Freshman starter Jackson McClelland throws 5.2 scoreless innings for the victory
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Arlington High School in 2012 ... Played three years under head coach Gary Rungo ... Took home Scholar Athlete and Most Inspirational Player awards as a senior ... Had a career batting average of .334 ... Has four teammates playing baseball at the collegiate level.
CLUB: Played for the Riverside Rangers for two years ... Won the 2011 USABF San Diego Tournament.
PERSONAL: Given name is Jake Joshua Acree ... Plans to major in Sports Medicine ... Son of Jon and Sylvia Acree ... Brother to Kacy ... Chose Pepperdine because of the financial aid package and location.
FAVORITES: Buster Posey (pro baseball player); Los Angeles Angels (pro baseball team); Lord of the Flies (book); Saving Private Ryan (movie); The Big Bang Theory (TV show); Cheeseburgers (food); Football (sport other than baseball) ... Loves to hunt when he has free time.