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John Fairchild


Rob Gean

Zach Isham

Catcher • Fr. • 6-1 • 180 • R-R Lee’s Summit West H.S. Lee’s Summit, Mo.

Infield • Fr. • 6-0 • 190 • R-R Southside H.S. Fort Smith, Ark.

IF/OF • Fr. • 6-1 • 175 • R-R Francis Howell Central H.S. O’Fallon, Mo.




John is a versatile player that can contribute defensively as a corner infielder or catcher ... Had a solid fall ... Was one of the team leaders in onbase percentage, demonstrating his disciplined approach at the plate ... Has one of the purest and most natural swings on the team ... His bat should find a way into the lineup this spring.

Rob Gean is a fundamentally sound infielder that makes all the routine plays ... As a freshman this fall, he proved he could hit for average as well as handle the bat in the short game ... Will be looked to provide quality innings at both middle infield positions this spring.

Zach Isham is projected to hit in the leadoff spot as a freshman, and be the spark plug for the Cavaliers offense ... A tremendous athlete ... Successfully made the transition to the infield after playing in the outfield during his prep career ... Has really impressed in the coaching staff with his willingness to learn and adapt to his new position.

High School Was a three-year starter for coach Jay Meyer, a former great pitcher at JCCC ... Graduated in 2012 ... Garnered second-team Suburban Big 6 Conference his senior year after hitting .300 with 27 hits, 11 doubles, two triples, a homer and nine RBI ... Helped the Titans win three straight conference championships, and a District title in 2012 ... Was a two-year letter winner in football, playing safety and tight end ... Helped LS West go 14-1 and win the Missouri Class 5 State Championship his junior year.

Personal Full name is John Taylor Fairchild ... Born Oct. 13, 1993, in Overland Park, Kan. ... Nickname is J.T. ... Son of Brian and Ellen Fairchild ... One of two siblings ... His father played football at William Jewell ... Majoring in business finance ... Chose JCCC over William Jewell, Benedictine, Southern Illinois and Washburn ... Favorite foods are steak, chicken, pasta, strawberries, smoothies and oreo shakes ... Favorite fast food restaurant is Chipotle ... Favorite restaurant is Mongholian Barbecue ... Favorite TV shows are Baseball Tonight, Trailer Park Boys and Blue Mountain State ... Favorite movies are Warrior, Rocky and Remember the Titans ... Favorite actor is Sylvester Stallone ... Favorite music entertainer is jason Aldean ... Favorite cartoon character is Scooby-Doo ... Favorite athletes are Clay Matthews and Josh Hamilton ... Favorite professional sports teams are the Texas Rangers and Kansas City Chiefs ... A notable alumni from his school is Trevor Rosenthal, a pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals.

High School Was a two-year starter and a three-year letter winner for coach Craig Jones at Southside High School, Fort Smith, Ark. ... Graduated 2012 ... Batted over .300 all three varsity seasons ... Hit .344 with 21 hits, six doubles, two triples and 34 RBI his senior season ... Helped the Rebels win their final five 7A-West games to earn a No. 5 seed in the Arkansas 7A State Tournament his senior year ... Was one of 100 players in a five state area selected for the Chicago White Sox area code tryout in 2011 ... Played summer ball for the Express in 2010 and the RBI Drillers in 2011 ... Hit three doubles and a triple in one game with the Express ... Went 8-for-9 with three doubles and seven RBI one weekend with the Drillers.

Personal Full name is Robert Magness Gean ... Nicknames are Rob and Geno ... Son of David and Cara Gean ... His brother, Dave, pitched for the Cavaliers last season ... Majoring in business ... Chose JCCC over Harding, Delta State, Carl Albert, Redlands, Allen and Coffeyville ... Favorite food is Mexican ... Favorite fast food restaurant is McDonald’s ... Favorite restaurant is La Huerta ... Favorite TV shows are King of Queens and Sportscenter ... Favorite movies are Remember the Titans, Blades of Glory and Benchwarmers ... Favorite actors are Kevin James and Will Ferrell ... Favorite music entertainers are Kenny Chesney and Eric Church ... Favorite cartoon character is Sponge Bob Square Pants ... Favorite athletes are Derek Jeter and Michael Jordan ... Favorite professional sports team is the St. Louis Cardinals.

High School Was a three-year starter for coach Ray Howard at Francis Howell Central High School, St. Charles, Mo. ... Graduated 2012 ... Twice selected as a Gateway Athletic Conference South Division performer ... Earned honorable mention as a junior and second-team honors his senior season ... Helped the Spartans capture the GAC-South Conference title in 2011 and 2012 ... Hit .333 with 20 hits, three doubles a triple, home run and 14 RBI his junior year ... Blasted the first home run of his high school career that season, and drove in four runs to lead the Spartans to a 19-14 victory over St. Charles ... Batted .384 with 33 hits, five doubles, two triples and 19 RBI his senior campaign ... Also earned one varsity letter in basketball ... Was a three-time All-Academic team selection.

Personal Full name is Zachary Aaron Isham ... Nickname is Ish ... Born March 24, 1994, in Bridgeton, Mo. ... Son of Kevin Isham and Renee Mersch ... Has one older brother ... Majoring in accounting and sports management ... Favorite food is steak ... Favorite fast food restaurant is Chinatown Express ... Favorite restaurant is Ethyl’s ... Favorite TV shows are Two and Half Men and One Tree Hill ... Favorite movies are White Men Can’t Jump and The Replacements ... Favorite actor and actress are Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Aniston ...Favorite music entertainer is Tim McGraw ... Favorite cartoon character is Daffy Duck ... Favorite athletes are Kobe Bryant and Ian Kinsler ... Favorite professional sports teams are the Los Angeles Lakers and Texas Rangers.

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