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Jake Barbee

Class: Freshman
Position: C
Height: 5-11
Weight: 200

Previous School: Hickory Ridge HS

Hometown: Harrisburg, N.C.

• Graduate of Hickory Ridge High School
• All-State as a senior, after hitting .372
• Two-time All-Cabarrus County
• Three-time South Piedmont All-Conference team member
• Played third base as senior and was a catcher the previous three seasons
• Hit .462 with a .584 on base percentage as a junior
• Set the school single-season batting average record with a .536 mark as a sophomore
• Earned honorable mention honors as a 2012 Perfect Game Preseason All-American
• Played for the East Coast Prospects and Champion Baseball Academy
• Named top underclass prospect at the 2010 Baseball Factory Tryout in Gaffney, S.C.
• Also played football
• Nominated and attended the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security in 2012

• Son of Jeff Hammond and Sonja Barbee
• Father played college football at East Carolina
• Plans on majoring in criminal justice
• Birthday is Feb. 21