Jason Delay 5
Jason  Delay

Johns Creek, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 210





Early deficit dooms Commodores

Late rally falls short in loss to Ole Miss


Commodores drop series finale at Florida

VU offense unable to keep pace with Gators


Wright blanks Gators on three hits

Sophomore matches career-best 10 strikeouts in shutout


Late Vanderbilt lead slips away in loss at Florida

Commodores drop opener after three-run Florida seventh


Early deficit dooms Dores in loss to Louisville

Four-run second inning too much for Commodores


Howell's Photos

Vanderbilt vs. Auburn on the final day of the 2016 regular season


Vanderbilt vs. Louisville (Russell)

Vanderbilt takes on Louisville for the Battle for the Barrel Tuesday evening at Hawkins Field.


Vanderbilt vs. Georgia (Russell)

Vanderbilt vs. Georgia in baseball action Friday night at Hawkins Field.


Green's Photos

Vanderbilt rallied by Central Arkansas 8-6 on Tuesday night at Hawkins Field.


Vanderbilt vs. Kentucky (Howell)

Vanderbilt takes Kentucky in SEC baseball action Saturday afternoon at Hawkins Field.

Career Game Highs
Hits: *3, last 3/20 vs. Mississippi State
Runs: *3, last 5/22/15 vs. Alabama
RBI: *4, last 3/20 vs. Mississippi State
Walks: 3, 5/10/14 at Florida
HRs: *1, last 4/16 vs. Kentucky
Strikeouts: *3, last 5/10 vs. Louisville
Stolen Bases:  *1, last 5/14 at Florida

COACH CORBIN QUOTE: One of the better receivers we have had in our program. He is a calm and quiet presence that quickly gained the attention of our pitching staff in his first year. Jason throws extremely well and continues to grow with his pitch-calling skills. He has strength in his bat and has continually improved offensively as well. Great student.

2016 - Singled twice and scored a run in loss at Florida 5/15, starting his third straight game of the weekend for the second time this season... Scored two runs and collected two hits in win at Florida 5/14, stealing his first base of the season... RBI-single at Florida 5/13 tied game, going 1-for-3... Struck out three times, going 0-for-3 with a run scored in loss to Louisville 5/10... Drove in a run win at Texas A&M 5/6 going 1-for-4... Doubled in loss at Texas A&M 5/5... Scored a run and went 0-for-4 in victory vs. Georgia 4/30... Two-run single in win over Georgia 4/29, first walk in eight games... Singled in win over Austin Peay 4/26... Went 0-for-4 in loss at Tennessee 4/23... Drove in a run with clutch two-out, RBI-single in win at Tennessee 4/22... Doubled and drove in two runs in win over Central Arkansas 4/19... Hit his first home run of the season to break up scoreless game vs. Kentucky 4/16... Singled in win over Kentucky 4/15 to reach base in his ninth straight game... Team-leading seventh sacrifice fly scored run in win at LSU 4/9... Went 0-for-3 in loss at LSU 4/8... Singled for fifth time in six games in loss at LSU 4/7... Singled in win over Lipscomb 4/5... Went 0-for-2 vs. South Carolina 4/1... Drove in a run for the third straight game in victory vs. South Carolina 3/31... Doubled and scored in win over Belmont 3/29, driving in a run for the third time in four games... Drove in the winning run with a single in win at Missouri 3/26... Went 0-for-5 in win at Missouri 3/25... Matched career-best with three hits and four RBI in win over Mississippi State 3/20, driving in two runs... Singled for sixth time in last seven games in loss to Mississippi State 3/18... Drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in win over Xavier 3/13, now has one RBI in all 11 starts this season... Picked up two hits for third time in four games in win over Xavier 3/11, RBI in all 10 starts this season... Knocked in two runs in win over Radford 3/9 to give him at least one RBI in all nine of his starts going 2-for-3 with a double... Started at DH for first time this season going 1-for-4 in win vs. Radford 3/8... Doubled and knocked in two runs in win at Stanford 3/6, at lease one RBI in all seven starts... Drove in a run for the sixth straight start in loss at Stanford 3/3 in first game of DH... Knocked in a run for the fifth straight game vs. UIC 2/27 with a sac fly... Drove in two runs despite going 0-for-3 vs. UIC 2/26, RBI in all four games played... Knocked in a run with a sac fly in win over UT Martin 2/23... Scored a run and threw out two would-be base stealers in win over San Diego 2/20... Matched a career-high with three hits, including two doubles, as the starting catcher in season opening win vs. San Diego 2/19.

