Shorewood grad Jacob Bockelie awarded two new athletic honors in college baseball

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Jacob Bockelie
Photo courtesy NWC

Shorewood High School Grad, Jacob Bockelie (class of 2014) was awarded two more honors for his baseball play over the week of March 12-18th.

1. Jacob received a national honor for being selected to D3 Baseball team of the week. Only nine position players (Jacob is an outfielder/1st base) and 6 pitchers are selected for this recognition from throughout all of Division 3 NCAA baseball.
OF Jacob Bockelie, Sr., Pacific Lutheran
Brockelie finished the Whitworth series with a .750 batting average (9-for-12), four runs scored and three RBIs, helping the Lutes take over first place in the NWC standings. His only home run was a walkoff in the 13th inning. He had a hit in every game of the series along with a .824 on base percentage.

2. Jacob was the Northwest Conference position Student Athlete of the Week for the second straight week. This is the third time Jacob has won this award (second in two weeks) over the past two seasons. Jacob plays baseball for Pacific Lutheran University (a Division 3 Level college in the NCAA) in the Northwest Conference.
Bockelie finished the Whitworth series with a .750 batting average and played the role of hero in game 1 of the series, belting a walkoff home run in the bottom of the 13th. He also finished with four hits in both game 1 and 2 of the series, as well as a hit in every game of the series for a .824 on base percentage.
Pacific Lutheran’s freshman Justin Armbruester and senior Jacob Bockelie have been named Northwest Conference Baseball Pitching and Position Student-Athletes of the Week, respectively. 
Both Armbruester and Bockelie’s performances led Pacific Lutheran to a series sweep over Whitworth to take first place in the NWC standings.

Jacob played baseball for Coach Wyatt Tonkin for four years at Shorewood. 


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