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    4 Jennilee Huddleston  
    Jennilee Huddleston

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Peachtree City, Ga.

    High School:
    Starr's Mill

    Height:
    5-5

    Position:
    Infield/Utility

    B-T:
    R-R


    JUNIOR YEAR (2007)
    Was the only Indiana player to start all 55 games, with 54 of them coming at third base and one at shortstop ... had a breakout year, leading the team with a .335 batting average, 27 runs, 55 hits, 15 doubles, 90 total bases and a .394 on-base percentage, all career highs ... was second on the team with 25 RBIs, a .549 slugging percentage and 15 walks, also career highs ... bashed a career-high six home runs ... also had a triple ... had a hand in seven of Indiana's 17 double plays turned ... led the squad with 15 multi-hit games ... had six multi-RBI games ... went 18-for-54 (.333) with runners in scoring position ... put together an 11-game hitting streak from March 14-24, hitting an even .500 (18-for-36) with seven doubles, four home runs and 14 RBIs ... slugged 1.028 over that span ... hit .291 with six doubles and a home run in Big Ten play ... finished the season tied for third in school history in single-season doubles ... also finished the year just outside the top 10 in career doubles (31) and home runs (10), standing 11th in both ... went 2-for-3 with a home run against No. 8 Northwestern in the second game of a doubleheader on April 8 ... became just the fifth player in school history with a multi-home run game when she hit two against Chattanooga on March 18 ... also had five RBIs in the game, becoming just the 10th player in school history to accomplish the feat ... knocked in Indiana's lone run with an RBI double in a 1-0 win over South Florida in the championship game of the USF Spring Break Tournament ... reached base in 49 of Indiana's 55 games on the year ... earned Academic All-Big Ten and ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V Second Team honors ... ended the season with streak of 111 consecutive starts.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2006)
    Started all 56 games, with 54 coming at third and two at short ... registered the season's first three-hit performance against Oklahoma (2/17) ... went 3-for-4 and 3-for-5 in consecutive games against OU to open the season ... recorded the year's first triple against Appalachian State on March 11 ... knocked in the winning run in the Hoosiers' 2-1 victory over then-No. 15 Nebraska (3/11) en route to the team's first tournament title since 2004, at the Florida State Tournament ... went 2-for-4 with two doubles against Kentucky on April 12 in the second game of a doubleheader, propelling Indiana to a series sweep of the Wildcats ... registered a 3-for-4 performance, including a double, a run and an RBI, against Illinois Chicago (3/29) ... contributed to a Hoosier fielding unit that set a school-record fewest errors committed in a single season with 51 ... also helped IU record a program-best .968 fielding percentage on the year ... tied for first on the team in doubles with 11 ... had a total of 45 hits for a .245 batting average on the season ... blasted three home runs on the season, while drawing 13 walks ... recorded 20 RBIs and the second-most runs on the team with 24 ... earned a spot on the Academic All-Big Ten team.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2005)
    Started the first 27 games of the year at shortstop before a hip injury ended her rookie season ... hit .269 with a home run, five doubles, four RBIs and nine runs scored ... struck out just nine times in 78 at-bats ... recorded a 2-for-3 game against UTEP in the Alexis Resort Classic (2/4), collecting her first career runs and RBI ... had hits in seven of her first 10 games ... posted her first home run at No. 6 LSU in the Tiger Classic on Feb. 19 ... was 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored against Austin Peay in the Western Kentucky Invitational (3/5).

    PREP
    Lettered in softball for four years in high school ... was the Fayette/Coweta County Player of the Year as a senior ... named to the Georgia-South all-star team and was The Atlanta Journal Constitution's all-state third baseman as a senior ... tabbed Rookie of the Year as a freshman, Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and captain and Offensive Player of the Year as a senior ... member of the National Honor Society ... English and HOSA student of the year as a senior ... named Who's Who Among Young Americans.

    PERSONAL
    Born Jennilee Huddleston on Sept. 22, 1985 ... majoring in business and marketing ... daughter of Bill and Cheryl Huddleston ... has one sister, Julie.

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