TEXAS A&M `06: Hit .276 in 41 games for the
Aggies under first-year Head Coach Rob Childress in 2006
Blasted five home runs and drove in 21 in 123 at bats for the
Aggies Listed as a catcher but shared some time as a first
baseman and a designated hitter Was perfect defensively,
making no errors in 187 chances from the field.
SANTA ANA COLLEGE: Played two season for former
Titan and Santa Ana College skipper Don Sneddon Was a
two-time All-Orange Empire Conference honoree (2004-2005)
Earned the California Community College Baseball Coaches
Association (CCCBCA) Big Stick Award in 2005 Named to the
Southern California All-American team by the CCCBCA (2005) when he
hit .402 with 12 home runs and 14 doubles driving in 49 runs
Also named a CCCBCA All-American as a freshman in 2004 posting a
.412 average with eight home runs and 56 RBI Drafted by the
Toronto Blue Jays in the 40th round of the 2004 MLB draft.
DIAMOND BAR HS: Lettered two seasons at Diamond
Bar High School in Diamond Bar, Calif. for former Titan and Head
Coach Rich Gonzalez Hit .397 with four home runs and 15 RBI
as a junior in 2002 helping the Brahmas to a league championship
and a trip to the second round of the CIF playoffs Hit .449,
blasted eight home runs and drove in 27 in 2003 as a senior and had
his best game going 5-for-5 with a pair of homers and six RBI vs.
Ayala High School Earned first-team All-Sierra League in
both his junior and senior seasons, and was named to the All-Valley
First Team in his final year.
PERSONAL: Born on October 14, 1985, in San
Dimas, Calif. Parents are Gregory and Fran Vasquez
Full name is Jacob Kurt Vasquez Nickname is Jake Has
two brothers (Arthur and Justin) Majoring in communications
Lists his parents and family as his greatest influences
Favorites include: Los Angeles Dodgers (team), Enemy at the
Gates (movie), Red Hot Chili Peppers (musical artist) and Angels
and Demons (book).