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HONORS & AWARDS
Second Team All-American Conference (DH)
American Weekly Honor Roll (April 20)
JUNIOR (2015) Named to the Second Team All-Conference as a DH…Started 54 games and appeared in 58…Finished year with .301 average, third-highest on team…Led Cougars with 41 RBI…Tied for third on team with five homeruns…Had 12 doubles and one triple and slugged .440…Ended season with a 19-game active on-base streak…Tallied 18 multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI games…Appeared in 22 games as a catcher…Finished year on a 10-game hitting streak…Had a season-high three hits, three times, vs. Memphis (May 23), vs. Cincinnati (April 19) and at UCF (March 29)…Belted first career grand slam and drove in a career-best six RBI in a win over Cincinnati (April 18)…Had six hits and four RBI in American Championship…Five homeruns came vs. LSU, Buffalo, Cincinnati (twice), and at USF…Hit over .300 the entire last month of the season…Helped Cougars to an American Athletic Conference title, their second consecutive 40-win season and to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.
SOPHOMORE (2014) Made 17 appearances with two starts, both as the designated hitter...In limited action, had one hit and one RBI vs. Baylor (March 11) in a pinch-hit role...Made a late-game appearance behind the plate vs. Towson (March 15)...Had three putouts... Helped Houston to a 48-win season, an American Conference tournament title, Regional Championship and appearance in an NCAA Super Regional for the first time since 2003.
FRESHMAN (2013) Was primarily used as Houston's designated hitter...Appeared in 39 games, making 33 starts...Hit .225 with 27 hits, 22 runs scored and 18 RBI...Belted three homeruns, two triples and five doubles for a .375 slugging percentage...Was 6-for-8 in stolen bases...Didn't commit an error in 21 putouts behind the plate...Had eight multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games...Notched first collegiate hit and RBI vs. Penn State (March 5)...Drove in three RBI, twice, vs. Texas A&M-CC (March 8) and at McNeese State (May 7)...Belted first homerun vs. Texas A&M-CC, second vs. McNeese State and third vs. UAB...Had two stolen bases vs. Harvard (March 20) and at UCF (April 28)...Scored three runs and had two hits in a C-USA Championship win over East Carolina (May 23)...Drove in the game-winning run on a walk off sacrifice fly vs. East Carolina (March 24) to cap a series sweep and notch 10 straight wins for the Cougars
ALVIN HIGH SCHOOL Was a four-year letterwinner for the Yellow Jackets under head coach Mike Rogers...Helped team to three straight years of playoff appearances...Senior season: Earned First-Team All-District accolades...Named to the Houston Area 5-A All-Star Team and All-Greater Houston Baseball Team...Was honored as Alvin's Team MVP...Hit .408 with 33 RBI, 10 doubles and two homeruns...Junior season: Named First-Team All-District...Team Offensive Player of the Year...Honored on the Houston Area 5-A All-Star Team...Played summer ball for Columbia Angels...Hit .362 and slugged .600...Freshman season: Named Newcomer of the Year and Honorable Mention All-District...Volunteered for Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen, Keep Alvin Beautiful, Alvin Little League, and St. John's Catholic Church...Was honored off the field with the Knights of Columbus Scholarship and participated in Ag Mechanics
PERSONAL Full name is Jacob Mark Campbell...Born February 6, 1994 in Houston...Calls Alvin, Texas home...Son of John and Kathy Campbell...Has one younger brother, Jace...Enjoys hunting and fishing...Undecided on a major