GENERAL: Coached by Bob Oliphant...earned three letters in basketball and two letters as a football player...SOPHOMORE: Shared time as a pitcher and at second base in his first varsity season...JUNIOR: Played at third base, second base, and recorded a 12-12 record as a pitcher...recipient of the Coach’s Award...in Legion ball with the Yakima Bears batted .388 and was named All-Star of the Firecracker Tournament...SENIOR (1999-00): Recorded a 4-2 record as a pitcher with four saves and a 3.84 ERA...also played shortstop...batted .330 and registered a .614 slugging percentage...hit four home runs...named defensive MVP for his team...named second team all-conference as a utility player...hit .360 with four home runs in Legion ball...Legion team finished with a record of 54-18 and lost the Legion Regional Championship.
FRESHMAN (2000-01): V-letter…Made 16 trips to the mound, with six starts…played in 23 games overall, including seven as a defensive player…three starts at third base…posted a 7.46 ERA with a 2-3 record while throwing 56.2 innings…at the plate hit .125 with one hit and one RBI…no errors in 20 chances…picked up his first win in his second outing when he threw 7.1 innings against UNLV…went eight innings against UCLA for his second win, allowing just two runs, both unearned…also had 7.2 innings against Gonzaga but had no decision…struck out a season-high four batters against Nevada in 3.2 innings…made three consecutive appearances without allowing an earned run against Washington twice and then UCLA…struck out 21 and walked 26…threw just two wild pitches…monthly totals: February 16.1i/1-0/5.51, March 19.1 i/1-0/3.72., April 10.0i/0-1/16.20, May 11.0i/0-2/9.00...pitching against league opponents: Arizona 4.2i/0-0/11.57, ASU 2.0i/0-1/27.00, California 0.0i/0-0/0.00, OSU 2.2i/0-0/16.88, Stanford 1.0i/0-1/36.00, UCLA 8.0i/1-0/0.00, USC 5.0i/0-1/7.20, Washington 8.0i/1-0/0.00...here's how he hit against Pac-10: Arizona .000 (0/0), ASU .000 (0/0), California .000 (0/1), OSU .000 (0/1), Stanford .000 (0/0), USC .000 (0/0), UCLA .000 (0/0), Washington .000 (0/0)...his monthly hitting averages: February .500 (1/2), March .000 (1/6), April .000 (0/0), May .000 (0/0).
SOPHOMORE (2001-02): V-letter…Games - 13…Starts - 0…made 11 mound appearances and also saw plate action in five of those games…saw field action in two games when not on the mound…posted a 2-1 record, with all decisions coming in relief…recorded wins against CS-Northridge with one inning of work and against Arizona with 1.2 innings of relief work…only loss came against Texas A&M…had shutout relief performances against Gonzaga (1.0 inning), Sacramento State (2.0 innings, no hits allowed), California (1.0 inning) and Arizona (1.1 innings)…longest mound stint 5.1 innings against OSU when he also had a season-high three strikeouts…monthly totals: February 5.2i/1-1/12.71, March 4.0i/0-0/6.75, April 1.1i/0-0/27.00, May 8.1i/1-0/11.88...pitching against league opponents: ARIZ 1.1i/1-0/0.00, ASU 1.1i/0-0/27.00, CAL 1.0i/0-0/0.00, OSU 5.1i/0-0/13.50, STAN 1.2i/0-0/16.20, UCLA dnp, USC dnp, Washington 1.0i/0-0/27.00.
JUNIOR (2002-03): V-letter…Games Pitched - 5…Starts - 0…IP - 12.1…Record - 0-0…ERA: 8.76…Pac-10 academic honorable mention honoree…also saw action in five games, with five at-bats and one hit…made four trips to the mound, all in relief…no decisions…longest mound stint 4.1 innings against UCLA, allowing five hits and just one run while striking out a season-high three batters…threw 3.0 innings in two separate games, once at Gonzaga and once at Arizona State…three strikeouts against UCLA and two in one inning at Pacific in early February…stats were dramatically inflated by a three-inning, 13 hit, 10 run performance against ASU in mid-April…in his first three outings, gave up three runs, all earned, in five innings…also used as a pinch hitter, with one hit against Gonzaga…made his only start at shortstop against Long Beach State early in the year…here's how he hit against Pac-10 opponents: Arizona dnp, ASU dnp, California .000 (0/0), OSU dnp, Stanford dnp, UCLA dnp, USC dnp Washington dnp...his monthly hitting averages: February .000 (0/2), March .333 (1/3), April dnp, May dnp…monthly pitching totals: February 1.0i/0-0/9.00, March dnp, April 7.0i/0-0/12.86, May 4.1i/0-0/2.08...pitching against league opponents: Arizona dnp, ASU dnp, California dnp, OSU 1.0i/0-0/18.00, Stanford dnp, UCLA 4.1i/0-0/2.08, USC dnp, Washington dnp.
Jamin Svendsen…born 5-28-82 in Yakima, Wash…parents John and Julie Svendsen...stepmother Katy Svendsen...member of the Vocational Industrial Clubs of America and was the state champion in architectual board his senior year...hobbies include basketball and skiing...has not decided on an academic interest.
YEAR G/GS AVG. AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB SO SB-A SAC PO A E F.AVG 2001 23/9 .125 8 2 1 1 0 0 0 4 5 0-1 0 9 15 3 .889 2002 2/0 .333 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0-0 0 4 2 3 .667 2003 10/1 .200 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0-0 0 2 3 0 1.000 Career 46/10 .188 16 2 3 3 0 0 0 4 8 0-1 0 15 20 6 .854
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