Crimson Tide begins seven-game road swing with three games against Bulldogs
Crimson Tide has double digits in his for fifth straight game
Tucker Hawley gets the win in his first start since April of 2011
FRESHMAN (2012): Selected to the SEC All-Freshman Team by SEBaseball.com ... led the Crimson Tide with a 3.10 ERA and three saves in a team-high 29 appearances, all coming out of the bullpen ... posted a 3-2 record in 40.2 innings pitched to finish second in the team in wins ... held opponents to a team-low .237 batting average and recorded 33 strikeouts ... led the team with 15 appearances during SEC play, posting a 1-1 record with two saves in 18.0 innings pitched ... didn't give up a run in 3.0 innings against Troy (May 15), allowing one hit and striking out three ... in two appearances in the series against Mississippi State, he allowed three hits, two runs (both earned), two walks and struck out three in a total of 3.2 innings ... earned the win in the second game of the series ... logged 1.1 innings of relief against Vanderbilt (April 22), allowing two runs, walking one and taking his second loss of the season ... pitched 2.0 innings of relief in the second game of the series against MVSU (April 18), allowing two hits with one walk and one strikeout ... threw two innings in the final game of the series at LSU (April 15), allowing two hits, one earned run while striking out one ... earned his second save of the season by pitching last 1.2 innings of final game of the series against Auburn (April 7) ... allowed one HBP while striking out three of his four batters in 1.0 innings at South Alabama (April 3) ... threw 3.0 scoreless innings against UAB (March 27) ... logged a total of 2.2 innings in two appearances, allowing one earned run on three hits and one walk in the series at Arkansas ... threw a scoreless ninth inning in the series finale against Arkansas (March 18), allowing just one hit while facing three batters ... pitched one inning against Southern Mississippi (March 13), allowing no hits, runs or walks with one strikeout ... was the winning pitcher against Oral Roberts (March 11), throwing 1.2 innings of scoreless relief to earn the second victory of his UA career ... allowed no runs on two hits with one walk in 3.0 innings during the second game of the series at Tulane (March 3) ... threw 1.2 scoreless innings against South Alabama (Feb. 29), striking out two while allowing two hits by the Jaguars ... pitched a total of 2.0 innings in the series against Arkansas Pine-Bluff, recording three strikeouts, while allowing no hits or runs ... appeared in two games of the Florida Atlantic series, allowing one run in 2.2 innings pitched with a pair of strikeouts and a walk.
HIGH SCHOOL: Listed as the No. 16 prospect in the state by Perfect Game ... named a 2011 Louisville Slugger All-American and a member of the Over the Mountain first team while 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 ... he was a 2010 Perfect Game USA Underclassmen Preseason All-American Honorable Mention selection ... also in 2010, was a Louisville Slugger Preseason High School All-American Honorable Mention selection ... helped his team to the first round of the 6A state playoffs in 2009 ... three-time selection to the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association Showcase ... earned All-County honorable mention honors in 2009.
PERSONAL: Born Jake Casey Hubbard on Dec. 3, 1992, in Birmingham, Ala. ... son of Stan and Jan Hubbard ... has a younger sister, Haley ... majoring in marketing.