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Jon Luke Jacobs
Jon Luke Jacobs

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gainestown, Ala.

High School:
Jackson

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 192

Position:
RHP

Experience:
3L

B-T:
R-R

2011 - SENIOR YEAR
Went 1-5 with a 4.01 ERA in 12 appearances (11 starts) ... .248 opponent batting average was the best on the staff ... 58 strike outs was second on the staff ... Allowed four runs on five hits and a walk in three innings to take the loss in the SEC Tournament opener against #1 South Carolina (5/25) ... Took the loss at Tennessee (5/19) despite allowing just three runs in 5 1/3 innings, with all three runs coming in the first inning ... Had struck out 25 over a three start period (4/29-5/19) and worked into the eighth in all three but did not get a decision in any of them ... Worked into the eighth in the series-opener against Alabama (5/14), allowing four runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out seven ... Did not factor into the decision despite leaving with Auburn ahead, 5-2 ... Threw a consecutive quality start and for the second week didn't factor into the decision in the Friday night start against Georgia (5/6) ... Held UGA to two runs on seven hits and a walk in 7 1/3 innings, matching his career-high with nine strike outs for the second straight week ... Had the finest start of his career on Friday night at #2 South Carolina (4/29), matching Michael Roth pitch-for-pitch for eight innings, allowing a single run on five hits and five walks while matching his career-high with nine strike outs ... Allowed five runs (three earned) on three hits and three walks in two innings against Ole Miss (4/23) before Auburn rallied for 9-7, series clinching win in the final three innings ... Suffered a third straight loss at #21 LSU (4/17) despite allowing just three runs in five innings as Auburn fell, 3-2, on Sunday ... Walked a career-high-tying six, including three in the first inning ... Didn't factor into the decision but worked into the sixth for a second consecutive week in the 8-2 win at Kentucky (4/10) ... Left in the sixth with the score tied at 2-2 after striking out five while allowing six hits and two walks ... Took the loss on Saturday (4/2) against No. 1 Vanderbilt, allowing three runs on five hits in 5 1/3 IP ... Left with one out and a man on second with the game tied at 2-2 ... Retired all nine hitters he faced in a designated split start against #21 Troy (3/29), striking out three ... Suffered the loss in the 5-2 setback to Bethune-Cookman (3/2) despite allowing just three runs (two earned) in 4 2/3 innings ... Struck out seven in the effort, his highest total since his freshman season ... Earned his first win since March 28, 2009, with his 4 2/3 innings of shutout relief against Jacksonville State (2/22) in his season debut ... Surrendered just two hits without issuing a walk while striking out five ... Entered in the fifth with runners on the corners and one out ... Allowed a sacrifice fly to the first hitter he faced before shutting Jacksonville State down the rest of the way ... Team captain as voted by his teammates ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2010 - SOPHOMORE YEAR
Was 0-3 with a 7.22 ERA in 10 appearances ... Had a 9.00 ERA in six starts ... Threw 14 2/3 inning in relief ... Had a 4.91 ERA when coming out of the pen ... Took the loss in the season opener and in the last game of the year ... Left with Auburn down, 4-0, in the top of the second of the final game of the NCAA Regional (6/7) and was tagged for five runs on four hits and two walks in an inning-plus ... Threw four full relief innings against Tennessee (5/14), allowing two runs on four hits and three walks, striking out four ... Made a relief appearance against Samford (4/27) as he made his way back from shoulder soreness ... Allowed a walk and a hit, a two-run home run, in his inning of work ... Starter on Saturday against No. 3 LSU (4/10) but only lasted an inning, leaving with tenderness in his shoulder after throwing 19 pitches ... Had a second-straight long relief appearance at Alabama on Friday (4/2), entering with Auburn down, 4-1, with two on and one out in the third and runners on first and second ... Allowed five runs (three earned) in 4 1/3 innings, surrendering seven hits and issuing three walks while striking out three ... Made