2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll
Hardnosed player with an athletic build, quick hands and a strong arm ... opted to transfer from LSU after the 2012 season ... demonstrated the ability to consistently hit line drives at the plate ... member of the 2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll as a general studies major.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012)
Played in 20 games (11 starts), batting .271 (13-for-48) with one double, one triple, one homer, eight RBI and 10 runs scored ... started six games at designated hitter and five games in left field ... delivered game-winning RBI in final game of regular season at South Carolina (May 19) ... Slaid's two-out, full-count single in the top of the 10th inning broke a 1-1 tie that propelled LSU to a win as the Tigers clinched the 2012 SEC championship ... launched first career homer on March 20 versus Southern ... 3-for-4 versus Air Force (Feb. 19) with one RBI.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011)
Played in nine games as a pinch-hitter and back-up catcher, batting .167 with one double ... recorded the double, his first collegiate hit, on May 15 versus Tennessee in a pinch-hitting role.
Three-time 1st Team All-State selection ... batted a sizzling .585 at the plate in 2010 as a senior ... 2010 Shreveport Times All-Area Player of the Year ... 2010 Minden Press Herald MVP ... five-time All-District selection ... 2010 District MVP ... 2010 Honorable Mention Academic All State selection ... member of 2010 LHSCA All-Star team ... also played quarterback for the football team.
Full name is Jackson Ware Slaid ... parents are Jack and Melissa Slaid ... has two older sisters and one older brother ... on his decision to attend LSU - "I grew up in Louisiana and have always wanted to be a part of the great baseball tradition here at LSU" ... majoring in general studies at LSU ... born September 16, 1991.
Slaid's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 4 several times; last vs. Nicholls State (5/15/12)
Hits: 3 vs. Air Force (2/19/12)
Runs Scored: 2 twice; last vs. Nicholls State (5/15/12)
Doubles: 1 twice; last vs. Air Force (2/17/12)
Triples: 1 vs. McNeese State (2/22/12)
Home Runs: 1 vs. Southern (3/20/12)
RBI: 2 twice; last vs. Southern (3/20/12)
Stolen Bases: none