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16 Jack Larsen

MEDIA
San Diego Union-Tribune Column (5/16/17)
San Diego Union-Tribune Feature (4/1/16)
Mighty 1090 Interview (3/3/16)

TRITON NOTES
Signed professional contract as undrafted free agent with Seattle Mariners on June 19, 2017, after participating in UC San Diego commencement two days prior ... Began pro career in rookie Arizona League (AZL) with AZL Mariners (6/24) ... Completed illustrious four-year career having started last 127 games going back to late in 2015 ... Career .332 (259-779) hitter ... Became 16th player in program history to eclipse 200-hit plateau ... Broke UCSD record with 144 career walks as 2017 national walk champion ... Ranked No. 1 all-time in program in walks (144), No. 4 (tied) in home runs (27), No. 5 in runs (172), hits (259) and RBI (161), No. 7 in doubles (51) ... 77 multiple-hit and 44 multiple-RBI games ... Ended career with 45-game reached-base streak intact, a record for program's NCAA Division II era (since 2001) ... Three-time UCSD Athlete of the Year ... Began career a perfect 21-for-21 in stolen base attempts before finally being caught on Feb. 16, 2017 ... Made the move from center to right field after freshman year, but still appeared in center from time to time.

AS A SENIOR IN 2017
ABCA/Rawlings All-West Region Second Team ... D2CCA All-West Region Second Team ... NCBWA All-West Region honorable mention ... All-CCAA Second Team ... NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team ... NCAA West Regional All-Tournament Team ... CCAA Championship Co-Most Outstanding Player ... CCAA Championship All-Tournament Team ... One of 14 UCSD Athletes of the Year ... One of seven (from all levels of college baseball) Collegiate Baseball Newspaper National Players of the Week (5/15) ... NCBWA West Region Player of the Week (5/10) ... Two-time CCAA Player of the Week (2/14, 5/9) to give him program-record five selections for career ... San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month for May (6/1) ... Three-time UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (3/20, 4/24, 5/30) ... One of three Tritons to appear in all 63 games, and one of just two to start each one, with 60 in right and three in center ... Team-best 27 starts in leadoff position after moving there late in year, with 25 in cleanup spot (10 at No. 2, one at No. 3) ... Led all of Division II with career-high 56 walks ... 22 multiple-hit games and team-best 19 multiple-RBI efforts ... Third walk vs. No. 16 St. Thomas Aquinas (6/3) in national semifinal, his second intentional walk of game, broke Matt Cantele's (2006-09) program standard for career walks, giving him 143 en route to finishing with 144 ... Ended with career-best and UCSD D-II-era record 45-game reached-base streak ... Top hit streak was career-best 12 from April 9-29 ... Also had 11-gamer from March 12-April 8 ... Unreal CCAA Championship where he hit .520 (13-25) and slugged 1.320 (33 total bases) with six walks, five doubles, five home runs, nine runs and 13 RBI over six games ... Hit one double and one home run in each of first five games at CCAA Championship, with the home run streak likely a program record (not kept) ... Over 16-game postseason, hit .452 (28-62) and slugged .919 (57 TB) with 19 walks, 11 doubles, six home runs, 25 runs and 21 RBI ... Fit a strong season into last 20 games from May 1 on, hitting .455 (35-77) and slugging .948 (73 TB) with 24 walks, 14 doubles, eight home runs, 32 runs and 32 RBI ... Top streaks of nine straight games with a run scored (May 18-June 3) and nine with a walk (May 11-22) ... Career-best 11-RBI series vs. Cal State San Bernardino (May 4-6) ... Fielded all 155 defensive chances cleanly, leading team in outfield assists for second straight year with seven.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016
NCBWA All-West Region honorable mention ... All-CCAA First Team ... One of 16 UCSD Athletes of the Year ... NCBWA West Region Player of the Week (3/1) ... Two-time CCAA Player of the Week (3/1 and 3/22) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (2/29) ... One of just two Tritons to start or even appear in all 52 games, with 37 in right field and 15 in center ... Finished with a team-best (appeared tied for West Region-best) and remarkable 10 outfield assists, with three coming on plays at the plate ... Team bests of 24 multiple-hit and nine (tied) multiple-RBI games ... Accounted for UCSD's first walk-off win in nightcap of doubleheader vs. The Master's (2/6) on Opening Day, hitting a two-out single through the right side in the 10th ... Produced two 10-RBI weeks over first four weeks of season, Feb. 11-14 and Feb. 26-28 ... NCBWA Preseason All-West Region First Team.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015
Daktronics All-West Region Second Team ... NCBWA All-West Region Second Team ... All-CCAA First Team ... One of 10 UCSD Athletes of the Year ... NCAA West Regional All-Tournament Team ... CCAA Championship All-Tournament Team ... CCAA Player of the Week (2/3) ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (3/9) ... Much improved after adding over 10 pounds to frame in off-season ... Appeared in 54 games, starting 53, with 39 in right field and 14 in center ... Was either in the clean-up (42), No. 3 (nine) or No. 5 (two) spot in lineup ... Led team in several offensive categories, including batting average (.358), hits (68), doubles (13), home runs (five), extra-base hits (19), RBI (49), total bases (98), slugging percentage (.516) and stolen bases (12-tied) ... In CCAA, tied for fifth in average, fourth in RBI, seventh in hits, ninth in slugging, and tied for sixth in steals ... Third in league and tied for 13th in Division II with 38 walks ... Also led team in multiple-hit (20) and multiple-RBI (14) games ... Went 4-for-8 with a home run, two doubles, three runs and three RBI in doubleheader sweep vs. Western Oregon (2/1) on Opening Day ... Produced first career outfield assist in his first start in right field in opener, on a short hop to third baseman Troy Cruz to end the visitor third of a scoreless contest ... Second collegiate home run was a solo shot just inside the foul pole in right with two away in the fourth inning of nightcap vs. WOU ... Was 4-for-5 with two doubles, two runs and three RBI to open doubleheader vs. archrival Chico State (3/7) ... Went 3-for-5 with a home run, two runs, stolen base and season-best four RBI vs. Cal State Monterey Bay (4/12) ... Season highs of three walks vs. Cal Poly Pomona (4/2) and two steals at Cal State Dominguez Hills (2/19) ... Longest hit streak was seven games (Feb. 27-March 7) ... Longest reached-base streak was 17 (Feb. 13-March 7) ... Charged with just one error in 109 defensive chances (.991) in right field and center, with three total outfield assists.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014
Took over the starting position in center field from four-year standout and All-American Danny Susdorf, who also wore uniform No. 16 ... Appeared in 47 games, with all 44 starts coming in center ... Hit .269 and committed just two errors in 86 defensive chances (.977) ... Went 4-for-5 with a double and run scored at SF State (4/17) ... First career home run was a three-run blast to right in fourth inning of nightcap of home doubleheader vs. Azusa Pacific (4/26) ... Finished that contest 1-for-1 with a season-high three RBI, two walks, run scored and stolen base ... Had 11 multiple-hit and two multiple-RBI games ... Longest hit streak was six games ... Longest reached-base streak was 17.

