Position
Catcher
Height
5'11
Weight
197 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Austin, Texas
Previous School
Texarkana JC
Major
Finance
B/T
R
High School
St. Michael's HS

2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Excellent player who provided experience and leadership in working with LSU’s young pitchers … member of the 2012 and 2011 SEC Academic Honor Rolls as a finance major.

SENIOR SEASON (2012)
Played in 37 games (20 starts) at catcher, batting .303 (27-for-89) with three doubles, three homers, 17 RBI and 16 runs scored … started 13 games at designated hitter and seven games at catcher … 4-for-6 in the SEC Tournament with one double, one homer, four RBI and two runs; belted a two-run double and a two-run homer in Tigers’ SEC Tournament win over Ole Miss (May 24) … led LSU to win in Game 1 of South Carolina series (May 18), as he was 2-for-4 with a two-run homer, three RBI and two runs … led off the top of the 10th inning with a walk in Game 3 of South Carolina series (May 19) and eventually scored the go-ahead run in LSU’s 3-2 victory that clinched the 2012 SEC championship … hit .364 (4-for-11) in the Georgia series (April 27-29) with one double, one homer, five RBI and four runs scored … Snikeris’ lead-off double in the bottom of the eighth inning on April 28 ignited a six-run LSU rally as the Tigers overcame a 4-2 deficit and posted an 8-4 victory over UGA … 2-for-3 in Game 1 of series at Florida (April 5); drove in one run and scored once in 7-6 LSU win.

JUNIOR SEASON (2011)
Played in 19 games, starting seven games at catcher … batted .259 (7-for-27) with one RBI and five runs scored … 2-for-3 with one RBI versus Mississippi Valley State (March 2) … also collected two hits at Georgia on March 27 (game 2 of doubleheader).

PRIOR TO LSU
2010 1st Team JUCO All-Region selection … two-time All-Conference JUCO selection … batted .400 in 2010 with seven homers, 21 doubles and 49 RBI … helped lead Texarkana College to a conference title.

HIGH SCHOOL
Team MVP and team captain in high school senior year … two-time 1st Team Class 6A All-State selection at St. Michael’s High.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jordan Christian Snikeris … parents are Erik and Carol Snikeris … majoring in finance at LSU … born June 28, 1990.

Snikeris’ LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 5 twice; last vs. Stony Brook (6/8/12)
Hits: 3 vs. Louisiana College (4/3/12)
Runs Scored: 2 four times; last vs. Ole Miss (5/24/12)
Doubles: 1 three times; last vs. Ole Miss (5/24/12)
Triples: none
Home Runs: 1 three times; last vs. Ole Miss (5/24/12)
RBI: 4 vs. Ole Miss (5/24/12)
Stolen Bases 1 twice; last vs. Tulane (5/1/12)

 

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