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Jim Davies
Jim Davies

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orland Hills, Ill.

High School:
Carl Sandburg High School

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
Pitcher

Bats/Throws:
Right/Right



Scouting Report: Provides depth out of bullpen.

2001: Academic All-Big Ten selection ... appeared in 11 games ... threw 16.2 innings in relief and struck out 13 ... pitched in two Big Ten games ... season debut came vs. Illinois State (2/24) ... recorded longest career outing with four-inning relief appearance at San Diego (3/13) ... pitched scoreless final two innings and fanned two in win at IUPUI (3/21) ... tossed two innings with one strikeout vs. Valparaiso (3/27) ... pitched two innings at Ball State (4/4) ... recorded final six outs, including two strikeouts, in win at Northwestern (4/8) ... pitched scoreless inning and struck out one at Butler (4/11) ... hurled the final inning of win vs. Penn State (4/13) ... tossed final two innings and fanned three in win at Valparaiso (4/24).

2000: Pitched in six games ... struck out three in six innings of relief work ... threw one scoreless inning at No. 6 Alabama (3/4) ... pitched scoreless inning at Duke (3/14) ... retired both batters faced vs. Valparaiso (3/22) ... struck out three in two-inning outing at Valparaiso (4/12).

High School: Helped high school teams capture conference championships during freshman and junior years at Marist High School and senior season at Carl Sandburg High ... struck out 72 hitters as senior ... batted .356 with 7 HR and 28 RBI during senior campaign ... posted a 1.83 ERA and 64 strikeouts as junior ... was team captain during sophomore season.

Personal: Born May 15, 1981 ... son of Robert and Barbara Davies ... has older sister, Nicole, and a late brother, Robert, who passed away in November 2000 ... dedicated the 2001 season and remaining baseball career to his late brother ... organizational leadership and supervision major.

Davies? Career Bests:
Innings Pitched: 4.0, at San Diego, 3/13/01
Strikeouts (Innings): 3 (2.0), at Valparaiso, 4/12/00

Davies Fact: Pitched all 16.2 innings during the 2001 season in relief, the highest innings total of any Boilermaker pitcher who did not make a start. His 11 appearances were the second-highest total among Purdue pitchers who did not start a game.