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Jimmy Herron
Player Profile:
Jimmy Herron 2398592
Position: Outfielder
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Harleysville, Pa.
High School: LaSalle

Career Statistics

2017 (Stats): Tabbed the No. 18 ACC prospect in the 2018 draft class by D1Baseball.com ... Elected to the team's leadership council.

2016 (Stats): Earned Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America honors to become the 11th Blue Devil to garner freshman All-America honors and the first since Chris Marconcini in 2011 ... Tabbed second team All-ACC ... The first Duke freshman to collect all-league distinction since Vaughn Schill in 1997 ... Named to the All-ACC Freshman Team .... Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Elected to the team’s leadership council ... Appeared in all 57 games, starting 56 ... Started 31 games in center field and 25 in left ... Finished second on the team with a .324 (67-for-204) batting average ... Led the Blue Devils in hits (67) doubles (22) and stolen bases (24) ... Ranked second in the ACC in doubles (22) and doubles per game (0.39) ... Also ranked second in the league in stolen bases (24) and stolen bases per game (0.42) ... Tied for second all-time among Duke freshmen with 24 stolen bases and became the fourth Duke rookie to swipe 20 or more bases in a season ... Totaled more walks (29) than strikeouts (25) ... Reached bases safely in 53-of-57 games, posting a .418 on base percentage ... Hit .340 (16-for-47) against left-handed pitchers and batted .449 (40-for-89) as a leadoff hitter ... Led the team with 20 multiple hit games ... Slugged .440 and drove in 22 RBI ... Committed one error in 119 chances for a .992 fielding percentage ... Played for the Bourne Braves of the Cape Cod League over the summer.

High School: Four-year letterwinner and starter under coach Joe Parisi at La Salle College High School in Wyndmorr, Pa. ... Ranked among the top 500 prospects nationally by Perfect Game ... Recognized as the No. 17 prospect in Pennsylvania and No. 109 outfielder nationally in his class by Perfect Game as well ... Garnered first team All-Philadelphia Catholic League honors in 2013, 2014 and 2015 ... Helped the Explorers to Pennsylvania AAAA state championships in 2012 and 2014 ... Scored the game-winning run in both championship contests ... Twice named La Salle’s defensive MVP ... Tabbed to the 2015 All-Southeastern Pennsylvania first team ... Earned first team Philadelphia High School Sports All-City honors in 2014 and 2015 ... First team all-area selection ... Clocked one of the 12-fastest 60 times in his class while attending a Perfect Game showcase ... Invited to the Perfect Game Junior National and National Showcases ... Earned 2015 Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-America accolades ... Tabbed a Perfect Game 2014 Underclass High Honorable Mention and 2013 Underclass Honorable Mention selection ... Selected to the Carpenter Cup Classic, a baseball tournament for 16 high school all-star teams from Eastern Pennsylvania, South and Central New Jersey, and Delaware ... Four-year starting wide receiver for the La Salle football team ... Pulled in three first team All-Philadelphia Catholic League honors as a wide receiver and defensive back ... Graduated as the football program’s all-time leading receiver ... Three-time winner of La Salle’s Tex Flannery award recognizing leadership, scholarship and athletic achievement.

Personal: Born James P Herron III on July 27, 1996 in Harleysville, Pa. ... The son of Jim and Dianne Herron ... Has two younger sisters (Kristen and Bridget) ... Father played baseball at West Chester University from 1985-87.

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