2009 Played in 39 games with 36 starts at shortstop... Led the team in sacrifice bunts with six... Finished 10th on the team in at bats with 128 and batting average at .258... Had eight multiple hit games and three multiple RBI games... Longest hitting streak on the season was eight games... Was 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored against ETSU (5/9/09)... Was 2-for-4 with a double, RBI and run scored in his first game of the season against Iowa (2/27/09)... Was 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored against UNF (5/3/09)... Had one appearance as a pitcher allowing no runs and striking out one in one inning vs. UCF (5/6/09).
2008 Played in 34 games as a freshman with 28 starts at 3rd base... Finished 10th on the team in at bats with 107, hits with 26, doubles with three and runs scored with 16... Had five multiple-hit games and one multiple-RBI game... Longest hitting streak of the season was six games... Was 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI at LSU (3/8/08)... Was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored vs. Central Michigan (3/5/08)... Was 9-for-20 with 5 runs scored during a 5-game hitting streak in March.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Cavalry Christian Academy in Ormond Beach, Florida... Played Division 1A baseball under head coach Andy Bello... Also played varsity basketball for CCA... Earned Most Valuable Player honors in both baseball and basketball... Was First Team All-Conference in baseball... Played summer ball for DeLand Post 6 American Legion team... Helped his team win the American Legion State Championship in 2006...Was named American Legion Rookie of the Year as well as Outstanding Hitter.
PERSONAL: Jacob Anthony deGrom was born June 19, 1988, in DeLand, Florida... He is the son of Tammy and Tony deGrom of DeLeon Springs, Florida... Jacob is majoring in Sports Management at Stetson.