Scouting Report: Senior could see an increased role in the infield and at designated hitter due especially to the departure of Walter Olmstead ... sports a powerful bat and good defensive skills.
As a Junior (2002): Was a valuable utility player for the Frogs, appearing in 15 games at 1B, 3B and DH, starting eight ... had 1-for-3, one-run performances in back-to-back starts March 6 at Texas Tech and March 10 vs. Southwest Texas ... drove in first run of season with bases-loaded single in ninth inning of come-from-behind 12-10 win at Louisville on April 26 ... reached base three times (double and two walks) two days later vs. the Cardinals ... hit first home run of season in last game of regular season May 18 at No. 10 Houston ... drove in a run in 8-1 rout of No. 25 Louisville at C-USA Tournament ... batted .400 (4-for-10) in league games.
As a True Junior (2001): Played in five games for the Horned Frogs, starting all five ... collected five hits in 17 at-bats (.294) with three RBI and three runs scored ... went 3-for-4 with two RBI versus Baylor at Enron Field on Feb. 3 ... notched a hit in three at-bats with a double, RBI and two runs scored in 10-1 win over Charlotte on Feb. 10 ... injured shoulder requiring season-ending surgery ... applied for and received a medical hardship redshirt from the NCAA, retaining the year of eligibility.
At Scottsdale: An all-conference selection at Scottsdale (Ariz.) C.C. ... selected for the Arizona JUCO all-star game after posting .409 average with seven homers and 51 RBI in 2000 ... notched 13 total round-trippers in two years ... coached by Ed Yeager.
High School: A two-sport standout at Burnsville (Minn.) High School ... garnered all-conference, all-metro and all-state honors ... holds Burnsville's career and single-season home run records ... coached by Neill Jeppson ... also played for the Blaze's football squad ... earned a total of five varsity letters.
Personal: Full name is Jared Matthew Lundeen ... born March 22, 1980 (turns 23 during season) ... son of Joanne and Jack Lundeen ... born in Fargo, N.D. ... majoring in psychology with a speech communications minor.