Newcomer Profile - Jerrud Sabourin
Feb. 15, 2008
In the weeks leading up to the 2008 season, IUHoosiers.com will be introducing you to the newest members of the Indiana Baseball team. The newcomer profile for Friday, Feb. 15, is of freshman infielder Jerrud Sabourin.
Jerrud Sabourin is in his first season with the Hoosiers after spending one semester at Arizona. The San Diego native joined the Wildcats after playing three years of baseball at Torrey Pines High School under head coach Matt Chess, where he helped Torrey Pines to a No. 7 national ranking at one point during the 2007 season.
In Sabourin's senior campaign, Torrey Pines went 29-6 and finished second in San Diego County as the school won Palomar League Championships in his junior and senior seasons. As a senior, the first baseman hit .390 with four home runs, 12 doubles and 34 RBIs at the plate. He also went 6-2 with a 2.73 ERA on the mound and was named First Team All-Palomar League, First Team All-North County and to the San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic First Team.
As a junior, Sabourin saw Torrey Pines go 28-6 to finish third in San Diego County as he was named Second Team All-Palomar League. He posted a .360 average and had a 1.77 ERA on the mound. Sabourin led team in batting average as a sophomore and was named a scholar-athlete.
The honors student also played for the 2006 USA Baseball Junior Olympics West team, as he pitched two complete-game shutouts for the team.
Sabourin has one brother, Joshua. The son of David and Michele Sabourin was born on Nov. 2, 1989, and intends to major in biology at Indiana.
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