James DeBoer, the EMU Director of Athletics Communications, has announced the hiring of Jacob Brown as the new graduate assistant.
Brown was a four-year player for the Royals’ baseball team during his time as an undergraduate student in Harrisonburg. He was also a writing intern for what was previously known as the Sports Information Department, writing student-athlete features and season previews.
He will assist in all aspects of the promotion of EMU’s 19 varsity sports, including game day operations, stat collection, writing releases and overseeing social media.
Name & Hometown: Jacob Brown, Gloucester, Va.
Undergraduate: EMU (2017), Digital Media and Communication
Collegiate Career: primarily a starting pitcher, earning 30 starts in 39 appearances…finished 3-5 with 6.15 ERA in 2015, helping Royals to their first ODAC Tournament in 13 years…served one year as EMU Sports Information Writing Intern
Master's Program at EMU: Master in Organizational Leadership
Quote from Director James DeBoer: Jake is a great addition to the Athletics Communications office and I’m excited to work with him over the next two years. He did some writing for me as a student at EMU and has a natural gift for telling stories. Together, we can expand on finding new and unique ways to tell the stories of our Royals student-athletes during this unique time.