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   # 3 - Amanda Jager
Amanda Jager
Ferris State
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kalamazoo, Mich.

High School:
Comstock

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right

Height:
5-7

Position:
Pitcher/Utility

Bulldog Career: Career Statistics.

2008 Season (Junior): Game-By-Game Statistics . . . A Daktronics, Inc. All-Great Lakes Region Second-Team pick . . . A first-team All-GLIAC honoree . . . Finished 82nd nationally in on-base percentage (.478) and was 93rd in walks (0.5 avg.) . . . Recorded a team-leading seven home runs, a .597 slugging percentage, and a .478 on-base percentage as a 52-game starter . . . Her 51 base hits tied for second-place honors on the squad and was third with 144 official plate appearances . . . Made 50 starting assignments at first base and two as a designated player . . . Placed second on the squad in both doubles (14) and RBIs (31)Ranked third among team leaders in multiple-hit games (14) and second in multi-RBI outings (seven) . . . Hit for a .345 average (20-58) with four doubles, three homers, 11 RBIs, 12 runs scored, a .569 slugging percentage, and a .465 on-base percentage in 20 league encounters . . . Batted a month-best .387 in 21 April contests to go with 14 RBIs, three doubles, five homers, and a .667 slugging percentage . . . Began the campaign with a double in six of team's initial seven outings . . . Went 3-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored in a 13-0 conference home decision over Lake Superior State (4/19) . . . Posted a four-game (3/9-12) multi-hit string at the Florida Rebel Spring Tournament and hit for a .750 average (9-12) . . . Belted a roundtripper in back-to-back contests at Northwood (4/5) and in road encounters at Tiffin (4/20) and at Northwood (4/22) . . . Produced at least a base hit in 33 games . . . Racked up three hits in a contest four times - versus Upper Iowa (3/10), at Northwood (4/5), against Lake Superior State (4/19), and at Northwood (4/22) . . . Drove in three runs apiece in consecutive league games at Tiffin (4/20) and at Northwood (4/22) . . . Smacked a three-run homer in 16-3 five-inning win at Tiffin (4/20) . . . Totaled a pair of base hits, including a double, with a RBI in a 2-0 win over Francis Marion (5/14) at the NCAA-II National Championship Tourney . . . Tossed 2.1 innings and gave up three hits in a non-decision starting role against Pfeiffer (3/10) at the Florida Rebel Spring Tournament . . . Pitched seven innings of relief versus American International (3/12) while allowing six hits and striking out three batters in absorbing the loss.

2007 Season (Sophomore): GLIAC All-Academic Team selection . . . Started in all but one of 40 contests . . . Produced the team's fifth-highest batting average of .296 and placed seventh on the squad with 34 base hits . . . Paced the Bulldogs with three triples while her 26 RBI was third most on the team . . . Compiled six multiple-hit games and produced eight multi-RBI game performances to rank third on the squad . . . Recorded at least one base hit in 28 contests . . . Started out the season hitting safely in initial six outings . . . Posted a season-best four RBIs on two hits in an 8-0 six-inning non-league win at Aquinas (4/18), which included a three-run home run . . . Batted .500 (8-16) with two roundtrippers, seven RBI, and a .938 slugging percentage during a five-game stretch (4/1-16) . . . Collected two hits in four official plate appearances with two RBIs and two runs scored in a 12-4 six-inning victory over Missouri-Rolla (5/11) in a NCAA Divison II Great Lakes Region Tournament encounter . . . Hit for a .286 average (16-56) in 20 GLIAC games to go with two doubles, one triple, two homers, 12 RBIs and a .464 slugging percentage . . . Made four appearances in the pitching circle, starting in three of those outings . . . Went 3-0 with a 1.53 earned run average in 18.1 innings . . . Picked up initial win of the season by scattering six hits and striking out two batters in a 12-3 six-inning decision against Georgian Court (N.J.) at the Florida Rebel Spring Tournament (3/4) . . . Threw a complete-game seven-hitter and fanned four in a 3-1 decision over West Virgina Wesleyan (3/7) at the Florida Rebel Spring Tournament . . . Struck out a season-high six batters as a starter in four innings of work against Northern State (S.D.) in a Florida Rebel Spring Tourney tilt (3/9).