his first relief appearance of his career in the series-opener against South Carolina (3/26), throwing 5 1/3 innings, allowing three runs (one earned) on five hits and three walks ... Entered in the second for an ineffective Cory Luckie (1 2/3 innings, seven hits, eight runs, two walks) ... Did not allow a run in the first 3 2/3 innings of his 5 1/3 inning outing ... Friday night starter in the first three series of the year and then moved to Sunday at No. 2 Arizona State (3/14) ... Took the loss at Arizona State, leaving in the fourth with Auburn down 4-3 after allowing four runs on three hits and two walks ... Allowed five runs on seven hits in five full innings against Miami (Ohio) (3/5), departing with Auburn down 5-4 after Miami scored four runs in the top of the fifth on five hits ... Left with Auburn ahead, 5-2, against Boston College (2/26) before the bullpen allowed three unanswered runs ... Brian Fletcher rescued Auburn with a tenth-inning home run that gave Auburn the win ... Took the loss in the season-opener (2/19) vs. Southeast Missouri, allowing six runs (four earned) on five hits and three walks in 4 2/3 innings ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2009 - REDSHIRT FRESHMAN YEAR
Went 3-4 with a 5.74 ERA in 13 appearances, all starts ... Had a quality start but did not factor in the decision in a 3-2 win over Alabama (5/14) ... Struck out a career-high nine over seven innings, allowing two runs on three hits and two walks ... Moved to the Friday night starter's role for the LSU series (4/24) ... Responded to the move by working into the sixth but was tagged with his third loss as Auburn fell 7-3 despite allowing just four runs (three earned) ... Left after 4 2/3 innings in Auburn's 6-4 win at South Carolina (4/18), the first Saturday win in Columbia for Auburn since 1997 ... Had allowed two runs on four hits and a season-high five walks before leaving in favor of Bradley Hendrix with two on and two out in the fifth ... Had a 6 2/3 innings quality start against Vanderbilt (3/28), allowing three runs on eight hits with six strikeouts ... Left with Auburn up 5-2 and two outs in the seventh ... The win helped propel Auburn to its first series win over Vanderbilt since the 2002 season ... Left his start against Arkansas (3/21) with the game tied at 3-3 and two one and none out in the fifth ... Bullpen allowed one of the two runners on to score, charging him with four earned runs in five-plus innings ... Had struck out six for the third time in the no decision against the Razorbacks ... Threw seven shutout innings, allowing five hits in his first career win as Auburn defeated Brown, 9-4, in the first game of a doubleheader (3/7) ... Scattered five hits and a walk, striking out four ... Never allowed more than one hit in an inning and left with Auburn ahead 7-0 ... Went a then-season-best five innings in his second career start, leaving with Auburn ahead of No. 5 Florida State, 6-5, in a game it won, 10-9 (2/28) ... Did not factor into the decision despite leaving with the lead ... Allowed five runs on six hits while matching his career-high with six strikeouts ... Lasted 3 1/3 innings in his first career appearance for Auburn against Elon (2/21) ... Allowed one run on six hits, striking out six ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2008 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL
Five-year letterman for Jason Jones at Jackson High School ... Was a two-way star at Jackson, hitting .329 in 114 games at the plate while going 18-12 with four saves and a 2.23 ERA in 35 appearances on the mound ... 2007 4A Pitcher of the Year ... Perfect Game National Showcase ... East Coast Professional Baseball Showcase ... UnderArmour Preseason All-American ... ALABCA Top 100 ... 2007 Birmingham News Super 11 ... Went 9-3 with a career-best 1.60 ERA as a senior, striking out 147 ... Was 4-5 with two saves and 96 strikeouts as a junior ... Hit a career-best .378 as a junior, driving in 22 runs with 10 extra-base hits ... 2007 SGA President ... National Honor Society ... Boys State Representative ... Alabama Youth Leadership Representative ... Jackson Medical Center Volunteer of the Year.

PERSONAL
Jon Lucas Jacobs ... Born on Jan. 19, 1989 ... Son of Tim and Darlene Jacobs ... Has a sister, Julie Anne (16) ... Received his undergraduate degree in finance (May 2011) and is now pursuing a masters in business administration.