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#24 Talon Jumper
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Brighton, Colo.
High School: Mountain Range H.S.
Major: HPER
Experience: 3 Letters

Talon is again expected to fill a key role for the Jackrabbit pitching staff this season as a setup man out of the bullpen ... honored multiple times as a Summit League Distinguished Scholar and member of the Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence

Made 15 appearances — all out of the bullpen — to tie for third on team ... opened season by throwing two shutout innings versus Texas Southern (2/15) ... struck out season-high three batters in 1 2/3 innings and picked up win as Jackrabbits prevailed over Texas-San Antonio in first game of doubleheader (3/1) ... retired all four batters he faced in first game of twinbill at Iowa (4/26) ... credited with win in 1-0 shutout over Omaha after pitching 1 2/3 perfect innings in relief (5/3) ... fanned two batters in 1 2/3 innings of final outing of the season, at North Dakota State (5/17)

Ranked second on team with 18 appearances — all of which came in relief ... tied for second on team with two saves and tied for third with four wins ... pitched 3 2/3 scoreless innings at Indiana State (3/9) ... credited with first win of the season in series finale at Saint Louis (Mo.) (3/16) ... picked up victory in next outing, striking out two batters in lone inning of work at Northern Colorado (3/30) ... struck out career-high seven batters over three innings versus Oakland (4/27) ... credited with first career save after pitching three scoreless innings in win at Western Illinois (5/4) ... pitched final two innings to earn save in second game of doubleheader against Fort Wayne to secure sweep (5/11) ... earned victory in lone appearance at Summit League Baseball Championship, pitching 1 2/3 scoreless innings versus Western Illinois (5/25) ... threw 1 1/3 scoreless innings against San Francisco (Calif.) in Eugene Regional of NCAA Tournament (6/1)

Started three games and appeared in 12 games overall during freshman season ... gave up one earned run or fewer in nine of 12 appearances ... allowed two runs in four innings, but did not factor into the decision, in first career start, at Nebraska (3/13) ... credited with first collegiate victory after pitching seven shutout innings, striking out six, against Mount Marty (4/10) ... hurled four innings of one-run baseball in series opener versus Western Illinois, a game the Jackrabbits rallied to win (5/17) ... made pinch-hitting appearance at Arkansas State for lone plate appearance of the season (3/4)

Earned honorable mention Louisville Slugger High School All-America accolades in 2011 after excelling both on the mound and in the field for Mountain Range High School ... batted .534 with six home runs and 31 runs batted in ... posted 8-1 record with one save, striking out 73 and walking only 18 to earn region Pitcher of the Year honors ... earned United States Marine Corps Athlete of the Year honors ... first-team all-conference and all-region honoree as an outfielder in 2010 ... also was an all- conference selection in football ... all-academic honoree