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J.J. Shaffer
J.J. Shaffer

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Auburn, Ala.

High School:
Auburn

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 161

Position:
OF

B-T:
R-R

2014 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Played in 40 games as a freshman ... Opening-day starter in center field ... Made 10 total starts (3 CF, 3 LF, 4 RF) ... Went 1-4 with a run, a walk and 2 steals in career debut vs. Indiana State (2/14) ... One of two players with multiple triples (2) ... RBI triple vs. Coppin State (3/19) ... Tripled and scored in win over Missouri (3/29) ... Successful on 4-of-5 stolen base attempts ... Perfect in 39 chances in the outfield

HIGH SCHOOL

Played at Auburn High School under head coach Matt Cimo ... Was an all-state honorable mention and all-area team selection ... Helped AHS to state semifinals as a senior ... Career .406 hitter for the Tigers with a .471 on-base percentage at 33 stolen bases ... Hit .428/.480/.605 as a senior with 36 runs, 65 hits, 34 RBI and 5 HR along with 21 stolen bases ... Also competed as a diver on the school's swimming & diving team, finished fourth at the state meet ... Member of National Honor Society ... Played summer ball with Primer Baseball and head coach Matt Hornsby.

PERSONAL Jeffrey Scott Shaffer Jr. ... Parents are Jeff and Jenny Shaffer ... Father is the Auburn University head diving coach ... Has two sisters, Amy and Kelly ... Amy ran track and cross country at Auburn, and Kelly played soccer at Samford ... Major: exercise science.

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