#7 Jaydee Jurgensen | Pitcher/First Base
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Previous School: Scottsdale Community College
Major: Business Administration - Finance
Attended the University of Kansas for two years (2010-11 and 2011-12) and Scottsdale Community College for one year (2012-13) … redshirted one season at Kansas (2010-11) before appearing in four games on the mound as a Jayhawk in 2011-12 … in one season at Scottsdale Community College, posted an ERA of 3.04 in 19 games and led the team to the junior college World Series … earned an associate of arts in May 2013 from Scottsdale.
Lettered and started for three years each as a varsity performer at Lincoln Southeast High School for head coach Randy Brolhorst … served as team captain as a senior … baseball honors included first team all-state recognition as a senior as well as two all-conference honors and three time placement on the all-city baseball team … went 6-2 with 58 strikeouts and a 2.73 ERA in 48.2 innings during senior year … led the Knights to a conference tournament title as a junior when he posted a record of 3-1 and a 3.35 ERA in 23 innings while hitting .429 … as a sophomore, powered Lincoln Southeast to the state tournament as he went 2-1 with a 3.04 ERA and hit .338 … recorded an 11-4 record, 108 strikeouts and a 2.96 ERA in 94.2 innings during high school career … also lettered three times in basketball while earning all-conference and all-city recognition … helped the basketball team reach the state semifinals as both a junior and senior … named academic all-state twice in basketball and baseball … recognized on the Lincoln Southeast Academic Wall of Honor … earned awards for being the top three percent of his class and for having a GPA above 4.0.
Born in Fort Worth, Texas, on April 2, 1992 … son of John and Deb Jurgensen … has an older sister … father John coached college basketball for 12 years.
In his first year with the Bulldogs, Jurgensen pitched in 9 games ... including a relief appearance, while picking up 2 wins along with 2 complete games in 2014.