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Jody Blount
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Jody Blount

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Union, Miss.

High School:
Union HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
OF

Birthdate:
04/25/1985

Bats/Throws:
R/R

06/05/2007

NCAA Regional vs Sam Houston 6-3-07

NCAA Regional vs Sam Houston 6-3-07

06/03/2007

NCAA Regional vs Ole Miss

Regional vs Ole Miss

05/17/2007

Baseball vs Marshall 5-6

Baseball vs Marshall 5-6

04/15/2007

Baseball vs Tulane - Sun

Baseball vs Tulane - Sunday

03/06/2007

Baseball vs Louisiana-Lafayette-Sunday

Baseball vs Louisiana- Lafayette 3-4-07

Returns for his final season ready to claim his starting spot in right field ...Solid hitter with above-average power ... Excellent range with his arm in the outfield ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ...

2006 (Jr.): Played in 60 games and started 59 ... Hit .294 with eight doubles, one triple, 10 home runs and 47 RBIs ... Had eight assists from the outfield ... Tied for No. 11 in Conference USA in runs scored (55) and tied for No. 12 in home runs ... Collected 19 multiple-hit games (15 games with two hits, four games with three), 10 multiple-RBI games (six games with two RBIs, three games with three, one with six), 14 multiple-run games (four games with three runs, 10 games with two) and six multiple-walk games (three games with three walks, three with two) ... Hit .417 (5/12) in the Marshall series (4/28-30) with a triple, three RBIs and scored five runs ... Batted .417 (5/12) in the East Carolina series (5/5-7) with a double, a home run, two RBIs and scored two runs ... Notched four hits in 12 at bats (.333) in the Tulane series (5/12-14) with a double, a home run, three RBIs and scored three runs ... Tallied three hits, including a double, two runs and three RBIs against Ole Miss (4/4) ... Registered three hits, including two home runs, three runs scored and a season-high six RBIs against Buffalo in game three (3/12) ... The day before, he finished with two hits, including a home runs, two runs scored and two RBIs ... Collected three hits, including a double, a home run, three runs scored and three RBIs at Tulane in game two of the series (5/13) ... Posted two hits, including a double and a home run, two runs scored and two RBIs in game three of the UCF series (5/20) ... Finished with two hits, including an RBI and scored a run in the second game against Memphis in the C-USA Tournament (5/26) ... Had two hits, including a home run against acksonville State in the NCAA Tournament (6/3) ... Tallied two hits in each of the first two games of the Dallas Baptist series with two RBIs in game one (4/7) and a double and three runs scored in game two (4/8) ... Collected three hits with a triple, an RBI and three runs scored in game two at Marshall (4/29) ... Drew three walks against Mississippi State (4/25) in the first game of the two-game series ...

2005 (So.): Played in 57 games and started 40 ... Finished the season, hitting .268 with six doubles, four home runs and 23 RBIs .... Had seven assists from the outfield, only committed two errors and had a .977 fielding percentage ... Twelve multiple-hit games (all with two hits) and five multiple-RBI games (three games with two, two games with three) ... Six multiple-run games ... Hit .571 (4/7) in the Memphis series (4/1-3) with two doubles, a home run, two RBIs and three runs scored ... Went 3-for-9 (.333) in the Tulane series (4/22-24) with a double and an RBI ... Finished 3-for-6 (.500) in the two games at Mississippi State, scoring three runs ...Went 4-for-8 (.500) with a double, three RBIs and two runs scored in Lamar's Cardinal Classic (3/4-6) ... Was 2-for-4 with a home run in the Golden Eagles' 10-9 win over Ole Miss (4/5) ... Went 2-for-5 with a double and three RBIs against Mercer (2/25) ... Went 2-for-6 with a home run, three runs scored and two RBIs against Arkansas State in game three (3/13) ... Was 2-for-5 with a run scored, a home run and three RBIs against Mississippi Valley State (3/23) ... Completed the season with a 2-for-2 performance at the plate with two walks and an RBI against Maine in the NCAA Tournament (6/4) ...

2004 (Fr.): Played in 44 games and started 37 in the outfield or at designated hitter ... Hit .235 with six doubles, one triple, six home runs and drove in 25 runs ... Six multiple-hit games (four with two hits, two with three hits) and five multiple-RBI games (one with two, two with three, one with four, one with five) ... Registered a .432 slugging percentage and a .308 on-base percentage ... Hit four home runs in his first eight games, including a three-run blast against Northwestern (La.) State in his first collegiate plate appearance (2/20) and a grand slam the next day ... Blasted a three-run homer in the sixth inning against Ole Miss (4/27), in Jackson, to lead Southern Miss to victory ... Hit .417 (5/12) in the Tulane series (4/23-25), with a double, an RBI and scored four runs ... Batted .429 (3/7) with a double and an RBI in the Charlotte series (5/14-16) ... Went 2-for-4 with five RBIs, a three-run double, a two-run homer, walked once and scored twice against Oklahoma State (3/6) ... Batted 3-for-4 with an RBI against Memphis (4/16) ... Finished 3-for-5 with an RBI and scored three runs against Tulane in the Conference USA Tournament (5/27) ...

Prep: Six-year letterwinner for Coach Joey Ward at Union High School ... Helped lead Union to the third round of the state 1A playoffs ... As a senior, he hit .440 and finished with 12 doubles, five triples, six home runs and 38 RBIs ... As a pitcher, he finished with an 8-3 record and had a 1.78 ERA ... An all-state selection, the Neshoba Democrat's Area Player of the Year and was selected to play in the Mississippi High School Coaches Association All-State game, where he was named the game's offensive player of the game ... Also selected to play in the MPSA-MHSAA Baseball Classic ... A three-time all-district selection and was named the district Player of the Year as a senior ... Named the team's best offensive player three times and best defensive player once ... Also lettered in golf and football ... In golf, he was a two-time all-state honoree and named to the all-district team once in football ... Member of the National Beta Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Who's Who Among American High School Students and Who's Who in Sports ... Also named to the National Honor Roll and selected an All-American Scholar ...

Personal: Son of Robert and Teresa Blount ... Majoring in coaching ... Enjoys playing golf, hunting and fishing in his spare time ... Born April 25, 1985.

Blount's Career Statistics

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO

2006 (Jr.) .294 60-59 218 55 64 8 1 10 47 1-4 29 54

2005 (So.) .268 57-40 149 30 40 6 0 4 23 2-2 18 31

2004 (Fr.) .235 44-37 132 22 31 6 1 6 25 1-2 10 33

Totals .271 161-136 499 107 135 20 2 20 95 4-8 57 118

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