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Jake Kauzlarich

Position C/OF
Height 6'1''
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Seattle, Wash.
High School Kennedy

2004: Redshirted.

2003 (Junior): Played in 31 games and started 13 as a catcher … Hit an impressive .340 in 50 at-bats … Went 3-for-10 as a pinch-hitter … Recorded 17 hits including three doubles and three home runs.

Junior College: Played two seasons for Porterville College and coach Brett Davis … Batted .360 with seven home runs in 2002 … Was named first team all-conference as a sophomore … Batted .390 with three home runs and led the state of California with 22 doubles as a freshman.

High School: A 2000 graduate of John F. Kennedy High School in Burien, Wash. … Earned three varsity letters in both football and baseball … Was named first team all-conference as a catcher as a junior and senior … Led the team in home runs his last two seasons … Helped the team to the state championship as a junior and the regional tournament as a senior … Named first team all-conference as a linebacker for the football team after his senior season.

Personal: Born January 25, 1982, in Seattle, Wash. … Parents are John and Marcia Kauzlarich … A business major.