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Jay Cassady Season 2024


2022 (Christopher Newport University): Second team All-State (VaSID) and first team All-Conference selection during his second season at CNU ... Two-time Conference Pitcher of the Week ... Put together one of the finest single seasons on the mound in program history, ranking second all-time and first among starting pitchers with 12.39 K/9 ... Struck out 95 batters, tied for seventh all-time, in 69.0 inning pitched ... Maintained an ERA under 3.00 all season until the final outing of the year before finishing 6-4 with a 4.17 ERA ... Struck out a Captains Field record and career-high 15 batters in 7.0 innings pitched against Susquehanna on Feb. 18 ... Logged six double-figure strikeout performances ... Started 11 and pitched in 13 games, recording 5.0 innings or more in ten outings ... Picked up one save, striking out both batters faced against Cabrini ... Also a dangerous offensive weapon, with five extra-base hits including one home run, two doubles, and two triples ... Drove in seven runs and scored 10 times ... Selected to the Coast-To-Coast Athletic Conference All-Academic Team for the second straight year

2021 (Christopher Newport University): ABCA Third Team All-Region ... Conference Rookie of the Year ... VaSID State Rookie of the Year ... Second Team All-Conference ... Second Team All-State ... First freshman in program history to garner ABCA All-Region honors ... Only the second player in program history to be named VaSID Rookie of the Year ... Led the offense with a team-leading .358/.632/.466 slash line and tied a freshman record with a 14-game hitting streak ... Led the Captains in extra-base hits with 17, including a team-best four home runs ... Ranked second on the team in RBI with 29 ... Drove in a season-high five runs in a three-hit, two-double performance against Southern Virginia on May 1 ... Logged 12 multi-hit performances and seven multi-RBI games ... Finished the year on a 20-game on-base streak ... Also served as one of the Captains' top pitchers, facing four nationally-ranked opponents in eight starts ... Earned a save in his collegiate debut ... Finished year 2-4 with a 4.23 ERA and 50 strikeouts in 44.2 innings pitched ... Struck out a season-high 10 while allowing just four hits in a dominant 6.1 innings against Mary Washington on May 15 ... Conference Player of the Week (April 19) ... Named to the Coast-to-Coast Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.

Prep: At Lake Brraddock high school was state tournament MVP in 2019...State Champion in 2019...Second team all region.

Personal: Full name John Mac Cassady...Son of John and Elizabeth Cassady...Has two siblings: Lindsey and Natalie...In 2011 grandfather John Cassady was inducted into the Depauw University baseball Hall of Fame...Majoring in finance...Favorite MLB team is the Cincinnati Reds...Favorite MLB player is Shohei Ohtani.