Jake Rockefeller
Jake Rockefeller
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Bats/Throws: L/L
Year: R-SO
Hometown: Cumberland, R.I.
High School: Cumberland
Position: LHP
Major: Secondary Education/English (double major)

2016 (Freshman)

  • Went 1-0 in an injury-shortened season.
  • Made five appearances - all in relief - and struck out five over a total of 6.2 innings.
  • Made his collegiate debut with 1.1 innings of relief at #14 Florida State (Feb. 21).
  • Struck out one batter in a scoreless inning of work at Maryland (Feb. 27).
  • Earned his first career win with 3.2 scoreless innings, allowing one hit and striking out three at Winthrop (March 5).
  • Retired the only batter he faced against Davidson (March 13).

High School

  • Was a member of the baseball and track teams at Cumberland High School.
  • Was an All-State selection in 2015.

Personal 

  • Born April 7, 1999.
  • Son of Jill and Raymond Rockefeller.
  • Favorite athlete is Carlos Beltran.
  • Favorite teams are the New York Mets and New York Giants.
  • Hobbies include baseball, basketball and breakdancing.
  • Chose to attend URI over Alabama A&M, Franklin Pierce and UMass Lowell.
  • Selected Rhode Island because of the campus, the baseball team and URI's academic offerings.
  • Double majoring in Secondary Education/English.
  • Would like to pursue a career as an English teacher.