Jennifer Whiteley Athlete Profile

#3 Jennifer Whiteley

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



All-America

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


Academic All-America

  • 2007 CoSida Second Team

Personal

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.

Summary

Speedy outfielder who is an exceptional defender...provides the team with speed on the basepads and a scoring threat.



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...a 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.