6 Jay Yost
6 Jay Yost
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bascom
High School: Hopewell-Loudon
Position: 2B/3B

BALDWIN WALLACE INFORMATION:

SPORTS PLAYED AT BW (YEARS AND LETTERS WON): As a junior in 2012, Jay competed in his third season of baseball and earned his second varsity letter.

ATHLETIC HONORS: As a junior in 2012, Jay was named as a second-team All-Ohio Athletic Conference selection. As a sophomore in 2011, Jay was awarded the team Gold Glove Award as voted by the players.

GENERAL BASEBALL INFORMATION: Jay has had a solid baseball career thus far. B-W has recorded a 56-53-1 record during his first three seasons in the Brown & Gold. For his career, Jay is hitting .320 (77-for-241) with55  runs scored, 17 doubles, one homerun, 38 RBI and is 21-for-27 in stolen base attempts.

As a freshman in 2010, Jay was the starting shortstop on junior varsity and saw action in six varsity games as a substitute.  He hit .333 (1-for-3) with one run scored.  B-W finished the season 12-23-1 overall.

As a sophomore in 2011, Jay played in his second season of baseball.  He appeared in all 34 games, starting 30, mostly at third base.  He hit .232 (23-of-99) with a team-leading six doubles, to go along with one homerun, 12 RBI, and 16 runs scored.  Jay was 11-of-15 in stolen bases with a .345 on-base percentage and an .840 fielding percentage. He was awarded the team Gold Glove Award as voted by the players.  B-W finished 17-17.

As a junior in 2012, Jay played in his third season of baseball. He appeared in 38 games on the year and started all of them. Jay hit .381 (53-of-139) with 38 runs scored, 11 doubles, one homerun, and 26 RBI. He stole ten bases on the year and had a fielding percentage of .925. Jay was named to the All-Ohio Athletic Conference second-team for his outstanding play on the year. Jay helped the Jackets win a school-best 27 games to go 27-13 on the season.

DO YOU BELONG TO ANY OTHER CLUBS OR ORGANIZATIONS AT BW:  Jay is a member of the Pre-Physical Therapy Club here at BW.

HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION:

HIGH SCHOOL ATTENDED: Hopewell-Loudon

NAME OF HIGH SCHOOL CONFERENCE: Midland Athletic League

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS PLAYED (YEARS & LETTERS EARNED): Jay played four years of baseball, football and basketball and earned three letters in baseball and two in both football and basketball, respectively.

HIGH SCHOOL HONORS, SPECIFY SPORT & YEAR: (ALL-CONFERENCE, DISTRICT,  ETC.): In baseball as a sophomore, Jay was honorable mention All-Midland Athletic League. As a junior, he was All-MAL Player of the Year, District Player-of-the-Year runner-up and second-team All-Ohio. As a senior, Jay was again named as a second-team All-Ohio performer for Division IV.  In football as a junior, Jay was named as an honorable mention All-MAL performer. As a senior, he was selected as a first-team All-MAL, All-District and second-team All-Ohio performer. Also in football during his senior season, Jay was a member of Hopewell-Loudon's OHSAA Division VI State Runner-Up team. In basketball as a junior, Jay was honorable mention All-MAL.