27 Jake Willsey
27 Jake Willsey
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 190
Hometown: Chestnut Hill, MA
Position: INF

Born: 5/14/1995

Bats/Throws: R/R

2019 Status: Rookie-2

- Entering second season with Southern Illinois in 2019

- Signed from the California Winter League in 2018, batting .190 with seven doubles, 11 RBIs in 39 games with the Miners

- Played four years at Tulane University (NCAA D-I), batting .239 with nine homers and 20 RBIs in 58 games as a senior in 2017 while also making just five errors in 300+ chances in the field for a .983 fielding percentage with 53 double plays turned

- Named Second Team All-American Athletic Conference as a junior in 2016, batting .265 with 10 home runs, 10 doubles and 31 RBIs in 59 games with only six errors in 250+ chances defensively for a .976 fielding percentage

- For his career with the Green Wave, batted .256 with 19 home runs, 70 RBIs, 22 doubles in 204 games (183 starts) while ranking second in program history with 139 double plays turned at second base