|Born:||May 11, 1992|
|High School:||Goodpasture Christian|
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.