Born November 7, 1980, in Issaquah, Wash. ... son of Doug and Rena Jacobson ... has a younger brother, Damon, and a younger sister, Kristin ... majoring in sociology, and also working towards a real estate certificate.
2002 (Junior) – Made 11 starts in center field and eight in left ... a regular in the lineup early in the season, starting the first eight games of the season ... hit safely in eight of his first nine games, going 12-for-38 (.316) over that span ... 3-for-5 with a pair of runs scored March 5 at Portland ... also went 2-for-5 with two runs batted in his previous game, March 1 vs. Utah ... 1-for-4 with a double and three runs batted in on April 14 vs. Washington State ... started all three of the WSU series ... went 1-for-3 with three runs and two runs batted in, and belted his only home run of the season March 26 against Washington State in Lewiston, Idaho ... played in three NCAA postseason games, and singled in his only postseason at bat ... 2001 (Sophomore) – Emerged as the Husky starter in center field and as the leadoff hitter before injuring a hand in a collision at second base vs. Washington State on March 21 ... was batting .409 with 18 runs through only 12 games before the injury ... didn’t play for nearly a month before returning on April 17 ... error-free in 59 defensive chances on the season ... 1-for-5 with two runs scored in first career start, Feb. 24 vs. Illinois ... went 3-for-4 with a solo home run in second start, March 3 at UC Riverside ... 3-for-6 the following day vs. UCR ... went 5-for-9 with five runs, three RBI and a triple in a three-game sweep of Southern Utah ... played a major role in the UW’s doubleheader sweep of USC on March 19 ... in the opener, went 3-for-4 with three runs and scored the winning run in the 10th inning in unusual fashion ... reached on catcher’s interference, moved to second on an error, stole third and then scored with two outs when strike three to Duggan Moran sailed to the backstop ... in the nightcap, led off the game with a solo home run and finished 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI ... went 1-for-3 with two runs and a double in the March 20 win over WSU before hurting his hand the following day ... 1-for-5 with a leadoff double in his return April 17 at Portland ... led off the May 4 win over Oregon State with a home run and finished the day 2-for-4 with a double ... struck out only 12 times in 112 at bats.
Bellevue Community College
Played one season in the oufield for coach Mark Yoshino at Bellevue ... named team MVP, all-region, all-conference, all-NWAACC and all-tournament after batting .393 with a wood bat ... led the team in hits, runs, doubles, steals, on-base percentage and slugging and led the league in runs and stolen bases ... team went 27-13 on the season.
Issaquah High School
Earned three letters as a centerfielder at Issaquah under coach Rob Reese ... named second-team All-KingCo as a junior and first-team All-KingCo and All-Eastside as a senior ... team went 18-6 his sophomore year, 14-7 his junior year and 22-5 his senior season ... finished fourth in state his final year ... broke the school home runs record and led the team in runs, hits and homers while batting .487 his senior year ... high school teammate of UW freshman Matt Payne ... an accomplished club soccer player, played in England, Germany and Denmark as a part of the Eastside FC soccer club.