Jordan Knutson
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Jordan  Knutson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lee's Summit, Mo.

High School:
Lee's Summit HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
Left-Handed Pitcher

06/30/2015

Missouri Valley Recognizes 135 MSU Scholar-Athletes

Becker, Karlsen, Duckworth, Scott and Beaty earn prestigious MVC President’s Council Award

06/18/2015

Bears Active in Summer Baseball Leagues Across the Country

Returning Bears competing in leagues from California to North Carolina

06/07/2015

Arkansas Ends Bears' NCAA Championship Run With 3-2 Decision

Razorbacks score three in first, use shutdown relief effort to claim Fayetteville Super Regional, CWS berth

06/03/2015

Bears, Razorbacks Ready for Super Regional Showdown

MSU will make first NCAA Super Regional round appearance since 2003 this weekend in Fayetteville

06/01/2015

Bears Outlast Iowa to Complete Sweep of Springfield Regional

Knutson, Young pitch Bears to 3-2 win over Hawkeyes to clinch MSU's first NCAA Regional title since 2003

06/01/2015

NCAA Baseball Springfield Regional Game 6 (Missouri State)

Missouri State head coach Keith Guttin and student-athletes Jordan Knutson, Bryan Young and Joey Hawkins address the media following the sixth game of the NCAA Baseball Springfield Regional on Sunday, May 31, at Hammons Field.

Honors
• MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award (2014)
• MVC Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll (2014)

2014: Knutson (kuh-NOOT-sin) appeared in nine games for the Bears as a freshman, including one start...Struck out eight over 7.2 innings of work for the season...Turned in a pair of scoreless relief outings in MSU's season-opening series win over UCA, recording a strikeout in his Bears' debut on Feb. 15, a 6-4 victory...Made his first collegiate start March 26 vs. Arkansas State, allowing three runs on two hits over 0.2 innings in a 5-4 win...Notched a scoreless inning April 20 vs. Illinois State, then worked a season-best 2.2 innings in a 7-5 road decision over UT Martin (April 26)...Received MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award and Honor Roll recognition for his work in the classroom...Struck out 25 over 29.1 innings in 16 appearances for the Morehead City Marlins of the Coastal Plain League this past summer.

Background: Joined the Bears' mound corps after picking up all-state recognition as a senior at Lee's Summit High in 2013...Set a LSHS record with 18 strikeouts in a single game as a senior...Also posted school single-season records with a 0.56 ERA and 103 strikeouts as a senior to earn a Kansas City Star All-Metro team citation, as well as All-Suburban Big 6 Conference and league player of the year honors...Tabbed for Rawlings' Preseason All-Central Region team...Picked up all-conference honors as a junior as well after fanning 77 batters, 17 of which came in one game to break another Lee's Summit High program record.

Personal: Jordan Anthony Knutson is the son of Tony and Tina Knutson...Born April 5, 1995 in Kansas City, Mo...Majoring in construction management.

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