JACKSON (JSUTigers.com) – Jackson State senior catcher Jovany Felipe signed with the Tampa Bay Rays as a free agent on Monday, June 15.
During the 2015 season, Felipe maintained a .317 batting average with 40 runs, and 59 hits (12 doubles, two triples, and five home runs) for 54 RBIs. He posted a .406 on base percentage, a .484 slugging percentage, and a .974 fielding percentage.
His honors included being named to the 2015 College Sports Madness Southwestern Athletic Conference Second Team, being named to the 2015 SWAC Postseason First Team, and ranking 16th nationally in runs batted-In.
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