#15 - Jennifer Allsup
San Jose, Calif. (San Jose City College)
|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
Coach Peck says: "Jenn really played a major role in our success last year with her work behind the plate. She is an unselfish player and one of our hardest workers who truly understands what is on the line this year. She does an excellent job in working with our pitchers, and has really stepped up as a leader and captain. Jenn has a strong knowledge of the game, and we need her to have a strong year for us on defensive and quality at-bats in the box. We have tweaked several parts of her game, and we are looking for her to take the next step forward in her final year as a Lady Bison."
2007: Twice recorded two hits in a game vs Savannah St. (Feb. 25) and New Mexico (March 2). ...Twice drove in two runs in a game Austin Peay (April 3) and Mercer (April 13). ...Second on the team in fielding percentage (.982). ...Posted a three-game hitting streak, her longest of the season. ...Played in 42 games, starting 40. ...Team record was 21-16 when she was catching. ...Recorded a triple against Western Kentucky (April 17), one of four Lady Bisons to accomplish that feat. ...Tied for the team lead in most at bats in one game with five vs. Gardner-Webb (April 6). ...Tied for the team lead in most walks in game with three vs. Gardner-Webb (April 6).
High School: Four-year starter and letterwinner at Branham High...3-time 1st Team All-League selection (freshman, junior, senior)...named 2nd Team All-League as a sophomore...twice named Player-of-the-Week, and twice the subject of the High School Sports Focus...broke Branham[apos]s record for number of stolen base assists...competed for the San Jose Strikkers and San Jose Lady Sharks club teams.
JUCO: Two-year starter at San Jose City College for Coach Debbie Huntze-Rooney...named team captain her sophomore year...earned 2nd Team All-League honors, as well as Best Defensive Player award.
Personal: Majoring in Exercise Science...hobbies include wakeboarding, hunting, working out, and spending time with friends and family...enjoys watching CSI....favorite singer is Tim McGraw and favorite movie is Just Friends...would like to one day go to Australia, but never has...says her favorite vacation was going to Cancun in the summer of 2004...considers herself more of a country girl than a city girl...says no one knows that she hates biscuits...superstitious about never stepping on the lines when she goes onto the field, and having to wear her hair in braids...nickname is Jenn...believes the best things about Lady Bison softball are the girls and the coaches...most admires her parents for being successful in their careers and at being parents...chose Lipscomb to get a good education while continuing to play college softball...has two sisters, Melissa (16) and Amanda (13)...parents are Frank and Patty Allsup...Jennifer Marie Allsup was born on July 15, 1986 in San Jose, CA.
Favorite tv show: CSI
Country you most want to visit: Australia
Favorite singer/band: Tim McGraw
Something no one knows about you: I hate biscuits
Superstition: I never step on the lines when going onto the field, and I always have to wear my hair in braids
Favorite food: Tacos
More of a country or city girl? Country girl
Decided to attend Lipscomb because: I wanted to get a Lipscomb education while playing softball
Best thing about Lady Bison softball: The girls and the coaches
Person you most admire and why: My parents because they are successful in both their careers and at being parents
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