Crimson Tide begins seven-game road swing with three games against Bulldogs
CAREER ACCOLADES 2015 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll 2012 SEC All-Freshman Team (SEBaseball.com)
SENIOR (2016) Niagara (3/5): Saw his first action of the season, allowing two hits and one walk with a strikeout ... gave up three unearned runs, as the Tide committed a two-out error to extend his work. Alcorn State (4/5): Made his first start of the season and earned the win, tossing 5.0 scoreless frames on a career-high 78 pitches … allowing just two hits while walking three and striking out four … the Tide went on to shut out the Braves, 8-0. UAB (4/12): Made his second start of the season, going 2.0 innings and allowing two runs on two hits and two walks while striking out one.
JUNIOR (2015) Appeared in 10 games, coming out of the bullpen eight times while starting two games ... as a reliever, went 1-1 with a 7.36 ERA (6 ER/7.1 IP) while striking out eight ...in his two starts, went 1-1 with a 5.00 ERA (5 ER/9.0 IP) with nine punchouts. Houston (2/21): Made his first appearance of the season against the No. 3 Cougars ... tossed 1.1 IP and allowed one run on one hit and two walks with three strikeouts. Savannah State (2/24): Started game two of the doubleheader, just his second career start ... earned the win, tossing 6.0 IP and striking out six while allowing just one earned run on three hits and a walk ... the 6.0 innings were a career long while the six punchouts were a high for his career. Mississippi State (3/14): Tossed 0.2 scoreless IP to earn the win in game one of the doubleheader with the Bulldogs ... walked one and gave up one hit. Southern Miss (4/28): Tossed 1.0 inning of work, walking and striking out one.
REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2014) Made five appearances in 2014. St. Louis (2/16): In his first game back from elbow surgery, gave up one unearned run to the Billikens. Jackson State (4/15): Made his first career start against JSU, striking out three and allowing one run in 2.0 innings. Mississippi State (5/15): Finished his year with 2.0 shutout innings against the 16th-ranked Bulldogs.
SOPHOMORE (2013) Made seven appearances before having season-ending elbow surgery on March 28. Virginia Military Institute (2/16): Tossed 2.0 innings to finish game two of the season-opening series. Florida Atlantic (2/22): Induced a game-ending double play from the only batter he faced in the series opener against the Owls to record his second save of the season. Louisville (3/9): Pitched 1.1 scoreless innings against the No. 5 Cardinals. Memphis (3/13): In relief against Memphis, tied career highs with 3.0 IP and three strikeouts. Jacksonville State (3/20): Earned the win over JSU, tossing 2.1 innings and striking out three in relief of Taylor Guilbeau.
FRESHMAN (2012) Selected to the SEC All-Freshman Team by SEBaseball.com ... led the Crimson Tide with a 3.10 ERA (14 ER/40.2 IP), posting a 3-2 record with three saves over a team-high 29 appearances, all out of the bullpen ... held opponents to a staff-low .237 average against with 33 total strikeouts ... led the team with 15 appearances during SEC play, posting a 1-1 record with two saves in 18.0 innings. Florida Atlantic (2/17-19): Appeared in two games of the series with the Owls, allowing one run in 2.2 IP. Oral Roberts (3/11): Was the winning pitcher, throwing 1.2 scoreless frames to earn his second victory of the season. Auburn (4/7): Posted his second save of the season by pitching 1.2 innings in the finale of the series with the Tigers. Mississippi State (5/4-6): In two appearances in the series against Mississippi State, allowed two runs on three hits with three strikeouts over 3.2 IP ... earned the win in the final game of that MSU series.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA Listed as the No. 16 prospect in the state of Alabama by Perfect Game USA ... named a 2011 Louisville Slugger All-American and a member of the Over the Mountain First Team after leading Oak Mountain High School to the second round of the 6A state playoffs ... named a preseason Southeast Region Second Team All-American and an Honorable Mention All-American by Perfect Game in 2011 ... was a 2010 PG USA Underclassmen Preseason All-American Honorable Mention selection ... also in 2010, was a Louisville Slugger Preseason High School All-American Honorable Mention selection ... helped Oak Mountain reach the first round of the 2009 6A state playoffs ... three-time selection to the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association Showcase ... earned all-county honorable mention honors in 2009 ... son of Stan and Jan Hubbard ... has a younger sister, Haley ... born Jake Casey Hubbard on Dec. 3, 1992, in Birmingham, Ala. ... majoring in consumer sciences.