Scouting Report: Senior adds depth to the TCU outfield ... possesses good speed and defensive ability, making him especially valuable as a pinch-runner and late-game defensive replacement ... an excellent student and candidate for academic honors.
As a Junior (2002): A valuable contributor to the Frogs as a pinch-runner, defensive replacement and spot-starter in the outfield ... made 25 appearances, starting seven games (two in LF, four in RF and one at DH) ... entered nine games as a pinch-runner, scoring in six ... tabbed only multi-hit game of season with 2-for-4 effort versus Charlotte on March 29 ... drilled only extra-base hit of season with double at Tulane on April 20 ... scored game-tying run in TCU's come-from-behind victory at Louisville on March 26 ... did not commit an error in 15 chances ... one of just 37 TCU student-athletes to earn Commissioner's Academic Medal for posting 3.75 or higher grade point average.
As a Sophomore (2001): Appeared in 17 games, mostly as a pinch-runner and defensive substitution ... only had 14 at-bats for the season, collecting three hits ... one hit was first career home run, a solo blast versus Iowa State (March 15) ... drove in only other run of season Feb. 25 at San Jose State ... collected at least one walk in six of first seven appearances of the season ... finished season with six runs scored.
As a Freshman (2000): Saw action in 21 games ... started 11 (nine in RF and two in LF) ... hit .250 for the campaign with two doubles, four RBI and five runs scored ... only multi-hit game of the season was a 3-for-3 outburst versus Fresno State (April 9) ... reached safely in every at-bat versus Fresno, registering two walks to go along with three hits ... contest also marked only multi-RBI game of his career, as he drove in two runs ... registered 10 walks in 54 plate appearances.
High School: A four-sport star at Elkins High School in Missouri City ... earned three letters in baseball ... helped lead Knights to a 35-4 record and a trip to the state finals in 1998 ... garnered first-team all-district and all-state tournament honors ... coached by Rick Carpenter ... was also an all-district selection as a kicker for Elkins' football squad ... holds school record with 50-yard field goal ... also collected letters in soccer and tennis.
Personal: Full name is Jeffrey Nicholson Reed ... born August 8, 1980 (22 years old) ... son of Jennifer and Walter Reed ... sister, Amy, also attended TCU ... enjoys music, playing pool, working out and running ... excels in the classroom as a member of the Dean's list with a 3.75 GPA ... triple-majoring in e-business, finance and marketing.