Jacob Rosenkranz

#12 Jacob Rosenkranz

Pos. RHP
Ht. 6-4
Wt. 190
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Lincolnshire, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Stevenson

2021: Made 13 appearances including one start… Notched nine strikeouts in 14 innings of work… Had three straight scoreless outings on April 1 (at DBU), April 24 (vs. SIU) and April 27 (at No. 8 Notre Dame) and did not allow any hits in three total innings during that stretch… Worked two scoreless frames and yielded just one hit in Game 2 of a May 8 doubleheader at Bradley.

2020: Made five appearances out of the bullpen during the COVID-19 shortened season… Had an ERA of 3.52 that was fourth on the team… Logged 7 2/3 innings while walking three and striking out three… Made his collegiate debut with a scoreless inning on Feb. 15 at Western Kentucky and followed with a scoreless frame on Feb. 23 at No. 3 Louisville… Heaved a scoreless inning on March 11 at Alabama State in what proved to be his final appearance of the season.

Before Valpo: Named the NSC Ace of the Month in May 2019… Earned a spot on the Lake County all-area team in 2019 after becoming an all-conference runner-up… Earned three varsity letters in baseball…. Also achieved two letters in swimming, receiving all-state and All-American recognition during the 2016-17 season… Played travel baseball with the Chi-Town Cream (2019) and Top Tier (2018)… Was a Perfect Game All-American Honorable Mention and named to a Perfect Game All-Tournament Team.

Personal: Son of Germaine and Stuart Rosenkranz… Has two brothers, Maxwell and Brady and one sister, Claire… Majoring in sports management… Birthday is Nov. 2… Lived in Texas for 13 years… Enjoys spending time with his family, golfing and with friends… Favorite food is Lou Malnati’s Pizza, movie is Field of Dreams, pro baseball team is the St. Louis Cardinals, MLB player is Chris Carpenter, musical groups are Darius Rucker, AC/DC, Daughtry and Nickelback, TV show is Breaking Bad.