Several Jayhawks hope to be selected
KU takes on Aggies at Bricktown Ballpark Wednesday
Jayhawks took two of three from Missouri in last series as members of the same conference
KU-Mizzou meet for final time as Big 12 foes this weekend
Marasco highlights first team selections
Career Honors and Awards:
2012 (Senior): Named Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... Pitched in 26 games out of the bullpen ... Went 1-2 with a 4.75 ERA and one save in 41 2/3 innings ... Tallied 33 strikeouts and walked just 12 ... Did not allow a run over his first seven appearances of the season ... Earned first career save against Belmont (Feb. 18), pitching the final 2/3 of the ninth inning ... Recorded a career-best six strikeouts in three scoreless innings against North Dakota (March 6) ... Pitched two innings of scoreless relief at Baylor (March 24) ... Suffered first loss of the year in 16-inning game against Wichita State ... Made two-inning scoreless appearances against Oklahoma (April 27) and Air Force (May 5) ... Earned first career win at UALR (May 1), allowing one run over two innings ... Recorded four strikeouts in three innings of relief at Kansas State (May 13).
2011 Summer: Played for the Rochester Honkers of the Northwoods League ... Head coach was Stefan McGovern ... Posted a 2-2 record with a 3.25 ERA and one save in 17 relief appearances ... Tallied 30 strikeouts in 44 1/3 innings ... Also went 7-for-25 with a home run and three RBIs at the plate.
2011 (Junior): Made 13 appearances out of the bullpen ... Pitched 16 2/3 innings with an ERA of 5.40 without recording a decision ... Held opponents to a .190 batting average ... Allowed no earned runs in two innings of relief at Wichita State (May 4) ... Pitched one scoreless inning of work with two strikeouts against Alabama A&M (May 15).
Summer 2010: Pitched for the California Seals in the Pacific West Collegiate Baseball League.
2010 (RS-Sophomore):Made seven appearances out of the bullpen ... Pitched six innings with five walks and six strikeouts ... Tossed two scoreless innings against Saint Mary (March 9), striking out a career high three hitters ... Also threw a scoreless inning of relief against Baker (March 24).
2009 (RS-Freshman): Did not pitch.
2008 (Freshman): Took a redshirt season.
High School: Lettered three times for head coach Rocky Helm at Maize High School ... Selected as a Louisville Slugger All-American as a senior ... Named first team all-state and all-league ... Given the Perseverance Award his senior year ... Named team MVP twice ... Led team to a state championship in 2005 and a second-place finish in 2006 ... Batted .426 with four homers, 22 RBIs and 12 stolen bases during his senior season ... Also went 5-0 with a 0.35 ERA on the mound in 2006 ... Lettered four times in football and twice in basketball ... An Army National Scholar Athlete and a Wendy's Heisman candidate.
Personal: Son of Jon and Judy Jakubov ... Oldest brother, Ryan, pitched at KU from 2002-03, while older brother, Matthew, played at Wichita State from 2002-04... A double major in psychology and sport management.