Jamaal Hollis

Jamaal Hollis

Player Profile


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Whitney Young

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 211




Made 15 relief appearances for the Forest City Owls of the Coastal Plains League, helping them to a 46-9 record, 11.5 games better than the second-place team ... the Owls also went on to win the CPL playoffs, going 5-0, and ended as the No. 1 summer league team in the nation according to PG Crosschecker ... compiled a 3.38 ERA in 18.2 innings of work, while earning three saves, which was second on the team ... combined for a shutout ... struck out 30 batters and allowed just 10 walks.

Appeared in 23 games on the mound, all in relief, which was third on the team ... compiled a team-best 2.08 ERA while picking up a pair of saves, the first of his career coming March 13 vs. Sacred Heart and the other April 28 at Indiana ... went 3-0 on the year, earning his first collegiate win Feb. 27 vs. William & Mary ... tossed a career-high 26.0 innings, allowing just six earned runs and 10 runs total ... allowed just one run in his first 15 outings of the year ... issued nine walks and fanned 21 batters while allowing just seven extra-base hits ... opposing batters hit just .255 off of him (fourth on the team) ... fired a career-high five strikeouts March 13 vs. Sacred Heart when he also threw a career-high long 3.0 innings.

Appeared in15 games for the RedHawks all as a relief pitcher ... struck out 12 batters in 16.1 innings, posting a 6.06 earned-run average ... posted a season-high three strikeouts on April 27 against Bowling Green.

Appeared in 10 games with one start against Indiana State (Apr. 24) ... tossed 9.2 innings and accumulated six strikeouts ... threw a scoreless inning of relief versus Fairfield (March 14) during Miami's Spring Break trip.

Earned four letters in baseball at Whitney Young High School ... was a two-time all-city selection and played at the all-city all-star game in 2006 at U.S. Cellular Field ... was drafted in the 25th round by the Houston Astros in the 2006 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft ... No. 16 ranked player in Illinois by Perfect Game and ranked No. 8 by Prep Baseball Report.

Born December 3, 1987 ... son of Darren and Sylvia Hollis ... majoring in health studies.