2015 - Equaled a career-high driving in four runs and matched his career-best with three hits in NCAA Regional championship win over Radford 6/1... Went 0-for-5 with two strikeouts in SEC Tournament win over Texas A&M 5/23... Matched career-highs with three hits, including two doubles, and three runs scored with a new career-best four RBI in win over Alabama 5/22 at SEC Tournament... Dropped down a sac bunt and went 0-for-2 in loss at Alabama 5/16... Went 0-for-3 in win at Louisville 5/12... Singled in loss to Florida 5/7 made an error with two passed balls in loss...Struck out twice and went 0-for-3 in loss at Kentucky 5/2... Picked up two hits with a double and a single at Belmont 4/28 as well as throwing out a pair of base runners... Drove in two runs with a double and went 2-for-3 with two runs scored against Missouri 4/25... Dropped down two sacrifice bunts and went 1-for-2 in win vs. MTSU 4/21... Went 0-for-4 in loss at South Carolina 4/17... Doubled in a run in loss to Ole Miss 4/11... Came off the bench to go 0-for-2 in loss to Ole Miss 4/10... Doubled and scored against Lipscomb 4/7... Drove in a run in win at Georgia 4/4 going 0-for-3 with three strikeouts... Hit his first career home run with a solo shot to left as part of a two-hit, two-RBI night vs. Wofford 3/31... Went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts vs. Tennessee 3/28... Singled in first win over Auburn 3/21 in doubleheader... Went 0-for-3 in win over Tennessee Tech 3/17... Came up with a clutch leadoff double in the bottom of the ninth, eventually scoring the winning run on a walk-off to finish sweep of Arkansas 3/15... Singled twice and scored two runs in win over Arkansas 3/14 in second game of DH... Came off the bench to catch the final four innings in comeback win over Arkansas 3/14 in first game of DH... Crossed the plate and drove in a run in win over Quinnipiac 3/10... Knocked in a run with a single in loss at USC 3/7... Came off the bench to catch the final three innings in win over Evansville 3/3... Drove in two runs with a double going 2-for-4 in win over Illinois State 3/1... Singled and scored in win over Illinois State 2/28... Drove in a career-high three runs in win over UT-Martin 2/24 going 2-for-4 with two runs scored... Went 0-for-3 in loss to Indiana State 2/21 in Port Charlotte, Fla.... Singled twice and drove in a run in his first start of the season against Santa Clara 2/14 in game two of doubleheader... Caught the final inning against Santa Clara 2/14 in game one of double dip.

