Jake McCasland

Jake McCasland

Player Profile


Farmington, N.M.

High School:
Piedra Vista HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220






Stevens: Birmingham's Lobos Smash Error-Prone Aggies 13-6

New Mexico moves to an imporant Mountain West series this weekend at Nevada


Lobos Split Doubleheader With Missouri St.

UNM rallied for a 6-5 11-inning win in game one but lost game two 8-2


Stevens: Lobos Looking to Mash Their Way to Omaha in 2013

UNM begins its season Friday, Feb. 15 at Isotopes Park against the Oklahoma State Cowboys


Three Lobos Land in Top Prospects List

DJ Peterson, Jake McCasland and Mitch Garver all rank as top 300 prospects by PerfectGame.org


New Mexico Lobos Beat Aggies 12-10 To Win Rivalry Cup

Lobos and Aggies combine for 22 runs and 34 hits


2011 MWC Baseball Championship

Photos from the Lobos championship run.

JUNIOR (2013):Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 26th round of the MLB draft ... due to a lingering injury he did not appear in a game until March 9, but he still made a career-high 17 appearances ... went 1-1 with one save and hurled a total of 19.0 innings with a career-low ERA of 4.74 ... earned first career save May 18 at San Diego St. by hurling 1.1 shutout innings with two strikeouts ... earned his only win of the season April 17 vs. New Mexico St. after allowing one run in 1.2 innings with three strikeouts ... struck out a season-high four batters at San Diego St. May 16 ... pitched a season-high 3.0 innings vs. San Diego St. in the Mountain West Tournament championship game May 26 ... lefties hit just .136 against him and he held all batters to a .268 average.

SOPHOMORE (2012): Appeared in 12 games, including two starts ... posted a 6.43 ERA in 21 innings with an 0-1 record ... struck out 19 and allowed only six extra-base hits ... started two games against New Mexico St., one on Mar. 13 and one on May 15 ... struck out the side in his only inning of work against Oklahoma on Mar. 3 ... pitched at least an inning in his final 11 appearances, striking out at least one batter in each game ... made four assists and one putout in the field without committing an error.

FRESHMAN (2011): Started 15 games for the Lobos and posted a 2-6 record with a 6.34 ERA ... pitched 76.2 innings, which was the second-highest total on the team ... earned first win of season Mar. 25 against UNLV ... went 7.1 innings and allowed only one run on four hits and two walks, while matching his season-high with seven strikeouts ... threw a complete game shutout against Air Force on May 7 to pick up his second win ... only allowed four hits but walked a season-high five batters ... one of only three Lobos pitchers to start more than five games ... of the 42 batters he struck out, 16 of them struck out looking ... hurled 46.1 innings before allowing his first (and only) home run of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Piedra Vista High School in Farmington, N.M. ... graduated in 2010 ... lettered in football and baseball ... was an All-State football selection in 2008 ... helped team win the New Mexico 4A Baseball Championship in 2010 ... was a three-time All-State selection in baseball ... named New Mexico's Baseball Player of the Year in 2010 ... hold high school's single season home run record with 14 ... coached by Mike McGaha.

SUMMER/CLUB TEAMS: Four corners Thunder and Farmington Cardinals ... both teams made it to th eConnie Mack World Series ... McCasland won the Connie Mack World Series Home Run Derby.

PERSONAL: Born September 13, 1991, in Farmington, N.M., to Roxanne and Jim McCasland ... has one brother, Morgan ... father, Jim, played football and ran track at Texas Tech ... hobbies include hunting, fishing, drawing and anything outdoors ... favorite athlete is Todd Helton of the Colorado Rockies ... favorite food is pizza ... favorite movie is Dumb & Dumber ... currently undecided on a major.