Jason D. Jensen, 2002. One of the key component s in the Huskies’ 1997 NCAA Division III Baseball National Championship, pitcher Jason Jensen was named the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament. Jenson fired two complete game victories for USM including a 15-1 win over Wooster in the National Championship game. Allowing just one run and five hits in nine innings, Jensen struck out nine batters to earn the win. In the World Series, Jensen posted a 2-0 record with a 1.00 earned run average while striking out 16 batters. Named to the 1997 and 1996 All-New England teams, Jensen also earned All-Little East Conference honors as a junior in 1997. He still holds all-time USM records for complete games pitched in a season with nine, innings pitched with 93 and strikeouts in a season with 82 in 1997. In three seasons with USM, Jensen posted an 18-7 record in 28 games started with a 3.73 earned run average. In 1997, Jensen finished the year with a 9-3 record and three saves with a 3.19 earned run average. Following his outstanding playing career at Southern Maine, Jensen was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 18th round. Jensen pitched for four seasons with the Diamondbacks reaching the organization’s AAA affiliate Tuscon Sidewinders of the Pacific Coast League in 1999.