RHP Jordan Scheftz
Hometown: Irvine, Calif.
Born: North York Ont.
Ht: 6’ 3”, Wt: 190 lbs.
School: Central Florida.
Coach: Greg Lovelady.
Previous teams: Saddleback College, UC Irvine, Mankato Moondogs, University HS.
Coaches: Sommer McCartney, Chris Conlin.
Drafted: 28th round by the Boston Red Sox (28th round).
Ranked: 425th on Perfect Game’s top 500 high school and college combined list (26/05/19).
2017 junior season, Central Florida: 1-2, 1.76 ERA walking 19 and striking out 40 in 30 2/3 innings... Worked in 26 games including 19 scoreless outings, holding opponents to a .160 batting average ... Two innings scoreless against East Carolina with zero hits, two walks, two strikeouts ... Scoreless inning facing Tulane allowing one hit fanning one ... Scoreless outing against South Florida walking two in 1/3 of an inning ... Extended to three innings against Cincinnati giving up one run on one hits striking out three ... Scoreless inning against Tulane with one whiff ... Scoreless inning facing North Florida and fanning one ... Faced one man in scoreless appearance against Memphis ... Worked 1 2/3 scoreless against UCONN allowing two hits, walking one striking out a pair ...Scoreless one-inning outing with two strikeouts against Bethune-Cookman ... Worked 1 1/3 hitless, scoreless innings allowing one walk and two facing against East Carolina ... Allowed two unearned runs on three hits, two walks while fanning three in 1 1/3 innings facing Florida Atlantic ... Allowed three runs -- two earned -- on three hits and three walks in 1 2/3 inning whiffing one ... Scoreless, hitless inning walking one against Stetson ... Two scoreless, hitless inning with three strikeouts against Houston ... Gave up one unearned run to Dartmouth, walking two, striking one against Bethune-Cookman ... Allowed one run on zero hits and two walks in one inning against Jacksonville ... Pitched a scoreless inning allowing one hit and striking out two against Bradley ... Had a 2 2/3 scoreless giving up one hit and striking out a pair against Central Michigan ... Pitched scoreless, hitless inning against Florida State walking one, striking out two ... Gave up an unearned run against Manhattan on a hit and a walk in 1/3 of an inning ... Allowed a run against Florida on a hit and a walk in 1 1/3 innings as he fanned two ... Gave up a run on two hits in 2/3 of an inning against North Florida, whiffing one ... Started the season with a pair of scoreless and hitless innings with four strikeouts in two innings.
2016 sophomore season, Saddleback: 4-3, 3.48 ERA in 19 games, making two starts ... Walked 14, struck out 24 in 31 innings ... Held opposing hitters to .169 average ... Wins against Cypress (two), Irvine Valley and Santa Ana ... With Healdsburg Prune Packers in California College loop ... 3-2, 1.11 ERA in 16 games with three saves walking 12 and fanning 35 in 32 1/3 innings.
2015 freshman season, Saddleback _ 1-0, 4.66 ERA in 13 games, making two starts ... Walked seven, struck out 14 in 19 1/3 innings ,... With Mankato in Northwoods League: 0-0, 4.82 in 13 games in relief. Walked nine and struck out 18 in 18 2/3 innings
2014 freshmen season, UC Irvine _ Did not pitch.
2013 senior year, University High School, Irvine, Calif. ... Holds the school record for strikeouts, innings, wins and decision
Honors _ 2016 season: California College summer league all star with the Healdsburg Prune Packers ... 2013 season: All Americans California Region Honorable Mention ... Lions Club of San Diego MVP at 61st annual Mike Morrow tournament, given the Shirley Moore Character award; ... 2012 season: All-county third team and All-Pacific League recognition ... 2011 season: All-CIF first-team awards; All-CIF second team and all-league choice ... 2010 season: All-CIF first-team awards, All-Express League first-team recognition freshman year.
Background: Born in North York, Parents Marni and Trevor moved to Irvine, Calif when he was two months old to open Blueberry Hill restaurant at the Irvine Spectrum Center. Plan was to open, stay for six months and head home, but the family loved it so much they never returned to Toronto, no they never returned.