31 - Jacob McWhirter
Jacob McWhirter
Birth Date: May 11, 1992
Height: 6-2
Weight: 181
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Goodlettsville, Tenn.
High School: Goodpasture Christian
Position: LHP
Major: Civil Engineering
Bats/Throws: L/L

In 2011 (Freshman): Jake made 11 appearances on the mound during his freshman season, including four starts…threw a career-high six innings against East Tennessee State, as he struck out five batters, while giving up four hits…recorded 22 strike outs.

Goodpasture Christian: A versatile player out of Goodlettsville, Tenn., McWhirter filled roles as a pitcher, first baseman and outfielder for high school coach Richie Estep...over the course of his high school career, he was named 1st team All-District, Disctrict MVP, 2nd team Mid-State, 2nd team All-State and 1st team All-State according to TBCA...recorded 109 strikeouts with a 1.69 ERA during his senior season, notching of 225 K’s in his high school career...high school team held the district championship title from 2007-2010, claimed the regional championship in 2007, 2008 and 2009, and the state championship in 2007 and 2008.

Personal: Full name is Jacob Cole McWhirter...son of Steve and Janet McWhirter...born May 11, 1992 in Nashville, Tenn...majoring in civil engineering.