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From Overlooked To Full-Ride: How a junior college pitcher earned a DII scholarship

Jacob Barron went to Novato High School in California where he played on varsity all four years. Despite being one of the top pitchers in his area, Jake didn’t get many looks from college coaches coming out of high school. Looking to continue his career, the only options Jake had were a $1,000 scholarship to Menlo College in California or a small, academic scholarship to Lewis & Clark in Oregon.