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Caroline

Jacobsen

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Utility Player
Height: 5'8"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Tallahassee, Fla.
High School: Lawton Chiles HS
Experience: High School

Bio

2019 - Freshman (Stats): Appeared in all 24 games so far, owning a .243 average at the plate and leading Team Two with a pair of home runs … Started 12 contests at third base, with the other 12 coming in right field … Opened her career with a three-game hitting streak, including her first-career multi-hit and multi-RBI performance against Liberty (2-for-3, 2 RBI) on Feb. 9  Tallied the first home run of her career in the contest against Liberty, a solo shot to left … Went 4-for-11 with three RBI, two runs scored and a homer along with a .636 slugging clip to earn Puerto Vallarta College Challenge All-Tournament Team honors … Hit a three-run blast at Campbell on Feb. 13  Went 2-for-3 with a run scored, a double and a run driven in to help the Blue Devils close out the Duke Invitational with a 9-5 win against Charleston Southern  After earning two hits and a walk in the series against North Carolina, she has reached base safely in a career high five-straight games.

High School/Travel Ball: Emerged as one of the top players in the Sunshine State, leading Lawton Chiles High School to three district titles and receiving Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-State honors … Through three years, she posted 118 runs, 101 RBI, 19 homers, 19 stolen bases and eight triples … Shown improvement throughout that stretch, jumping from a .402 clip her freshman season to a scorching .506 average last year … Along with her average at the plate, she tallied 43 hits, driving in a career-high 52 runs and scoring 42 of her own while tallying a .598 on-base percentage during her All-State junior campaign … Showed impressive ability to get extra-base hits as well, grabbing eight home runs, eight doubles and four triples en route to a .976 slugging percentage … Honors in her third year didn’t stop with FACA All-State, as she was named FACA All-Academic, Miracle Sports All-State Second Team, All-Big Bend First Team and Player of the Year while leading LCHS to the 8A District I title … Sophomore season featured a .469 average/.548 OBP/.897 SLG to go along with 46 hits, 46 runs scored, 32 runs batted in, 10 doubles, eight homers and four triples … Also flashed speed on the base paths, stealing a career-high 11 bags … Her prowess at the plate and on the bases earned her Chiles Offensive Player of the Year honors and a spot on the All-Big Bend First Team … Busted onto the scene her freshman year with a .402 average that produced 30 runs, 17 RBI, five doubles and three homers … The Chiles Rookie of the Year recorded a .563 slugging percentage to go along with a .500 OBP, helping LCHS capture the 7A District 2 Championship … Has been on the travel ball scene since 2009, when she began with the Tallahassee Merchants … Spent six seasons with the Merchants and played centerfield, shortstop and first base, culminating with a ninth-place finish at the 2014 14U ASA Nationals … Played with the Santa Fe Inferno – Hill from 2015-16, playing outfield and shortstop, leading her squad to a fifth-place showing at the 2015 16U ASA Nationals … Made the move to the Santa Fe Inferno – Nowling in 2016 and reached fourth place at the 2017 18U Gold USA Nationals and seventh place at the 2016 16U ASA Nationals … The academic star is a member of the National Honor Society, as well as the Spanish National Honor Society where she was named the president for her senior year … Landed on the High Honor Roll all four years, was given the Chiles Scholar Student Athlete Award her sophomore season and has been a member of the Interact Club, Key Club and Big Bad Wolves – Spirit Club … Also a Chiles Dance Marathon Morale Captain last year and was named a Chiles Ambassador for her final two years at school.

Personal: Born Carolina Marie Jacobsen on Dec. 17, 1999 … Daughter of Krist and Kathy Jacobsen … Has two brothers, Connor and Ryan.

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