2011-12 Softball
Jessica Barnes
Jessica Barnes
Jessica Barnes

HOMETOWNWinter Haven, Fla.

Two sport athlete for the Eagles. Competes on the Women's Volleyball and Softball teams.

Softball As A Senior (2014)
Game-By-Game Stats
Named Atlantic Sun All-Conference Second Team…started 54 games in center field…hit .337 on the season with a .405 average against league foes…hit .750 with runners on third base…led the league and the nation with seven triples…held an on-base percentage of .419 and a slugging percentage of over .585…knocked in 25 runs on 57 hits…crossed the plate a team-high 52 times…hit eight homeruns…led the team with 19 stolen bases on 23 attempts…held a fielding percentage of .953 with just four errors and 72 putouts…recorded 18 multi-hit games…went 2-for-2 with a solo homerun in the season opener against Ole Miss (Feb. 7)…hit her second homer of the season in a 3-2 win over Western Kentucky (Feb. 8)…again went deep for two RBI in the team’s shutout of Wisconsin (Feb. 14)…recorded 3 hits in 4 at bats against LIU (Feb. 28)…knocked a two-run homer over the fence against ETSU (Mar. 15)…went 3-for-4 with two runs scored at Stetson (Mar. 29)…knocked in two runs on three hits including a homerun in the series finale at Jacksonville (Apr. 13)…started the series with UNF (Apr. 18) with a triple, two RBI and two runs scored…hit her seventh triple of the season and drove in three runs at NKU (May 3)…knocked in two runs in the Atlantic Sun Championship (May 7-9).

Softball As A Junior (2013)
Game-By-Game Stats
Played in 54 games this season with 50 of those appearances having been starts in the FGCU outfield ... Was named A-Sun Player of the Week on Apr. 8 after hitting two home runs and eight RBI the week prior while tallying 14 total bases off of six hits to put up a 1.077 slugging percentage … Finished tied for the most at-bats this season among Eagles with 158 ... Had nine multi-RBI games and five multi-steal games … Her four triples tied her for second in the A-Sun and 38th in the nation in the category … Drew 30 walks and went 27 of 28 when stealing bases, her 27 stolen bases led the team … Ranked second in the A-Sun in stolen bases (27) and 50th in the nation … Hit a grand slam at Mercer (Apr. 6) to drive in four runs and finished the game going 3-for-5 at the plate with three runs scored … At Kennesaw State (Apr. 9) went 2-for-3 in the game with two home runs and four RBI ... Struck a leadoff home run off the left-field foul pole against Kennesaw State (May 9) in an elimination game of the A-Sun Championship that FGCU won 6-4 in walk-off fashion.

Volleyball As A Junior (2012)
Utilized a medical redshirt.

Softball As A Sophomore (2012)
Game-By-Game Stats
Was named All-Atlantic Sun First Team selection … started 56 games in the outfield … was second on the team in batting average (.319), hits (51) and RBI (31) … tallied two hits, two runs and a RBI vs Long Island (Feb. 11) … hit a homerun and drew a walk against Delaware (Feb. 18) … collected two hits and a RBI against Seton Hall (Feb. 26) … recorded two hits, a RBI and two stolen bases vs South Dakota State (Mar. 3) …had two hits, a double and a stolen base versus Kennesaw State (Mar. 7) … tallied two hits, a run scored, a walk and a stolen base against Georgetown (Mar. 9) … Was named A-Sun Player of the Week on Mar. 12 for her performances the week before … recorded two hits, two runs scored and swiped two bags against Rutgers (Mar. 16) … had two hits, two runs scored, two runs scored and a RBI in the second game of a doubleheader against Maryland (Mar. 21) … started a 10-game hit streak Mar. 29 against Florida State with a single … collected two hits, three RBI and three runs scored at Belmont (Apr. 7) … tallied a career-high five RBI on three hits including a homerun vs Kennesaw State (May 12)

Volleyball As A Sophomore (2011)
Match-By-Match Stats 
Appeared in 23 matches, starting 12 ... recorded 2.30 kills/set, the third-most on the team ... tallied a kill in 21 of 23 matches, including picking up five or more kills on 12 occasions ... picked up a service ace in nine matches … tallied three service aces at Campbell (Aug. 26) … picked up two kills, three service aces and four digs at Miami (Sept. 9) … finished with four digs and two kills vs. Alabama A&M (Sept. 10) … racked up four kills and three digs vs. Radford (Sept. 10) … picked up two kills at No. 5 Penn State (Sept. 17) … finished with 20 kills and seven digs vs. USC Upstate (Oct. 14) … blasted a career-high 25 kills vs. ETSU (Oct. 15) … earned A-Sun Player of the Week honors (Oct. 17) … recorded eight kills, six digs and three blocks at Belmont (Oct. 21) … blasted 14 kills at Lipscomb (Oct. 22) … finished with 12 kills and five digs at Stetson (Oct. 29) … picked up 11 kills at FAU (Nov. 1) … finished with nine kills, five digs and a career-high five service aces vs. Mercer (Nov. 4) … hit a career-high .565 with 16 kills at Jacksonville (Nov. 12) ... blasted eight kills vs. UNF in the conference quarterfinals (Nov. 17).

Softball As A Freshman (2011) 
Game-By-Game Stats
Started 35 games in the beginning of the season, batting .218 with 18 RBI and eight extra-base hits … her average was seventh on the team, while her RBI total was fifth-best on the team … had five multi-hit and multi-RBI outings … went 7-for-8 on stolen bases … tallied nine walks … opened the season with an RBI against N.C. State (Feb. 11) … had a four-game hitting streak from Feb. 13 - Feb. 18 … had back-to-back triples against Long Island (Feb. 13) and Georgetown (Feb. 18) … went 2-for-4 versus the Hoyas with three RBI and two runs scored … had a season-long six-game hitting streak from Feb. 20 - Mar. 2, including hitting her first collegiate home run against Iowa (Feb. 25) … went yard in the loss against Eastern Michigan (Mar. 2) … went 2-for-4 against Dartmouth (Mar. 5) with a two-run home run … tallied a two-run double versus Weber State (Mar. 11) … had two hits and two RBI versus Winthrop (Mar. 18) at The Game Tournament … followed that performance with another RBI against Dartmouth (Mar. 18) … closed out the season going 2-for-3 in the lone conference series against Campbell (Mar. 26) … also tallied two stolen bases versus the Camels. 

Volleyball As A Freshman (2010)
Match-By-Match Stats 
Appeared in 14 matches, starting four ... recorded 2.18 kills/set, the third-most on the team ... tallied a kill in 12 of 14 matches, including picking up five or more kills on eight occasions ... finished with five kills vs. UNLV (Sept. 4) ... blasted eight kills vs. Georgia Tech (Sept. 10) ... recorded seven kills at Georgia (Sept. 11) ... picked up five kills vs. Washington (Sept. 11) ... tallied career-highs in kills (16) and digs (5) at FAU (Sept. 21) ... finished with seven kills and a career-high four blocks at Belmont (Sept. 25) ... recorded 11 kills at Jacksonville (Oct. 1) ... finished the season with six kills against Stetson (Nov. 13). 

High School 
Was a three-sport star at Haines City High School ... named to the All-State first team in softball her senior season ... named News Chief Volleyball Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009 ...named Lakeland Ledger Volleyball Player of the Year in 2009... also named to the All-Area first team from 2007-2010 in softball ... in 2009, she participated in the state tournament in tennis.

Born January 13, 1992 ... daughter of Franklin and Joyce Barnes ... has one sister, Jordan (15) ... computer information systems and finance major.