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#7 Jacob Robson
Position: OF
Bats: L
Throws: R
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 177
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Windsor, Ont., Canada
High School: Vincent Massey Secondary School
Experience: High School
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Robson Videos

CAREER STATS

2016 Team Captain
D1 Baseball's 113th-Best Player in College Baseball
Perfect Game's 100th-Best Junior in College Baseball
2015 Week 1 Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2015: The only Bulldog to play in all 54 games, making 50 starts in center field • The Feb. 16 Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week • Led the team in batting average (.324), runs scored (41), hits (60), stolen bases (21), at-bats (185), bunt singles (10) and multi-hit games (18) • Finished eighth in the SEC in stolen bases, 10th in on-base percentage (.436) and 12th in walks (37) • Also registered five doubles, one home run, nine RBIs and three outfield assists • Hit .331 against right-handed pitchers (48 for 145) and .300 vs. lefties (12 for 40) • Collected 34 hits in 30 SEC games, hitting .304 with 18 runs, 18 walks, eight stolen bases and four doubles • Raked at a .356 clip in 24 non-conference contests • The only player on the team to hit at each spot in the lineup • Went 3 for 5 with two runs, an RBI and a double at Ole Miss May 8 • Hit .400 April 30-May 2 against No. 1 LSU, going 4 for 10 with six walks, three stolen bases and two runs • Tied a career high with three walks May 2 vs. the Tigers • Totaled eight hits and two stolen bases April 24-26 in three games at No. 25 Arkansas • Scored a run in all three games vs. No. 6 Florida April 17-19 • Singled and walked at top-ranked Texas A&M April 12, one day after going 2 for 4 with a run in the upset victory against the Aggies • Drove in MSU’s only run of the game April 7 at Memphis • Went 2 for 5 with two runs and a double in the April 2 series-opening win against No. 13 South Carolina • Collected a pair of hits in a career-high six at-bats March 31 at South Alabama • Recorded a career-best eight-game hitting streak March 11-22 • Totaled a career-best four hits and tied a career high with three runs March 22 at Kentucky • Had his only multi-RBI game March 21 against the Wildcats, recording his first career home run, an opposite field shot to left in the ninth inning • Tallied two hits, two runs and two stolen bases March 17 vs. Eastern Illinois • Went 5 for 9 with three walks, three runs, a double and a base swipe March 14-15 in the SEC opener against Alabama • Singled, walked and stole a base March 11 vs. Western Kentucky • Recorded a base hit, walk and two base swipes March 3 against Arkansas-Pine Bluff • Went 3 for 6 with three runs, two stolen bases, a walk and an RBI in two games against Samford Feb. 28-March 1 • Started the season reaching base safely in a career-long 10 straight games Feb. 13-27, hitting .485 during the stretch • Singled twice, walked once and scored a run Feb. 24 against Alcorn State • Went 4 for 6 with four runs, three walks and an RBI Feb. 21 in the doubleheader sweep against Alabama A&M and Marshall • Went 3 for 5 with a pair of runs against the Thundering Herd Feb. 20, stealing a Bulldog single-game high three bases in the victory • Named Collegiate Baseball National Player of the Week Feb. 16 after reaching base safely in 13 of his 17 plate appearances on opening weekend (.600/.765/.700) • Was hit by two pitches, scored twice and drove in a run Feb. 15 vs. Cincinnati • Went 3 for  4 with two walks, an RBI, a double and a career-high tying three runs Feb. 14 against the Bearcats • Went 2 for 2 with two runs and two walks as MSU’s Opening Day center fielder • Played summer ball with MSU teammate Reid Humphreys for the Bourne Braves in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League • Started in left field for the West in the CCBL All-Star Game • Named CCBL Player of the Week July 6 • Saw action in 35 games, hitting .275 in 102 at-bats with 19 walks, 17 runs, 10 doubles, nine RBIs, four stolen bases, two triples and a home run • Batted .318 in 30 regular season games • Named the 52nd-best MLB prospect in the CCBL by Perfect Game • Worked out at Fenway Park in front of general managers and scouts of all 30 MLB teams June 30, where he was timed at 6.45 in the 60-yard dash.

