Where are they now: Jake Cowan

Jake Cowan is a 6’1 215 lbs pitcher for Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU). Cowan has pitched well this season, as he is 4-1 with a 3.86 ERA, and he has pitched 32 2/3 innings and sat down 40 via the strikeouts. Cowans best appearence was against Arkansas Tech, where he would throw 8 innings, allowing 2 runs on 9 hits. Cowan would finish that game with 7 stikeouts, as he would throw 108 pitches. Cowan has a dynamic fastball, as it comes in around 90-92 mph.

Before coming to SWOSU, Cowan started his college carrer at Cowley College. Cowan was at Cowley during the 2015 season and he would go 5-0 with a 1.89 ERA. Cowan would play at Oklahoma State, during the 2016-2017 season, and he would go 2-1 and would strikeout 43 in 29 1/3 innings. During the summers of 2013 and 2015 Cowan would play for the SW Shocker, under Perry Warren.

Cowan went to High school in Mangum, Oklahoma where he would go 12-1 with a 1.05 ERA, and would strikout 143 batter during his senior year alone. Cowan was name to the all-state team in 2014, and got a 2015 perfect game honorable mention. Cowan was also named all-conference for 3 of his 4 year for Magum.

Interview:

Q: Explain the journey to SWOSU

A: “My whole college baseball career is kind of been a ride. From going junior college to Oklahoma State for two years and then finally transferred to SWOSU. It definitely made it interesting. But I feel like SWOSU was great place in my career and I was happy with my choice.”

Q: What has been your most memorable moment while playing baseball

A: “Id say my most memorable moment in my baseball career is probably attending the college World Series and to make it as far as we did . Not a whole lot of people get to do that in their lives and I was fortunate enough to do that.”

Q: What was baseball like, when you played for the Shockers

A: “Playing for the shockers was pretty much like growning up for me. I was on the same team as a kids I grew up playing with and against. So it was like being kid all over again.

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