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Jake  Wodtke
1  Jake Wodtke
Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Shawnee, Kan.

High School:
St. James Academy

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 165

Position:
IF

Birthdate:
07/31/1993

Experience:
1L

05/14/2015

Seven Named 2015 Academic All-Big 12

Four Wildcats earn second career honors while three others selected for the first time

03/03/2013

K-State Sweeps Oakland in Sunday Doubleheader

Wildcats record double-digit hits in both contests, limits Oakland to a combined five run on 13 hits

02/12/2013

K-State Baseball Preview: Catchers and Infielders

The Cats return an experienced catcher and three former infield starters, but a new starter must be broken in at short

01/18/2013

K-State Baseball Hands Out First Semester Awards

Blair DeBord wins Mike Clark Award; Clayton Dalrymple takes home a pair of honors

Honors
Academic All-Big 12 Second Team (2015)

Game-Highs (through 2015)

Category Highs Opponent (last time) Date
H 3 2x (vs. Oklahoma) 5/22/15
RBI 2 at KU 5/15/15
R 3 TCU 4/12/15
HR -- -- --
SB 1 3x
BB 4 ARKANSAS STATE 5/1/15
SO 3 MISSOURI STATE 3/15/15

2015 Summer League
Playing for the El Dorado Broncos of the Jayhawk League

Redshirt Sophomore (2015)

  • After redshirting in 2014, Wodtke played in 50 of K-State’s 57 games and batted .241 (33-for-137) with 11 RBIs, 14 walks and 24 runs scored
  • He logged most of his time at second base while seeing some action at shortstop
  • Started 40 of his 50 games played
  • Committed just 2 errors in the field, helping him post a .990 fielding percentage … The 2 errors were the fewest among K-State infielders (min. 10 starts)
  • Did not commit an error over his final 41 games (164 total chances)
  • Hit .297 (19-for-64) with 10 walks and a .410 OBP over his final 21 games (18 starts)
  • Had 8 multi-hit games, including 5 over the last 21 games
  • Batted .324 (12-for-37) with 9 walks and a .468 OBP in May (12 games)
  • Reached base 41% of the time when leading off an inning (13-for-32)
  • Was 5-for-10 with the bases loaded
  • Delivered a walk-off RBI single in the 10th inning of K-State’s 5-4 comeback win over Wichita State on April 14
  • Had a pair of 3-hit games over the final 6 contests, going 3-for-4 with 2 RBIs on May 15 at KU and then 3-for-3 with a stolen base in the season finale on May 22 vs. Oklahoma in the 2015 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship
  • Walked 4 times on May 1 vs. Arkansas State
  • Registered an 11-game on-base streak from April 26-May 17
  • Reached base safely in 12 of his last 14 games

2014 Summer League
Played for the Topeka Golden Giants of the Mid-Plains League (MPL) ... Hit .322 (29-for-90) with 5doubles, 3triples, 16 RBIs, 20 runs scored, 12 walks, 16 strikeouts and a .421 OBP in 30 games ... His batting average was third-best on the Golden Giants while his .421 OBP was second-best among players who played at least 10 games.

Sophomore (2014)
Redshirted

Freshman (2013)
Played in 10 games, going 0-for-7 with a walk and 3 strikeouts

St. James Academy
Lettered four years for the Thunder under head coach Brian Bucklin... Hit .328 with a .477 on-base percentage as a senior, leading his team to a state championship... Was a second team all-state shortstop and was selected to play in the 2012 Kansas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game... Hit .467 with a .578 on-base percentage as a junior, leading his team to another state championship... Was named the 2011 Kansas 4A Player of the year and was a first team all-state shortstop.

Personal
Jacob Joseph Wodtke was born July 31, 1993, in Kansas City, Kan... Son of John and Sheila Wodtke... Has one sister, Alex... A life sciences major who plans on going into pharmacy.

Season AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI OBP SLG BB HBP SO SB-A
2013 .000 10-0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .000 1 0 3 0-0
2015 .241 50-40 137 24 33 0 0 0 11 .325 .241 14 4 22 3-5
Career .229 60-40 144 24 33 0 0
0 11 .315 .229 15 4 25
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