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Jacob Niggemeyer
Jacob  Niggemeyer

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Powell, Ohio

High School:
Olentangy Liberty HS

Last College:
Iowa Western

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 230

Position:
RHP


05/06/2017

@HerdBaseball holds off WKU in Game Two, 10-9

Tommy Lane was a perfect 4-for-4 with three runs scored and a homer

04/16/2017

Niggemeyer Throws Complete Game Shutout Win at Florida Atlantic

Herd's first nine inning complete game shutout since 2004

04/09/2017

Zban, Valenti Powers @HerdBaseball to Series Win at UAB

Andrew Zban was 2-for-3 with a two-run home run

03/09/2017

@HerdBaseball Drops Series Opener against Niagara

Finfer was 2-for-4 with a solo home run

02/24/2017

@HerdBaseball Falls in Series Opener at Western Carolina

Wade Martin pitched five scoreless innings

02/18/2017

Marshall vs. No. 21 Georgia Tech

Photos from Marshall baseball's game at No. 21 Georgia Tech on Feb. 18, 2017. Photos by Clyde Click.

2017 (Junior): Pitched a complete game shutout at Florida Atlantic (April 16), becoming the first Marshall pitcher to throw a nine inning complete game shutout since 2004 … appeared in 14 games, starting in seven … had a 2-4 record through 43 innings pitched and 29 strikeouts … held a 7.33 ERA … earned wins over at UAB (April 9) and at Florida Atlantic … had a season-high seven strikeouts in relief at West Virginia (April 4) … had at least one strikeout in 12 games.

Iowa Western (2016):
Made 13 appearances on the mound with an 11-1 record … had a 2.11 ERA with 54 strikeouts in 68.1 innings pitched.

 
Ohio State (2015): Started in all seven games he appeared in for the Buckeyes … held a 3.27 ERA with a 4-0 record … pitched 33 innings with 15 strikeouts.
 
High School: Four-year starter at Olentangy Liberty ... a two-time first team all-state and three-time Ohio Capital Conference selection ... two-time OCC-Central Player of the Year and two-time all-district ... was 9-2 with a 0.53 ERA in 65.2 innings pitched, striking out 88 batters ... also batted .350 with a home run, 30 RBI and 10 doubles and helped guide the team to a regional final in 2014 and went 6-3 with a 1.90 ERA and 62 strikeouts in 57 innings pitched in 2013 and also hit .493 with 10 doubles, four home runs and 35 RBI and drafted in the 28th round of the 2014 MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs ... also played one year of football for Olentangy Liberty, playing defensive end and quarterback.
 
Personal: Born on Nov. 30, 1995 … son of James and Betsy Niggemeyer … has a younger sister, Stephanie.