University of Iowa Athletics

#1 Jake Riffice

Height 5-11
Weight 175 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Granite Bay, Calif.
High School Granite Bay
Previous School Sierra College
Jake Riffice - Baseball - University of Iowa Athletics

2014 — Appeared in 28 games with four starts… hit .091 (2-of-22) with six runs and three RBIs… primary role was as a pinch-runner… started series finale at Purdue (5/17), finishing 1-for-5 with a run and RBI… recorded two walks in two games against Northwestern (4/11-12)… scored a run against Kansas (4/9)… stole a base against Nebraska (3/21)… saw his first career action at Austin Peay as a defensive replacement at third base… made his first career start against St. Bonaventure (2/22)… scored two runs in two games in the Stetson Invitational (2/28-3/2).

At Sierra College (2013) — Big Eight all-conference selection… batted .300 (39-of-130) over 40 games with 23 RBIs, 27 runs scored and seven steals… had six doubles, one triple and 15 walks… finished with a .380 on-base and .362 slugging percentage.

At American River College (2012) — Finished with a team-high 19 runs and 137 assists.

High School — Led prep team to runner-up finishes at the 2009 and 2010 Section Championship… played for the El Dorado Vipers from 2007-09… also played basketball, where he was a first team all-SFL selection and football… carried a 3.7 high school GPA… high school coach was Pat Esposito.

Personal — Born March 20, 1992, in Sacramento, Calif… son of Eric and Lori Riffice… mother played collegiate tennis at UC Santa Barbara and the sport professionally… has two younger siblings, Mitch and Sam… interdepartmental studies major.