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Jessica Weaver
Jessica Weaver

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kingston, Ga.

High School:
Woodland

Height:
5-9

Position:
C

B/T:
R/R



Jessica Weaver Photo Gallery

• 2008 All-ACC Academic Team
• 2009 All-ACC Academic Team
• 2010 All-ACC Academic Team
• 2011 All-ACC Academic Team

As a Senior (2011): Appeared in 36 games making 14 starts ... Tallied 12 hits on the year including three doubles and two home runs for a .226 batting average ... Drove in 14 runs scoring eight of her own ... Made just two errors in 109 chances ... Went 1-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored against Providence (Feb. 19) in her first start of the year behind the plate ... Went 3-for-4 with four RBIs, a double, a home run and two runs scored against Boston College (May 1).

As a Junior (2010): Started in 26 games for the Jackets while making 36 appearances... Batted .147 on the season with two home runs and 14 RBI... Finished the season with a .981 fielding percentage...Picked off four runners and threw out 78 percent of would-be base stealers... Hit her first home run of the year against BYU (Feb. 19) and had three RBI...Went 2-for-3 against Long Beach State (Feb. 20) with a home run and three RBI...Came in as a pinch hitter versus Seton Hall (March 5) and delivered a three-run triple.

As a Sophomore (2009): Played 50 games, making 48 starts either behind the plate or as the designated player ... Batted .192 with five doubles, four home runs and 16 RBI ... Compiled a .988 fielding percentage, picked off one runner and threw out 21 percent of would-be base stealers ... Went 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBI at Virginia (April 18) ... Also went deep the next day in the final game of the UVA series (April 19) ... Blasted a home run against Florida State (March 28) ... Hit a two-run homer which proved to be the game-winner against Auburn in the NCAA Tournament (May 16) ... Followed that up with a RBI double in the NCAA Regional final vs. Boston University (May 17).

As a Freshman (2008): Played in all 63 games as either the catcher or designated player, making 62 starts ... Batted .215 and was tied for second on the team and tied for fourth in the ACC with 10 home runs ... Had 18 runs scored, 38 hits, six doubles, 29 RBI, a .418 slugging percentage and a sacrifice fly ... Behind the plate, threw out 20 percent of would-be base stealers ... Shined in her collegiate debut behind the plate going .333 at the Georgia State First Pitch Classic (Feb. 9-10) with three home runs, four runs scored and five RBI. Homered in her first official collegiate at bat (Lipscomb, Feb. 9) and went deep in each of her first three games ... Batted .200 with a double at the Hampton Inn Crimson Classic (Feb. 15-17) ... Hit .250 (3-for-12) with a double and a run scored at the USF Louisville Slugger Tournament (Feb. 22-24) ... Hit .357 with two doubles at the NFCA Leadoff Classic (Feb. 29-March 2) ... Batted .250 with a home run and three RBI in the Virginia series (March 5-6) ... Delivered the game-winning RBI in the eighth inning against Vermont (March 9) ... Hit a solo home run against Mercer (March 9) ... Had an RBI double in win over Virginia Tech (March 16) ... Went 3-3 with a home run and two RBI in game two of the Coastal Carolina doubleheader (March 22) ... In the final game of the N.C. State series, went 2-3 with a solo home run and a two-run single (April 6) ... Two-run single in the bottom of the sixth tied the game against Georgia (April 9) ... In game three of the Boston College series went 2-3 with an RBI single (April 20) ... Posted game-winning home runs in back-to-back games against Maryland (April 26-27).

High School: Four-year letterwinner in softball under Coach Colman Roberts ... Elected softball team captain for two seasons ... All-County 1st team freshman through senior year ... Offensive MVP as a freshman and senior ... All-State 2nd team ... Bartow county player of the year as a junior and senior ... WHS Female athlete of the year as a junior and senior ... All-Region 7-AAAA 1st team ... All-State 1st team WHS MVP ... All-Region 1st team 5-AAAA ... Region 5-AAAA player of the year ... All-State 1st team ... WHS MVP ... Participated in the North-South All-Star game ... Four-year letterwinner in golf under Coach Walter Harrell ... Two-year letterwinner in basketball under Coach Leslie Cooper ... Elected golf team captain for four seasons ... Honor roll, Principal's list, FCA, Student council, Spanish honor society, Math honor society, National honor society, Senior class vice president.

Personal: Born Jessica Kate Weaver on September 6, 1988, in Rome, Ga. ... Parents are Rudy and Lola Weaver ... Has one older brother, Blake ... Management major.

Weaver's Career Hitting Statistics
YEAR AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB SLG% BB HBP SO GDP OB% SF SH SB-ATT PO A E FLD%
2008 .215 63-62 177 18 38 6 0 10 29 74 .418 6 4 47 0 .255 1 1 0-0 128 22 5 .968
2009 .192 50-48 120 9 23 5 0 4 16 40 .333 14 2 30 1 .285 1 1 0-0 232 20 3 .988
2010 .147 36-26 75 6 11 1 1 2 14 20 .267 7 2 17 0 .238 0 1 0-0 145 9 3 .981
2011 .226 36-14 53 8 12 3 0 2 14 21 .399 8 4 11 0 .364 1 0 0-0 101 6 2 .982
Career .198 185-150 425 41 84 15 1 18 73 155 .365 35 12 105 1 .308 3 3 0-0 606 57 13 .981

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