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J.M. Blake

J.M. Blake

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lady Lake, Fla.

High School:
Leesburg

Last College:
Lake-Sumter CC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 210

Position:
RHP

2011
-Did not see game action

2010
-Made six appearances out of the pen, tossing 3.2 innings
-Struck out one in an inning vs. Miami (3/9)

Prior to UCF
-Drafted in the 32nd round by the San Francisco Giants in the 2008 MLB First-Year Player Draft
-Ranked 45th nationally in Perfect Game's Top 250 JUCO Prospect chart
-Helped the Leesburg Lightning claim the Florida Collegiate Summer League title in 2009
-Named to Baseball America's Top Ten Prospect List for the FCSL in 2008
-Member of the Lake-Sumter CC team as a freshman and sophomore, playing for head coach Rich Billings
-Sat down 41 on strikes in 39.2 innings last year, and had a 4.79 ERA with 28 strikeouts in 20.2 innings in conference play
-Named to the all-conference academic team
-Went 3-3 with four saves in his first year with the Lakers
-Collected six saves and a 0.90 ERA, as well as a spot on the all-star team, in the Florida Collegiate Summer League in 2008
-Played for coaches Ryan Peavey and David Lee at Leesburg High School
-Was a Daily Commercial all-area team selection while hitting .376 with 31 RBI and six homers
-Went .397 at the plate and was the Defensive Player of the Year at shortstop as a sophomore
-Named to the Florida JUCO All-Star Team in the fall of 2008

Personal
-Born John Michael Blake on March 8, 1989
-Son of John and Sandra Blake
-Has two brothers, Josh and Seth, and one sister, Brittany
-Majoring in interdisciplinary studies with a minor in physical education

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