2018: Started all 54 games, almost entirely at first base … Started one game on the mound, throwing 3.0 innings against Vanderbilt on Feb. 21 … Totaled 46 hits with eight doubles, five home runs and 22 walks … Drove in 27 runs and scored 33 runs … Recorded nine multi-hit games and four multi-RBI games on the season … Had an eight-game hit streak from Feb. 23 – March 9 … Went 3-for-4 with an RBI double and a home run against Longwood on May 11 … Went 2-for-4 with an RBI in PC’s 7-4 victory over South Carolina on April 17.
2017: Played in 24 games as a position player, making two starts ... Made seven appearances on the mound, all in relief ... Totaled six hits with four going for extra bases (2 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR) ... Scored three runs and drove in three ... Worked 4.2 innings on the mound ... Homered at Longwood on Apr. 15, going 2-for-2 with a run and an RBI coming off the bench ... Pinch-hit double at Auburn on Mar. 12 ... Tripled with a run and an RBI at Charleston Southern on May 12 ... Team's top pinch-hitter, going 5-for-19 (.263) off the bench ... On the mound, struck out the side against UNC Asheville on Mar. 25 in a scoreless inning of work ... Also worked 1.0 scoreless inning against NC Central on Mar. 8, allowing a lone hit.
2016: Made six appearances with four starts on the bump, while playing in seven games in the field … Went 1-3 with a 6.75 ERA in 17.1 innings pitched on the mound … Was 2-for-8 (.250) at the plate with two RBIs … Pinch-hit RBI singles in back-to-back games against Omaha on March 12 and NC Central on March 15 … Earned his lone win of the season against USC Upstate on May 17, tossing 5.0 innings of one-run ball on four hits with a career-high six strikeouts against no walks … Also turned in a solid start at Gardner-Webb on March 26, going 5.0 innings and allowing two runs on seven hits with two Ks against one walk … Threw 2.0 scoreless innings in relief in his first outing of the year against Furman on February 21.
2015: Made 12 appearances, starting one game at designated hitter against UNC Asheville (4/12) … Saw time as a pinch hitter and first baseman … Made his first collegiate appearance against Delaware State (2/14) … Picked up his first collegiate hit and RBI against UNC Asheville (4/12) … Hit safely against High Point (4/18).
Before PC: Wrapped notable a two-sport career at Greater Atlanta Christian ... A 2014 Southeast Region Honorable Mention ... Battled .321 as a junior while playing first base, third base (ranked the No. 8 third baseman in Georgia) and pitching en route to helping the Spartans to the first round of the state playoffs ... Also played for club team 17u 643 Jaguars, posting a .462 batting average along with a .474 on-base percentage and 18 RBIs ... Played football for the Spartans as a quarterback and tight end, guiding the squad to the final four in 2012 and a 9-1 record in 2013 with a playoff appearance.
Personal: Jack Anthony McLaughlin was born in Atlanta, Ga. ... Son of Joe McLaughlin and Lisa Odai ... Chose PC for the academic and athletic balance ... Cites his father as his biggest athletic influence.