2012 (Sophomore): Made 19 appearances while posting a 1.69 ERA and recording four saves good for second-best on the team … Allowed only .222 opponent batting average while striking out 19 batters in 16 innings pitched … Zero home runs allowed to opposing batters.
2011 (Freshman): Made 11 appearances on the mound for the Pacers, totaling 10.2 innings … Sported a 4.22 ERA for the season … His .189 batting average against was fourth-best on the team.
Gilbert High School: Padgett boasted a 1.50 ERA in his high school career with a 7-2 record ... He was named to the All-Region and All-State teams ... He led his team to the 2006 and 2008 State Championships.
Personal: Jake is the son of Dean and Renee Padgett ... Born March 22, 1991 ... He is majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.