2007: Came out of the bullpen in a team-high 19 games for Valpo ... struck out a career high four hitters in 1.1 innings on March 10 against Akron ... did not allow a run in the first 7.1 innings pitched on the season ... threw a season-high four innings in game one of a doubleheader against Western Illinois ... threw three scoreless innings in relief to earn the win at Longwood ... also recorded wins against Robert Morris (Ill.) and Southern Utah ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team ... selected to the Mid-Con Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence.
2006: Saw action on the mound in a team-high 19 games out of the bullpen ... recorded first collegiate victory against Indiana Tech ... also picked up the win against Centenary after throwing 4.2 innings of relief ... struck out a season high three batters twice ... made five straight appearances in March without surrendering a run ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team.
2005: Appeared in 10 games for the Crusaders, all out of the bullpen ... went 5.1 innings allowing just one hit and no walks while striking out three in relief against North Dakota State ... allowed just three earned runs ... posted a 1.50 ERA ... struck out nine on the season.
Prep: Led Pioneers to the state title in 2004 ... a two-time Academic All-District selection ... earned All-Southeastern Conference honors in 2003 ... named to the All-District Team as a junior ... a three-year letterwinner.
Personal: Jay is the son of Greg and Anne Clites ... major is computer engineering ... born August 11, 1986.