Jeff Rowland
5-10, 178
Bats: L; Throws: L
Augusta, Ga.

High School: Four-year letter-winner at Greenbrier High School ... Played one year for coach Rodney Holder after beginning his prep career under Ed Williams....Helped Greenbrier to the 2006 and 2007 AAAA State Championship as well as three region championships....A four-year all-area selection....Led Greenbrier with a .452 average in 2007 after hitting .411 his junior year....Had 10 home runs, 110 RBI, 110 runs scored and 74 stolen bases over his last two years at Greenbrier....summer teammate of Jeff Ussery, Brandon Cumpton and Thomas Nichols with the Savannah Chain....helped 2006 and 2007 Chain teams to back-to-back Barrett-Fletcher World Series titles.

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Personal: Jeffrey Daniel Rowland....Born April 1, 1988....Son of Jeff and Carole Rowland....Grandfather Wilton Rowland played in the minor leagues for the Cardinals organization in 1947....Uncle Buddy Rowland played seven seasons of organized baseball including a stint as a catcher for future Hall of Fame knuckleballer Hoyt Wilhelm in the Class D North Carolina State League....Uncle Parker Rowland was a two-time All-American at West Georgia from 1980-1981 and a West Georgia Hall of Fame inductee in 2001....Intends to major in business management at Georgia Tech.