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James Meeker
Player Profile:
James Meeker 2389645
Position: Infield
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 225
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Wexford, Pa.
High School: North Allegheny HS
Other College: Akron
Major: Math & Economics
Experience: 2 Letters

Second-year member of the Blue Hens after transferring to UD from the University of Akron, which dropped its baseball program following the 2015 season • projected to begin season as team's starting shortstop • has two more seasons of eligibility remaining.

Appeared in 36 games, starting all but one time • batted .250, hit six doubles and drove in 10 runs • had a multi-hit and multi-RBI game against Delaware State • scored three runs and was on-base four times at Delaware State • scored a pair of runs against Elon.


Appeared in 11 games for the Zips, batting .244 with 10 hits in 41 at bats for head coach Rick Rembielak • posted two doubles, an RBI, three runs scored and four walks • recorded two hits apiece in wins over Michigan and Davidson • drove home his lone run of the year in a victory over Furman.

Started in all 49 of Akron’s 50 games at third base in his rookie year as a Zip • owned a batting average of .275 (57-207) • ranked third on the team with 22 RBI and posted seven doubles • racked up five multi-RBI games and 14 multi-hit games • picked up two RBI and a double in a 3 for 4 showing against Pittsburgh • finished 3 for 3 with two doubles and two RBI against Ohio • went 3 for 5 with three RBI at Buffalo • hit safely in 14 of the final 17 games, ending the Zips’ postseason run on a six-game hit streak.

Four year letterwinner on the North Allegheny High School baseball team for head coach Andy Maddix • led team to four-year record of 65-22 • was a scholar-athlete all four years • WPIAL All-Star and all-conference selection as a senior • member of WPIAL Championship team as a senior • recorded the only perfect game in school history • became the first freshman to pitch a varsity game in the program’s history • also lettered in basketball at North Allegheny • honor roll student.

James Henry Meeker III • born Mar. 22, 1995 in Livingston, N.J. • son of Jim and Theresa Meeker • father and grandfather both attended UD, while grandfather was a member of the Blue Hen wrestling team in 1961 • applied mathematics major at Delaware • enjoys fishing and golfing in his spare time.



Year Avg. G/S AB R
2B 3B
HR SB-A BB K P-A-E Fld.%
2016 .250 36/35 120 22 30 10 6 0 0 2-4 11 21 45-81-10 .926
TOTALS .250 36/35 120 22
30 10 6 0 0 2-4
 11 21 45-81-10 .926


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