2019: One of three players to start all 55 games for the Bucs — 51 at third base and four at shortstop late in the season ... Slashed .268/.337/.375 while leading the team in at-bats (224) and runs scored (47) ... Had the third most hits on the team (60) with 13 doubles, a triple and three homers ... Stole nine bases in 12 attempts, ranking second on the team ... Reached base safely in the first 14 games of his ETSU career for his longest streak ... Played a large role in ETSU's Southern Conference tournament run as one of the final four teams, batting 6-for-17 with five runs, a double, a homer and three RBI ... Accounted for all four runs, two RBI and two runs scored, in a 4-2 win over No. 3 UNCG in the tournament opener.
Prior to ETSU: Transferred to ETSU from Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tenn. … Was named first team all-conference as an infielder at Vol State CC in the 2017 season … Batted .331 for his JUCO career with 18 career homers and 88 career RBI … Attended Centennial High School before joining the Pioneers, where he was named to the all-district baseball team his senior year in 2015.
Personal: Born Aug. 13, 1996 ... From Spring Hill, Tenn. … Son of Zack and Shari Lyle … Jake’s mother, Shari, played field hockey collegiately at Ohio State … General business major.