2006 Season (Freshman): Played 40 games and had 36 starts, predominately as a designated player . . . Made 16 starting assignments in the pitching circle and was 5-11 with a 3.54 ERA in 20 appearances . . . Threw a second team-best 93 innings and her 69 strikeouts was also second highest on the Bulldog pitching staff . . . Notched first collegiate win by going seven innings in an 8-4 non-league decision over Wayne (Neb.) State (3/9) at Florida Rebel Spring Tourney . . . Hurled a three-hitter in a seven-inning 5-0 game-one home win versus Aquinas (4/11) . . . Fanned a season-high 10 batters in 6.1 innings of work in season-finale 5-4 loss to Hillsdale (5/5) at GLIAC Tournament . . . Struck out eight hitters in a game twice both at home - vs. Aquinas (4/11) and Wayne State (4/28) . . . Tossed four innings of one-hit relief with three strikeouts in debut against St. Joseph's, Ind. (2/24) at Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougar Classic . . . Hit .301 (25-83) for the third highest among the team's regular batters . . . Had four doubles, three home runs, 11 RBIs, 15 runs scored, and a .458 slugging percentage . . . Registered a squad second-best .443 on-base percentage . . . Posted five multiple-hit game performances, which included going four-of-four at the plate with two RBIs and three runs scored in game one of a GLIAC twinbill at Findlay (4/21) . . . Batted .857 (6-7) with four RBIs in a league doubleheader sweep at Findlay (4/21) . . . Collected two hits at Northwood (4/1) in game two, highlighted by a solo homer . . . Scored three times and had a base hit in 8-0 non-league decision over Findlay (3/26) at Wayne State Invitational . . . Generated three multi-RBI game efforts, including two RBIs apiece in back-to-back games at Findlay (4/21) . . . Went 2-2 on two occasions both against Hillsdale (3/26 and 4/29) . . . Batted a team-best .410 average (16-39) with two doubles, three home runs, eight RBIs, and a .692 slugging percentage in 16 GLIAC contests . . . Put together a season-high four-game (4/22-29) hitting streak . . . Recorded a .963 fielding percentage with seven putouts and 45 assists.

High School: Two-time honorable mention all-state selection at Comstock High School under coach Heather Frederick . . . A 2005 graduate . . . Garnered all-conference accolades all four years, which included two seasons as a honorable mention honoree . . . Twice named to all-district and all-region squads . . . Played an integral role in leading CHS to one state championship appearance along with four Wolverine Conference and district championship titles . . . Went 12-0 in the pitching circle as a senior with a 0.94 ERA and 67 strikeouts in 74 innings of work . . . Hurled seven shutouts while only allowing seven earned runs in 12 contests in 2005 season . . . Batted .395 with 27 hits in 42 at bats to go along with 19 RBIs, six doubles, two triples and one home run . . . Registered a .978 fielding percentage and a .500 on-base percentage in final prep campaign . . . Competed four years in volleyball and was an all-conference pick two years.

Personal: Daughter of Brian Jager and Sue Sarters . . . Born 5/18/87 in Lapeer, Mich. . . . Her mother is employed as an engineer . . . Has two sisters, one older (Adrienne) and one younger (Alexis) . . . Adrienne played volleyball (2002) and softball (2003) at Ferris State while Alexis is a sophomore on the 2009 Western Michigan softball team . . . Nickname is "Jags" . . . Interests include art and the outdoors . . . FSU Letters: Three . . . Psychology major.

Coach Becker on Jager: "After a stellar year at the first base position, we are looking forward to having her trusty glove back there one final season. She was a wall for the infield to throw at and carried a heavy bat offensively."

 

Jager's Career Pitching Stats

Year W-L ERA App GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
2006 5-11 3.54 20 16 7 1 0 93.0 116 68 47 37 69
2007 3-0 1.53 4 3 1 0 0 18.1 14 4 4 5 14
2008 0-1 3.75 2 1 0 0 0 9.1 9 8 5 3 3
Totals 8-12 3.25 26 20 8 1 0 120.2 139 80 56 45 86

 

Jager's Career Hitting Stats
Year G-GS Avg AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB Slg % BB HP SO OB% SF SH SB-SBA PO A E Fld%
2006 40-36 .301 83 15 25 4 0 3 11 38 .458 18 4 21 .443 1 4 0-0 7 45 2 .963
2007 41-40 .296 115 25 34 8 3 5 26 63 .548 16 7 19 .410 1 4 0-0 15 5 3 .870
2008 52-52 .354 144 31 51 14 0 7 31 86 .597 26 8 28 .478 0 2 2-4 456 17 6 .987
Totals 133-128 .322 342 71 110 26 3 15 68 187 .547 60 19 68 .447 2 10 2-4 478 67 11 .980

On Deck With Jager:
Why I chose Ferris State: strong Allied Health program and I loved the campus. I knew it was a good fit for me after I met the coach and the team
My role model is: my sisters
My favorite music group: anything country
I can't live without: ice cream
The motto I live by: Don't sweat the little things as they're all little things
My pregame ritual is: to focus
What has been the most thrilling sports moment of your life?: Winning a world championship in 2004
Something unusual about me is: I love to camp and fish
My advice to youngsters is: to practice, practice, and practice
When I step on the field I think: play hard
I can't live without: ice cream
If I could change one thing about softball, I would: eliminate change-ups!
My best non-athletic talent is: singing in the shower and drawing

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