Courtesy of Birmingham Southern College
After a standout career on the diamond and in the classroom over the past four years at Birmingham-Southern College, 2010 Westbrook Christian graduate Jacob Mayfield was recently honored by the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame with its inaugural Scholar-Athlete Award.
Mayfield, who will receive a $3,000 scholarship toward his post-graduate work, plans to enroll in medical school this fall.
Mayfield has been a member of the Dean’s List as well as the Southern Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll, and was named 2015 BSC Man of the Year.
For the 2015 baseball season, Mayfield earned Second-Team All-Region honors from D3baseball.com and the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) and was a First-Team All-Conference selection at catcher.
Mayfield led the Southern Athletic Association and ranked 18th in the nation with 52 RBI and was third in the country with eight sacrifice flies.
Mayfield hit .339 this season with a .994 fielding percentage, helping the Panthers to a 37-12-1 record and a second-straight SAA regular season title and NCAA South Regional appearance.