Jesse Craig Athlete Profile

#35 Jesse Craig

Jesse Craig
Position: Right Hand Pitcher Height: 6-3 Weight: 235 Roster Years: 2006-2007 Hometown: Las Vegas, NV Last School: Southern Nevada Community College



All-America

  • 2007 Ping! Baseball Third Team 


Academic All-America

  • 2007 CoSida Third Team

Personal

Born in Las Vegas ... parents are Bill and Robin ... served a Church mission to Rochester, New York ... recruited by Oklahoma State, Tennessee, Cal-Irvine and Louisiana-Layfayette ... ...wife's name is Stephanie ... majoring in exercise science with an emphasis in athletic training.

Before BYU

Drafted by Atlanta in 2001 out of Basic High School.

Other College

Was an Academic All-American at the Community College of Southern Nevada ... selected as the team's most outstanding pitcher in 2005 ... team won the league title and placed second in the conference tourney in 2005 ... had an 8-2 record with a 1.30 ERA, 84 strikeouts, 25 walks, two complete games, two shutouts and an opposing batting average of .213 in 83 innings.

Stats

Year    ERA    W-L   APP   GS   CG   SV     IP     H    R   ER   BB   SO
2006   4.70    7-7   16    16    1    0  103.1   122   61   54   25   80
2007   2.94   10-2   20    20    4    0  125.1   137   66   41   21   86
TOTAL  3.74   17-9   36    36    5    0  228.2   259  127   95   46  166


2006 | Junior Year

Selected Second Team All-Mountain West Conference, MWC Scholar-Athlete, Academic All-MWC, MWC Pitcher of Week (vs. N.Mexico St.) and a Cougar Club Scholar Athlete... againtst New Mexico State he struck out seven in six shutout innings of a 10-3 victory ... struck out seven in eight shutout innings of his first complete game, throwing 135 pitches at Washington in a 4-2 win ... he recorded defensive gemss in the sixth inning of 1-2, KS, 1U in a 12-3 victory over San Diego State the night before his wedding the next morning ... retired New Mexico in order in the fifth and seventh innings in the 9-2 victory and threw 126 pitches ... struck out Lobos in the sixth and eight innings, looking--he made outstanding 1-3 outs in both the second and third innings to foil sacrifice attempts ... in five games this season, no one registered an extra base hit against him.

2007 | Senior Year

Drafted in the 17th round by the Cincinnati Reds ... Named Third Team Academic All-America by ESPN The Magazine as selected by CoSida ... selected Third Team All-America by Ping!Baseball ... was Mountain West Conference Pitcher of the Year, First Team All-MWC and Academic All-MWC ... selected Second Team All-Midwest Region ... voted to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District team for his 3.82 grade point average, making him one of few who can boast that his ERA is lower than his GPA ... twice selected MWC Pitcher of the Week, first for his 5-0 shutout at TCU which snapped the Horned Frogs' 19-game home winning streak and marked the first shutout loss for TCU in 53 games ... his second honor came against the University of Utah ... he has thrown a one-hitter vs. Southern and a pair of three-hitters (New Mexico and Washington) ... struck out nine vs. TCU in Provo and eight vs. Utah, UNLV and Southern Utah ... threw complete games on the road at Portland, UNLV, TCU and New Mexico ... had six games where he did not walk a batter (Northern Colorado, UNLV, TCU, Air Force, Southern Utah and San Diego State).