|Born:||Aug. 25, 1991|
|Hometown:||Elk Grove, Calif.|
|High School:||Elk Grove HS|
Won the Far West League Championship with the Humboldt Crabs (37-9)…batted .245 with a .410 on-base percentage, scoring 17 runs and driving in 15.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012)
Was part of the Titans’ three-man catching rotation with Casey Watkins and Chad Wallach • Played in 25 games, 16 as a starter (15 at catcher, 1 as designated hitter) • Team finished 11-4 in his starts behind the plate (25-17 for the others) • He started all three games behind the plate in the NCAA Regional at Oregon where he batted 2-for-3 with two sacrifices and was twice hit by a pitch • Played errorless baseball in 93 chances with only 1 passed ball • Started 11 (10 at catcher, 1 at DH) of the 24 Big West games • For the season batted .302 with six RBIs • Batted .357 vs. right-handed pitchers and .438 with two outs • Shared team lead with three pinch hits (in 5 at bats) • Longest hitting streak of season was a six-gamer (May 15-June 1, 7-for-14, .500) • Biggest hit was a two-out, ninth-inning RBI single on Apr. 22 that tied Cal Poly at 4-4 in a game the Titans won in the 10th inning, 5-4.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011)
Redshirt freshman won regular catching role with consistent offense and improved defense • Started 42 of the 58 games and appeared in all but seven • Batted 3-for-3 vs. Washington in the second game on Mar. 19 • Had 11 multiple-hit games including all three in the UC Riverside series (May 6-8) • Batted .316 with runners in scoring position.
AS A REDSHIRT (2010)
Was granted a redshirt season. Did not participate in any games.
Lettered three seasons for Head Coach Jeff Carlson and the Thundering Herd • Was a teammate of current Titan teammate J.D. Davis in 2008 and 2009 • Participated in the Div. I CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs all three varsity seasons, and helped EGHS to the CIF championship in 2007 as a sophomore • Hit a career-best .438 and drove in 29 runs as a senior in 2009 when he earned All-Delta Valley League first team honors • Named to the Sacramento Bee’s All-Metro team in 2009 • Earned team defensive most valuable player honors as a sophomore and senior.
Born in Sacramento, Calif. • Full name is Jared Robert Deacon • Nickname is “Deac” • Parents are Mitchell and Corinne Deacon • Has one older sister (Jenna) and one younger sister (Jamie) • Majoring in communications • Enjoys buying baseball hats • Has a collection of tickets from all the movies he has seen • Models his game after San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey • Has a superstition of swaying during the National Anthem • Favorites include: Buster Posey (baseball player), Derek Jeter (athlete), “Superbad” (movie) • Drake (musical artist), facebook.com (websites), Olive Garden (restaurant), Goodwin Field (place to play), San Francisco Giants (team), AT&T Park (stadium), Italian (food) and Jessica Biel (actress).
At Bats: 5, 2 times, last May 6, 2012, at Pacific
Runs: 2, 3 times, last on May 29, 2011, at Cal State Northridge
Hits: 3, 2 times, last on May 29, 2011, at Cal State Northridge
RBI: 2, 4 times, last on Apr. 17, 2012, vs. Pepperdine
Home Runs: 0
Doubles: 1, Apr. 21, 2011, at Cal Poly
Stolen Bases: 1, May 18, 2011, vs. Loyola Marymount