On Jaffe: Excellent all-around catcher with good defensive skills and a solid frame ... Has the potential to make an immediate impact ... Rated by the Villanova coaching staff as the top catcher they saw during the recruiting process.
Palo Verde High School: Earned four varsity letters in baseball ... Was an UnderArmour Preseason All-American each year from 2008-10 ... Named his team's Defensive MVP as a senior and was his high school's Athlete of the Month for the month of April, 2010 ... For his high school career threw out 86 percent of would-be base stealers, including 88 percent his junior year and 83 percent his senior season ... Batted over .400 while playing 32 games as a senior ... Four-year recipient of his school's Scholar-Athlete Award.
Personal: Born 4/8/92 in Flemington, N.J. ... Oldest of three children of Steven and Penny Jaffe ... Has two siblings, Craig (15) and Brianna (12) ... Father played lacrosse at Colgate ... Plans to be a Political Science major.