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#23 Jake Fraley
Position: Outfield
Bats: Left Handed
Throws: Left Handed
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Middletown, Del.
High School: Caravel Academy
Born: 05/25/1995
Jake Fraley Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 12/04/2014

2014 Second-Team Freshman All-American
SEC Freshman of the Week (April 29, 2014)
2014 Second-Team All-Louisiana

A proverbial “five-tool player” who emerged last season as a starter in the outfield and earned Freshman All-America recognition ... along with possessing all of the physical traits to be a great ballplayer, he has a tremendous work ethic ... collected two doubles, one triple, seven RBI, 11 runs and 11 steals for the Chatham Anglers in the 2014 Cape Cod League.

2014 Season
Played in 49 games (27 starts), batting .372 (45-for-121) with seven doubles, one triple, three homers, 31 runs, 29 RBI and eight stolen bases ... started 25 games in left field and two games in center field ... LSU's leading hitter in SEC regular-season games, batting .350 (21-for-60) in 13 starts with four doubles, nine RBI and 13 runs ... batted .476 (20-for-42) in LSU's last 12 games of the season with one double, one homer, five RBI and eight runs scored ... hit .500 (5-for-10) in the SEC Tournament with two RBI and three runs ... batted .636 (7-for-11) in the Tigers' three-game sweep at Auburn (May 15-17) with one RBI, two runs scored, one stolen base ... named SEC Freshman of the Week on April 29 after he hit .533 (8-for-15) in the Tigers' four games during the week of April 22-27 with two doubles, six RBI, three runs, one stolen base and a .529 on base-percentage ... in LSU's SEC series victory over Tennessee (April 25-27), Fraley batted .455 (5-for-11) with two doubles, three RBI, three runs, one steal and a .462 on-base percentage ... blasted three-run homer in sixth inning versus Alcorn State (April 29) to trigger LSU comeback from a 6-1 deficit ... 3-for-4 vs. Tulane (April 22) with career-best three RBI ... pinch-hit RBI single in 11th inning versus Ole Miss (April 17) to give the Tigers a lead; LSU eventually won in 13 innings ... 2-for-4 at Florida (March 30) with one double, two RBI and one run scored ... launched a three-run homer -- his first career collegiate HR - to lead Tigers to win over Texas Southern on Feb. 23.

PRIOR TO LSU
2013 1st Team Louisville Slugger All-American at Caravel Academy in Bear, Delaware ... 2013 Preseason Gatorade Player of the Year ... 2013 1st Team All Region ... batted .492 as a high school senior and .536 as a junior, earning All-State recognition in both seasons ... a three-time member of the Academic Honor Roll.

PERSONAL
Parents are Marvin and Traci Fraley ... father is a salesman, mother works in safety and security ... has an older sister, Lauren, and two younger brothers, Brandon and Andrew ... chose to attend LSU because “I wanted to be a part of the best baseball program and university in the United States; the best coaching staff in college baseball, the fan base and academics all influenced me to come to LSU” ... major in kinesiology at LSU ... born May 25, 1995 in Frederick, Md.

Fraley's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 6 vs. Miss. State (4/6/14)
Hits: 3 five times; most recently vs. Arkansas (5/24/14)
Runs Scored: 2 five times; most recently vs. Alabama (5/10/14)
Doubles: 2 vs. Tennessee (4/25/14)
Triples: 1 vs. Yale (2/28/14)
Home Runs: 1 three times; most recently vs. Northwestern State (5/13/14)
RBI: 3 three times; most recently vs. Alcorn State (5/29/14)

 

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