2008-09 Baseball
Jacob Barnes
Jacob Barnes
Jacob Barnes

HOMETOWNSt. Petersburg, Fla.

As A Junior (2011)
Used as a reliever and starter … made 20 total appearances, including five starts … posted a 1-4 record and four saves with a 4.58 ERA … struck out a team-best 68 batters over 55 innings of work … led the Atlantic Sun and currently ranks 10th in the nation in strikeouts per nine innings (11.13) … struck out five or batters in an outing seven times, including four occasions in relief … team went 4-1 in games he started … limited opposing batters to a .264 average, including a .220 mark vs. right-handed hitters … finished with a solid 2.7 strikeout/walk ratio … earned first save of the season against Central Michigan (Feb. 19), striking out five over the final two innings … tossed 13 straight scoreless innings over four outings (Michigan, UNF, USF, Mercer), striking out 22 batters over that span … began the streak with six strikeouts, three hits and no earned runs allowed over a three-innings start during a win over Big Ten foe Michigan (Mar. 2) … second save came in a 5-4 extra-inning win at UNF (Mar. 5) when he tossed a scoreless 13th … struck out seven over three innings of relief in a win at USF (Mar. 8), including striking out the side in the eighth … followed with a season-high eight strikeouts over six innings of relief work in 16-inning victory at Mercer (Mar. 13) … started a game in each of the next four A-Sun weekends … picked up the win in 100-pitch outing against USC Upstate (Mar. 26), going 5.2 innings with one earned run and four strikeouts … combined to strike out 13 batters over next two starts at ETSU (Apr. 2) and at Kennesaw State (Apr. 16) … didn’t allow a run over final four relief appearances, giving up five hits with seven strikeouts over 7.2 innings … struck out three over final 2.2 innings in game one win over Belmont (May 13) to earn the save … fourth and final save came in series-opening win over Lipscomb (May 19) in the form of a three-inning save.

As A Sophomore (2010)
Started two games and pitched primarily as a reliever … made 23 appearances, good for second-best on the team … went 2-2 with a 7.86 ERA over 34.1 innings … struck out 28 batters, sitting down at least one batter in 14 games … earned the win at Kennesaw State (Mar. 27) after a scoreless inning of work … had a season-high six strikeouts in his first start of the season against FAU (Apr. 20), tossing a season-best 97 pitches … picked up first career save against Lipscomb (Apr. 18), retiring two batters and holding the Bisons hitless … helped the Eagles claim all 10 A-Sun Conference series on the season and secure their third consecutive A-Sun regular season title.

As A Freshman (2009)
Appeared in 15 games … threw 24.1 innings with a 5.55 ERA … struck out 29 batters and allowed only 11 walks … had a 1-1 record … sat down a season-high six batters at No. 9 Florida to earn his only win of the season in a four inning, no run, three hit performance … struck out two or more batters in eight appearances … allowed no runners to cross the plate in his last four appearances, totaling 10.1 innings pitched … struck out 14 batters over that final stretch run.

High School
2008 graduate of St. Petersburg High School … received honorable mention All-State in 2008.

Criminal Justice major ... son of Tammi Barnes and Raymond Radcliff.

Single-Game Highs
Innings Pitched (Start):
5.2 vs. USC Upstate (Mar. 26, 2011)
Innings Pitched (Relief): 6.0 at Mercer (Mar. 13, 2011)
Strikeouts: 8 at Mercer (Mar. 13, 2011)

Superlative Stats
Relief: 51
Starts: 7
Team Record in Starts: 5-2
3+ Innings (Relief): 7
5+ Innings: 3
3+ Strikeouts (Relief): 16
5+ Strikeouts: 9
7+ Strikeouts: 3