CAREER: One of the most successful base stealers in school history ... The only person never to get thrown out stealing a base (minimum 20 attempts) ... A perfect 22-for-22 lifetime on the base paths ... Tied for sixth in school history in consecutive successful stolen bases and tied for eight for eighth all-time in stolen bases per game (0.24) ... A lifetime .251 hitter who has seen action in 92 career games with 60 starts, including all 57 of the 2012 season in center field ... A two-time NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete and SEC Academic Honor Roll member ... Reached based in 11-straight games in 2012, the longest streak of any player on the 2013 roster.
2012: One of two Bulldogs (Heidi Shape) to start all 57 games at her position (center field) ... Set the school record by becoming the only player in school history with a perfect stolen-base percentage (17-for-17, minimum 15 attempts) ... Led the team in stolen bases and tied for the team lead in triples (3) ... Improved her batting average by over 100 points as a sophomore, hitting .268 with 42 hits in 157 at-bats ... Scored 22 runs while tallying 14 RBIs, nine walks and two doubles ... Drove in the game-winning run twice and also scored the game-winning run two times ... Named a 2012 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete as well as a 2012 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll selection ... Went 2-for-4 in a season-opening win at South Alabama ... Finished a victory against Jacksonville State with career highs in hits (3), runs (2) and stolen bases (2), while tying her career mark with two RBIs ... Went 1-for-3 with a two-RBI single against Memphis to close the Mardi Gras Invitational ... Registered a hit, run and stolen base in two at-bats in the win over SIU-Edwardsville at the Bulldog Round-Robin ... Had a 1-for-2 outing against No. 17 Louisiana ... Tallied a single and a stolen base against South Florida ... Cranked a two-RBI double to the wall in right during State's victory at Jackson State ... Scored one run on one hit while driving in one, walking once and stealing once in the first win vs. Columbia at the Bulldog Classic ... Drove in a career-high tying two runs on an RBI single in the second victory against Columbia at the Classic ... Went 2-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base in the win vs. Eastern Illinois ... Had a stellar day in the home win against Samford with three hits, a double and a triple ... Was named to the Bulldog Classic All-Tournament Team for her efforts over the five-game event ... Went 1-for-3 with an RBI and a career-high tying two stolen bases in the series-opening home win vs. No. 7 Georgia ... Tallied a hit against Georgia the next day in the second game of the series ... Led all Bulldogs with two hits in two-bats in the series finale vs. UGA ... Singled in the SEC road-opening win at South Carolina and followed it up with another single in the second game of the doubleheader sweep ... Recorded an RBI single in the series opener at LSU ... Extended her career-long hitting streak to seven games with a single against the Tigers in Baton Rouge in the second game of the series ... Snapped the hitting streak in the series finale at LSU, but drew a walk ... Was the only Bulldog to record multiple hits in the walk-off win vs. UAB at home, finishing 2 for-4 with a run and a stolen base ... Drew a walk and stole a base in the series home opener against No. 12/11 Tennessee ... Did the same exact thing in the second game of the series vs. the Lady Vols, while also scoring a run ... Went 1-for-4 with a career-high tying two runs and a stolen base in the road win at Mississippi Valley State ... Earned her sixth walk of the season in the second game of the home weekend series vs. No. 2 Alabama ... Knocked out a career-high tying three hits, stole a base and scored once in the opening game of a three-game series at Arkansas ... Recorded a single in game two as well as the series finale at Arkansas ... Went 1-for-2 with a stolen base and a run scored in the run rule win at home against Jackson State ... Scored a run in the series-opening win at rival Ole Miss ... Finished the series sweep against the Rebels with a career-high tying two runs, a single, stolen base and hit by pitch in game three ... Earned a career-high two walks and scored a career-high tying two runs in the run-rule home win vs. Memphis ... Went 2-for-3 in the road victory at Southern Miss ... Knocked in a career-high three RBIs on a game-winning, bases-clearing triple in game one of the Senior Day doubleheader sweep vs. Tennessee Tech ... The triple was the third of her career, while she also scored a run ... Came back in game two against the Golden Eagles to walk, steal a base and score once ... Registered a hit in the first round of the SEC Tournament against No. 3 Alabama ... Collected two hits and scored a run in State's NCAA Tournament opening round game against BYU ... Recorded a hit in MSU's second game in the NCAA Tournament against Portland State.
