Fresh off consecutive NCAA Regional appearances, the No. 5-ranked Arizona baseball team has bigger goals in mind in 2012.
Pitched in 12 ballgames with each appearance coming out of the bullpen ... Gave up three runs - two earned - in second game of double hitter against California (4/10) ... Pitched 0.1 scoreless innings out of bullpen against Oregon State (4/2) ... Tossed 2.0 scoreless innings in 10-9 victory over New Mexico (3/30) following a scoreless inning of work one day earlier against the Lobos ... Gave up a run on two hits at Arizona State (3/26) ... Surrendered two runs on a hit and a walk with a strikeout in 1.0 inning of work at Wichita State (3/15) ... Earned first career save and struck out three in 2.1 scoreless innings against Northern Colorado (3/13). Struck out one in a scoreless inning of work against the Bears (3/11) ... Gave up two hits and a walk, but struck out three in a season-high 2.2 scoreless innings out of the bullpen in 12-1 victory at UNLV (3/8) ... Tossed 0.1 innings in appearance against Utah Valley (3/4) ... Gave up a run on a hit with two strikeouts in 1.2 innings against Rice (3/2) ... Struck out first batter faced on three pitches in collegiate debut against North Dakota State (2/20).
Graduated from Deer Valley High School in Glendale, Ariz., in 2010 ... Earned three varsity letters as a pitcher and outfielder under coach Larry Eubanks ... School's No. 1 starter as a senior ... Earned a 7-3 record with a 2.21 ERA as a senior ... Struck out 95 batters in 73 innings pitched ... Hit .475 with 14 doubles, two homers and 30 runs scored as starting center fielder when not pitching ... Named second team All-State by the Arizona Republic ... First team All-Region pick as senior ... Pitching was limited as a junior after arm injury sustained while snowboarding, but still hit .367 with 16 RBI ... Also starred as a wide receiver on gridiron, catching 58 passes for 928 yards as a senior and 27 for 325 yards as a junior ... Earned three letters as a football player.
Full Name: Jacob William Doyle ... Born 4/28/1992 in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Son of Beth and Jerry Butts ... Has one older sister, Breanna, and two younger sisters, Julia and Carli ... Has one younger brother, Luke ... Outside of baseball, enjoys riding dirt bikes and is an avid Cleveland Browns fan ... Is enrolled in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences with a major in public management and policy, but has yet to declare a minor.