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Jake Rife
Jake Rife

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, Wash.

High School:
Lakewood

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 206

Position:
OF

Experience:
3V

B/T:
L/L

PERSONAL
Born in Everett, Wash. ... parents are Bill and Eileen ... has a younger sister, Kari ... majoring in history.

WASHINGTON
2008 (Junior) - A regular in the Huskies' lineup, playing in 31 games ... made 12 starts in left field and six as the designated hitter ... 2-for-4 with a triple Feb. 23 (game one) at UC Riverside ... 2-for-3 March 15 vs. Holy Cross ... had a double and two RBI in each of the first two games vs. Utah Valley ... doubled in back-to-back games vs. Portland on April 1 and April 8 ... lone homer of the season was a ninth-inning grand slam to cap a win at California April 19 ... he'd entered that game as a pinch runner ... RBI double off the bench April 25 vs. UCLA ... stole six bases without being caught ... played summer ball for the Liberal (Kan.) BeeJays in the Jayhawk League, playing for longtime Major League player and manager Mike Hargrove. 2007 (Sophomore) - Appeared in 35 games, starting 27, all in left field ... 2-for-4 with a double and a walk in March 10 (game two) win over Pacific ... doubled in all three games vs. Cal State Northridge, going 4-for-11 in the series ... 3-for-4 with three runs and a triple March 20 at Portland ... base hits in all three wins at Washington State ... had a two-out, RBI single to break a 4-4 tie in the seventh inning of the Huskies' 5-4 win over Arizona State on March 30 ... 2-for-4 with a solo home run April 5 at UCLA ... 2-for-3 with a solo homer April 10 at Brigham Young ... helped the Huskies close out a sweep of UC Riverside on April 15 when he reached on an infield single and scored the winning run in the ninth inning of a 6-5 win ... 3-for-9 in two starts vs. USC ... 5-for-15 with two doubles and four runs in three-game series at Utah Valley State ... had two RBI in the Huskies' 6-2 win over Oregon State at Safeco Field ... didn't play summer ball due to an injury that required surgery on his right wrist. 2006 (Freshman) - Played in 42 games, starting 30 ... 25 starts came as DH with three in center and two in left ... started mostly as DH vs. right-handed pitchers ... struck out only 21 times while drawing 21 walks in 144 plate appearances ... in first career start, Feb. 17 at CS Northridge, went 1-for-4 with a walk and two runs ... 1-for-3 with three walks the following day ... solo homer Feb. 24 vs. Gonzaga and then went 2-for-5 the following day ... March 2 vs. Texas-Arlington, drove in the go-ahead run with two outs in the ninth with a pinch-hit RBI single ... in two games vs. Santa Clara, went 2-for-5 with two RBI and three runs ... 2-for-6 with three walks in two games at Cal ... 2-for-9 with four walks and two RBI in Arizona State series ... 2-for-4 May 2 vs. Lewis-Clark State ... played summer ball for the Bend (Ore.) Elks ... started in left field and batted leadoff in the WCCBL all-star game ... batted .292 (with a wood bat) and stole 14 bases in league play.

LAKEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL
Earned four varsity letters under coach Larry Delaney ... team won the league title his junior and senior years and finished second in the state both of those seasons ... hit well over .400 in each of his last three seasons, batting .476 as a sophomore, .492 as a junior and .450 as a senior ... two-time team MVP, three-time first-team all-league and all-conference ... first-team all-state selection as a junior and a senior and the 2A state MVP as a senior ... named to the all-tournament team at the state playoffs twice ... helped his summer team, Taylor Baseball, finish second at the 2005 USABF World Series, batting .384 with seven homers.

JAKE RIFE'S CAREER BATTING STATISTICS

YEAR   AVG   GP-GS  AB  R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB SLG% BB HBP SO  OB% SF SH  SB-A
2006  .240   42-30 121 16  29  1  0  1  11  33 .273 21   1 21 .354  1  2   3-9
2007  .312   35-27 109 18  34  6  1  2  14  48 .440  7   3 16 .367  1  1   4-6
2008  .267   31-18  75 12  20  5  1  1  12  30 .400  6   1 16 .325  1  0   6-6
2009  .328   54-50 192 41  63  5  6  6  39  98 .510 24   5 34 .413  2  0   3-8
TOTAL .294 162-125 497 87 146 17  8 10  76 209 .421 58  10 87 .375  5  3 16-29
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