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  Jimmy Mayer
Jimmy Mayer

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Somerset, PA

High School:
Somerset

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 175

Position:
INF

Birthdate:
03/08/1984

JUNIOR (2005): Jimmy Mayer played in 46 games, starting 43 as the Panthers' shortstop as a junior...hit an impressive .317 to rank third on the team with 29 runs scored and 51 hits...had 10 extra-base hits, including a career-best nine doubles and drove in 22 runs...among the team leaders with 11 stolen bases in 14 attempts...recorded at least two hits on 12 occasions...had a personal-best 10-game hitting streak that stretched from April 16-May 9...had six runs and seven RBIs during the 10 games, while batting .432...drove in a career-high six runs in the win over Youngstown State, finishing 3-for-6 with three doubles and two runs scored...had four hits in a game twice, vs. La Salle on March 7 and in the first game of a doubleheader vs. Villanova on April 16...had three hits and two stolen bases in the Panthers' four games at the Big East Championship tournament.

SOPHOMORE (2004): Mayer served as the backup shortstop to All-Big East selection Bryan Spamer and also came off the bench as a pinch runner...played in 30 games, starting 10, and had an impressive .341 batting average...despite limited action, scored 14 runs and had a .500 slugging percentage...had two triples on the year, which tied for third on the team...had a career-high three hits in three at-bats and scored one run against Niagara...also had a stolen base against the Purple Eagles...posted two hits in a career-high six at-bats in the 20-5 victory at Buffalo...had a triple and scored two runs while knocking in another...also tallied two hits, two RBIs and one run scored in the 10-3 win at Youngstown State...roped an RBI-triple and added a second RBI on a sacrifice fly against Sacred Heart...in his only at-bat against St. John's, collected a double...inserted as a pinch runner and scored in six consecutive games midway through the season.

FRESHMAN (2003): In limited action, was the primary backup to Bryan Spamer at shortstop...played in nine games, starting one (Mount St. Mary's, March 4)...batted .200 on the year with two RBIs...had first career hit as a pinch-hitter at New Orleans...had one hit in two at-bats versus Chicago State while scoring once and driving in another run...was hit by-a-pitch twice, scored once and drove in a run at Niagara...tallied one hit in three tries at Kent State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Had a career batting average of .380 at Somerset High...earned All-Area honors as a junior and senior...played for four years for the Somerset American Legion squad...scored over 1,000 points for the school's basketball team...member of the three-time Laurel Highlands championship team...drafted in the 40th round of the Major League Draft by the Cleveland Indians.

PERSONAL: Born March 8, 1984...son of Deb La Sota and Bob Mayer...one brother and one sister...a pharmacy/physical therapy major.