College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be counting down the players day-by-day until we reach number 1.
Number 68 in our Top 100 Countdown is Oregon junior RHP Jimmie Sherfy. The Camarillo, California native attended Newbury Park High School where he was a four year letterwinner. As a senior, he helped lead the team to a 19-10 overall record and 9-5 mark in the Marmonte League. He went 8-1 on the mound in 12 appearances tossing two complete games with a 2.25 ERA on the year.
Jimmie saw limited action as a freshman in 2011 pitching in only two games totaling 1.1 innings pitched while allowing seven runs (five earned) on eight hits.
He played the summer of 2011 in the West Coast League with the Corvallis Knights where he helped contribute to a league championship. In 11 relief appearances, he went 1-0 with a 2.16 ERA in 16.2 innings and striking out 18 batters. He was rated as the ninth best pro prospect in the WCL by Baseball America.
Sherfy became a major contributor to the Ducks in 2012 making 36 appearances going 5-3 with 19 saves in 61.1 innings. He struck out 93 batters which was good enough for fifth best in the Pac-12 and averaged 13.6 strikeouts per nine innings. He baffled opponents with a .172 batting average against.
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