Softball



    20 Jessica Dobson  
    Jessica Dobson

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    DeMotte, Ind.

    High School:
    Lake Central

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    P

    B-T:
    R-R


    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2011)
    Made 10 appearances in the circle and made two starts ... pitched a total of 21.0 innings and posted an ERA of 3.00 to go with her 1-1 record in the circle ... gave up 25 hits and 12 total runs, just nine earned ... struck out 24 while walking 16 ... did not allow a run over the first 8.0 innings she pitched this season - all relief appearances ... allowed just 11 hits during those eight scoreless innings ... came on to pitch the final two innings against Nevada and gave up one hit while walking three and fanning five ... came on in the fifth inning against #12 California and gave up two hits and one walk in blanking the Bears ... got one out against UAB ... pitched 4.1 innings of scoreless relief against DePaul, giving up six hits and two walks and matching her season-high with five strikeouts ... allowed two hits to Ole Miss in a scoreless inning of work ... against #10 Oklahoma, gave up six runs - three earned - on six hits with two walks and a strikeout ... closed the door on a Northern Iowa threat by getting a strikeout against the only batter she faced ... made her first start of the season against Tulsa and surrendered three runs on three hits with a pair of walks and three strikeouts over three innings ... allowed a solo home run as the only hit in two innings of relief against Wright State ... her second start of the season came against Indiana State and she went 4.2 innings and gave up two runs on four hits with four walks and three strikeouts in picking up the win ... named Academic All-Big Ten.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2010)
    Pitched in 25 games and was the starter in seven of them ... tossed 54 innings and had 26 strikeouts ... gave up one hit over five innings and had six strikeouts in while recording her first collegiate win against Jackson State (2/27) at the Southern Mississippi Invitational ... also pitched scoreless relief against Central Arkansas (2/28) and Belmont (2/28) at the Southern Miss Invitational ... did not allow a run on eight hits against Cleveland State in 5.2 innings of work ... pitched a complete game giving up two hits and striking out five while getting the win against Evansville (4/13).

    Prep/Personal
    Attended Lake Central High School ... also attended Kankakee Valley High School as a freshman ... earned four letters in softball ... posted a 0.90 ERA as a senior ... named first team All-State following senior season ... selected as conference and team MVP as a senior ... three-time member of the All-Conference team ... selected twice to the All-District team ... chosen to the All-Area team as a freshman and sophomore ... set Kankakee Valley school record for strikeouts in a game and season as a freshman ... multiple selections as Times Athlete of the Week ... also named Lakeshore News Athlete of the Week during senior season ... helped lead team to three Duneland Conference championships ... was the winning pitcher for the North team in the State All-Star game during senior year ... also earned varsity letters in volleyball ... majoring in Speech and Hearing Sciences ... has one sister, Ashley ... daughter of Daniel and Barbara Dobson.

    Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
    2010....  .000  28-14     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      0  14   0 1.000
    2011....  .000  13-5      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      0   4   0 1.000
    TOTAL...  .000  41-19     0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      0  18   0 1.000

    Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP  BK SFA SHA
    2010....  6.35   2-5    25   7   2   2/1     0   54.0   78   54   49   28   26  11   1   9   268   .345   5   5   0   3  6
    2011....  3.00   1-1    10   2   0   0/0     0   21.0   25   12    9   16   24   8   0   2   107   .291   0   3   0   0  2
    TOTAL...  5.41   3-6    35   9   2   2/1     0   75.0  103   66   58   44   50  19   1  11   375   .330   5   8   0   3  8

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