2014 - Went 0-for-3 in loss to Virginia 6/24 in CWS Finals... Scored twice in CWS Finals win over Virginia 6/23... Struck out twice and went 0-for-3 in loss to Texas 6/20 in College World Series... Went 0-for-3 with a walk in his College World Series debut vs. UC Irvine... Walked twice and drove in a run vs. Stanford 6/8 in Super Regional victory driving in a run... Matched a career-high with three strikeouts vs. Stanford 6/6 in Super Regional going 1-for-5 with a run scored... Went 0-for-2 vs. Oregon 6/1 in NCAA Regional championship game... Equaled a career-best with three runs and went 1-for-2 in win over Xavier 5/30 in NCAA Regional... Walked and went 0-for-3 in SEC Tournament loss to Ole Miss 5/22... Went 0-for-2 vs. LSU 5/21... Walked and went 0-for-2 in win over Tennessee 5/20 at SEC Tournament... Struck out twice against South Carolina 5/17... Singled and caught all 10 innings of loss to South Carolina 5/15... Scored a career-high three runs after walking a career-best three times in win at Florida 5/10... Went 0-for-3 at Florida 5/8... Started behind the plate and went 0-for-1 vs. Louisville 5/6... Knocked in a run vs. Missouri 5/3 with a RBI-single to give him RBI in four of his past five games... Posted a career night at Missouri 5/2 going 3-for-4 with three runs scored, two doubles and one RBI with three hits setting a career-high... Scored two runs and stole his first base as a Commodore in win vs. Georgia 4/27... Singled twice and walked twice in win over Georgia 4/26 scoring a run and driving in a run... Doubled in a run and scored in win over Georgia 4/25... Went 0-for-3 at Arkansas 4/20... Singled and scored in loss at Arkansas 4/18... Entered defensively at third base in win over MTSU 4/15... Posted his second straight two-hit game in loss to Texas A&M 4/13... Matched career-best in win over Texas A&M 4/12 with two hits and two RBI... Went 0-for-3 with a career-high three strikeouts vs. Texas A&M 4/11... Scored two runs and drove in another going 0-for-1 in win over Indiana State 4/8... Came off the bench to go 1-for-2 with a RBI-double at Tennessee 4/5... Doubled twice and started behind the plate in win at Tennessee 4/4... Singled and scored a run in win over Kentucky 3/30... Caught the final three innings against Kentucky 3/29 going 0-for-1... Singled and started behind the dish against Kentucky 3/28... Went 0-for-4 at Mississippi State 3/23... Started behind the plate at Mississippi State 3/22 going 1-for-4... Doubled in a run in win over LSU 3/15 G2... Collected his first two-hit game of his career and first two RBI as a Commodore in win over Eastern Illinois 3/11, capped eight-run rally with two-run single... Went 0-for-4 in win vs. Stanford 3/2... Started behind the plate and doubled going 1-for-4 against Evansville 2/26... Caught two innings against WKU 2/25... Reached base four times in win over UIC 2/23 going 1-for-1 with a run, walk and two hit by pitches... Earned his first career start against Lipscomb 2/19 going 1-for-3 to collect his first hit as a Commodore, a single... Made his collegiate debut at Long Beach State 2/15 going 0-for-1 and catching two innings.

HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered four years for the Northview Titans... Named a first team All-Region player 2011-13... Named Northview Team MVP in 2013 and Offensive MVP in 2012... Won the Scholar Athlete Award 2010-13... Tabbed the Georgia Dugout Club Outstanding Season Award winner... High school teammates with Reggie McClain (Georgia) and Sean McLaughlin (Georgia)... Played summer ball for the East Cobb Yankees winning the CABA national championship and Connie Mack national championship.. 2013 CABA World Series MVP when his summer team won the CABA national championship.

ACADEMICS - Delay was named to the 2015 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll. Delay was also named to the 2013-2014 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll. Delay is majoring in Economics at Vanderbilt.

PERSONAL - Jason Thomas Delay... Born 3/7/95 in Plano, Texas... Son of Tim and Vicky... Has two siblings, Kelly and Julia... Mom is a breast cancer survivor... Favorites include Yadier Molina (baseball player), Atlanta Braves (baseball team), MLB The Show (video game), steak (meal), Ben Stiller (actor), Interstellar, School of Rock (movie), hummus (late night snack), beach (vacation spot)... Says Bradley Cooper would play him in a movie... Lists solving a Rubik’s Cube as his oddest talent... Roommates with Bryan Reynolds and Kyle Wright... Recipient of the John W. and Ann Johnson Athletic Scholarship... Chose Vanderbilt because he “loved every single thing about it.”

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