Updated: May 25, 2016
2016: Played in 21 games, starting 15 … Totaled six hits with a pair of RBI … Tallied 87 putouts, assisting four … Started nine games before being sidelined with a back injury in late February… Notched two hits against Illinois State … Collected 10 putouts versus No. 20 Minnesota … Returned to action in April … Notched a hit, scoring one run against No. 6 James Madison … Set a season high of 11 putouts at first base versus No. 20 Notre Dame.
2015: A valuable player for the Hokies who played in 43 games, starting 34 … Saw action at first base (25 starts) and second base (last seven games) … Batted .265 with 27 hits, including four doubles and six home runs … Drove in 17 runs and scored 15 runs … Drew three walks … Hit two home runs at No. 19 James Madison … Had five multiple-hit games and six multi-RBI games … Scored two game-winning runs and had a game-winning hit.
High School: Graduated from South Lyon High, where she played softball for Coach Jaclyn O’Connell … A two-time all-district and all-region selection … An honorable mention all-state selection … Hit .521 as a junior with seven home runs … Led her team in all offensive categories as a sophomore and junior … Hit .596 as a sophomore with six home runs while hitting .582 wtih five home runs as a freshman … Has lettered three times in basketball, earning KLAA first-team honors as a junior … Played travel ball for Coach Donald Dreher and Finesse … Led the team in home runs and batting average in 2013.
Personal: Jessica Fern Mehr was born July 11, 1996 in Holland, MI … The daughter of Michael Mehr and Elisabeth Mehr … Has two older siblings: Jacob and Sam … Jacob is an All-American at Adrian College, finishing fifth in the shot put at the 2013 NCAA Division III Outdoor Nationals while Sam attends Central Michigan … Enrolled in university studies.