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#25 Jesse Sawyer
Position: Infielder
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
High School: Central Memorial H.S.
Other College: Prairie Baseball Academy
Major: Health, Physical Education and Recreation
Experience: 2 Letters

Jesse has established himself as one of the top players in The Summit League ... preseason All-America selection by College Baseball Lineup ... member of Academic All-Summit League Team each of the past two seasons and was honored on Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence in 2010 ... in 2009, was selected as top Canadian college baseball player by website CanadianBaseballNetwork.com

Earned first-team all-Summit League honors for second year in a row ... started all 60 games at third base ... matched his own single-season SDSU record with 19 home runs ... set Jackrabbit single-season mark with 50 bases on balls ... turned in 24 multi-hit and 19 multi-RBI games ... received Summit League Player of the Week recognition after batting .625 with three home runs and nine RBI in four-game series at Air Force in early March ... also was named Summit League Player of the Week after homering in all four games of series against Western Illinois to close conference slate, batting .389 (7-for-18) with 14 RBI and a 1.111 slugging percentage ... was 4-for-5 with a home run, two doubles, four RBI and three runs scored in second game of twinbill against North Dakota (4/28) ... hit two home runs in games against Dallas Baptist (4/3) and Centenary (5/2) ... was 3-for-5 with three doubles in series opener at North Dakota State (5/14)

Started all 56 of the team's games ... began season as designated hitter and also played at first base before moving to third base on a full-time basis ... set single-season school records with 19 home runs and 148 total bases, earning the team's Greg Geary Big Stick Award ... also led team with 61 runs scored, 58 runs batted in, .701 slugging percentage and 30 bases on balls in earning first-team all-Summit League honors ... posted 22 multi-hit games ... hit first collegiate home run in second game of doubleheader at Murray State (Ky.) on opening weekend of play (2/22) ... went 3-for-6 with game-tying three-run home run with two outs in top of ninth inning at Missouri State, a game the Jackrabbits eventually won in 12 innings (3/11) ... later named Summit League Player of the Week after also helping Jackrabbits defeat Creighton in first game of doubleheader with two-run home run (3/15) ... earned regional and national accolades after impressive week at the plate in April ... in eight-game span from April 20-26, he hit .500 (14-for-28) with nine home runs and 15 runs batted in ... put together string of five consecutive games with a home run, including back-to-back two-home-run games at North Dakota (4/20) and Western Illinois (4/24) ... tacked on two home runs in series finale at Western Illinois (4/26) ... also tallied a 1.536 slugging percentage and scored 19 runs in that span ... honored by College Baseball Insider as its Central Region Player of the Week, was named a member of the National All-Star Lineup by the College Baseball Foundation and received National Co-Hitter of the Week recognition from the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association ... went 4-for-4 with three-run home run, finishing second game of doubleheader against IPFW with four runs scored and six RBI (5/9) ... was 4-for-4 with two doubles, home run and pair of RBI in regular season finale against Southern Utah (5/16) ... member of all-tournament team at Summit League Championship

Previously played at the Prairie Baseball Academy in Lethbridge, Alberta... batted .305 with seven home runs, 12 doubles and 43 runs batted in while playing in wood-bat league in the junior college ranks ... graduated from Central Memorial High School in Calgary in 2006