Biography - Jessica Phillips / Softball
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Jessica Phillips
   Class   Junior
   Position   OF
   Height   5-6
   Hometown   Syracuse, N.Y.
   High School   Cicero-North Syracuse
 

Sophomore Season (2011):

Named to the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region First Team for the second consecutive season
The America East Co-Player of the Year
Named first-team America East All-Conference
Ranked No. 16 in the nation with a .435 batting average, No. 27 with 0.30 home runs per game
Was fifth in the nation with a .576 on-base percentage and No. 10 with an .863 slugging percentage
Led the America East in home runs (14) for the second season in a row
Also ranked first in the conference in batting, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and total bases (107)
The America East Player of the Week on March 14 and March 28
The ECAC Division I Player of the Week on March 29
Hit a school-record two grand slams (vs. Hartford on March 27 and vs. Niagara on April 4)
Had 14 multiple-hit games, including seven with at least three hits
Turned in 11 multiple-RBI games, including three with four RBI
Had a career-high eight-game hitting streak from March 20-April 6
Homered in five straight games (March 20-April 3)
Went 8-for-9 (.889) with four home runs and 11 RBI in the series against Hartford March 26-27
Went 4-for-4 against Siena on April 6
Finished 5-for-9 with three RBI in the series against UMBC April 17-18
Went 4-for-12 with five RBI at the George Mason Tournament
Named the Binghamton University Female Co-Athlete of the Year
Named to the America East Academic Honor Roll

Freshman Season (2010):

Named to the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region First Team
The America East Rookie of the Year
Named second-team America East All-Conference and was a member of the All-Rookie Team
No. 13 in the nation with 0.35 home runs per game
Was No. 26 in the nation in slugging percentage and tied for 48th in total home runs
Also led the America East in home runs (15) and ranked second in slugging percentage (.770)
Named both the America East Player and Rookie of the Week on May 3
Led team and set new school records for most runs (38), home runs (15), total bases (107), slugging percentage (.770), extra-base hits (28) and walks (20). Also led team with 12 doubles and six stolen bases
Ranked second on the team with a .345 batting average, 48 hits, 33 RBI and a .435 on-base percentage
Had 14 multi-hit games and seven games with two or more RBI
Had three games with two home runs, and three games with four RBI
Also homered to lead off three games
Hit two homers against Albany March 28 to help BU snap a 19-game losing streak to the Great Danes
Went 3-for-4 with two homers, a double, three RBI and three runs scored against Colgate April 21
Went 3-for-4 with two homers, four RBI and three runs scored against St. Bonaventure April 28, also hit a home run that day in the other game of the doubleheader against the Bonnies
Started all 43 games, 24 as the designated player and 19 in left field
Finished the season on a seven-game hitting streak

2009 Season:

Sat out season after transferring from Stony Brook
Named to the America East Academic Honor Roll

Before Binghamton:

Helped lead her Cicero-North Syracuse HS team to two New York Class AA state titles (2004 and 2006)
Named 2006 Class AA NYS Player of the Year, batting .477 with seven home runs
Selected to the all-state first team in 2006, 2007 and 2008
Named All-CNY Player of the Year in 2006 and 2008
Batted .462 with 41 RBI and six home runs as senior
Batted .430 with six home runs and 29 RBI in her junior year
Also plays travel ball with the TC Tremors Gold Squad

Personal:

Born January 21, 1990
Parents are Rhonda and Tom Phillips
Majoring in biology

CAREER HIGHS:

Runs:
3, vs. Boston (4-24-10) and vs. St. Bonaventure (4-28-10)
Hits: 3, three times, most recently vs. St. Bonaventure (4-28-08)
Doubles: 2, vs. UMBC (4-2-10)
Home Runs: 2, three times, most recently vs. St. Bonaventure (4-28-10)
RBI: 4, five times, most recently vs. Niagara (4-2-11)
Longest Hitting Streak: 8 games (3-20-11 to 4-6-11)

MISCELLANEOUS:

Career Multiple-Hit Games:
28
Career Multiple-RBI Games: 17