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#11  Jimmy Obertop

Position:
C/INF
Height:
6-2
Weight:
230
Class:
*Sr. (Graduate)
Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.
Major:
Athletic Leadership in Education
High School:
University of Michigan
B/T:
R-R

Catcher and infielder who had his best season in 2024 ... a career .278 hitter with a .544 slugging percentage and .392 on-base percentage in 191 games (187 starts) over five seasons ... had 33 doubles, 51 homers, 153 RBIs, 146 runs, 118 walks, 20 hit-by-pitches and three steals ... seventh in Tiger history in slugging percentage (.656) and 10th in walks per at-bat (one every 4.45).

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Catcher and infielder who had his best season in 2024 … a career .278 hitter with a .544 slugging percentage and .392 on-base percentage in 191 games (187 starts) over five seasons … had 33 doubles, 51 homers, 153 RBIs, 146 runs, 118 walks, 20 hit-by-pitches and three steals … seventh in Tiger history in slugging percentage (.656) and 10th in walks per at-bat (one every 4.45).

2024: Team co-captain … won the team’s Offensive MVP Award … Academic All-District by CSC … All-ACC Academic selection … hit .303 with 62 runs, 11 doubles, 22 homers, 56 RBIs, a .656 slugging percentage, .438 on-base percentage, 49 walks, four hit-by-pitches and a steal in 57 games (57 starts, including 42 at catcher, 12 at first base and three as the DH) … fifth in Tiger history in at-bats per homer (9.9) and tied for 10th in homers … tied for first in the ACC in runners caught stealing (14), tied for seventh in homers and walks and eighth in homers per game (0.39) and walks per game (0.86) … led the team in slugging percentage, walks and OPS (1.093) … tied for the team lead in homers … threw out 14 of 36 basestealers … hit .325 with runners on base and .356 with runners in scoring position … hit 13 homers in 29 ACC regular-season games … had 16 multiple-hit games and 16 multiple-RBI games … had a 27-game on-base streak from March to April … went 3-for-5 with a homer, double and two RBIs against Presbyterian on Feb. 20 … went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer and walk against USC Upstate on Feb. 27 … went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a walk against UNC Greensboro on March 9; was 6-for-11 (.545) with four walks in the series … went 1-for-2 with an RBI, three runs and two walks against Manhattan on March 12 … went 1-for-2 with a three-run homer, two runs and three walks at No. 3 Duke on March 16 … went 1-for-4 with a go-ahead homer in the 10th inning, two runs and a walk at No. 3 Duke on March 17 … went 1-for-2 with a two-run homer, two runs and three walks against Presbyterian at Greenville, S.C. on March 20 … went 3-for-5 with a two-run homer and two runs at Notre Dame on April 5 … hit a homer at Notre Dame on April 7 … went 1-for-4 with a homer and walk against USC Upstate on April 9 … went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer and walk against NC State on April 12 … hit two homers against Pittsburgh on April 19 … went 3-for-5 with a Tiger-record-tying and team-season-tying-high three homers and five RBIs in the second game of a doubleheader against Pittsburgh on April 20; became the 18th Tiger to hit three homers in a game; was 7-for-14 with five homers and seven RBIs in the series … went 2-for-5 with a double, RBI, two runs and a walk at Louisville on April 26; his two-out single scored the tying run in the ninth inning … went 2-for-5 with a homer, double, three RBIs and two runs at Louisville on April 28 … went 3-for-5 with a homer and two RBIs at Charlotte on May 7 … went 2-for-5 with a three-run homer and double against Boston College on May 16 … went 3-for-5 with a homer, double, four RBIs and three runs against Boston College on May 17 … went 1-for-4 with a homer, two RBIs, two runs and a walk against Coastal Carolina in the Clemson Regional on June 2 … went 2-for-4 with a homer and walk against No. 13 Florida in the Clemson Super Regional on June 8.

Before Clemson: Member of the Michigan team from 2020-23 … hit .266 with 84 runs, 22 doubles, 29 homers, 97 RBIs, a .493 slugging percentage, .370 on-base percentage and two steals in 134 games (130 starts) in his career at Michigan, where he was coached by Erik Bakich and Tracy Smith … hit .278 with 15 homers and 54 RBIs in 62 games in 2022 … hit .275 with a team-high 11 homers and 34 RBIs in 42 games (41 starts) in 2021, when he was a Third-Team All-Big Ten Conference selection … totaled four homers and nine RBIs in six NCAA Tournament games … All-Big Ten Conference Academic selection and a Big Ten Conference Distinguished Scholar in 2023 … lettered in baseball at Westminster Christian Academy, where he was coached by Dan Petke.

Personal: Earned a certificate on May 9, 2024 in athletic leadership in education … born James Michael Obertop on June 12, 2000 in St. Louis, Mo.

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