|Previous College:||Seminole State CC|
Last season's third baseman returns for senior season ... has
added nearly 20 pounds in muscle and bulk to his frame ... solid glove and
strong arm at third ... also shows excellent footwork around the bag ...
expected to be a more physical player this season ... missed seven weeks with a
broken foot in 2004 but is healthy entering this season ... an on-field leader
... a fiery, hard-nosed player ... owns good power and is a solid all-round
hitter ... the coaching staff is expecting him to make more of an impact this
season after finishing last year strong.
2004 Highlights (Junior)
Finished the season strong after missing seven weeks with a
broken right foot ... enjoyed outstanding Mid-Con Tournament ... hit .462 (6-13)
with three doubles and three RBI in three games ... also excelled in NCAA
Regional play, hitting .333-0-2 with two doubles and a triple ... was 2-for-4
with a double and two RBI against Texas (6/5) ... batted .393-0-5 overall in 11
post-season games ... 2-for-4 against No. 12 Arkansas (4/27) ... enjoyed
season's best day at Centenary (4/24), batting 4-for-10 with an RBI in
doubleheader sweep ... returned form injury to start all three games at Arizona
State (4/8-10) ... batted 2-for-10 with five runs scored against the Sun Devils
... was 2-for-3 with an RBI in series finale vs. Western Illinois (4/17) ... was
4-for-11 with three RBI in season's first three games, starting each at second
At Seminole State
Named All-Region II as a sophomore after hitting .418 with
four home runs and 40 RBI ... stole 13 bases in 15 attempts ... also named to
the Region II All-Tournament team ... batted .342 with six home runs and 48 RBI
as a freshman as Seminole won the regional title ... also had 16 doubles and
nine stolen bases ... Seminole was 91-27 in his two seasons.
2001 graduate of Tulsa's Memorial High School ... named Tulsa
World 2000 Metro Player of the Year ... two-time all-conference selection ...
helped Memorial to the 2001 regional championship and a No. 4 state ranking.
Full name is Jonathan Andrew Tackett ... son of Jerry and Kim
Tackett ... brother, Marcus, signed with ORU last Fall ... Business
Administration major ... also recruited by Louisiana Tech and NC State ... born
April 23, 1983.