* All-Sun Belt Conference (second team), 2016
AT GEORGIA STATE: Corner infielder and two-year letterwinner who was an all-conference third baseman and GSU's leading hitter in his first year with the program after transferring from Walters State (Tenn.) C.C. ... Career average of .291 with four homers and 55 RBI in 97 games in a Panther uniform ... Had three walk-off hits in his two seasons.
2017: Hit just .221 on the season with two homers and 19 RBI, but improved to .314 over his final 15 games ... Played primarily first base or DH after starting at third base his junior year ... Had his third walk-off hit in two seasons against Troy (4-14-17), delivering a two-out RBI single in the 12th inning for a 3-2 victory ... Hit a solo home run at App State ... Went 6-for-12 with three RBI in ULM series, including two hits and two RBI in Sunday's series-clincher ... Part of the only triple play in school history May 6 at Texas State, third to home to first to third.
2016: Earned second-team All-Sun Belt Conference honors ... Led the Sun Belt with 20 doubles, along with two homers ... Top 10 in the league with a .338 average and a .411 on-base percentage ... Second on the team with 35 RBI ... More walks (26) than strikeouts (24) ... Had a 13-game hitting streak from March 4-22 ... Had two walk-off hits.
His first GSU homer was a walk-off, three-run blast in the bottom of the 10th inning for a 4-1 win over Savannah State (3-22-16) ... Career-high four hits with three RBI in series-clinching win over Arkansas State (3-20-16). Went 6-for-10 in GSU's two wins in the series ... Had four hits and an RBI in UL Lafayette series.
Made an immediate impact with four hits, including two doubles, in the opening weekend ... Career-high four RBI vs. Coppin State (2-26-16) ... Had two hits, including a two-run double in 4-3 win over Mercer (3-8-16) ... Five hits, including his second homer, in UT Arlington series.
Delivered his second walk-off hit with a bases-loaded, one-out single in the bottom of the 11th inning vs. Appalachian State (4-24-16), capping the Panthers' three-run rally for the 5-4 win ... One game later, he drove in go-ahead runs in 4-3 win vs. Kennesaw State (4-27-16) with bases-loaded, two-run single in sixth inning.
JUNIOR COLLEGE/HIGH SCHOOL: Belted 11 home runs and 19 doubles as a sophomore at Walters State in 2015 ... Hit .354 with 54 RBI ... Drew 21 walks with just 24 strikeouts ... Helped Walters State to a 57-12 record and a berth in the 2015 Alpine Bank JUCO World Series ... Played for coach David Shelton ... Spent the 2014 season at Jacksonville State.
Won back-to-back Class AAAAAA state titles at Parkview High School in 2011 and 2012, including No. 1 national ranking by Baseball America in 2012, and berth in state semifinals in 2013 ... Hit .376 as a senior and set the school record with 12 home runs, including two walk-off homers ... Named first-team All-Gwinnett County and to the Gwinnett All-Star team ... Also lettered in basketball.
PERSONAL: Full name is Jarrett Marcel Hood … Born April 5, 1995 … Parents are Marcellus and Shaun Hood ... Majoring in economics.