|High School:||Glendale HS|
UC Santa Barbara
All-Big West Honorable Mention
In his junior season, Jesse was an All-Big West Honorable Mention selection after leading the Gauchos with an 8-3 record ... His eight victories were tied for seventh in the Big West ... Appeared in 18 games while starting 14 ... In 10 of his 14 starts Meaux went at least seven innings ... Out of the bullpen early in the year, he compiled three saves until he was moved to the starting rotation where he threw two complete games ... His 98 innings pitched were tied for first on the team and seventh in the Big West ... Posted a 4.41 ERA ... Walked just 18 batters, which was ninth-fewest in the Big West ... Went 4-2 with a 4.21 ERa in 10 conference appearances, eight of those starts ... 21 of his 39 strikeouts came in league play ... Was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 44th round of the Major League Baseball Draft ... On April 11 at Cal Poly he threw a complete game only giving up three runs while striking out three and walking none ... Again on the road, this time on May 16 at No. 27 UC Irvine, he threw a complete game only allowing one run, throwing just 84 pitches ... In that game he had 13 groundball outs and induced the Anteaters into hitting into four double plays ... After that performance, he was named as a College Baseball 360 Primetime Performer ... Got the last out on April 16 vs. No. 22 Cal State Fullerton in a 5-2 Gaucho victory that briefly put the team in first place in the Big West ... He had a three-game streak of allowing no earned runs (March 2-14) which spanned 15.2 innings ... Set a career-high in strike outs with seven on February 23 against Westmont.
Jesse played for both the Yarmouth Dennis Red Sox and the Santa Barbara Foresters ... As a Forester he went 5-0 with a 0.92 ERA in eight appearances, seven being starts ... In 39 innings he struck out 29 while only allowing four earned runs ... Was an All-Tournament pick in the National Baseball Congress World Series with the Foresters.
As a sophomore, Meaux made 18 appearances, including seven starts...Seven starts ranked fourth on the team...31 strikeouts tied for fourth on team while his 18 appearances were third-most...In his seven starts, ERA was nearly a run lower at 5.87...In first two wins - Mar. 7 vs. Loyola Marymount and Mar. 14 at Saint Mary's - he went five innings each time, allowing six combined runs...Five innings count as career-best...Struck out six batters on two occasions, doing so in Feb. 23 start vs. Westmont and again in Mar. 31 start vs. No. 21 San Diego State...Six strikeouts is career-high...Third win of the year came on Apr. 21 at Cal State Bakersfield...Posted consecutive outings without allowing an earned run on Apr. 26 vs. Cal Poly and Apr. 28 vs. Cal State Bakersfield.
Pitched in eight games, including one start...Went 1-0 with a 5.74 ERA in 15.2 innings...Struck out five batters...Lone start came on Mar. 4 vs. Cal Poly...Lasted 3.1 innings, allowing five runs on 11 hits...Didn't allow an earned run in four straight appearances from Mar. 11 through Apr. 15, a span of 9.1 innings...Had best two games against Westmont, pitching a total of six innings while allowing one hit and tallying three strikeouts...Only walked one batter and that came in his first appearance of the season vs. Marist.
Played at Glendale High School for Jay Chadwick and Chris Jones...Was the starting pitcher for the Nitros with a 2.14 ERA and 52 strikeouts against 14 walks...Batted .451 in addition to being the Nitros ace...Voted three time All-Pacific League...A two time All-Area selection.
Born August 8, 1989 in Glendale Calif...Majoring in political science at UCSB...Aspires to become a professional baseball player or a lawyer...If he was not playing baseball, he would be rowing for the crew team...Played for the Rochester Honkers in the Northwoods League in the summer of 2008...Roots for the Los Angeles Dodgers...Favorite players are Derek Lowe and Manny Ramirez...Most memorable sports moment came when he pitched at Dodger Stadium...Watches "Baseball Tonight" and "Grey's Anatomy" on TV...Also enjoys watching "Entourage" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm"...Favorite movie is "Grandma's Boy"...Would chose Fabio to star him in a movie...Favorite author is Plato...Favorite read is "Harry Potter"...Favorite aspect about UC Santa Barbara is being close to the beach...Would invite Vince Vaughn and Roger Clemens to dinner if he could...Has one aunt, Mary, and one uncle, Mark, who also attended UCSB...Lists the best player he has ever faced in any sport as Trevor Bell, a first-round pick by the Los Angeles Angels...Has a superstition of putting on his uniform the same way ever time...Has two sisters, Miranda and Rachael...Son of Louis and Leslie Meaux.
YearW-LG-GSCGIPHRERBBSOHBSVERA 20081-08-1015.222121035405.74 2009 3-0 18-7 0 43.2 60 41 33 17 31 10 0 6.80 2010 8-3 18-14 2 98.0 123 53 48 18 39 8 3 4.41 Totals12-334-222157.120510691387522 35.21 <table> <tbody><tr> <td> Career-Highs</td> </tr> <tr> <td> Innings Pitched</td><td>9.0</td><td>twice</td><td>twice</td> </tr> <tr> <td> Strikeouts</td><td>7</td><td>Westmont</td><td>2/23/10</td> </tr> <tr> <td> Walks</td><td>4</td><td>New Mexico State</td><td>3/20/10</td> </tr> <tr> <td> Hits</td><td>12</td><td>twice</td><td>twice</td> </tr> <tr> <td> Runs</td><td>9</td><td>@ Sacramento State</td><td>4/3/10</td> </tr> <tr> <td> Earned Runs</td><td>8</td><td>@ Sacramento State</td><td>4/3/10</td> </tr> <tr> <td> Hit Batters</td><td>5</td><td>vs. Loyola Marymount</td><td>3/7/09</td> </tr> </tbody></table>