42 Jake Rowland
42 Jake Rowland
Birth Date: December 8, 1992
Height: 6-1
Weight: 182
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Decatur, Tenn.
High School: Meigs County HS
Previous College: Tennessee
Position: OF
Major: Exercise Science

A transfer out of the University of Tennessee; will sit out the 2013 season due to NCAA transfer rules.

BEFORE TECH (at Tennessee):
Rowland  played one season at the University of Tennessee before transferring to Tech… while at Tennessee, appeared in 23 game, making 10 starts in the outfield… earned his first career hit, an RBI single, at Georgia… posted a walk-off RBI against Florida International… played summer ball in the Cal Ripken Collegiate baseball league, making the all-star team… finished the league with a .304 average, 33 runs scored, 25 RBI, nine doubles, and five home runs in 33 games… the cousin of Golden Eagle football player Austin Tallant.

Rowland was a four-time all-district honoree and also added three all-region honors and one all-state nod while at Meigs County High School… named to the Perfect Game Top-1000 list as well as garnering Perfect Game All-American honorable mention honors… showed off his speed and hitting skills as a senior at MCHS, batting .438 with 32 runs scored, 26 RBI, and 29 stolen bases.

Charles Jacob Rowland is the son of Monty and Connye Rowland. He was born December 8, 1992. Rowland is majoring in exercise science.