Jacobs, Tamayo enter Academy of the Holy Names Hall of Fame



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Fri. July 12, 2013 | Joey Knight | Email

Jacobs, Tamayo enter Academy of the Holy Names Hall of Fame

Former Academy of the Holy Names softball star Jennifer Jacobs, a three-time Jaguars MVP, recently was inducted into the AHN Athletics Hall of Fame, the school announced in a release.

Entering with Jacobs was Jesuit alumnus and former Tigers baseball star John Marc Tamayo, who attended AHN for elementary and middle school in the late 1970s and early '80s. AHN has an all-girls high school.

Jacobs, an all-state pitcher, helped guide the Jaguars to playoff berths in three of her four seasons before playing at the University of North Carolina. She finished second on the Tar Heels' career home runs (31) and RBI (144) list, and earned a master's degree in occupational therapy from Nova Southeastern University last spring.

Tamayo, a 1986 Jesuit graduate, signed with Miami before transferring to FSU, where he earned three letters and went to the 1989 College World Series. He earned a Juris Doctorate degree from FSU and currently is a partner in his Polk County law firm.

Photo: Jennifer Jacobs (center) with parents Greg and Gay Jacobs. Photo provided by Emily Humphries.


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