21 Jake Bruml
21 - Jake Bruml
Height: 6-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: San Mateo, Calif.
High School: Menlo School
Position: P/1B
Major: Chemistry
Bats/Throws: R/R

At Pomona-Pitzer: Completed his third season with the Pomona-Pitzer Baseball team, where he plays pitcher and first base.

2014: SCIAC All-Academic team...Hit .336 with three homers and 34 RBI on the year...Also made 11 starts on the mound with a 4-5 record and a 5.29 ERA...Threw seven shutout innings in a win over CMS...Threw a complete game in a 5-2 win over Occidental, allowing four hits, then batted 2-for-3 with a homer and six RBI in a win in the nightcap...Was 4-for-5 with two RBI in the series opener against Occidental as well...Batted 3-for-4 with two RBI in a 7-2 win over Pacific Lutheran...Ended the season with a 3-for-4 effort with three runs scored against Redlands.

2013: First-team All-SCIAC selection...Second-team ABCA All-West Region...Second-team All-West Region from D3baseball.com...CoSIDA Academic All-District 8...SCIAC Athlete of the Week (all sports) on April 22...SCIAC All-Academic team selection...Started all 45 games...Batted .354 with five homers and a team-high 40 RBI...Was 7-4 (leading the team in wins) with a 3.13 ERA on the mound...Hit a two-run homer in his first career NCAA Tournament at bat in the first inning against Texas-Tyler...Allowed two runs in 6.1 innings of work against Texas-Tyler, but took a no decision in an 11-inning defeat...Threw a complete game in a 2-1 win over Occidental in game one of the series with no earned runs and nine strikeouts, then hit a two-run homer to provide all of the offense in a 2-1 win in the second game of the series, earning SCIAC Player of the Week honors for his efforts...Was 3-for-5 with two RBI against nationally ranked Ithaca...Homered against No. 1 Linfield in the regular season...Had six RBI in a season-opening three-game series with Pacific...Earned a shutout with seven strikeouts in a win over Whittier...Threw nine innings with no earned runs in a win over Chapman...Struck out 53 and walked 17 on the year.

2012: First-team All-SCIAC selection (utility)...D3Baseball.com West Region Rookie of the Year...Second-team ABCA All-West Region...Batted .323 with five homers and 31 RBI at the plate, and had a perfect 7-0 record and a 3.99 ERA on the mound...Also had 12 doubles...Had his best pitching performances in pivotal late-season games as the Sagehens made a late run at the SCIAC title (falling one game short)...Defeated eventual league champion La Verne in a must-win game by allowing four hits and one run over 5.1 innings of work (and was 3-for-4 at the plate)...Took a shutout into the ninth inning (and added a solo homer) against Redlands in the regular season home finale...Capped off the regular season by going 3-for-3 with two RBI in a road win over CMS...Was 2-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI in a win over eventual West Region champion Whitworth...Homered in his SCIAC debut in a win at Whittier...Batted 8-for-17 over the four-game series with eventual league champion La Verne...Was 2-for-4 with three runs scored in a road win over Occidental...Hit .366 in conference games with five homers and 23 RBI, while also earning all seven of his pitching wins in SCIAC contests.

High School: Attended the Menlo School in Atherton, California…Helped the Knights to back-to-back CCS Championships in 2010 and 2011…Named the San Mateo Daily Journal Player of the Year, and the San Jose Mercury News San Mateo County Player of the Year…An AP Statistics Award winner in the classroom…Played club ball for the ASA Knights.

Personal: Attending Pomona College, where he majors in chemistry…Has one younger sister…Lists Matt Cain and Carmelo Anthony as his favorite athletes…Favorite book is Scorecasting and his favorite movies are Law Abiding Citizen, The Longest Yard and I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry…Organic chemistry is the most intereting course he has taken while at Pomona.