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James Jewell
James Jewell

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Batesville, Ind.

High School:
Batesville

Last College:
Wabash Valley CC

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 200

Position:
C

Birthdate:
09/06/1992

Bats/Throws:
R/R



10/19/2014

Gold Scores in the Ninth to Win Pitcher's Duel & Sweep Series

Van Hoeck impresses again in 3 2/3 innings of scoreless relief, closing out 3rd game of series.

10/18/2014

Gold Scores in First Four Frames to Win its Fourth Straight

Five of Gold's hitters finish with multiple hits as series winner pounds out 13 as a team.

10/15/2014

Gold Team Wins Back & Forth Game 3 to Clinch Series Victory

Evak goes 3-for-3 with two sac bunts, stolen base, run scored and outfield assist.

10/13/2014

Strong Pitching Lifts Gold Team to 4-1 Win, 2-0 Series Lead

Jewell connects for home run into the left field bullpen, the fourth long ball of the series.

10/12/2014

Four-Run Rallies Lift Gold Team to Series-Opening Win

Dressler excels in relief; Evak, Johnson & Rosbottom all homer to left field.

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez
Favorite Pro Stadium: Great American Ball Park
Current Teammate Most Likely to Become a Coach: Connor Podkul
Toughest Pitcher for Him to Face Among Teammates: Kyle Wood
Current MLB Pitcher He'd Most Like to Face: Aroldis Chapman
Person He'd Like to Have Dinner With: Michael Jordan
In His MP3 Player: Metallica
Last Concert He Attended: Mayhem Fest
Favorite Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston & George Lucas
Favorite Month: September
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Outdoor Activities: Camping, Fishing & Golf
Another Sport He Enjoys: Basketball
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: Cincinnati
Unique Travel Locale: Niagara Falls
Country He'd Like to Visit: Puerto Rico
Favorite Thing About Alexander Field: Clubhouse
Most Memorable Games at Purdue: 2013 Gold & Black Series
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Dr. Tim Gavin, Health and Kinesiology
Furry Friend: Lucy, Miniature Dotson/Chihuahua

Junior College
Jewell played his first two college seasons at Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel, Ill.... helped lead Wabash to 94 victories over his two seasons with the program... recorded five doubles, 11 RBI and 13 runs scored in 77 at-bats as a sophomore... played in 45 games as a freshman, contributing 16 RBI and 24 runs scored.

High School
Jewell was a four-year letter-winner for coach Alex Davis at Batesville High School in Southeastern Indiana... batted .514 with seven home runs as a junior to win the team and Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference batting titles... two-time all-conference honoree as an upperclassman batted .496 with four home runs as a senior... helped BHS win conference titles in baseball and basketball... also played football.

Personal
Full name is James Michael Jewell... born in Batesville, Ind.... parents are Gary and Kathryn Jewell... family also includes older siblings Gary Jr., Carey and Brandon... Gary played baseball at Wabash Valley College, Brandon played baseball at Indiana Southeast and Carey played basketball at Lewis University... majoring in movement and sport science with a career ambition of becoming a physical therapist.