3 Jake Dunning  
    Jake Dunning


    Orange Park, Fla.

    Last College:
    Florida CC of Jacksonville

    Height / Weight:
    6-4 / 190



    JUNIOR YEAR: 2009
    Played in 57 games and started 56, primarily at shortstop ... hit .308 for the season with five home runs, 11 doubles, two triples and 45 RBI ... also scored 37 runs with four stolen bases ... appeared on the mound six times in relief, going 0-2 with one save in seven innings of work ... had his first hit in an IU uniform with a two-run single against Georgetown (2/21) ... had a double and scored twice against USF (2/22) ... picked up his first career save with an inning and a third of strong relief against USF (2/22) ... pitched a scoreless inning against Cleveland State (3/1) ... had an RBI double against Indiana State (3/3) ... went 2-for-3 against East Carolina (3/7) ... hit his first IU home run - a grand slam - against Morehead State (3/10) ... went 2-for-5 and scored three runs against Bowling Green (3/14) ... went 2-for-3 with three RBI against Northern Iowa (3/16) ... had three hits against Hartford (3/19) and scored twice ... went 2-for-3 and drove in a pair of runs in the opener against Minnesota (3/27) ... had two hits, scored twice and drove in three against Chicago State (3/31) ... matched the school record with five hits against Cincinnati (4/1) ... had a stellar day at the plate in game two against Penn State (4/18), going 3-for-4 with two home runs and four RBI ... made a pair of brilliant defensive plays in the finale against PSU (4/18) ... had three hits and an RBI against Michigan (4/25)... went 2-for-3 with two runs against Western Illinois (4/29) ... had two hits, including a pivotal two-run single, in the second game against Northwestern (5/9) ... hit a solo home run and had two hits at Evansville (5/12) ... went 2-for-2 with two runs, two RBI and two stolen bases against MSU (5/15) ... hit a two-run homer in the season finale against the Spartans (5/16) ... went 3-for-5 with two runs and two RBI against Minnesota (5/21) ... had three hits and scored twice in the championship game against the Gophers (5/23) to earn All-Tournament Team recognition.

    Will have two years of eligibility remaining with IU ... hit .341 in 2008 in playing 41 games for FCC ... was also a standout on the defensive side, committing just 11 errors and posting a .949 fielding percentage at shortstop ... also hit 15 doubles, three home runs and stole 17 bases on 20 attempts last year ... as a freshman in 2007, hit .326 in starting 37 games as the team's shortstop ... scored 25 runs and swiped 10 bags in 15 attempts offensively ... also was a standout on the mound in his debut season ... made five pitching appearances, starting twice, and went 2-1 with a 2.63 ERA, striking out eight in 15 1/3 innings of work.

    Played under Robbie Thompson at Clay High School ... was named first team all-conference and all-county in both his junior and senior years for Clay, hitting .339 with two homers, 12 doubles and 10 steals in his senior campaign ... junior season saw him hit .373 with 15 doubles, three triples and 13 swipes as well ... also played football at Clay ... played summer 2008 for the Alaska Goldpanners in the Alaska Baseball League, playing in 32 games and starting 31 for the team ... parents are John and Misu Dunning ... has one sister, Nikki, and one brother, Dane ... is undecided regarding his major at IU ... born on Aug. 12, 1988.


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