#16 - Jonathan Watson
Position: RHP
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Richmond, Va.
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Previous School: L.C. Bird High School
Bats/Throws: R/R

GENERAL

  • Will serve as a viable right-handed option and will likely anchor the back end of VCU’s bullpen

2010/JUNIOR

  • Made 31 appearances, all out of the bullpen for the Rams
  • Went 4-2 in 61.0 innings, finishing the season with a team-best .251 ERA
  • Was named to the All-Colonial Athletic Association Tournament team after pitching seven scoreless innings in two days, allowing just three hits
  • Pitched a season high 4.2 innings against St. John’s, scattering five hits, while allowing one unearned run (6/5)
  • Logged four scoreless innings against UNC Wilmington in the CAA championship game, surrendering just one hit with three strikeouts (5/29)
  • Picked up a season-high five strikeouts against Western Kentucky (3/20)
  • Had multiple strikeouts in a stretch of four straight appearances from 2/27-3/20

2009/SOPHOMORE (Miami Dade Junior College)

  • Team finished ranked No. 1 in the state of Florida and sixth nationally, and captured the 2009 NJCAA Southern Conference championship
  • Made 16 appearance on the mound in his only season with the Sharks
  • Produced a 3-0 recond and 5.21 ERA in 19.0 innings pitched
  • Registered 31 strikeouts and just 13 walks

2008/FRESHMAN (Longwood University)

  • Made 12 appearances with three starts during his rookie season with the Lancers
  • Went 2-2 on the mound and finished with a 3.16 ERA
  • Logged 37.1 innings and recorded 36 strikeouts, second-most on the team
  • Tossed one complete game

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Participated in baseball and indoor track all four years at nearby L.C. Bird High School

PERSONAL

  • Son of Mary and Larry Watson
  • Born Sept. 19, 1989 in Richmond, Va.
  • Majoring in criminal justice at VCU


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