TAMU Baseball BIO
20 Jason Jester

2013 (REDSHIRT JUNIOR): Appeared in 33 games as the Aggies’ closer, posting a 3-4 record with 14 saves and a 2.47 ERA... allowed 35 hits and 12 walks while striking out 39 and holding opponents to a .200 batting average over 47.1 innings... set the Aggies single-season saves record with 14... ranked fifth in the SEC with 14 saves and 33 appearances... appeared in 16 SEC contests, notching a 2-2 record with seven saves and a 4.03 ERA in 22.1 innings... did not allow a run in his first 13 appearances, registering a 2-0 record and seven saves and allowing seven hits and three walks while striking out 17 over 18.2 innings... earned first career save with 1.2 innings of relief against Illinois-Chicago (2/16), scattering three hits while striking out two... picked up saves in both games of a two-game series against Northwestern State (2/26-27) allowing two hits and one walk while striking out two over 2.1 innings... notched save in series opener against Cal State Fullerton (3/8) allowing one hit while striking out four over 2.1 shutout innings... earned his first career win by striking out three of the four batters he faced in 1.1 innings of a 6-5 victory over Houston Baptist (3/12)... picked up a win and a save in games against Georgia (3/15-16) allowing one hit and one walk while striking out two in 4.0 innings against the Bulldogs... earned a two-inning save in series opener at Arkansas (4/19) striking out two of the six batters he faced in a 5-3 win... notched two saves in series against Missouri (5/3 & 5/5) allowing one hit and one walk while striking out one over 2.0 innings... picked up save in series opener against LSU (5/9), striking out one over 1.0 innings... earned a win against Tennessee (5/17) scattering two hits and one walk over 1.1 innings of relief... earned save in NCAA Corvallis Regional win against UC Santa Barbara (6/2), allowing one hit in 2.1 scoreless innings.

2012 (JUNIOR): Did not see action during a redshirt season.

AT TYLER JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Tyler Junior College for coach Doug Wren... a starter as a freshman (2010), finished with a 9-2 record and 1.82 ERA with 87 strikeouts and just 17 walks in 78 innings... transitioned to the closer role as a sophomore (2011), finishing with four saves to go along with a 2.49 ERA and 23 strikeouts in 21.2 innings of work... selected as a second team All-American... played summer ball with the East Texas Pump Jacks of the Texas Collegiate League... went 1-1 with 20 saves and a 1.09 ERA in 28 games (33.0 IP) for the Pump Jacks in 2012, allowing just 16 hits and three walks while fanning 46.

AT HALLSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL: Earned second team All-State honors at Hallsville High School, helping lead the school to postseason appearances in 2008 and 2009... also garnered first team All-East Texas and first team all-district accolades... compiled a 10-2 record as a senior.

PERSONAL: Jason Gene Jester was born May 4, 1991, in Longview, Texas, to Debbie Jester... has two siblings, Cullen and Whitney... enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with friends and family.

Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hallsville, Texas
Other College: Tyler Junior College
Experience: Redshirt
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