Jarrett Hammel

#42 Jarrett Hammel

Pos. LHP
Ht. 6-4
Wt. 205
Yr. Jr.
Hometown Brook, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) South Newton (Saint Joseph's College)

2018: Led the team in ERA at 3.20 while going 3-2 with 18 strikeouts in 39 1/3 innings of work… Made 24 appearances (two starts) during his first season on campus… After a slow start that saw him hold a 13.50 ERA over his first four appearances, had a 1.35 ERA in 33 1/3 innings over his final 20 appearances of the season… Did not allow an earned run over 13 innings from March 4 – April 17, then did not allow any runs in 15 innings from April 28 to May 23… Had a heroic effort out of the Valpo bullpen in a 13-10 win over DBU on May 23 in the first round of the MVC Tournament, sending down the first 10 batters he faced and allowing just one run on two hits in 3 2/3 innings of relief. Achieved the win in the upset victory over the Patriots.

2017 (St. Joseph’s College): Started his collegiate career at St. Joseph’s in Rensselaer, Ind., which closed its doors at the end of the 2017 season.

Prep: Earned numerous awards and honors and won four varsity letters... Was a three-time all-area and three-time all-conference selection in addition to twice being named academic all-conference... 2014-15 all-state honorable mention... 2015-16 Area Player of the Year... Also won four letters in basketball, earning three all-conference honors and three all-area recognitions while twice being named all-state honorable mention... Participated in Trick-or-Treat for Hunger in 2012-13 and 2016-17, going door to door asking for canned food donations instead of candy... Member of National Honor Society, Class Officer and Student of Distinction (Top 10 in class)... Played travel for Indiana Nitro (2014-16)... 

Personal: Son of Todd and Pam Hammel... majoring in elementary education with a minor in mathematics... Born on May 1, 1997... Has a three-legged dog... Loves singing, particularly in the shower or while driving… Brother Jay is a freshman RHP at Quincy University… Majoring in elementary education with a minor in mathematics... Both of his parents are teachers... Went to a school that housed K-12 in one building with a graduating class of 68… Hometown of Brook, Ind. has a population of about 800 people… Broke his leg in seventh grade and his right leg is now three centimeters shorter than his left.