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Jessica Sachs
Jessica Sachs

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chestnut Ridge, NY

High School:
Spring Valley HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
SS

Birthdate:
07/11/1984

Major:
English


Junior (2005): Played in and stared in all 69 games...one of three to play in every game...one of two to start every game and is the only returner to start in every game...has not missed a game in the last two seasons...in her three year career she has missed just 12 games, all during her freshman season...hit .260 a year ago with four homers and 17 RBIs...was second on the squad with 61 hits...led the squad with 17 multiple-hit games...second on the squad and the leading returner in total bases...longest hit streak was eight and she will carry two into 2006...scored three runs February 18 against Ohio State, had three hits May 12 versus Stetson...collected five total bases three times...was 2-for-4 with three RBI and three runs scored against OSU...was also 2-fro-4 against Michigan state...led the team with seven stolen bases.

Sophomore (2004): Played in and started all 74 games...only Lady Owl to play in every game...named First-Team All-Conference...received A-Sun All-Academic honors...named A-Sun Player-of-the-Week on March 22...batted .310 with five homers and 17 RBIs...collected a team-high 77 hits and had the second-most hits for a season in team history...tied for team lead with 21 multiple-hit games...led team with 99 total bases...had an FAU season high 15-game hitting streak...went 9-for-10 in a span of four games that included a grand slam March 19 against Oklahoma state...went 2-for-3 with homer January 31 at South Florida...went 1-for-3 with a homer and two RBIs February 29 against Northwestern State...went 2-for-3 in Oklahoma State game...had three hits March 31 at FIU and again April 10 against Campbell...went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs, and an RBI May 20 against Lehigh at NCAA Regional...led team with five stolen bases.

Freshman (2003): Played in 60 games and started 59...received A-Sun All-Academic honors...batted .228 with one homer and eight RBIs...tied for the team high with 28 walks...member of A-Sun All-Freshmen Team...named to the All-Tournament Team at the A-Sun Championship...all of her starts were at shortstop...second collegiate hit was a home run February 2 at South Florida...had 10 multiple-hit games...went 3-for-4 with a run and an RBI in A-Sun Tournament opener against Jacksonville State...batted .333 in A-Sun Tournament with four walks and a team-high six runs...went 2-for-4 May 16 in victory over Florida in NCAA Tournament.

High School: Attended Spring Valley High School in Chestnut Ridge, NY...coach was Meredith Reddy...All-League and All-Section honoree...named All-County...received Athlete of the Season and Athlete of the year awards...named team Most Valuable Player...nominated for the Heisman Award...set school record in stolen bases...member of the National Honor Society as well as the Science and English honor societies...three-sport athlete (softball, soccer and basketball)...also playe for the CT Charmers, Rockland Thunder and the Rockland STIX.

Personal: English major...daughter of David and Karin Sachs...born July 11, 1984 in Suffern, NY...younger sister of former Owl Alanna Sachs.

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