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Jenn Poore
Player Profile:
Jenn Poore 4033
Position: Catcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
City/State: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Rancho Bernardo
Experience: 2 Letters

2004 Outlook One of three seniors as well as a veteran catcher, Poore is primed for a stellar senior season. Works well with Oregon’s pitching staff and is also one of the Ducks’ top returning offensive weapons. Could also be utlized in the outfield as a back up or as a designated hitter.

Coach Arendsen says "Jenn is an outstanding catcher and I truly believe she is ready for a special senior season. She is familiar with our pitchers and has a great working relationship with our staff. She will also be a key run producer for us on offense."

2003 In her second season with the Ducks, Poore started in 47 games behind the plate and as the season progressed so did her offensive power. She hit all five of her home runs in the last month of the regular season, including the game-winning home run to lead the Ducks to a 6-5, eight-inning victory over then-No. 5 Washington in Seattle. The San Diego, Calif. native finished that game 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored and went on to finish 6-for-13 (.462) in the Ducks’ last five games of the regular season. Carried her momentum into the postseason, going 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI while hitting her first career triple. Hit .240 in the postseason, including a 2-for-4 performance in the last game of the season. As the Ducks made a habit of perservering in one-run games, Poore seemed to also rise to the occasion, going 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI in a 2-1 victory over Houston Feb. 1 and later helping the Ducks upset then-No. 17 Georgia with a 2-for-4 performance Feb. 8. Was 1-for-4 with a run scored in Oregon’s 8-7, 12 inning victory over then-No. 4 Michigan. In a 3-2 win at Stanford, Poore’s two-run HR her first of the season led the Ducks to a 10-inning victory. Perhaps the biggest weekend of her career came in Seattle as she was 3-for-7 (.429) with a home run, a run scored and three RBI as the Ducks swept the Huskies for the first time since 1993. Concluded the regular season going 2-for-3 with three runs scored an RBI and a home run in two games vs. Stanford.

2002 In her first season of Pac-10 play, Poore played in 51-of-54 games and started all 21 Pac-10 games behind the plate and accounted for 235 putouts from catchers post and had a .966 fielding percentage. Offensively, was one of just five players to hit a home run in a Pac-10 game, hitting her third home run of the season against Washington May 4 and finished the game 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI. Had her first home run of the season March 1 vs. Utah and added a double, finishing the game 2-for-3. Hit her second home run of the season three weeks later against UNLV. In Pac-10 action, Poore also showed offensive abilities, going 1-for-3 with a run scored against Oregon State March 30 and going 2-for-3 against top-ranked UCLA April 20. Finished the season with a hit in three consecutive games, icluding a 1-for-4, one run performance in Oregon’s 4-0 victory over then-No. 8 Stanford.

Before Oregon Played for University of Mississippi during her freshman year and was Easton third-team all-american...Led Ole Miss in batting average (.309), slugging percentage (.401), hits (47), total bases (61) and was second in on-base perecentage (.352), RBI (23) and doubles (9).

High School  Played catcher and third base for four years at Rancho Bernardo High School coached by Tracy Stowe...Received second-team C.I.F. and first-team coaches team...Also the Union Tribune Athlete fo the week...Played ASA for the Southern Cal Athletics team and helped team win Gold 18U national championship her senior year...Member of the volleyball team for three years as well.

Personal Born Jennifer M. Poore on April 17, 1982 in Newport, Ore. Parents are John and Karyn Poore. One brother, Alex and one sister, Amanda. Major: History

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