Jared West


    Frierson, La.

    High School:
    North DeSoto

    Height / Weight:
    6-6 / 215




    Jared West


    SEASON RECAP: 2014 Houston Baseball

    Cougars wrap up 2014 ranked No. 11 in the nation


    Five Cougars Selected in 2014 MLB First-Year Draft

    Houston has five selected on final day of First Year Player Draft


    Comeback! Coogs to Play for Regional Championship

    Houston now 47-16 on the year; to play LSU on Monday for Regional Championship


    No. 9 Cougars Fall 5-1 to No. 4 LSU

    Cougars to play in elimination game on Sunday at 2 p.m. vs. SLU


    Baseball Earns Shutout Win Behind Lantrip's Gem

    Houston now 36-13 on the year; conclude home slate at 25-8

    2014 American Weekly Honor Roll (March 24)
    2014 American Pitcher of the Week (Feb. 17)

    SOPHOMORE (2014)
    Made 14 appearances with 10 starts for the Houston pitching staff...Finished with a 2-2 record and a 2.90 ERA...In 49.2 innings, struck out 39 and held opposing hitters to a .211 average...Fanned a season-high 11 in a season-long 8.0 innings in a win over College of Charleston (March 23)...Pitched a 7.0-inning, one-hit gem in his first start of the 2014 campaign vs. Nicholls State (Feb. 16)...For that, was named American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week...Didn't allow an earned run in 5.1 innings vs. TCU (March 2)...Pitched four shutout relief appearances, totaling 5.0 innings...Earned wins over Nicholls State and College of Charleston as a starter... 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... Drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 32nd round at No. 968

    FRESHMAN (2013)
    Made five relief appearances and two starts...Notched a 7.36 ERA...Pitched 7.1 total innings...Struck out five...Made collegiate debut vs. Northeastern (Feb. 15) on Opening Day...Tossed 1.1 innings in relief...Tossed season-high 2.2 innings out of the pen vs. Houston Baptist (Feb. 27)...Made first collegiate start vs. Penn State (March 6) and second vs. Harvard (March 20)... Struck out two, twice, vs. Houston Baptist and Harvard...Didn't allow an extra base hit

    Had a stellar high school campaign for the Griffens under head coach Bo Odom...Earned two letters...Helped team to a State Championship during senior season...Finished with an impressive 12-1 mark and a 1.01 ERA with 158 strikeouts and only 15 walks in his final year...Senior season: Named District 1-3A MVP...Shreveport Times All-Area Pitcher of the Year...Louisiana Baseball Coaches Association All-State 3A Pitcher of the Year and LSWA 3A First Team Pitcher honors...First Team All-District...Junior season: District 1-3A Co-MVP...First Team All-District...Shreveport Times All-Area First Team pitcher...District 1-3A First Team All-Academic...LHSAA First Team All-State pitcher

    Full name is Jared Walker West...Born June 8, 1993 in Houston...Calls Frierson, Louisiana home...Son of Bobby and Cindy West...Has an older sister Jennifer and three older brothers, Trey, Sean and Lance...Brother Sean plays professional baseball for the Miami Marlins...Both Sean and Lance were drafted out of high school...Enjoys music...Looks to major in accounting


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