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8 - Jessica Everhart Position: Outfield
Class: Sophomore
Height: 5' 7"
High School: Loudoun Valley
Hometown: Purcellville, Va.
 
photo · A smooth-fielding player who anchors the outfield
· Had just one error all season as the starting centerfielder
· Goes back on the ball really well and makes catches look effortless
· The team leader in batting average and home runs as a freshman
· Is expected to continue to improve in all areas of her game

2006: Started all 60 games in centerfield ... An NFCA All-Northeast Region second-team selection ... Was also second-team All-ACC ... Named the state's rookie of the year by the state's SIDs ... Named first-team all-state by VaSID as an outfielder ... Led the team with a .343 batting average and tied for the team lead with six home runs ... Had 59 hits, including eight doubles and two triples ... Drew 21 walks and struck out 34 times ... Recorded 16 multi-hit games and six multi-RBI games ... Had 24 RBI ... Scored 27 runs, including six game-winners ... Had five game-winning hits ... Committed just one error in 58 chances ... Was named the ACC Softball Co-Player of the Week on April 24 for her efforts against East Tennessee State and Florida State ... Hit the game-winning home run against Minnesota ... Her three-RBI triple in the 11th inning capped a comeback against Nevada ... Also had a game-winning RBI double against Central Michigan and a game-winning solo home run against South Carolina ... Batted .310 in conference play with three home runs and 11 RBI ... Finished eighth in the ACC in batting average, 10th in hits per game and sixth in on-base percentage ... Finished eighth in home runs per game in conference-only games.

High School: Lettered four times for Coach Joe Spicer at Loudoun Valley High ... Helped lead her team to two AA state championships ... Earned Group AA first-team all-state honors as a senior ... A two-time, first-team All-Met selection by The Washington Post ... Batted .548 her senior year, totaling 52 hits, 38 RBI and 41 runs ... Walked 16 times and struck out just once in 95 at bats ... Played shortstop her junior season, batting .636 from the leadoff spot and totaling 42 hits, 25 RBI and 33 runs scored ... Was errorless in the field her final two seasons ... Was also a two-time honorable mention All-Met selection ... Was named second-team All-Dulles District as a sophomore, a year after earning first-team honors as a freshman ... Was also named first-team Washington Post All-Extra as a sophomore and senior ... Club team was the Shamrocks ... Helped lead them to a title at the ASA's 18-under Gold national championship held in Salinas, CA.

Personal: Jessica Michelle Everhart ... Born May 12, 1987, in Leesburg, VA ... Daughter of Preston and Sheree Everhart ... Twin sister, Jennifer, plays softball at Radford ... Majoring in sociology.

Batting:
Year GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO IBB HBP Avg. SB-A SH SF SLG OBP
2006 60 60 172 27 59 8 2 6 24 21 34 0 2 .343 2-2 1 0 .517 .421
2007 65 65 190 30 52 5 0 4 29 14 36 0 0 .274 0-0 3 1 .363 .322
2008 62 62 188 19 38 9 0 3 25 12 27 0 1 .202 0-1 2 1 .298 .252
Career 187 187 550 76 149 22 2 13 78 47 97 0 3 .271 2-3 6 2 .389 .331

Fielding:
Year PO A E PB PCT
2006 53 4 1 0 .983
2007 59 1 1 0 .984
2008 34 3 2 0 .949
Career 146 8 4 0 .975
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