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Jennifer Whiteley Athlete Profile

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Jennifer Whiteley
Position: Outfielder Height: 5-4 Roster Years: 2004-2007 Hometown: Houston, TX

National Honors

  • 2006 CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-Region second team


  • 2007 ESPN The Magazine Second Team
  • 2007 Easton Third Team

Academic All-America

  • 2007 CoSida Second Team

Conference Honors

  • 2007 All-MWC
  • 2006 Mountain West Conference All-Conference
  • 2005 Academic All-Conference
  • 2005 Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete

Career Summary

Jennifer Whiteley was the first academic all-american in BYU softball history. She was also an all-MWC player for three seasons. Check out the season summaries tab for more information.


  • Parents are Patrick Whiteley and Barry and Linda Scott
  • Attended Lamar High School
  • Lettered two years in softball and one year in basketball
  • Has two sisters, Lindsey and Debbie and one brother, Bobby

Before BYU

  • Two-time first-team All-District.

2004 | Freshman Year

  • Appeared in 51 games while starting in 41
  • Posted a .295 batting average
  • Scored 24 runs and knocked in 12 RBI
  • Tallied 39 hits with three doubles and two triples
  • Recorded a hit in her first college game against Hawai`i
  • Stole five bases
  • Defensively notched a .964 fielding percentage
  • Cougar Club Scholar Athlete Award during the fall semester

2005 | Sophomore Year

  • Led BYU in triples with four on the year
  • Stole eight bases
  • Scored 32 runs while drawing 18 walks
  • Named Academic All-Conference
  • Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete

2006 | Junior Year

  • Named to Mountain West Conference All-Conference team
  • BYU Scholar Athlete
  • Named CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-Region second team
  • Posted career bests in runs, hits and batting average
  • Was second on the team with a .413 batting average in MWC play
  • Led the team for the third consecutve season with three triples
  • Stole eight bases in nine attempts

2007 | Senior Year

  • Led the team in batting average (.416), hits (82), triples (4) and on-base percentage (.473)
  • Led the MWC in hits, batting average and triples
  • Became BYU's all-time leader in triples (13)
  • Became just the fourth player in school history to finish a season with a batting average over .400
  • Finished regular season ranked the 29th toughest player in the nation to strike out by the NCAA
  • Named to Easton All-American Third Team
  • Named to the 2007 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American Second Team
  • Named to MWC All-Conference Team
  • Named to 2007 CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team
  • Named to 2007 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-West Region Team