2017 Baseball
Record: 37-21 Home: 21-9 Away: 13-10 Neutral: 3-2 SSAC: 13-11
Mike Jacobs
Mike Jacobs Image
Head Coach | 28th Season
Alma Mater: South Alabama
Phone: 251-442-2228

Mike Jacobs will begin his 28th season at the helm of the University of Mobile baseball program in 2017. Coach Jacobs is 876-572-2 all-time since beginning the UMobile baseball program in 1990. He has guided his teams to four conference championships and a berth in the 2001 NAIA World Series. Jacobs has seen 35 players go on to sign professional contracts.

Head Coach at Mobile (1990-Present)

  • 27 seasons as Head Coach
  • 876-572-2 all-time
  • Seven-Time Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Champions (94, 97-01, 08)
  • Advanced to 2001 NAIA World Series

Famous Players

  • 35 players have gone on to sign professional contracts
  • J.C. Romero logged 14 seasons in MLB and won 2008 World Series with Phillies
  • Joe Espada is Third Base Coach for the New York Yankees
  • Kyle McPherson made his MLB debut in 2012 with the Pittsburgh Pirates
  • Saul Rivera logged 279.1 innings in five MLB seasons

Prior to Mobile

  • Spent two years as an assistant and four years as head coach at UMS-Wright
  • Inducted into UMS-Wright Hall of Fame in 2013
  • 1988 State Champions
  • Also coached at Evangel Christian and Central Baptist

Playing Career

  • Four-year letterman at South Alabama
  • Played under Coach Eddie Stankey
  • Team’s leading hitter in 1976


  • Married to Joy
    • Registered nurse
  • Members of People of Mars Hill
  • Son, Josh, is married to Kara
    • Daughter Emma Kate and son Parker
  • Son, Jeff, is married to Amy
    • Daughter Lucy Myer and son Sam
 Baseball Roster
Roster for 2017 Baseball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
1J.T. PeddrickSROFR/R5-11170Foley, Ala.West Alabama
2T.J. HearnSRRHP/3BR/R6-0180Mobile, Ala.Faulkner State CC
3Cody WatersJRSSR/R5-10165Monroeville, Ala.Excel HS
4Lukas YoungJRRHPR/R6-2190Mobile, Ala.Bishop State CC
5Brett GloverSROFR/R5-11180Mobile, Ala.Faulkner State CC
6Donovan WhiteJRRHP/3BR/R6-2175Hurley, Miss.East Central HS
7Luke HastingsJRRHPR/R6-0175Troy, Ala.Lawson State CC
8Norberto TorresJR2BR/R6-0175Toa Baja, P.R.American School HS
9Corey WheatonJROFS/R5-10165Scottsdale, Ariz.Faulkner State CC
10Bailey BannonFRRHP/OFR/R6-1170Mobile, Ala.Baker HS
11Isaac AndrewsFRC/INFR/R6-0195Lineville, Ala.Clay Central HS
12Logan PalmerSO3BR/R6-1210Dothan, Ala.Rehobeth HS
13Connor AlbanoSRCR/R6-0180Mobile, Ala.Faulkner State CC
14Christian BreathSRRHPR/R6-2160Covington, La.Bishop State CC
15Hunter AveryFRRHP/3BR/R6-2210Mobile, Ala.Mobile Christian HS
19Dalton BeckerJR2BR/R6-0175Mobile, Ala.Faulkner State CC
20Braxton RhodesJRRHP/OFR/R5-11175Jasper, Ala.Williams Baptist College
21Kyle BuckJRRHPR/R6-1170Bay Minette, Ala.Faulkner State CC
22Garrett WatersSRRHPR/R6-1190Theodore, Ala.Faulkner State CC
23Chris HopballeSR1B/RHPR/R6-4225Las Vegas, Nev.Taft CC
24Anthony EdwardsFROFR/R6-3175Irvington, Ala.Baker HS
25Jonathan GeorgeJRUTILR/R5-10197Sarasota, Fla.Braden River HS
26Cody CoxJRSSR/R6-2190Dothan, Ala.Lawson State CC
27Cody CampoJRRHPR/R5-10220Slidell, La.Bishop State CC
28Cody EvansJRCR/R5-9180Semmes, Ala.Faulkner State CC
29Joseph BarnettJROFR/R6-1180Saraland, Ala.Faulkner State CC
30Jacob HollisSOCR/R6-0195Columbus, Miss.New Hope HS
37Mason SchoettlinSROFR/R6-3235Birmingham, Ala.Lawson State CC
Mike Jacobs Image
Head Coach
28th season
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Assistant Coach
13th season