Jaime Arneson
Jaime  Arneson

Bakersfield, Calif.

High School:
Liberty HS


Liberty High School: Four-year letterwinner as a pitcher and first baseman under head coach Rob Amble ... National Honors Society member and four-year honor roll honoree ... led team to 25-4 record and 2002 Valley Championship as a sophomore, posting a 6-0 record with a 2.49 ERA ... struck out a single season school record 86 ... named team's most valuable pitcher ... also holds the school record for most strikeouts in a game (13) ... second-team All-Southeast Yosemite League and All-Area his sophomore and junior seasons ... was 6-2 with a 2.24 ERA as a junior ... fanned 84 while walking 39 ... as a freshman, compiled a 3-0 ledger with a 2.21 ERA and 31 strikeouts.

Other Teams: St. Louis Cardinals Elite Team, Dodger Elite Team, Best of the West Showacse, Area Code Games, Perfect Game World Wood Bat Championship.

Personal: Jamie Lynn Arneson was born Nov. 5, 1985, in Iowa Falls, Iowa ... son of Jim and Christine Arneson ... father is a manager and mother is a computer technician ... has one brother, Zach, and one sister, Dana ... father played football at Missouri (1986-87) ... chose to attend Fresno State because of the coaching staff and academic programs ... biggest athletic thrill is winning a Valley Championship ... drafted in the ninth round (280th overall) by the San Francisco Giants in the June 2004 draft ... also recruited by Stanford, Cal State Fullerton, UNLV, San Diego and Boston College.

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