2011: Appeared in 35 games with three starts as a true freshman, batting .154 with four hits, three walks, two RBIs and a double ... Also scored 17 runs, mostly as a pinch runner ... Was a perfect 5-for-5 in stolen-base attempts ... Named a 2011 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete ... Scored a run in each of State's games against UNLV and No. 11 Washington ... Scored a run in State's Bulldog Round-Robin win against Southern Illinois ... Scored a run and stole the first two bases of her career against Mercer ... Scored three runs as a pinch-runner at the SEC/ACC Challenge in Tuscaloosa, Ala. ... Tallied her first-career hit in State's double-header-opening win against Alcorn State ... Drove in the first two RBI of her career on her first double as a Bulldog in the series finale against No. 22 Auburn ... Drew her first start at Mississippi Valley State, collecting a hit and scoring the tying run ... Drew two starts against No. 3 Alabama, going 1-for-2 and scoring a run in the second game in her home state.
PRE-COLLEGE: A standout outfielder for Kent Chambers' Bob Jones High School squad ... Named an NFCA Third Team All-American following a senior season that saw Bob Jones go 51-17-2 and finish third in the Alabama 6A State Tournament ... Named to the AHSAA 6A All-Tournament Team ... Earned a second-straight first team all-state award in 2010 after hitting .485 with four home runs, 24 RBI, 65 runs scored and 51 stolen bases ... Collected a second Huntsville Times All-Elite First Team selection and third NFCA First Team All-South Region honor to close her prep career ... Selected to play in the Alabama North/South All-Star Game her junior and senior seasons ... Named first team all-state in 2009 after hitting a school-record .526 and scoring 70 times as her team advanced to the North Region tournament ... Earned NFCA All-South Region and All-Elite First Team honors as a junior ... Claimed the Patriots' Silver Slugger Award, Outfield Golden Glove Award and the 100% Award in 2009 ... A Super All-Metro and All-State Honorable Mention honoree after hitting .434 and scoring 40 runs for the Patriots' 2008 squad that went 34-14 ... Twice named Bob Jones' Wendy's High School Heisman Award winner (2009 & 2010) ... An NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete ... Took first in the region and second in the state in the Science Olympiad's electric car category ... Selected to play on an international squad in Prague, Austria and Germany ... Played travel softball in 2009 and 2010 for the Alabama Crusaders ... Helped lead the Crusaders to a 25th-place tie at ASA Gold Nationals in 2010 after the team tied for 17th a year earlier ... Won the 2010 Region 5 qualifier in Boca Raton, Fla., with the Crusaders.
PERSONAL: Born Jessica Kathleen Offutt on Feb. 27, 1992, in Huntsville, Ala. ... Daughter of Monty and Kathy Offutt ... Has two older sisters, Gini and Sarah ... Sarah played softball at Louisiana Tech ... Majoring in mechanical engineering ... Obsessed with Lords of the Ring ... Interned this past summer at Boeing, the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners ... There, she designed frames for the commercial 787-9 and drawings for the KC-46A tanker.
AB 4, 8x, last at Ole Miss, 4/14/12
R 2, 4x, last vs. Memphis, 4/24/12
H 3, 3x, last at Arkansas, 4/6/12
RBI 3 vs. Tennessee Tech, 4/28/12
2B 1, 3x, last vs. Samford, 3/4/12
3B 1, 3x, last vs. Tennessee Tech, 4/28/12
BB 2 vs. Memphis, 4/24/12
SB 2, 4x, last vs. Georgia, 3/9/12