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17 Jeremy Farrell
Jeremy  Farrell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Westlake, Ohio

High School:
Saint Ignatius

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
INF

B/T:
R/R


2006
• Named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American
• Started 45 of 48 games mainly at third base
• Fifth-best batting average on the team (.324)
• Had 13 multiple-hit games and eight multiple RBI games
• Season-long 10-game hitting streak lasted from Feb. 17 to Mar. 12
• Went 8-for-11 with four RBI and four runs scored in Towson series (2/17-2/19)
• Best ACC series performance was a 5-for-7 outing with three RBIs and two homers against No. 1 Georgia Tech (3/10-3/12)
• Named to Baseball America's Fab 50 list for the top freshmen in 2006.

Prep
• Four-year letterwinner at Saint Ignatius under head coach Brad Ganor
• Helped Saint Ignatius to a 22-5 record as a senior and a No. 7 state ranking
• Rated as the No. 105 prospect by Baseball America/Perfect Game and No. 112 ranked prospect by Team One Baseball
• Also the No. 7 rated third basemen prospect by Team One Baseball
• Earned Conference Freshman of the Year (2002)
• First Team All-Conference and Team Co-MVP (2003) as a sophomore
• First Team All-Conference (2004)
• Sun Newspaper Player of the Year (2004)
• Hit .486 with eight home runs and 52 RBI as a junior
• Lettered two years in basketball and one year in football as a quarterback
• Honor Roll student
• Earned all-star honors in the Cal Ripken Sr. Collegiate League, where he was one of few high school players in a predominantly college league.
• Drafted in the 41st round of the 2005 MLB draft by the Colorado Rockies

Personal
• Parents are John and Sue Farrell
• Born Nov. 11, 1986 in Monmouth, N.J.
• Has two brothers, Shane and Luke
• Dad, John is now the pitching coach for the Boston Red Sox
• Grandfather, Tom Farrell, also pitched in the Cleveland Indians organization

Farrell's Career Hitting Statistics

Year Avg. G-GS AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR TB SB-A BB K
2006 .324 48-45 148 19 48 32 9 1 2 65 2-2 8 30

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