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Jessica Ross

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Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Hometown Woodland Hills, Calif.
  • Last School Calabasas
  • Position Pitcher
  • Height 5-9
  • B/T R/R

AS A FRESHMAN (2019)

  • Stepped into the circle twice for the Buckeyes
  • Recorded a 3.50 ERA, .143 against average and five strikeouts over two innings
  • Made her first appearance in Scarlet & Gray vs. Idaho State and pitched one inning with three strikeouts (3/9)
  • Tossed one inning of relief with no hits and two strikeouts at Michigan State (4/21)

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE

  • Four-time All-Marmonte League selection
  • Varsity team captain as a junior and senior
  • Voted Calabasas H.S. Female Athlete of the Year
  • Had the most strikeouts in the CIF Southern Section with 266 Ks
  • Ranks in the top-10 in the state of California in strikeouts
  • Received All-CIF Team Division 4 and All-State honors her senior year
  • Finished her high school career with a 2.0 ERA, 775 strikeouts and a .212 batting average against
  • Spent two years with the Victory club team, which finished fourth at the 16U ASA Gold Nationals in 2015 and second at the 2016 Junior Olympic Cup
  • Also played club ball for the Explosion

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Scott and Joy Ross
  • Has two sisters, Nicole and Amy
  • Father was a member of the football and track and field teams at Pacific Lutheran University
  • Mother played tennis at Pacific Lutheran University
  • Four-year honor roll member