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Lidge Plates Four In Irish Victory

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Irish vs. Maryland

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Irish vs. Rhode Island

Notre Dame vs. Rhode Island at the USA Baseball-Irish Classic in Cary, NC (Photos by Andy Mead).


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The Irish fell to the Panthers, 8-5, in game 2 of a 3-game ACC series May 7, 2016.


Notre Dame 5, Indiana 0 (April 26, 2016)

The Irish shut out the Hoosiers at Victory Field in Indianapolis, Indiana April 26, 2016.

Career & Game-by-Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader


  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015)
  • Monogram winner (2015)


  • Started 54 games during the season
  • Hit safely in seven of the last 11 games of the year
  • Drilled a grand slam in victory over Pitt
  • Had walk-off RBI single in 2-1, series-clinching win over NC State


  • Started 21 games after not making debut until March 21
  • Hit .33 against lefties, .310 with runners on base and .333 as a pinch hitter
  • Knocked in a run on his first career hit against No. 12 Virginia
  • Went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI against Pittsburgh
  • Had a pair of doubles against Toledo
  • Became the first Irish player with two triples in a game since 2010 against Chicago State, going 3-for-4 with a double, two triples, three RBI and two runs
  • Hit first career homer against No. 20 North Carolina
  • Scored three runs with a hit and two walks in ACC Championship win over No. 24 Virginia
  • Had a walk and a run in NCAA Regional win over Wright State


  • Earned four varsity letters in baseball at St. Rita of Cascia
  • Rated the No. 2 shortstop in Illinois and 26th overall by Perfect Game, as well as the No. 131 shortstop in the nation
  • Hit .385 with 12 doubles, seven triples, five homers, 39 runs and 48 RBI as a senior , earning Perfect Game Central Region All-High School Senior honors
  • Also went 7-2 with a 1.75 ERA and eight saves during senior campaign
  • Named all-area and all-state by the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association, first team all-area by the Chicago Sun-Times and All-Catholic League
  • Led team with Illinois Summer State Baseball Championship as a junior with a .314 average, 35 hits and a homer
  • Named a honorable mention Underclassman All-American by Perfect Game
  • Hit .386 with 45 hits and a bomb as a sophomore, earning all-conference and all-area honors
  • Played for sophomore team as a freshman, hitting .469 with 30 hits and a pair of home runs


  • Born in Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Son of Steve and Dee Shepski
  • Has three younger brothers, Mike, Luke and Jack
  • Father, Steve, played baseball at North Central College
  • Enrolled in Mendoza College of Business as a Management Consulting major

Jake Shepski
Jake  Shepski


Lockport, IL

High School:
St. Rita of Cascia

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 196


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