#19 Jaydee Jurgensen | Pitcher
Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.
Previous School: Scottsdale Community College
Major: Business Administration - Finance
2015 First Team All-GPAC
2015 Capital One Academic All-District
2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete
2015 GPAC Pitcher of the Week (April 7)
Jurgensen served as Concordia's ace and made a team high 10 starts on the mound ... went 6-1 with a 3.49 ERA and 54 strikeouts in 56.2 innings ... ranked second among GPAC pitchers with an opponent batting average of .224 (48-for-214) ... fired a seven-inning, two-hit shutout with nine strikeouts in a win over Presentation College on 3-12-15 ... duplicated that effort with another two-hit shutout and nine-strikeout effort at Nebraska Wesleyan on 4-3-15 ... notched a five-hit, seven-inning blanking in his final outing of the season in the win over Midland on 4-24-15.
In his first year with the Bulldogs, Jurgensen pitched in nine games ... including a relief appearance, while picking up two wins along with two complete games in 2014.
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.