UNCG, 4/7/18)
  • Walks: 3, UNC ASHEVILLE (4/19/16)

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