CAREER HIGHS: Hits: 3, 3/6/10 vs. Brown; Runs: 2 (2x), Last: 3/22/11 vs. Cal Poly; HR: 1 (3x), Last: 3/23/10 at USC; RBI: 3, 3/20/09 vs. Chicago State; SB: 1 (3x), Last: 3/15/11 vs. Long Beach State; Hitting Streak: 6g, 3/22/11 - 4/8/11.
CAREER: Graduated from Pepperdine with a degree in business administration ... Completed four-year career at Pepperdine with a .248 lifetime batting average, two home runs and 24 RBI ... Appeared in 94 games with 50 starts ... Scored 26 runs ... Clubbed 16 doubles ... Stole three bases in as many attempts ... Posted a .995 fielding percentage as a first baseman.
2011/SENIOR: Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors for the fourth consecutive year ... Appeared in 36 games with 26 starts split between the corner infield positions and finished the year on a 30-game errorless streak ... Committed just one error as a fielder through 260 chances ... Batted .214 with 11 runs, seven doubles and seven RBI ... Made his first career appearances as a pitcher on Senior Day (5/28) vs. Saint Mary's and pitched a scoreless ninth inning with one strikeout ... Credited with the game-winning hit - a ninth-inning, two-out, two-run double - in Pepperdine's 11-10 win at San Diego (4/17) ... Hit came with two strikes against Torero reliever Paul Paez with scored tied at 9-9 ... Finished year with four-multi hit games, collecting two hits vs. Fresno State (2/27, G2), Cal Poly (3/22), Dayton (3/27) and Saint Mary's (5/28) ... Posted the longest hitting streak of his career at six games from March 22 to April 8, during which he lifted his batting average by 18 points, scored five runs with two doubles and two RBI ... Matched his career high with two runs scored during 5-3 victory over the Mustangs, and finished year with a .375 average vs. Cal Poly pitchers ... His two hits at Fresno State were both doubles ... Batted .400 through 10 at-bats during series vs. Dayton.
2010/FALL: Appeared in four games of the Pepperdine Fall World Series, serving as the designated hitter for the Blue Team ... Went hitless through 11 at-bats and reached base once via hit by pitch.
2010/SUMMER: Assigned to the Texas Tomcats of the Texas Collegiate League but did not compete due to injury.
2010/JUNIOR: Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors ... Appeared in 21 games at either first base or DH with 20 starts and hit .281 with a home run, six doubles, nine runs and nine RBI, five of which came with two outs ... Batted .370 (10-for-27) with two outs ... Stole two bases in as many attempts ... Played last game on March 30 vs. UCLA and missed entire conference season due to injury ... Recorded five multi-hit games and set a career high with three base hits in a 19-3 win over Brown (3/6) ... Also established a personal best with two runs scored in win vs. East Carolina (3/12) ... Hit lone home run of year in one-run loss at USC (3/23) as part of a 2-for-4 performance ... Recorded a double in three-consecutive games from 2/20 to 2/23 vs. Fullerton, Oregon and Cal Poly ... Registered a career-best five game hitting streak from 3/4 to 3/9 against the likes of LSU, Brown and USC.
2009/FALL: Batted .375 (3-for-8) with three runs and three RBI through the three-game Blue and Orange World Series ... Smacked a double, walked and struck out twice ... Singled, scored and drove in a run during Orange's 11-run outburst in the eighth inning of game one (11/12) ... Crushed a two-run double in game two (11/14) and also scored on a throwing error that broke open the game for Orange in the fifth inning ... Scored an unearned run in the first inning of the third game (11/15) following a throwing error by the shortstop.
2009/SUMMER: Played for the Liberal (Kan.) Beejays of the Jayhawk League, which placed third at the National Baseball Congress (NBC) World Series based in Wichita, Kansas ... Batted .324 during the regular season with two home runs and 16 RBI in addition to 25 runs scored and nine doubles.
2009/SOPHOMORE: Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors ... Appeared in 15 games as a sophomore with starts at first base and designated hitter ... Went 0-for-2 in his first start of the year at first base vs. Washington State (3/18) ... Started the very next game at DH vs. Chicago State (3/20) and went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run (the first of his career) and a sacrifice fly RBI ... Batted .333 (6-for-18) overall with five runs, two doubles, a home run and five RBI ... Posted the Pepperdine bench's highest slugging percentage at .611 and hit .625 (5-for-8) with runners in scoring position ... Only left one runner on base through 20 plate appearances and had success advancing runners in 7 of 11 opportunities ... Batted .556 (5-for-9) as a pinch hitter and led the team with five pinch hits ... His first two pinch hits of the season were both for extra bases (3/6 vs. Evansville and 3/10 vs. Cal Poly) ... Hit vs. Mustangs was an RBI double ... Started the year 5-for-5 as a pinch hitter before going 0-for-4 to end the season ... Delivered a pinch-hit RBI single vs. Saint Mary's (4/11) and later scored a run ... Four of the five runs he scored this year followed pinch hits ... Played error-free baseball through 12 chances at first and second base and helped complete two double plays ... Played two games at second base (3/22 vs. Chicago State and 4/11 vs. Saint Mary's).
2008/FALL: Did not compete.
2008/FRESHMAN: Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" notice ... In his first year as a Wave, appeared in 22 games and averaged one at bat per game ... Rapped out five hits, including a double, and drove in three runs ... Finished the year with a .227 batting average, but hit .808 against right-handed pitchers and .375 with runners in scoring position ... In his first Pepperdine plate appearance, smacked a two-run double to left during a 22-3 thumping of Wake Forest (2/24) ... Also drew a walk and scored a run in the ninth against the Demon Deacons ... Recorded a single in back-to-back games against UC Santa Barbara (4/4) and Saint Mary's (4/5) ... Came into the UCSB contest as a pinch hitter and drove in a run during Pepperdine's 14-3 win ... Entered the match with the Gaels as a defensive replacement at first base and later smacked a single to center ... Made first collegiate start playing first base against USC (3/5) ... Played errorless ball through 56 chances and helped turned six double plays as a backup infielder at first base.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Notre Dame Prep, located in Scottsdale, Ariz., in 2007 ... A four-year letterwinner ... A two-time all-state and all-region selection ... Batted .464 as a senior and .408 as a junior ... Led team to three consecutive regional championships (2005-07) ... Named an Academic Scholar during senior year ... Played on the Cincinnati Reds Area Code team, the 2005 Angels Scout team and the 2007 Angels Connie Mack team ... Drafted in the 40th round of the 2007 MLB First-Year Player Draft (Arizona Diamondbacks).
PERSONAL: Born in Ventura, Calif. ... Son of Brook and Pam Jacoby ... Has one brother, Brook, and one sister, Sierra ... Business administration major ... Father, Brook, is the hitting coach for the Cincinnati Reds and played 11 seasons in the major leagues for the Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians and Oakland Athletics and was named an All-Star in 1986 and 1990 ... Chose Pepperdine because of the "baseball program, location and academics."
FAVORITES: Hobbies include golf, watching movies, listening to music and going to the beach ... Favorite pro baseball player is Torii Hunter ... Favorite pro baseball team is the Los Angeles Angels ... Favorite book is Coach Wooden ... Favorite movie is The Sandlot ... Favorite musical artist is Incubus ... Favorite thing about baseball is "it's a game of more mental than physical ability."