As a freshman
Threw 29 innings for Pima Community College
Drafted in the 24th round (736th overall) by the Texas Rangers... Coached by Mark Chandler at Sahuaro High School... Strike-thrower with an outstanding sinking fastball that reaches the low 90s... Can also swing bat with power... Ranked as the No. 1 prospect in Arizona by Perfect Game and No. 4 by Rivals... Also rated No. 49 nationally by Perfect Game... Named 4A Division 1 Player of the Year... All-Southern Arizona Player of the Year... Earned first-team all-star honors from the Arizona Daily Star and Tuscon Citizen in 2009 after claiming second-team honors in 2008... Two-year team captain... Also a standout hockey player that was drafted by the WHL's Portland Winterhawks in the 2006 supplemental player draft... Also played football... Member of the National Honor Society and an honor roll student.
Jacob Ross Cole is the son of Ross and Lee Ann Cole... Born Sept. 11, 1991 in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.... Accepted a scholarship at the University of North Carolina before transferring to Pima...Has one brother... Father played football at New Mexico State