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Jacob Dunnichay

Position OF
Height 5'8''
Weight 171 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown Elwood, Ind.
High School Elwood

2011 (Sophomore): Played in eight games … Hit .556 with four runs scored and an RBI… Drew two walks and had zero strikeouts … Came through with a pinch hit single against Cal State Bakersfield (March 4) … Went 2-for-3 with two runs scored against Alabama A&M (May 15).

Summer 2010: Played for the Wichita Wheat Kings of the Walter Johnson League.

2010 (Freshman):Came off the bench in six games … Made six plate appearances, but just two official at bats … Scored a pair of runs.

Elwood Community HS: Played three years of baseball for head coach Adrien Heim … A three-time Central Indiana Conference team selection … Also tabbed all-area first team and all-state twice … Led state in stolen bases as a sophomore … Batted .488 as a senior with 30 RBIs and 42 stolen bases … Recorded a .425 career batting average with 137 career steals … Also lettered four times in football and basketball … A two-time all-state selection on the gridiron … Set the Panthers[apos] school record for rushing yards in a game as a sophomore … A three-time All-CIC in football and named once in football … A member of the National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society and Scholars of Character.

Personal: Jacob Dunnichay was born in Anderson, Indiana … Son of Ned and Marian Dunnichay … Has two older siblings, Danielle and Caleb, and a younger sister, Mary Beth … Older brother, Caleb, is a senior on the Notre Dame swimming and diving team … Sister, Mary Beth, was a 2008 Olympian in synchronized diving and won a silver medal at the 2009 World Championships … A pre-business major.