14 Jennifer Davis
14 - Jennifer Davis
Birth Date: 11/08/1985
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Whittier, Calif.
High School: California HS
Position: RH Pitcher/Outfield
Once again served as the Gaucho's anchor on defense for which she earned her third consecutive All-Big West honor being placed on the conference's second team...Earned Big West Pitcher of the Week accolades on two occasions for the weeks of March 5 and May 8...Finished the season with an 18-17 overall record and an ERA of 2.60 with one save in 37 appearances, threw 30 complete games...Was once again one of the Big West's top pitchers ranking seventh for ERA, fourth for opponent's batting average (.222). second for innings pitched (228.2) and strikeouts (234), fourth for runners caught stealing (14) and tied second for appearances (37)...Her 234 strikeouts is the tenth best single-season effort in conference history and first in the Gaucho record books...Tops in the conference for games started (34), third for wins (18) and tied fifth for saves (1)...Continued to dominate the Gaucho record books tying for the most single season victories, tying seventh for innings pitched and tying fourth for complete games...Is second for career strikeouts (630), third for pitching victories (47), fifth for career shutouts (17) and sixth for career complete games (63) and innings pitched (585.5)...Pitched six shutouts and struck out 10 or more batters on five occasions including a season-high 13 against Longwood on March 11...Picked up biggest win of the season over No. 5 Stanford pitching a complete game shutout allowing only three hits, walking none and fanning nine batters...Had a stellar series against UC Riverside sweeping the Highlanders and allowing just two runs, on eight hits and striking out 30 in three complete games...At the plate, Davis was fourth on the team hitting .258 with 25 hits, tied for fourth with five doubles and third with three homers...Had nine RBI with a .402 slugging percentage and a .308 on base percentage...Went 3-for-4 with one run, one RBI and a double against Purdue on March 5...Also had a 3-for-5 performance with two runs and a doubles at Northridge on April 23...Went 2-for-3 in each of the final two games of the Long Beach series on May 12 and 13 combining for two runs, 3 RBI, one double and two homers...Her two RBI against the 49ers on May 12 were a season high...Is tied seventh in the record books for career homeruns with 13. 2005
The Gauchos' ace had another stellar season and was named to the All-Big West Second Team for her efforts...Earned Big West Pitcher of the Week honors twice for the weeks of February 20 and April 3...Finished the season with a record of 13-12 with an ERA of 2.09 and two saves in 29 appearances...Was one of the conference's top pitchers, ranking first in saves, fifth in earned run average, seventh in appearances and eighth in wins...Her 197 strikeouts led the Big West for the second consecutive year, while her 167.2 innings pitched and 17 complete games were fourth highest...Also posted a .220 opponents batting average, which ranked seventh... At the plate her numbers were impressive as well, as she finished the year batting .236 with 33 hits, 18 runs and eight homers while driving in 26...Her eight long balls, which were second-most on the squad and ninth in conference, ranked as the fifth-best single season in program history...She was also second with 140 at bats, seven doubles, 26 RBI and a slugging percentage of .486...Pitched a one-hit complete game shutout, while striking out a season-high 12 batters in 4-0 win over Saint Mary's February 26...Matched that strikeout total on two other occasions and fanned 11 batters three times...Had a career best five-game hitting streak towards the end of the season...Hit a three-run jack March 18 against Towson and added a homer against San Diego State later that day...Went 2-for-2 with a homer and two walks April 10 at Utah State. 2004
Received All-Big West Honorable Mention honors...Was Big West Pitcher of the Week twice for the week of February 10 and May 3...Led the Big West Conference in strike outs with 199, batters struck out looking with 66 and saves with three...Her 187.1 innings pitched, 40 appearances and 16 complete games were second in the Big West...She was the Gauchos' number one hurler, starting 24 games and finished the season with a 16-16 record (her 16 wins led the team and was the third highest total in the conference)...She led the squad with 190.1 innings pitched and an opponent's batting average of .238...Her 2.83 ERA was second amongst UCSB pitchers...At the plate, her .328 batting average was fourth highest on the squad...She finished the season with 13 hits, two homeruns, seven RBI and 13 runs scored in 62 at bats...Had a season and career-high 16 strikeouts in a complete game, one hit, 2-0 shutout over Utah State May1...In two games against the Aggies she went 2-0 with a 0.00 ERA, as she fanned 23 batters in 12.2 innings and allowed only three hits and four walks...Struck out ten batters and gave up no runs, one hit and three walks in a complete game 2-0 victory at UC Riverside (5/4)...Went 2-for-3 with a homer, a double, two RBI and a run scored February 29 against San Diego State. High School
A 2003 Second Team All-American at California High School under coach Jim Kruse...The four-time first team All-Del Rio selection led the condors to four straight league titles, going undefeated in league play as a junior and senior...Earned league most valuable player honors in '00, '01 and '02, and pitcher of the year honors in '01...Named first team All-Area each of her last three seasons in addition to being recognized as the area player of the year as a junior and senior...Helped the Condors to the CIF Division II Finals in '01 and '03...Named First Team All-CIF DII in '02 and '03...At the plate she hit .387 with two triples and one homerun as a senior, and in the circle she compiled a 26-6 record with a 0.21 ERA and 345 strikeouts in 229 innings...Also played soccer for the Condors. Travel Ball
Played with current teammate Jessica Hejna on the O.C. Batbusters back-to-back U-18 Gold National Championship teams in '02 and '03...Member of the California Cruisers U-14 National Championship team in 2000...Played for the Invasion's 1998 U-12 National Championship squad. Personal
Jennifer Marie Davis was born November 8, 1985 in Bellflower, California..Is a business economics major at UCSB...Awarded Dean's List honors for the winter quarter of 2005...Was a CSF Life Member, Golden Seal Award and California Crest recipient in high school...Nicknamed "Henny"...Has an older sister, Marisa, and a younger brother, Matthew...Daughter of John and Lena Davis.