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Jason Barber

Jason  Barber

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Oxford, Miss.

High School:
Oxford

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
RHP

Experience:
HS

Career: Earned one letter for pitching in 2017.

2017: Made three appearances on the mound and entered the game as a pinch runner on two additional occasions … Pitched 3.0 innings, giving up two earned runs for a 6.00 ERA … Tossed one inning of relief vs. UAPB (4/19) … After being hit by a pitch in his first career plate appearance, scored the winning run in the bottom of the 12th on a wild pitch versus Southern Miss (4/4) ... Pitched a scoreless innings at Memphis (3/21) ... Made his Ole Miss debut versus Memphis (2/28) … Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Attended Oxford High School where he was a four-year letterwinner and was coached by Chris Baughman … Tallied 35 wins with a 1.25 ERA in 281.0 innings over his high school career … Named a 2016 Louisville Slugger first team All-American by Collegiate Baseball … Earned second team All-USA honors by USA TODAY … Two-time Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year … Tabbed as a top-500 prospect by Perfect Game, including the No. 8 player in the state of Mississippi … Collected 2016 Rawlings-Perfect Game honorable mention All-American and second team Southeast All-Region accolades … Went 10-2 with a 1.08 ERA and 126 strikeouts in 78.0 innings as a senior, helping secure back-to-back state championships for Oxford High … Named first team All-USA Mississippi by USA TODAY … Tabbed first team all-state as a senior … Also hit .330 with five home runs and 37 RBI … Selected to the Clarion-Ledger’s Dandy Dozen in 2016 … Pitched 78.0 innings without allowing a run in 2015, leading his team to a 5A state championship … Named an ABCA/Rawlings second team All-American as a junior … Held a 2.11 ERA as a sophomore and a 2.14 ERA as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Son of Mike and Laura Barber … Born: Aug. 21, 1997 … Has two older brothers, Zac and Ty … Business major.

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