A smooth-fielding player who anchors the outfield ... Has had just two errors in two seasons as the starting centerfielder ... Goes back on the ball really well and makes catches look effortless ... Suffered a bit of a sophomore slump at the plate, but coaches have full confidence she will return to the form of her freshman year this season ... Needs to cut down on her strikeouts ... Will be a leader in a veteran outfield.
2007: One of five players to start all 65 games for the Hokies ... A second-team all-state selection in the outfield, as selected by VaSID ... Batted .274 on the season with 52 hits, including five doubles and four home runs ... Drove in 29 runs and scored 30 runs ... Drew 14 walks, but struck out 36 times, second-highest on the team ... Had three sacrifice hits and one sacrifice fly ... Committed just one error in 61 chances ... Had six game-winning hits and scored three game-winning runs ... Recorded 12 multiple-hit games and eight multiple-RBI games ... Had a grand slam against Tennessee Tech ... Named to the all-tournament team at the ACC Championship.
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.
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.