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#14 Jake Cousins
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 180
Year: Junior
Hometown: West Chicago, Ill.
High School: Wheaton Academy


2016: (Game-by-game) Went 4-4 with a 4.23 ERA in eight games, seven starts ... Struck out 45 in 44.2 innings ... Earned his first win of the season with an eight-inning, no earned run performance against Binghamton, earning him Philadelphia Big Five Pitcher of the Week ... Struck out 11 against Cornell (4/23), the most strikeouts in a game by an Ivy League pitcher at the time ... Went 3-2 with a 4.60 ERA against the Ivy League, keeping hitters to a .268 batting average.

2015: (Game-by-game) Second-team All-Ivy … Named Big 5 Pitcher of the Week (4/27) … Named D1Baseball.com Mid-Major Top Performing Pitcher (4/26) … Appeared nine times on the mound for Penn making seven starts … Posted a 5-1 record with a 2.32 ERA in 50.1 innings pitched, throwing three complete games, while striking out 33 batters … Finished the regular season third in the Ivy League in ERA, and was tied for second in wins … Tied for the team lead in wins, with five, and was second on the team in strikeouts … Held opponents to a .213 batting average … Picked up wins over Saint Joseph’s (3/24), Brown (4/5), Cornell (4/12), Princeton (4/19), and Columbia (4/26) … Versus Brown (4/5), totaled a season and career-high in strikeouts, with eight, over 7.0 innings of work … Struck out six batters on two separate occasions, versus Harvard (3/30), and against Columbia (4/26) … In his last start of the season versus Columbia (4/26), he threw a complete game, one-hit, shutout against the Lions.

2014: (Game-by-game)  Honorable mention All-Ivy … Made 10 appearances on the mound, including six starts, four against Ivy opponents … Finished with a 4-0 overall record, and a team-leading 1.59 ERA in 34.0 innings pitched, with 21 strikeouts … Threw 2.0 innings in relief, in his collegiate debut against Towson (3/8), allowing no runs, hits, or walks while striking out three … Earned his first collegiate victory in a scheduled two-inning start at Villanova (3/27), allowing no runs while striking out one … Earned the win against Yale (3/31) coming out of the bullpen, throwing 4.1 innings of one-run baseball in an 11-9 victory … In his first Ivy League start, threw 5.1 innings, striking out five, at Harvard (4/5) … Went 5.2 innings, with four strikeouts, allowing just one earned run versus Cornell (4/12) … Earned a no decision, leaving with a 3-1 lead, in 5.1 innings against Princeton (4/19) … Started and threw 4.0 innings against Columbia (4/25), helping Penn earn a 12-4 victory against the Lions.

High School: Lettered four times  in baseball and twice in basketball ... Team captain of baseball as a senior ... Member of 2012 league champion baseball team ... Member of two-time league champion basketball team (2011-12) ... Member 2012 perfect game All-Tournament team ... 2013 SCC first-team All-Conference and first-team All-Area west ... Ranked seventh in Illinois in strikeouts ... 2012 Kane County Chronicle Achievement award recipient ... Two-time scholastic achievement award recipient ... National Honor Society and National Athletic Honor Society member.

Personal: Son of Aimee and Kenneth Cousins ... Enrolled in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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