Michael Jacobellis
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
La Verne, Calif.

High School:
Bonita HS '03

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 160

Position:
OF

Major:
Exercise Biology

Bats: Left
Throws: Right

2006: Started 27 of 37 games played, splitting time between second base and outfield... Batted 13-for-90 (.144) with five doubles... Had two multi-hit games... Enjoyed strong homestand with Pacific, batting 3-for-7 with 3 runs, a double and 2 RBI in two games.

2005: Appeared in 26 games, starting 17... Batted .269 (18-for-67) with five doubles, 11 runs, 11 RBI... Had perfect 4-for-4 success rate in stolen bases... One of toughest strikeouts, fanning just 5 times... Had two 3-hit, 3-RBI games: vs. Utah Valley State (3/12) and at Cal Poly (4/17)... Added 2 doubles and a steal in win over UVSC... Went 2-for-5 with a double and 2 RBI vs. Saint Mary's (2/12).

2004: Played in 46 games, 40 as a starter... Batted .346 (55-for-159) with 25 runs and 25 RBI... Had 15 multi-hit games, including five 3-hit performances... First collegiate homer was a 3-run blast vs. Cal State L.A. (5/1)... Hit a smoldering .436 (17-for-39) during March, rapping 3 hits each vs. Chico (3/7) and Hayward (3/30)... Hit 3-for-4 with a triple at S.F. State (2/21)... Tripled in consecutive games vs. Chico (3/7) and Vanguard (3/16)... Batted safely in final 9 games of season, hitting 13-for-30 (.433) during the streak (4/23-5/2).

BONITA HS '03: Voted Offensive MVP as a senior, team MVP as a junior, Defensive MVP as a sophomore... Key stats: batted .442 with 25 RBI in 2003, .480 with 20 RBI in 2002, .360 with 10 RBI in 2001... Won his team's Rudy Award in football as a freshman... Scored 6 touchdowns at running back and posted 5 interceptions as a corner... Selected as school's Scholar-Athlete of the Year for 1999-2000.

PERSONAL: Born in La Verne, Calif.... Majoring in communication... Parents are Michael & Sheryl Jacobellis... Career highlight was hitting a two-out grand slam in the seventh to put his team ahead, 4-3... Lists Roger Maris as his sports hero, and would have Barry Pepper (who played Maris in the HBO film 61*) play him in a movie of his life.