Position
Outfield/catcher
Height
5'10
Weight
197 lbs.
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Sibley, La.
B/T
R
High School
Lakeside HS

2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Hardnosed player with an athletic build, quick hands and a strong arm … opted to transfer from LSU after the 2012 season … demonstrated the ability to consistently hit line drives at the plate … member of the 2011 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll as a general studies major.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012)
Played in 20 games (11 starts), batting .271 (13-for-48) with one double, one triple, one homer, eight RBI and 10 runs scored … started six games at designated hitter and five games in left field … delivered game-winning RBI in final game of regular season at South Carolina (May 19) … Slaid’s two-out, full-count single in the top of the 10th inning broke a 1-1 tie that propelled LSU to a win as the Tigers clinched the 2012 SEC championship … launched first career homer on March 20 versus Southern … 3-for-4 versus Air Force (Feb. 19) with one RBI.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011)
Played in nine games as a pinch-hitter and back-up catcher, batting .167 with one double … recorded the double, his first collegiate hit, on May 15 versus Tennessee in a pinch-hitting role.

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-time 1st Team All-State selection … batted a sizzling .585 at the plate in 2010 as a senior … 2010 Shreveport Times All-Area Player of the Year … 2010 Minden Press Herald MVP … five-time All-District selection … 2010 District MVP … 2010 Honorable Mention Academic All State selection … member of 2010 LHSCA All-Star team … also played quarterback for the football team.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jackson Ware Slaid … parents are Jack and Melissa Slaid … has two older sisters and one older brother … on his decision to attend LSU – “I grew up in Louisiana and have always wanted to be a part of the great baseball tradition here at LSU” … majoring in general studies at LSU … born September 16, 1991.

Slaid’s LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 4 several times; last vs. Nicholls State (5/15/12)
Hits: 3 vs. Air Force (2/19/12)
Runs Scored: 2 twice; last vs. Nicholls State (5/15/12)
Doubles: 1 twice; last vs. Air Force (2/17/12)
Triples: 1 vs. McNeese State (2/22/12)
Home Runs: 1 vs. Southern (3/20/12)
RBI: 2 twice; last vs. Southern (3/20/12)
Stolen Bases: none

 

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