4 Jamie Switalski
4 - Jamie Switalski
Height: 5-10
Weight: 205
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Gibsonia, Pa.
High School: Pine-Richland
Position: IF/P
B/T: R/R

2015: Had a breakout rookie campaign for the Retrievers, playing in 40 games making 39 starts... A two way player, he saw time as a designated hitter, as well as a pitcher and first baseman... Hit .307 with 39 hits, including eight doubles and three home runs... Scored 20 runs while driving in 17... Drew 23 walks for an on base percentage of .429... Was 2-2 on the base paths and did not commit an error all season... On the mound, he went 3-0 in eight appearances, finishing with a 2.20 ERA... Had one save in 16.1 innings pitched... Gave up four runs, all earned, with eight strikeouts... His biggest game came in a 17-1 rout of Albany back on April 9... He went 3-4 with one double and one home run, driving in five RBI... On the hill, he threw 3.1 innings of relief in a win against Binghamton, striking out three... Named to the America East All-Conference First Team and All-Rookie Team... Named a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American.

Background: A two year letter winner at Pine-Richland High School, Jamie had his career best performance going 5-5 including a homerun, triple and two doubles… That same game he threw 12 strikeouts, giving up two hits in a complete game shutout… He amassed a .403 batting average, going 8-2 on the hill.

Personal: Son of Carolee and Pete Switalski… Has two sisters, Kayla and Maria… Plans on majoring in business technology administration with a career ambition of being a chiropractor… Born July 6, 1996.