8 Jay Turner
8 Jay Turner
Birth Date: 05/31/1986
Height: 6-3
Weight: 175
Hometown: Holliston, Mass.
High School: Holliston
Position: P
Bats/Throws: R/R
Weapon: Sr.

COACH BARLOW SAYS: "Jay returns in '08 as once again the "ace" of our pitching staff. He has led the team in innings pitched in two of his first three seasons. Jay is a very intelligent and dependable pitcher. He throws two different pitches consistently for strikes and almost always pitches deep into ball games."

2008: earned NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team honors...voted MIT Baseball's "Most Valuable Player" by his teammates...team tri-captain appeared in 10 games and made 9 starts on the mound...compiled a 3-5 record with 1 save to go along with a team-best 3.72 E.R.A. over 58.0 innings of work...led team in innings, games started, complete games (4), and strikeouts (36)...tied for second on the team in wins, saves, and appearances...picked up a tough-luck loss (8 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 5 K, BB) in the second game of a conference doubleheader vs. Wheaton (4/6)...threw a perfect inning to pick up a save vs. Fisher (4/9)...threw a complete game (9 IP, 11 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 4 K) to pick up a key conference win vs. WPI (4/13)...came up clutch (9 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 5 K, 2 BB) to pick up a win in the NEWMAC Tournament vs. Springfield (4/23)...threw a complete game gem (9 IP, 7 H, R, 0 ER, 6 K, BB) to pick up a win vs. Fisher (4/30).

2007: earned NEWMAC Player of the Week honors (4/2-4/8)...voted MIT's Pitcher of the Year by his teammates...appeared in 11 games while making 8 starts...posted a 6-3 record with an E.R.A. of 3.77 over 59.2 innings of work...ranked 11th amongst NEWMAC pitchers in ERA and 13th in winning percentage (.667)...led team in wins, innings pitched, and games started...2nd on team in E.R.A. and strikeouts (26)...tied for 2nd in appearances...tied for 3rd in winning percentage...had a solid 2.89 E.R.A. during conference play...threw a complete game (9 IP, 13 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, K) to pick up the win vs. Middlebury (3/27)...threw a complete game gem (9 IP, 6 H, 0 R, BB, 3 K) to pick the shutout win in a conference game vs. Coast Guard (4/6)...picked a win in relief throwing two innings vs. Wesleyan (4/11)...gave up only one earned run over 7 innings to pick up a conference win vs. WPI (4/14)...was a hard luck loser (6 IP, 3 H, R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K) in the first game of a conference doubleheader vs. Springfield (4/21)...picked up a huge win while going the distance (9 IP, 5 H , 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K) to shutout Springfield in the first round of the NEWMAC Tournament (4/26)...started and picked up the win (5.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 K) vs. Fitchburg State (5/8)...appeared in 3 games and started one as a hitter...did not record a hit in two at bats.

2006: owned a 5-3 record with a 4.74 ERA... appeared in 10 games and started 7 working a staff leading 57.0 innings...led team in games started and strikeouts (32)...2nd on the team in wins (5)...started and picked up a win (6 IP, 2 R, 2 ER, BB, K) in the second game of a conference doubleheader vs. Clark (3/25)...had an excellent outing (8 IP, 2 R, ER, BB, 2 K), but received a no-decision vs. Brandeis (4/3)...threw 6.1 innings and gave up 3 earned runs to pick up a key victory in the second game of a doubleheader vs. conference opponent Coast Guard (4/9)...threw eight innings to pick up a win vs. conference opponent Worcester Polytechnic (4/15)...came in relief and threw seven innings (6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, K, 2 BB) to pick up a win in the first round of the NEWMAC tournament vs. Coast Guard (4/27)...picked up a win in relief (4 IP, 3 H, R, ER, K, 0 BB) in a NEWMAC tournament game vs. Worcester Polytechnic (4/30).

2005: voted team's rookie of the year by teammates...finished tied for 1st in the NEWMAC in winning percentage (1.000) and 11th in E.R.A. (3.52)...appeared in 17 games and started 7 posting a perfect 5-0 record over 53.2 innings...had an impressive 2.25 E.R.A. over 16 innings of relief work (10 appearances)...led team in strikeouts (32), 2nd in E.R.A., wins, innings, and appearances (17)...picked up a win vs. conference opponent Clark (3/26) pitching a strong 7 innings (5H, 2R, ER, 4K, 3 BB)...pitched 6 innings of one run ball (5 H, 2 K, BB) to pick up the win vs. Fitchburg State (4/1)...picked up a no decision despite pitching well (8 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 4 K, 2 BB) vs. conference opponent Wheaton (4/19)...came in relief and pitched 2.2 innings of scoreless one hit ball to pick up the win vs. Fitchburg State (5/3)...appeared in 7 games as a hitter...came in as a replacement and went 1-for-1 with an RBI vs. Wentworth Institute to record his first collegiate hit (4/4).

PERSONAL: son of Susan Turner...majoring in electrical engineering and computer science...born on 5/31/86...competed for Stockyard of the Boston Park League during the summers of 2006 and 2007...enjoys a wide range of intramural sports.