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NO. 35

JON

FLEMING

PITCHER

BATS: RIGHT; THROWS: RIGHT

6-6, 235, Age 20, Sophomore

Valley Center High School, Valley Center, Calif.

Hometown: Valley Center, Calif.

 

2003 California Community College Baseball Coaches Association Second Team

2003 All-Southern California First Team

COLLEGE SIGNING STATUS:

Signed with Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.


2003: Went 8-2 with a 2.98 earned run average as the Comets' No. 1 starter coming off successful arthroscopic elbow surgery. Finished his Palomar career with a 19-4 record. ... Struck out 70 batters over 87 2/3 innings to lead the team. ... Finished 6-1 with a 3.02 ERA and a team-leading 45 strikeouts in the Pacific Coast Conference, a big reason the Comets won their fourth conference title in the last 6 years. ... A first-team All-Pacific Coast Conference selection. ... Struck out 6 and walked 1 vs. Los Angeles Pierce on Jan. 31. ... Started again Feb. 6 against Saddleback and gave up 1 earned run in 5 innings before leaving a game the Comets eventually lost in 10 innings. ... Pitched a hitless, shutout relief innings vs. Golden West on Feb. 19. ... Started the Comets' Pacific Coast Conference opener at Southwestern on Feb. 22, giving up 1 hit, striking out 4 and walking 1 in 7 innings. He left the game with Palomar leading 4-1, but the Jaguars came back to win it in the bottom of the ninth. ... Beat 2-time defending conference championship Grossmont 8-0 on March 3, throwing 2-hit ballover the first 7 innings, striking out 10 and walking 3. ... Came back March 8 to defeat Southwestern 8-2, throwing 2-hit ballfor the first 8 innings. ... Pitched 2 innings of shutout ball to pick up the win in a 15-1 victory over Imperial Valley on March 18. ... Beat second-place San Diego Mesa 5-3 with a complete-game 7-hitter on March 22. ... Pitched the first 7 innings, striking out 8 and walking only 1, to beat Glendale 10-3 on April 16. ...Was the winning pitcher as the Comets clinched the conference title on April 24, throwing the first 6 innings and surrendering only a single unearned run. ... Pitched 6 innings of 3-hit, shutout ball, striking out 7, to pick up his seventh victory as the Comets closed out the regular season with a 12-0 victory over San Diego City Colletge on May 1. Postseason — Recorded his eighth victory of the season and 19th win as a Comet on May 9 when he defeated East Los Angeles 13-8 on May 9 in the first game of Southern California Regional play. Pitched the first 7 innings.

2002: Received an injury redshirt after sufferring a season-ending elbow injury, before undergoing successful surgery after the season. ... Had a 3-0 record and ERA's of 3.27 on the year and 2.25 in the Pacific Coast Conference but because of the injury didn't have any appearances after Feb. 28, when he beat PCC champion Grossmont on the road. ... Struck out 27 and walked only 10. ... Threw seven innings of five-hit, one-run ball Feb. 8 at Golden West but left the game without getting a decision. ... His other wins came on a seven-inning, four-hit performance against Irvine Valley on Feb. 16, when he struck out eight, and vs. Imperial Valley on Feb. 23 when he scattred six hits and didn't give up an earned run in seven innings, and also struck out eight. ... Was a pre-season All-PCC selection by San Diego County College Baseball.

2001: Won a spot in Palomar's starting rotation early on and finished the season 8-2 with a 3.47 earned run average, 42 strikeouts and 22 walks. ... Owned a 2.91 ERA entering the postseason. ... Fleming's victories came over Long Beach City College, Southwestern, Imperial Valley, Grossmont, Imperial Valley again, Golden Wes, San Diego City College and Imperial Valley in the final game of the regular season when he threw five innings of two-hit, shutout ball in relief. ... He teamed with Paul Sweeney to shut out San Diego City, 4-0, on April 19. ... Fleming finished the Pacific Coast Conference season with a 6-1 record and a 1.74 ERA, which was third best in the conference trailing only Grossmont's Jared Hemus (1.36) and Palomar teammate Eric Human (1.73). ... Offensively, Fleming slugged a home run in the second inning for the first run of a March 3 game as the Comets went on to pin a 6-0 loss on eventual conference champion Grossmont. ... Honorable mention on the All-Pacific Coast Conference team.

HIGH SCHOOL: Fleming is the first Valley Center High alum to play baseball for Palomar and he arrived with outstanding credentials. Fleming, who played for former Comet outfielder Bill Dunckel for the Jaguars, was the 2000 Valley League Player of the Year and led Valley Center to the 2000 CIF-San Diego Section Division III championship game. ... The Jaguars were 16-0 in league play . ... Was a two-time all-league pick and an All-North County selection (as selected by the North County Times) . Fleming batted .366 as a junior with four home runs and 21 RBIs and also was 4-2 pitching. As a senior, he hit .360 with one HR and 3 RBI's ---- and was 6-1 pitching. Fleming also was a two-time all-leaguie pick, Player of the Year as a senior and All-North County selection in basketball, where he averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds as a junior, and 30 points and 20 rebounds as a senior. ... He played in both the Jack Taylor County All-Star Game in baseball and was MVP at the North County All-Star Basketball Game. ... Finished fourth in the state in basketball scoring as a senior, and topped 1,000 points for his high school career.... Attended Orange Glen his freshman and sophomore years before Valley Center opened.

PERSONAL: Born Aug. 27, 1982 in La Jolla. ... Son of Wesley Fleming and Laura Kendall. ... Has one brother, Brian Fleming (17).... Carried a 3.6 grade-point average in high school, was listed twice in Who's Who of American High School Students and had a score of 1,190 on his SAT. ... Lives in Valley Center.

(Note: Updated May 27. Player biographies are updated weekly during the season.)

 

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