Jeff Edwards

#11 Jeff Edwards

HT. 5-7
WT. 160
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Massillon, Ohio

2014: Appeared in 45 games, making 38 starts with the Crusaders as a sophomore...led the team in sacrifices (11)...enjoyed a two-hit afternoon at Jacksonville State (Feb. 22), scoring twice and driving in a run...plated three and scored once as part of a three-hit day at McNeese State (Mar. 2)...raised his batting average from .250 to .270 while on an eight-game hitting streak that began on March 18th and concluded on April 15th...walked twice, scored twice, and had two hits at Northwestern (Apr. 8)...corked a double, touched home three times, and tallied two hits versus Youngstown State on April 12th...went 2-for-5 with an RBI at Milwaukee (Apr. 17)...registered two hits and two runs versus Kalamazoo College (Apr. 21)...had a single, a run scored, and an RBI at Youngstown State on May 16th...recorded a hit in Valpo's 1-0 Horizon League Tournament win over UIC on May 23rd.

2013: Appeared in 18 games including three starts as a freshman with the Brown and Gold...had a 3-for-5 day with three runs scored in his first start as a Crusader versus Roosevelt (Apr. 17)...went 1-for-3 in a start at #9 Arizona State...recorded a hit in his only plate appearance versus Wright State (Apr. 27)...swiped a base as a pinch runner versus Youngstown State on May 18th...finished season with a .357 batting average and .438 on-base percentage in 14 at bats.

Prep: Three-time letter winner for the Bears...named Second Team All-League his senior season...recipient of Joe Herman Coaches Award...participated in Progressive Field and Hank Miller All-Star games...tied a school record of triples in a season with five.

Personal: Jeff is the son of Jeff and Renee Edwards...has a sister, Emily...major is sports management...favorite movie is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles...favorite baseball team is the Cleveland Indians...favorite musical group is Mike Stud/Huey Mack...favorite baseball player is Kenny Lofton...born Oct. 31, 1993...volunteer at Popcorn Festival and Newark/New York YMCA Little Kid Baseball Camp in summer of 2013...hobbies outside of baseball include bicycle riding, drawing, and cooking.