2018 (Junior): Pitched in 14 games on the season, making two starts … Went 0-0 with a 9.68 ERA over 17.2 innings of work … Recorded 28 strikeouts on the season … Made starts versus UConn (Feb. 18) and SEMO (May 15), but did not factor in the decision for either contest … Threw a season-high 3.0-complete innings versus Dartmouth (Feb. 24) in game one of the doubleheader … Struck out a season-high five batters twice – vs. Dartmouth (Feb. 24) and against Illinois-Chicago (March 4) … Pitched 2.0-scoreless innings versus SEMO (May 15), striking out three batters … Also threw a scoreless inning of relief versus Mercer (March 21) and at No. 8 North Carolina (April 20).
2017 (Sophomore): Made 16 appearances with six starts on the mound for the Jackets for the season … Stepped into the weekend rotation late in the year … Went 4-2 with a 6.10 ERA … His four wins were the third-most on the team … Threw 51.2 innings and struck out 30 batters …Struck out a season-high five batters twice – at No. 7 Auburn (April 4) and versus Pitt (May 8) … Registered two quality starts on the season … Recorded his first complete game win at Duke on Mother’s Day (May 14), throwing a career-high 109 pitches in the win … Made his first start of the season at Miami (Mar. 12) …Also made starts at Notre Dame (April 9) and in the home win versus Mercer (April 18) … Surrendered two runs on five hits and struck out five batters over 7.0 innings to pick up the win versus Pitt (May 8) … Threw a complete game, allowing two earned runs on five hits while striking out four to get the win at Duke (May 14) … Picked up his first win of the year with 4.1 scoreless innings out of the bullpen in the road win at No. 7 Auburn (April 4) … Also earned the win with 3.2 scoreless innings out of the bullpen in the third game of the three-game series at Virginia Tech (April 25) … Also threw 3.0 scoreless innings out of the bullpen in Tech’s series-opening win versus Belmont (Mar. 3) … Pitched a scoreless inning versus No. 5 Clemson (April 2) and 1.1 scoreless innings against Georgia (April 25) … Allowed just one run and struck out three batters in 6.0-plus innings out of the Tech bullpen in the series-opener versus No. 2 Louisville (April 13) … Started and went 2.2 innings in the extra-innings loss to Miami (May 23) at the 2017 ACC Championship.
2016 (Freshman): Made 19 appearances with seven starts in his rookie campaign … Was 3-3 with one save and a 6.80 ERA in 45.0 innings … First 11 appearances all came in a relief role … Made his collegiate debut on Feb. 20 vs. Western Michigan, allowing one hit with one strikeout in a shutout frame … Earned his first career save on Feb. 24 in a 16-inning marathon at Georgia Southern … Notched his first career win in relief on March 5 vs. Western Carolina, allowing two hits with two strikeouts in 3.0 scoreless innings … Made his first career start on April 20 at Georgia State where he allowed two runs on four hits in 5.0 innings to earn his second win on the year … Made his first ACC start on April 24 at No. 21 Clemson, allowing two runs on four hits in 4.0 innings while not factoring into the decision … Went a career-long 6.0 innings en route to his third victory of the season on May 1 vs. No. 15 Coastal Carolina … Struck out a career-high six batters while limiting UConn to one hit in 4.1 innings of relief work on June 3 at the NCAA Regionals … Wore jersey No. 42 on the season.
Before Tech: Four-year letterwinner at Whitewater High School under head coach Rusty Bennett … Helped his team claim back-to-back region titles in 2014 and 2015 … During his senior season, he posted an 11-2 record with 102 strikeouts and a 0.81 ERA … Named the GHSA AAAA State Co-Pitcher of the Year and Region 5-AAAA Pitcher of the Year in 2015.
Personal: Full name is James Edward Lee, but goes by Jake … Born May 8, 1997 in Fayetteville, Ga. … Son of James and Debbie Lee … Chose Tech because of the baseball program, academics and its proximity to home … Majoring in business administration.