20 Jen Place
20 Jen Place
Year: Senior
Hometown: Latham, NY
High School: Shaker
Position: OF
SHU: Started all 47 games in her freshman season, batting .281 with two doubles, one triple and one home run with 13 RBI and three stolen bases. Before Sacred Heart: Attended Shaker High School and lettered in field hockey, basketball and softball. She was named team captain her senior year and was selected softball team MVP her junior and senior seasons. She was named first team all-league and all-area twice, and was named All-State her senior year. The softball team was the 2002 Sectional champions.

Personal: She is the daughter of Kevin and Yvonne Place. She has one brother, Kevin. She is a Criminal Justice major. Her favorite book is Along Came A Spider and her favorite movies are Big Daddy and The Sandlot. Her favorite athletes are Mia Hamm and Derek Jeter. Her favorite foods are macaroni & cheese, chicken and rice. She considers Coach Luckie her role model because of her playing days as an All-American shortstop.