2018 (Junior): Made 21 appearances and started nine games on the hill … Worked into the weekend rotation for the final seven weeks of the season … Earned a 4.25 ERA in 55.0 innings … Earned a 6-0 record, held opponents to a .233 average against with 57 strikeouts … Struck out at least one hitter in 20 games, including 19-straight to end the season … Earned multiple strikeouts in 13 games … Earned his first win of the season after going 3.1 innings, strikeout one five hitters in a 13-9 win at Lipscomb (Mar. 17) … Notched his second win of the season in his first start, going 5.0 innings with eight strikeouts against Georgetown (Mar. 29) … Logged 5.2 shutout innings with four strikeouts in the win over Charlotte (Apr. 3) to earn his third win of the year … Tallied another win after going 5.1 innings with four strikeouts in a 12-3 win over ETSU (Apr. 14) … Season-high 6.0 innings with three strikeouts and allowed one unearned run to complete the sweep of Mercer (May 7), his first quality start of his career … Earned his sixth win of the year by throwing 4.0 innings in a seven-inning victory over The Citadel (May 13) to secure the Southern Conference Regular Season Championship … Picked up a pair of strikeouts in the win over Wofford (May 25) in the SoCon Tournament.
2017 (Sophomore): Worked in 13 games, making four starts… Earned a 5.34 ERA in 28.2 innings… Went 2-2 and struck out 26 hitters… Struck out at least one hitter in 12 appearances… Recorded multiple strikeouts in nine games… Made his first appearance at Founder’s Park in front of a sold out crowd of 8,242 at South Carolina (Feb. 17), going 2.2 innings, allowing one hit and striking out a batter… Struck out a season-best four hitters in 2.1 innings of relief against Western Carolina (Mar. 25)… Got his first start against NC State (Apr. 11), going 2.1 innings with two strikeouts… Started against High Point (Apr. 18), going 3.2 innings, striking out two hitters allowing one run… Started against Elon (May 2), going 2.0 shutout innings allowing just one hit and striking out two batters… Three-straight shutout appearances against Elon (May 2), VMI (May 5), and Samford (May 18)… Season-long 5.1 innings in his final start of the season in the Southern Conference Tournament Championship game against Furman (May 28), allowing four hits and one run with four strikeouts in the Championship victory… Worked 2.0 innings, scattering two hits in the NCAA Clemson Regional (June 4).
2016 (Freshman): Made 19 appearances and started six games… Served as a midweek starter during the season, making five starts on either Tuesday or Wednesday… Started the first game of the Coastal Carolina Invitational against Illinois (Mar. 11)… Worked a total of 39.2 innings, earning a 1-1 record… Struck out 39 batters and issued 31 walks… Started the season with three-straight scoreless outings, going at least 1.0 inning in each… Struck out at least one batter in 13-straight appearances (Mar. 11-May 11)… Earned his first win against UMES (Mar. 16) throwing 4.0 innings, striking out two batters… Struck out a season-high five batters in 3.1 innings against North Carolina A&T (Mar. 22) at NewBridge Bank Park… Struck out four batters on two occasions… In 1.1 innings against Binghamton (Feb. 28) struck out all four batters he faced in 1.1 innings… Struck out four against Wake Forest (Apr. 12) going 5.1 innings, allowing four runs.
High School: Played four seasons of varsity baseball for Corinth Holders High School under head coach Adam Weaver … Garnered 2015 All-Atlantic Region Honorable Mention recognition from Perfect Game … Appeared in 13 games on the mound his senior season and made three starts … Tallied a 5-2 record, 1.54 earned run average and 77 strikeouts over 54.2 innings pitched … Led the Pirates to a 13-8 overall record and 8-2 conference mark as well as a second round state playoff appearances … Struck out 11 batters in a win over rival Cleveland County High School … Hit .323 in 62 at bats with six runs scored and 14 RBI … Earned all-conference honors in both the Two Rivers and Northern Carolina conferences … Holds the program record for most career strikeouts … Is the first male athlete from Corinth Holders to receive a Division I athletic scholarship … Hit .299 as a junior with 20 hits, 11 runs scored, seven RBI, five doubles, a home run, an on base percentage of .347 and a slugging percentage of .417 … Turned in 14 appearances on the mound and compiled a 3-2 record with a 1.35 ERA and 66 strikeouts … Excelled statistically both on the mound and at the dish his sophomore campaign … Hit .368 with 21 hits, nine runs scored and 16 RBI … Tallied a 7-4 record and 1.73 ERA while striking out 73 in 56.2 innings pitched …. Also held opposing hitters to a .171 average.
Personal: Jacob David Lewis … Born Dec. 18, 1996 in Raleigh, N.C. … Son of Kim and Paul Lewis … majoring in kinesiology
|SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Innings pitched: 6.0, Mercer, May 07, 2018
Walks allowed: 6 [t-1st], at Western Carolina, Apr 08, 2018 ; vs Illinois, Mar 11, 2016
Strikeouts: 8, Georgetown, Mar 29, 2018
Batters faced: 28, ETSU, Apr 14, 2018
Field chances: 3, Mercer, May 07, 2018
Putouts: 1, at NC State, Mar 01, 2016 ; at UNC Asheville, May 11, 2016 ; at The Citadel, May 13, 2018
Assists: 3, Mercer, May 07, 2018
Runners CS: 1 [t-12th], 6 times
CAREER ALL-TIME RANKINGS:
Most runners picked off: 3rd (7)