Walter on Maziar
"Jake will redshirt this year due to a knee injury in the fall but has made good progress with his swing. He has also dedicated himself to making nutrition a priority and making the jump from hitter to athlete."
Was named a Perfect Game Underclass All-American ... Ranked in the Top 500 nationally by Perfect Game ... Was named First Team All-Region and First Team All-Area as a junior ... Also was named his team's Most Valuable Offensive Player as a junior ... As a sophomore, earned Second Team All-Region, First Team All-Area and the Nails Award ... also competed in basketball for two years.
Son of Neal and Amy Sue ... Born in Atlanta, Ga. ... Sister is Megan ... Two high school teammates are competing in college baseball ... Grandfather Milton Frank Jr. played football at the University of Alabama from 1957-1960 for legendary coach Bear Bryant.