Walter on Carey
"Jack returns as our team leader in home-runs and RBIs. He is the consummate team player and is one of the guys on the team you can always count on to have a good at bat in the clutch."
2014 (Redshirt Senior)
Played in 31 games and made 22 starts, all in right field during his redshirt senior season .... Collected 12 hits, three doubles and had eight runs ... Hit two home runs and had nine RBIs while walking 21 times ... Started the season opener against Towson (Feb. 15) ... Went 2-for-2 against Radford with two RBIs ... Hit his first homer of the season at Elon (March 26) ... Against Notre Dame (March 30), Carey went 2-for-4 in the win ... Hit his second homer at North Carolina (April 13) in the Deacs win at Chapel Hill ... Had a two-RBI pinch hit double against Appalachian State (April 16).
2013 (Redshirt Junior)
Played in 47 games and made 42 starts for the Demon Deacons ... Split time between being the designated hitter and playing right field ... Was Wake Forest's best power hitter on the year with a team-high six home runs ... Also had five doubles and was third on the team with 34 RBIs ... Ended the year with a .253 batting average and a .407 slugging percentage ... Started the year on fire, hitting .380 (19-for-50) over his first 18 games played ... Drove in 17 runs and hit four homers during that stretch, as well ... Hit home runs vs. Youngstown State (Feb. 24), vs. West Virginia (Feb. 24), vs. Gardner-Webb (Mar. 13), vs. NC State (Mar. 16) and High Point (Apr. 9 & Apr. 10) ... Collected three, three-hit games on year (vs. West Virginia on Feb. 24, at Georgia Tech on March 30 and vs. Miami on May 11) ... Had a walk-off single to help Wake Forest defeat UNCG at home on April 2 ... Hit a grand slam vs. NC State on March 16 ... Was second on the team with nine multi-RBI games ... Also was 5-for-6 on stolen base attempts.
2012 (Redshirt Sophomore) Played in 31 games and made 18 starts for the Deacs ... Found himself in the starting lineup against left-handed pitchers, serving most as a designated hitter and pinch hitter throughout the season ... Ended the year with a .293 batting average, a .397 slugging percentage, six doubles and 16 RBIs ... Scored nine runs and drew 10 walks ... Scored a season-high three runs at Charlotte on April 11, going 1-for-1 with a double and a season-high two walks ... Had even more success against Charlotte at home on May 15, going 2-for-3 with season highs of three RBIs and two doubles ... Was 3-for-4 in stolen base attempts ... Recorded three multi-hit games (vs. NJIT on March 14; vs. Virginia Tech on April 20; vs. Charlotte on May 15).
2011 (Redshirt Freshman) Filled various roles for the Demon Deacons, appearing in 37 games and making 11 starts ... Made six starts at designated hitter, four starts behind the plate and one start at third base ... Saw most of his action against left-handed hurlers ... Went 12-for-54 on the year (.222), including a home run and six RBIs ... His first-career hit doubled as his first-career home run against Northwestern on February 26 ... The home run was a two-run shot ... Turned in his only two-hit game of the season in a relief role against Charlotte on March 15, going 2-for-2 with an RBI off the bench ... Ended the season on a hot streak, recording four hits in his last eight at bats ... Went 3-for-5 for the series in a return to his home state at Maryland.
Did not see action during the 2010 season.
Four-year varsity starter at St. Paul's School ... Hit .509 with 16 home runs and 61 RBIs during senior season ... Named Gatorade and MaxPreps Player of the Year in Maryland following 2009 season ... Selected as 2009 Baltimore Sun Player of the Year ... Twice named a Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American and was a Louisville Slugger All-American following the 2009 season ... Three-time All-MIAA Conference first team choice and two-time All-Metro first team selection ... Set school single season and career records for home runs (16 - season, 27 career), RBIs (61 season, 149 career) and hits (54 season, 168 career).
Born on November 14, 1990 ... Son of John and Debra Carey ... Pursing a Masters in Management.