Jake Thornton
Jake Thornton


St. Charles, Ill.

High School:
St. Charles North

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190




Jake Thornton

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Biography and Career Highlights

Started 36 of 47 games played ... fourth on the team with a .379 on-base percentage ... hit .283 with 23 RBI, 41 hits and 25 runs scored ... had 12 multiple-hit games, four multiple-RBI games and three multiple-run games ... went 2-for-4 and matched a career-best three RBI and scored three runs against James Madison (3/14) ... went 3-for-5 with one RBI at Creighton (4/10) ... tied for first on the team with a perfect fielding percentage after recording 55 putouts with no errors and three outfield assists.

2009: Played in 17 games, 14 as a starter, before a season-ending shoulder injury ... batted .261 and scored 10 runs ... knocked his first-career hit at Belmont (2/20) ... went 3-for-4 with a career-best three RBI against Iowa (4/1) ... registered 21 putouts with no errors and also contributed an outfield assist.

St. Charles North HS: Three-year letter winner in baseball and lettered one year in basketball ... hit .394 as a senior with 28 stolen bases and 20 runs batted in ... named Upstate All-Conference, Daily Herald All-Area and to the Kane County Chronicle All-Area Team ... helped team to a 24-12 record and regional championship ... posted a .465 batting average with 32 steals and a .557 on-base percentage ... collected 15 extra-base hits and 17 runs batted in ... Prep Baseball Report, Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun Times All-State selection ... named Upstate Eight All-Conference ... team went 30-6 and won the school's first ever regional championship ... batted .365 with 16 steals while earning Upstate Eight All-Conference and Daily Herald All-Area honorable mention honors.

Personal: Born 8-15-89 in Arlington Heights, Ill. ... son of Jim and Nancy Thornton ... has three sisters, Amanda, Emily and Erica ... major: criminal justice.

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