High School: Three-sport athlete at Lenape High School ... 2018 Courier Post Male Athlete of the Year ... 2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American and Northeast All Region 2nd Team selection ... Batted .360 with 27 hits, seven home runs, 22 RBI and 31 runs scored while also going 2-2 on the mound with a save and a 3.25 ERA ... Rated among Perfect Game's top 500 overall prospects and No. 214 shortstop in the 2018 recruiting class ... Also tabbed PG's No. 43 overall and No. 4 shortstop in the state of New Jersey ... Pulled in 2017 All-South Jersey first team honors after batting .415 with 34 hits, 24 RBI and three homers as a junior. ... Twice selected to the Carpenter Cup, an all-start tournament sponsored by the Philadelphia Phillies ...Garnered 2017 Underclass High Honorable Mention distinction ... Led the Lenape football team to its first SJ Group 4 Championship, helping the Indians compile an 11-1 season in 2017 ... As a wide receiver, earned first team all-conference honors on the gridiron ... Also played basketball and pulled in second team all-conference accolades ... Averaged 11.1 points per game and notched double figures 15 times as a senior ... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Born Jake Anthony Topolski on September 29, 1999 in Voorhees, N.J. ... The son of Rob and Jane Topolski ... Has one older sister (Marissa) and one younger brother (Chase) ... Father played football at Lycoming College from 1984-88 ... Sister played soccer at Rice (2015-18).