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Jake

Corso

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#5

Outfielder/First Baseman
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Lake Mary/Northwest Florida State

Bio

CAREER STATISTICS

AT GEORGIA STATE: Left-handed hitter who was the team’s top hitter as a senior ... Two-year letterwinner (2018-19) as a junior college transfer from Northwest Florida State.

2019: Starting first baseman who was the team’s top hitter but missed six weeks with a hand injury ... Led the Panthers with a .323 batting average, along with 11 doubles, one triple, two homers and 26 RBI in 33 games.

Was leading the Panthers in average (.321), RBI (17) and extra-base hits when he was injured March 19 ... Returned to the lineup for the Texas State series (May 4-5) and went 5-for-10 in the three games, including the go-ahead RBI-double in th eighth inning of the Panthers’ 3-1 win in Game 2 ...  Went 2-for-4 with two RBI at Louisiana (5-11-19) ... Drove in a career-high four runs on two singles and a bases-loaded walk in the season-ending win over Georgia Southern (5-18-19) ... Had five hits and six RBI in the Georgia Southern series.
The Panthers’ top hitter on the opening weekend with two doubles, a triple, three RBI and three runs scored in the Atlanta Challenge ... Delivered the game-tying, two-out, two-run single in the sixth inning in win over UIC (2-16-19)... Had another key RBI in 9th-inning comback win at Charleston Southern (2-23-19, Game 2) with a sacrifice fly that brought GSU within one. Then snagged a line drive for the final out to preserve the win ... Went 3-for-4 against Georgia Tech (2-27-19) ... Went 3-for-5 with a home run, a double and three RBI vs. Samford (3-2-19) ... Hit a solo homer vs. ETSU (3-8-19) ... Had a two-run double vs. No. 8 Georgia (3-13-19) ... Drove in one of the Panthers two runs in 2-0 shutout at App State (3-15-19).

2018: Part-time starter at DH or left field in his first season with the program ... Had one homer, five doubles and 10 RBI ... Smacked two doubles and drove in two run in 9-6 win over Minnesota (2-18-18) ... Added another double at Auburn (2-20-18) ... His first homer was a pinch-hit, opposite field HR that proved to be a key insurance run in 9-7 victory at Samford (3-11-18) ... Had two doubles vs. Ole Miss (3-13-18) ... Drove in a run vs. South Alabama (3-24-18) ... Had a pinch-hit single and scored a run in 5-2 victory at Georgia Tech (4-11-18) ... Followed with a pinch-hit RBI-single in ninth inning vs. Texas State (4-13-18) ... Drove in the tying run with an eighth-inning, pinch hit single vs. Louisiana (4-29-18) ... Had a two-out, two-run single vs. Georgia Southern (5-18-18).

JUNIOR COLLEGE/HIGH SCHOOL: Hit .326 with four homers and 31 RBI as sophomore at Northwest Florida State … Compiled a .444 on-base percentage … Began his career at UCF in 2015-16. Four-year letterwinner at Lake Mary High School, where he was a two-time all-conference selection … Hit .440 with four homers while drawing 27 walks as a senior … Posted a .425 average as a sophomore and a .390 mark as a junior … Won travel ball state championships with the Orlando Scorpions and Florida Flash … Top 500 prospect and Honorable Mention All-American by Perfect Game in 2015.

PERSONAL: Full name is Jacob Riley Corso ... August 21, 1996 ... Son of Chuck Corso and Merritt Greene ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies 

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