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Jalen Vasquez

  • position Infield
  • height 6-0
  • weight 170
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown North Charleston, S.C.
  • High school Fort Dorchester HS
  • position Infield
  • height 6-0
  • weight 170
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown North Charleston, S.C.
  • High school Fort Dorchester HS

Jalen Vasquez Bio

AWARDS

  • 2021-22 SEC Spring Honor Roll
  • SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2021)

SOPHOMORE (2022)

  • Played in 25 games for the Gamecocks with six starts
  • Had seven hits, six runs scored, a home run, five RBI and a stolen base
  • Had the game-winning RBI on a sacrifice fly in a walk-off win over Ole Miss (April 16)
  • Was 2-for-4 with three runs scored and his first home run as a collegian in a win over Kentucky (May 13)
  • Went 2-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base at Texas A&M (May 7)
  • Had his first hit of the season in a win over North Carolina (April 6)
  • Had a hit and drove in a run vs. Kentucky (May 14)

FRESHMAN (2021)

  • Played in seven games for the Gamecocks with a start against Davidson on March 17
  • Made his debut on Feb. 19 vs. Dayton
  • Walked in the Davidson game
  • Had three assists at second base in the win at Winthrop (March 2)

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Attended Fort Dorchester High School in North Charleston, S.C., where he helped the Patriots to a region championship and a berth in the district championship game in 2019
  • SC Baseball Coaches 5A First Team All-State (2019)
  • Hit .341 with 30 runs scored, 12 RBI and 22 walks for Fort Dorchester as a junior in 2019
  • On the mound, was 4-3 with a 2.89 ERA and 51 strikeouts in 46 innings pitched in 2019
  • Was the top-ranked shortstop and ninth-ranked player in the state of South Carolina for the class of 2020 by Perfect Game
  • Perfect Game Preseason All-Atlantic Region first team (2020)
  • Perfect Game Preseason Underclass high honorable mention (2019)
  • Palmetto Games Most Outstanding Player Player (2019)
  • No. 306 on Baseball America’s Top 500 Players for the 2020 MLB Draft
  • Played summer baseball for Canes National 16U

PERSONAL

  • Born on January 18, 2002
  • Son of Camilo and Tonia Vasquez
  • Major is sport and entertainment management

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