2012-13 Baseball
1 Mark Johnson OF
2 Chris Manning OF
3 Andy Burns IF/OF
4 Spencer Mahoney IF
5 Tanner Vavra IF
7 Bryce Hara OF
8 Karch Kowalczyk RHP/IF
9 Cole Webb RHP
10 Sean Kennedy LHP
11 Jeff Edwards IF
12 Ryan Kennedy RHP
15 Elliott Martin IF
16 Zack Walsh RHP/C
17 Ben Mahar RHP
18 John Loeffler IF
19 Bryce Yoder RHP
21 Ellis Foreman RHP
22 Billy Cribbs C
24 Jake Hanson C
25 Andrew Bain IF/OF
27 Grant Yoder IF
28 Connor Buxton RHP
29 Mike Jacobs LHP
30 Trevor Haas RHP
32 Kyle Wormington RHP
33 Michael Morman OF/IF
34 Andrew Bynum C/OF
36 Drew Hasler RHP
38 Chris DeBoo RHP
39 Scott Jerge RHP
41 Kyle Schneider OF/IF
42 Dalton Lundeen LHP
Full Roster
Mike Jacobs

#29 Mike Jacobs

Pos. LHP
Ht. 6-0
Wt. 180
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Beloit, Wis.
High School (Prev. School) Turner

2012: Appeared in five games out of the bullpen for the Crusaders...worked a scoreless inning of relief against Winthrop on Mar. 12th...tossed a perfect 9th inning to close the door on a 12-5 win over Grace at home on Apr. 9th.  

2011: Made eight appearances as a sophomore for the Crusaders, all in relief ... posted a 2.35 ERA while opponents hit just .226 ... had three straight scoreless outings in April and May ... named to Horizon League’s Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls ... earned Valparaiso University Student-Athlete Presidential Academic honors.

2010: Appeared in one game in first season with the Crusaders … tossed two innings against Youngstown State (May 14) in collegiate debut … allowed one run while striking out three and walking none.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Trojans ... an Honorable Mention All-State selection as a senior ... a three-time First Team All-Rock Valley Conference pick ... named RVC Player of the Year in 2009 ... earned First Team All-District accolades as a senior after being selected to the Second Team as a junior ... an Honorable Mention All-District pick in 2007 ... set the school’s innings pitched record ... led team to a 68-20 record over four seasons ... a member of National Honor Society ... also lettered in basketball.

Personal:  Mike is the son of Norm and Nancy Jacobs ... major is civil engineering ... Academic All-Conference 2010-12 ... College of Engineering Dean's List Spring 2011 & 2012 ... Presidential Academic Honors ... long-time volunteer with Habitat for Humanity ... actively involved with Valparaiso Nazarene Church ... born April 23, 1991.