Jake Eder - Baseball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#39 Jake Eder


Class Junior
Height 6'4"
Weight 210 LBS
Hometown Ocean Ridge, Fla.
High School Calvary Christian Academy

Student-Athlete Features
Sun Sentinel – To ‘finish it out was really cool’: Former Calvary Christian star Jake Eder relishes closing out CWS win for Vanderbilt (July 2019)

Head coach Tim Corbin on Eder: “Jake is serious and very committed to his craft, maybe as much as anyone that we have seen. He is trying to find ways to get better every single day. He is strong, durable, moves well and his arm is different than most. His abilities on the mound continue to improve and we see him playing a large role on our staff. Leads with his actions every day.”

As a Junior (2020)

  • Season canceled due to coronavirus outbreak
  • Selected in the fourth round (104th overall) of the MLB Draft by Miami
  • 17th-best 2020 MLB Draft prospect by D1Baseball.com
  • 38th-best 2020 MLB Draft prospect by Baseball America
  • 39th-best 2020 MLB Draft prospect by Perfect Game
  • SEC’s 10th-best 2020 MLB Draft prospect by D1Baseball
  • No. 59 among Baseball America’s Top 150 Overall Players for 2020
  • Went 1-1 with a 3.60 ERA in four starts
  • Finished second on team with 27 strikeouts
  • Tossed five-plus innings in final three starts
  • Allowed two earned runs in all four starts
  • Career-high 11 strikeouts vs. Illinois-Chicago (Feb. 23)
  • Fanned eight batters at Southern Cal (March 7)

As a Sophomore (2019)

  • Second among relievers with a 2.97 ERA and 39.1 innings pitched
  • Notched three-inning save to help Commodores capture College World Series title
  • Logged 11 multi-inning outings including five frames at Georgia on April 6
  • Limited opponents to a .190 average (12-for-63) with runners aboard
  • Went 1-0 with a 3.60 ERA in two relief appearances at the College World Series
  • Finished 1-0 with a 3.00 ERA and two saves in three NCAA Tournament outings
  • Fanned multiple batters 12 times including five in 4.1 hitless innings vs. Tennessee (March 31)
  • Allowed just two earned runs in his final seven appearances (15.2 innings)
  • Held teams to two home runs and nine extra-base hits in 39.1 innings
  • Tossed two hitless frames to help Dores clinch SEC title at Kentucky on May 17

As a Freshman (2018)

  • Made nine starts and 11 overall appearances, going 1-4 with a 5.45 ERA
  • Picked up his first collegiate win during his debut on Feb. 21 vs. Presbyterian
  • Limited Presbyterian to one hit in four scoreless innings while striking out four
  • Tossed five hitless frames while striking out a season-high seven at Long Beach State (March 7)
  • Held opponents to three runs or fewer in seven of nine starts
  • Struck out six Middle Tennessee batters across five innings (April 3)
  • Struck out 37 batters across 33 innings
  • Tossed five innings on three different occasions
  • Did not walk a batter while striking out five in 4.1 frames vs. Lipscomb (March 27)
  • Made a pair of relief appearances, coming vs. South Carolina (April 29) and Auburn (May 6)

The Eder File

  • Lettered three years at Delray Beach Atlantic
  • Letter one year at Calvary Christian Academy
  • Helped the Eagles to the Class 4A Florida State Semi-Finals as a senior
  • Helped Eagles to the Florida Class 8A Regional Finals as a junior
  • During junior season was named an Under Armour All-American
  • Pitched a scoreless inning and earned the save for the National Team in the 2016 Under Armour All-American Game
  • Was named a MaxPrepsTop 50 Junior in the Country as a junior
  • Played summer ball for FTB Tucci
  • Drafted by the New York Mets in the 34th round of the 2017 MLB Draft
  • Human and organizational development major
  • Recipient of the Monroe J. Carell Jr. Scholarship
  • Son of Jeff and Amanda Eder
  • Brother to Luke