Jaco wins Rookie of the Year

The Intercounty Baseball League on Thursday announced that Hayden Jaco of the London Majors has been named IBL Rookie of the Year and the recipient of the Brian Kerr Memorial Trophy.

The award is presented annually to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the IBL as determined in a vote of IBL directors. 

Jaco is the first Major to win the award since 2010 when Andy St. Gelais won it.

Jaco recorded a .379 average with 6 doubles, 2 triples, and 4 home runs. Appearing in 26 games with the Majors, the eventual Dominico Cup Champion also recorded 19 RBI and 154 put-outs as a catcher.

Prior to joining the Majors, the former Cameron University student finished his collegiate career during the 2019 season batting .314 which was second on his team to go along with 36 RBI's in 50 games played.