Jacob Amstutz is in his third season in the baseball program and first season with the varsity team. He moved to Phoenix from Prescott in the sixth grade. He has three siblings including brother, Zach ‘20, brother Josh ‘26, and sister, Cambria, who is in the sixth grade. He has a 4.39 cumulative GPA.
How is your first season with the varsity team going?
“It is fun. It is a different environment.”
What is your role with the staff and the team?
“I am the hype man, picking everyone up. I try to control the game on the mound with my pitches.”
What do you enjoy most about pitching?
“I enjoy being on the hill and being the one who controls the game.”
What are your college plans?
“I have applied and I am waiting on decisions. My dream school would be Vanderbilt. I am planning on studying engineering.”
What pushes you academically?
“My parents encourage me to always get better with my grades. I don’t like to fail so I push myself.”
What do you do away from baseball?
“I have tried to play piano and use to play the guitar. I am not very good anymore. I like to play golf. It is good for the first couple of holes and then it falls off.”