Jake Overbey
Jake Overbey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Tenn.

High School:
University School of Jackson

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195

Position:
IF

Experience:
HS

B/T:
R/R


2012: Made 26 appearances, including eight starts on the season ... Hit .176 with an RBI and five runs scored ... Drew five walks and a hit by pitch for a .300 on base percentage ... Made his first appearance at shortstop against Arkansas State (2/21) as a defensive substitute ... Made his first start against Miami (Ohio) (3/4) and went 1-for-3 with an RBI as he recorded his first collegiate hit ... Started the SEC Tournament game against LSU due to injury to senior Blake Newalu, beginning a string of five consecutive starts to end the season ... NCAA TOURNAMENT: Started all four games of the College Station Regional hosted by Texas A&M ... Went 1-for-2 with a walk in the first championship game against TCU (6/3) ...

HIGH SCHOOL:
Lettered four years under head coach Brad Dyer at the University School of Jackson ... Named an All-State, All-Region and All-District selection in 2011 ... Also selected MVP of the West Tennessee All-Star Game ... Hit .400 with 10 home runs and 54 RBI as a senior ... Also added 28 doubles, a triple and 56 runs scored ... Three-time All-State selection in football ... Twice named Mr. Football for Tennessee ...

MISCELLANOUS: Son of Michael and Regina Overbey ... Born November 13, 1992 ... Younger brother of sophomore Preston Overbey, who also plays for the Rebels ... Father, Michael, played football and baseball at Lambuth University ... Drafted in the 10th round by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2011 MLB Draft ... Played summer ball with Dulin's Dodgers.

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