Jessica Hancock
Jessica  Hancock


Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Wilson HS '04





Aggies tussle with Highlanders to open homestand

Picnic Day festivities include series-opening doubleheader with UC Riverside on Saturday


Thorpe claims 300th career win as Aggies split

Kibby tosses a three-hit shutout in game two to lift UC Davis to victory


Softball heads down the coast for series at Cal Poly

UC Davis opens three-game series with a doubleheader on Saturday in San Luis Obispo


Gauchos Visit Northern California as Big West Play Continues

Alumni Weekend welcomes Aggie greats back to La Rue Field


Big West play opens on the road in Northridge

After a long layoff due to final exams, the Aggies resume their season on the road at CSUN

2008: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM... Led team and finished 4th in Big West Conference with 2.42 ERA... Posted 17-22 record with 225 strikeouts (2nd in conference)... Allowed .245 batting average, 5th among Big West peers... Completed 29 of 37 starts (in 43 total appearances), including 5 shutouts... Fired back-to-back shutouts against Winthrop (2/10) and Seton Hall (2/15)... Had five games with 10-plus strikeouts, including 11 twice.

2007: ALL-DIV. I INDEPENDENT FIRST TEAM... Led Aggies in most pitching categories, finishing at 16-12 with 1.98 ERA in 35 appearances (29 starts)... Paced team in complete games (18), shutouts (5), innings (191.1) and strikeouts (203)... Issued only 64 walks and surrendered just 6 homers in 734 at-bats... Twice earned D-I Independent Pitcher of the Week honors... First such honor was for fanning 11 in 11 innings during three-game set vs. Pacific (3/31-4/1)... Added second award after striking out 17 Long Beach State batters in 12 innings while posting 2-0 record with 1.17 ERA (5/5-5/6)... Had season-high 13 strikeouts in 12.2-inning marathon vs. Cal State Fullerton (4/28)... Previous best was 11 whiffs in 6.1 innings at Nevada (4/18)... Was particularly tough on Big West Conference teams, firing 8-3 record with 1.14 ERA in 14 appearances against future leaguemates.

2006: Played and started 9 games before suffering season-ending injury... Batted 2-for-12 (.167) with 2 runs scored... Granted medical hardship season

2005: Was team's leading pitcher until being sidelined early in season... Finished 1-9 with team-best 2.09 ERA... Fanned 76 batters in 67.0 innings... Struck out 14 Gaels in 2-hit shutout vs. Saint Mary's during Aztec Invitational (2/5)... Later registered 13 strikeouts and no ER in 7.1 innings vs. Iowa (3/11)... Started 31 games in the lineup, batting 13-for-80 (.163) with 4 doubles... Went 5-for-13 (.385) with 3 doubles, 4 RBI at Aztec Invitational (2/4-2/6)... Hit 3-for-5 with 2 runs and a double in twinbill at Sacramento State (2/9).

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Millikan HS and Wilson HS for two years each... Graduated from WHS in 2004... Garnered All-Moore League honors all four years, including first-team distinction three times... Selected as league MVP as a senior... Also named to Long Beach Press-Telegram Dream Team that year... Voted team MVP twice and Best Offensive Player three times... Played ASA ball for California Cruisers (La Palma, Calif.) from 2002-04.

PERSONAL: Born in Long Beach, Calif.... Majoring in communication... Parents are Rodney & Karen Hancock... Nickname is "George"... Career highlight was hurling a perfect game vs. American Athletics... If not for softball, would consider playing volleyball at UC Davis.