ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
41 - Jack Colton
Jack Colton
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Milton, Mass.
High School: Roxbury Latin
Position: OF
Bats/Throws: R/R

Freshman (2011):
Made his first start at Wofford (3/11) and played right field, going 0-for-3 with an RBI ... Had a pinch hit double at Wofford on 3/13 ... Ivy League Rookie of the Week for April 19 ... Batted .643 (9-14) with a .667 on-base-percentage in four games from 4/12-17 including a 7-11 mark in three games (two wins) at Brown this weekend. Colton factored in both victories with a 2-for-3 effort in a 6-3 win and a 3-for-4 effort with a walk in a 12-7 win ... Scored the game's only run in a 1-0 win against UMass in the first round of the Beanpot on 3/20 ... Singled in his first at bat of the game against BC in the Beanpot championship game at Fenway Park ... Had two hits at Dartmouth on 4/30 ... Had a two-run homer in the second game of a twinbill as part of a two-hit game versus Dartmouth on 5/1.

Background:
Son of Timothy and Mazie Colton ... Local product who attended Roxbury Latin High School, earning letters from 2007-10 in both baseball and football ... Senior captain of both teams ... Three-time ISL selection in baseball ... Named All-ISL and All-New England in football as a senior quarterback and linebacker ... Also named a two-time AAU Baseball All-American ... State finalist in baseball in 2007 and 2010 ... Roxbury Latin Scholar Athlete Award ... Former high school teammates playing at the college level are Michael Dodakian (Dartmouth), Danny Findley (Bowdoin), D.J. Jauss (East Carolina) and Sam August (Penn State).