Jack Jasiak

Jack Jasiak

Jasiak played an integral role in USF’s 2021 playoff run. He led in innings pitched, homers allowed and strikeouts.

Jasiak employs an unusual delivery that allows him to achieve natural deception while possessing an array of pitches ranging from his slider and changeup, all the way into the 90s.

Early Life and Education

Jack Jasiak hails from Naperville, Illinois and relocated to Spring Hill, FL when he was five. At F.W. Springstead High School under Coach Shawn LaFerty at F.W. Springstead HS he earned three seasons of varsity baseball as one of Florida’s premier right handed prep pitchers – boasting an advanced repertoire including low 90s fastball with plenty of life, short slider that induces swing-and-miss pitches from lefthand hitters, and changeup that attacks lefthanded hitters – which made him USF Friday starter in COVID-19 spring season and joins fifth rounder Orion Kerkering this season to form a formidable starting rotation that will serve the Bulls well into next season and beyond! Jasiak will be this staff ace going forward!

Majoring in health sciences, he aspires to become an orthopedic surgeon. Chris Sale is his idol; therefore, his favorite MLB team is the Chicago White Sox; wearing their jersey number 49 shows his respect.

Professional Career

Jack Jasiak was one of the premier recruits of 2021 and came to USF with high expectations. He led his team to a district title while making an impressionful presence on the mound with 28 strikeouts in just 6.2 innings pitched.

The Bulls relied heavily on him this season as their Friday starter and one of his top performers on staff. He threw 98.1 innings and boasted the best win/loss record among starters. Additionally, he made appearances in both AAC tournaments and NCAA regionals.

He’s a tall right-hander with an excellent feel for pitching, filling the strike zone and commanding all his pitches with ease. His fastball stands out due to its above-average vertical and horizontal break. Additionally, his short slider can make lefthanders uneasy. And as an out pitch he utilizes his curveball as often used a swing-and-miss pitch.

Achievement and Honors

Jack Jasiak: USF’s starting pitcher was one of the main reasons behind their first ever AAC Tournament championship victory this season, delivering multiple highlight reel performances like an 8.2 innings/12 strikeout performance against Tulane during their conference tournament appearance.

Vito: Carmine Lane was the freshman all-American 3B who led his baseball team in both batting average and RBI this season. He proved an invaluable leader for this group throughout their season of competition.

Collin: Albin Bergstrom was the men’s golf medalist at the AAC tournament. As the only individual to defeat SMU and play an instrumental part in USF winning its inaugural conference title.

KJ Sails is an incredible football player with tremendous courage who perseveres despite injury to make USF so enjoyable to watch.

Personal Life

Jasiak led Parchment High School to a district championship during his high school career and excelled both offensively and defensively. Following graduation, he decided to play college baseball for University of South Florida where he quickly established himself as their Friday starter throwing 28.1 innings with an astounding 1.32 ERA and 30 strikeouts!

UCF head coach Billy Mohl likened him to Greg Maddux as someone who won’t overpower opposing batters but is effective due to his unique pitching style. With an offbeat delivery that provides natural deception and excellent strike zone command, his fastball can reach 90-93 mph while his slider has become an effective wipeout pitch. Plus, he boasts an effective changeup and great command!

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