SUMMER BALL
Teammates with Tyler Howsley for the Wilson (N.C.) Tobs in the club's 20th anniversary season as an original member of the Coastal Plain League (CPL) during the 2016 summer ... Went perfect 4-for-4 with two doubles, a walk and two runs in 15-3 win vs. Lexington (S.C.) County Blowfish (7/13) ... Went 3-for-4 with a walk, three runs and two RBI and fell triple short of cycle in 14-1 first-round playoff triumph at Wilmington (N.C.) Sharks (8/10) ... Homered in each of last three games and finished with four total to go along with 12 doubles and three triples ... Handled all 67 defensive chances cleanly, with seven more outfield assists after 10 in spring ... Aided Tobs to 31-25 record and spot in CPL East Division final ... Played for the Plymouth (Mass.) Pilgrims of the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) during the 2015 summer ... Played for the Santa Paula Halos of the California Collegiate League (CCL) during the 2014 summer ... Previously played for Trombly Baseball at the Arizona Senior Fall Classic, also with Howsley.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2013 graduate of Capistrano Valley High School in Mission Viejo ... Teammate of fellow Tritons Tyler Howsley and Gradeigh Sanchez ... Also competed in basketball.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 13 in Newport Beach ... Parents are Mark and Jill Larsen ... Has two sisters named Danni and Brooke ... Communication major with business minor at Muir College ... Hobbies include playing basketball and volleyball ... Roots for the Oakland Raiders and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

CAREER HITTING HIGHS (current through 2017 season)
At Bats: 6, 5 times (last 5/28/17 vs. St. Thomas Aquinas)
Runs: 3, 14 times (last 5/31/17 vs. Lindenwood)
Hits: 4, 4 times (last 5/31/17 vs. Lindenwood)
Doubles: 2, 6 times (last 5/28/17 vs. St. Thomas Aquinas)
Triples: 1, 6 times (last 3/11/17 vs. Cal State Monterey Bay-1)
Home Runs: 2, 2 times (last 5/12/16 vs. Chico State)
RBI: 5, 5/5/17 at Cal State San Bernardino
Walks: 3, 4 times (last 6/3/17 vs. St. Thomas Aquinas)
Stolen Bases: 2, 2 times (last 3/13/16 at Cal State Dominguez Hills-1)

CAREER HITTING STATISTICS (current through 2017 season)

Year AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG BB HBP SO GDP OBP SF SH SB-ATT FLD%
2014 .269 47 44 156 28 42 5 0 1 13 50 .321 26 3 28 3 .382 1 4 2-2 .977 (84-0-2)
2015 .358 54 53 190 36 68 13 1 5 49 98 .516 38 1 43 1 .457 5 1 12-12 .991 (105-3-1)
2016 .324 52 52 204  37  66 10  4 6 33 102  .500  24 2 36 3 .398  1 4 6-6 .966 (104-10-4)
2017 .362 63 63 229 71 83 23 1 15 66 153 .668 56 8 50 2 .497 3 3 4-8 1.000 (148-7-0)
TOTALS .332 216 212 779 172 259 51 6 27 161 403 .517 144 14 157 9 .440 10 12 24-28 .985 (441-20-7)

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2014
2015
2016
2017

Position: Outfield
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
City/State: Mission Viejo, CA
High School: Capistrano Valley HS
College: Muir
Major: Communication
Experience: 3 Letters
Jack Photos:
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