21  Jessica Adkins
Jessica Adkins


Owensboro, Ky.

High School:
Owensboro Catholic




Freshman (2009): Was an All-SEC Freshman Academic team performer ... Made her first collegiate appearance at the plate in the loss to DePaul ... Had a plate appearance against Lafayette and UConn at the Fifth Annual Mardi Gras Invite ... Notched her first career hit in the first victory over Stetson ... Redshirted the remainder of the season after suffering a shoulder injury.

High School: Placed third with Owensboro Catholic in the Kentucky state championships in her senior season ... Owensboro Catholic was the 2007 and 2008 District and Region champions ... A member of the 2008 All-State squad ... Team MVP in both her junior and senior seasons ... Paced the squad with 34 RBI ... Batted .354 as a senior with 11 extra base hits ... Was a 4.0 student ... Named first team Academic All-State in each of her four years in high school ... Awarded the 2008 Owensboro Catholic Liz Lukschu Outstanding Female Athlete Award ... Also a four-year letterwinner in basketball ... Owensboro Catholic's girls basketball team claimed the 2007 and 2008 Regional and District crowns ... Named to the All-Region as a senior, while also being named to the Messenger Inquirer second team in both her junior and senior seasons in basketball ... Tabbed the MVP of her squad as a senior, while also winning the KHSAA Sportsmanship award.

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