2014: Appeared in 18 games from Opening Day until March 23, before missing the rest of the season due to injury • Started four games, with three starts coming in left field (2-1) and one start in center (1-0) • Went 4 for 5 in stolen base attempts, including a successful steal of home in a win against Eastern Illinois March 2 • Had his best game of the season Feb. 21 in the win against Holy Cross, scoring once on a 1 for 1 day with a career-high tying three walks and a career-best tying three stolen bases • Walked and scored a run as a pinch hitter Feb. 19 at home vs. Memphis • Played summer ball for the Thunder Bay Border Cats of the Northwoods League • Member of the 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2013: Named a Top-200 prospect for the 2015 MLB Draft by Perfect Game • Hit .206 in 47 games (25 starts) in his debut campaign, totaling 16 RBIs, 11 walks, 10 runs scored, three stolen bases and two doubles • Raised his game in conference play, going 10 for 40 (.250) in 18 SEC games (11 starts) • Saw playing time vs. UCLA June 24 in Game One of the NCAA College World Series Championship Series in Omaha • Registered an RBI single and a run scored May 25 vs. Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament in Hoover, Alabama • Had his best game of the season May 4 in the home victory vs. Alabama, cranking out a season-best three hits in a season-high five at-bats to go along with an RBI and his second career double • Finished the three-game series vs. Florida with a 2 for 3 performance against the Gators in the series finale April 7 • Earned a career-best three walks vs. Alcorn State March 19 • Went 1 for 3 with a run and a pair of walks March 5 vs. Mississippi Valley State • Registered his first career stolen base March 3 in the second game of the doubleheader vs. Saint Joseph’s • Tallied a career-high three RBIs in a home win vs. Rhode Island Feb. 27 •  Recorded RBIs in wins against Purdue (Feb. 22) and Samford (Feb. 23) • Went 2 for 4 with his first collegiate RBI Feb. 17 vs. Portland in his first career start • Scored a run off a walk in his collegiate debut Feb. 15 on Opening Day against the Pilots • Played summer ball for the Plymouth Pilgrims in the New England Collegiate Baseball League.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Vincent Massey Secondary School in Windsor, Ontario, Canada • Three-year starting center fielder and leadoff hitter at VMSS • Coached by Logan Lenarduzzi  • Team MVP who led team to 2010 Ontario provincial championship • Tabbed as the 2011 VMSS Junior Athlete of the Year • Also starred in badminton and volleyball • Four-year academic honor roll selection and winner of the Principal’s Scholar-Athlete Award • Member of the Baseball Canada Junior National Team • Earned a silver medal with Team Canada after hitting .290 with six stolen bases in nine games  at the 2012 IBAF 18A World Championship held in Seoul, South Korea • Fashioned a .404 career batting with travel ball team called the Ontario Blue Jays, coached by Dan Bleiwas • Hit .472 with 77 hits, 70 runs scored, 41 RBIs and 50 stolen bases in 2012 with the Blue Jays • Also played summer club baseball in 2011 with the Tecumseh (Ontario) Thunder, coached by Dave Cooper • Trained at the Windsor Legion Track and Field Club with MSU senior Brandon McBride, a national champion for the MSU track & field team.

DRAFT HISTORY: Chosen by the San Diego Padres in the 30th round of Major League Baseball’s 2012 First-Year Player Draft.

PERSONAL: Born Jacob Charles Robson on Nov. 20, 1994 in London, Ontario, Canada • Son of Jill Schroeder and Charles Robson of Windsor, Ontario • Majoring in business administration • Has produced a Vine video which has been viewed more than 12 million times.

CAREER HIGHS
AB:    6 at South Alabama 3/31/15
R:    3, 3x, last at Kentucky, 3/22/15
H:    4 at Kentucky, 3/22/15
RBI:    3 vs. Rhode Island, 2/27/13
2B:    1, 7x, last at Ole Miss, 5/8/15
3B:    N/A
HR:    1 at Kentucky, 3/21/15
BB:    3, 4x, last vs. LSU, 5/2/15
SB:    3, 2x, last vs. Marshall, 2/20/15

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