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Jenna Abbott
Jenna Abbott

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Dawsonville, Ga.

High School:
Dawson County

Height:
5-4

Position:
P/1B

Experience:
1L

Bats-Throws:
L/L

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014): Started 30 games of 45 appearances during her first year as a Tigers, all at either first base or designated player position...Batted .255 with 24 hits, 16 runs scored, five home runs and 30 RBI...Slugged .479 with 10 walks and 15 strikeouts...Also pitched in the circle with six appearances and a 1.75 ERA...Totaled eight innings in the white circle, giving up six hits, two earned runs and four strikeouts...Batted .208 in SEC play with 16 starts...Had 10 hits in conference play with three doubles and nine RBI...Notched her first collegiate hit vs. Marshall (2/14) in a pinch hit role, bringing in two RBI...The next day vs. Winthrop (2/16), pinch hit again only this time, hitting two two-run home runs, her first home runs as a Tiger...The four RBI total stayed as a season-high for the remainder of the season...Tallied five total games with multi-RBI, coming against Winthrop, Syracuse (3/1), Ball State (3/15), Murray State (3/19), Mississippi State (3/21) and Missouri (4/13)...Started two games of the NCAA Minneapolis Regional vs. Green Bay (5/17) and Minnesota (5/18), appearing in four of the five games of the regional...Went 1-for-1 vs. Minnesota in game one of the regional final, hitting a game-winning home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to send the weekend to a deciding final game.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Played for coach Jimmy Pruett ... Named 2012 7AAA Player of the Year ... Also earned first-team all-state ... Named Gainesville Times Northeast Georgia Player of the Year ... Posted 13-3 record with a 0.71 ERA as a senior in 2013 ... Had 123 strikeouts in 72.0 innings of work ... Also as a senior, hit .611 with nine home runs, 26 RBI, 12 doubles and .747 on-base percentage ... Played travel ball for Atlanta Vipers, winning 2013 18Gold ASA national championship.

PERSONAL:Daughter of Margaret and Jeff Abbott ... Has one brother, Jeffrey ... Major: Healthcare Administration...Greatest memory came on the 2014 season's final day when she hit a game-winning two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to send the NCAA Minneapolis Regional to a deciding final game.