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11/03/2011

Navy Baseball Wraps Up Fall Practice

Coach Kostacopoulos shares his thoughts on the Mids.

06/01/2011

Navy Ready to Face Virginia in Charlottesville Regional

Midshipmen making first NCAA Tournament appearance since '02.

03/02/2010

Navy vs. Air Force (Feb. 28, 2010)

Navy vs. Air Force Feb. 28, 2010 Savannah, Ga. Grayson Stadium

05/21/2008

Navy vs. Bucknell (Patriot League Championship Series)

may 17, 2008

05/15/2008

Navy vs. Holy Cross

April 26, 2008

03/31/2008

Navy vs. UMBC

Navy vs. UMBC; March 5, 2008

03/24/2008

Navy vs. Dartmouth

Photos of Navy vs. Dartmouth baseball; March 1, 2008

Career Statistics:
-OVERALL-
Year       Avg   GP-GS     AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR  RBI   BB   SO   SB-ATT
2008....  .269   41-34    134   12   36    7    0    4   33    8   38    1-2
2009....  .243   32-23     70   11   17    5    0    3   18   10   21    1-1
2010....  .286	 29-23	   77	14   22	   6	0    2	 14    4   16	 0-0
TOTAL...  .267	102-80	  281	37   75	  18	0    9	 65   22   75    2-3

-PATRIOT LEAGUE- Year Avg GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB-ATT 2008.... .240 15-13 50 2 12 1 0 1 13 1 10 0-1 2009.... .314 12-11 35 3 11 3 0 1 12 3 9 0-0 2010.... .323 9-9 31 5 10 2 0 2 10 0 6 0-0 TOTAL... .284 36-33 116 10 33 6 0 4 35 4 25 0-1

Career Highs:
• Runs Scored: 2, nine times (MR: vs. Bucknell 4/17/10)
• Hits: 3, six times (MR: vs. Bucknell 4/17/10)
• RBIs: 6 vs. Bucknell (4/17/10)
• Stolen Bases: 1, two times (MR: at Delaware State 4/28/09)
• Hitting Streak: 6 games, two times (MR: 4/5/09-4/18/09)

In the Record Book...
Home Runs - Career
T-15. 19
RBIs - Game
T-5. 6
Hit by Pitches - Career
T-6. 19
Hit by Pitches - Season
4. 11 (2009)

2010:
Game-by-Game Statistics
• Appeared in 29 games, starting 23
• Posted a career-best .286 batting average with 14 RBIs and six doubles
• Had six multi-hit games, including two consecutive vs. Bucknell (4/17-18)
• Posted a career-high, and tied a team high, with six RBIs vs. Bucknell 4/17
• Strung together a season-long five-game hitting streak (4/14-24) where he went 8-for-19
• Hit two doubles and went 3-for-5 with one RBI vs. Central Conn. State (3/6)
• Committed just three errors in 132 chances, good for a .977 fielding percentage
• Hit home runs vs. Bucknell (4/17) and Lafayette (5/1)
• Posted a .442 slugging percentage

2009:
Game-by-Game Statistics
• Played in 32 games, 23 of which he started
• Batted .243 (17-for-70) with 11 runs scored
• Smacked five doubles and three home runs with 18 RBIs
• Led the team with 11 hit by pitches and walked 10 other times for a .418 on-base percentage
• Committed only two errors in 108 chances, good for a .981 fielding percentage
• Threw out 23.5 percent (4-for-17) of all base stealers
• Recorded two multi-hit and four multi-RBI games
• Strung together a six-game hitting streak from 4/5-4/18, during which he hit .389 (7-for-18) with two doubles and six RBIs
• As a pinch-hitter, he went 3-for-5 with a double, home run and a walk
• Homered in back-to-back days against Mount St. Mary's (3/19) and Princeton (3/20)
• Delivered a two-run longball in a win at Holy Cross (4/25)
• Hit by a pitch in each of his last-three games and five of the last-six contests

2008:
Game-by-Game Statistics
• Played in 41 games, 34 of which he started
• Batted .269 (36-for-134) with seven doubles, four home runs and 33 RBIs
• Committed only one error in 224 chances, good for a .996 fielding percentage
• Totaled 11 multi-hit and eight multi-RBI performances on the year
• Recorded three four-RBI games - Maryland-Eastern Shore (3/13), Bucknell (4/19) and Holy Cross (4/26)
• Pieced together a six-game hitting streak from 4/19-26, during which he batted .393 (11-for-28) with 13 RBIs
• Came just a triple shy of the cycle at Maryland-Eastern Shore (3/13) and at Delaware State (4/29)
• Also had three-hit performances against Dartmouth (3/2) and Bucknell (4/19)

High School:
• Attended Immaculata High School, where he earned four letters in baseball
• Helped baseball team to three county and conference championship titles
• Second-team all-state catcher as a senior
• Selected county's Player of the Year
• Twice named first-team all-conference
• First-team all-area and all-county in 2007

Personal:
• Full name is Jeffrey Robert Bland
• Son of Janine and Jeff Bland
• Born Nov. 30, 1988, in Summit, N.J.
• Majoring in oceanography

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