Jalen Battles - Baseball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#4 Jalen Battles

INF | Jr. | 6-2 | R/R | 205 | San Antonio, Texas / James Madison HS / McLennan Community College

Prior to Arkansas
Hit .320 as a freshman in 2019 in 57 games played McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas, while hitting six home runs, driving in 42 runs, scoring 60 runs and stealing six bases … All six of his home runs came in conference play as he helped McClennan reach the Region V finals of the NJCAA Tournament … Finished with the highest average (.320) on the team, fourth-highest slugging percentage (.532) and totaled the most hits (65), doubles (17) and runs scored (60) … Named second-team all-conference … Receiving NJCAA Academic Team of the Year Honorable Mention recognition … Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 34th round of the 2019 MLB Draft … In high school, was an all-district selection and was also named first team all-district in football and basketball … Named James Madison’s Athlete of the Year as a senior.

Dec. 20, 1999