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  Jenni Shideler
Jenni Shideler

Player Profile

San Jose, CA

High School:
Leland HS




A very versatile player with starting experience at both first base and right field … Should start at third base this year … Clutch hitter … Throwing range is outstanding.

As a senior in 2001: Made 71 starts at third base this season ... Pac-10 Second-team All-Academic selection ... Ranks second at Stanford in career stolen bases with 24 ... Hit at a .213 clip with 36 hits and 22 RBI ... Had 10 doubles and three homers on the year ... Had six sac bunts and five stolen bases ... Second on the team with 143 assists in the field during 2001 ... In a doubleheader with Santa Clara (2/4), went 5-for-6 at the plate with three runs score and three RBI ... Had seven multilple-hit and five multiple-RBI games ... Put together three-game hitting streak two times ... Went 2-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored against Kansas (2/24) ... Had 16 two-out RBI this year ... Hit .305 with two outs ... Went 2-for-4 with a run scored and an RBI versus Seton Hall (2/24) ... Had a 2-for-3 effort at the plate with two RBI vs. Georgia Tech (3/10) ... Picked up a season-high seven assists against Utah (3/3) ... Hit third homerun of the season - a solo shot to centerfield - in final game at regionals against Pacific (5/18) to put Stanford up 3-0.

As a junior in 2000: Third baseman for the Cardinal … Started in 63 games and hit .220 (36-for-164) … Had a career-high 10 steals in 12 attempts … Had homeruns against Nebraska (2/13), BYU (2/26) and San Jose State (5/2) … Went 3-for-3 against Alabama (3/5) … Ranks third on the Cardinal career list for homeruns (9), sixth in stolen bases (17) … Led Stanford with 23 bases on balls … Tallied seven multiple hit games as well as five multiple RBI games … Longest hitting streak of the season was seven games … Went 2-for-2 with four RBI against Louisiana-Lafayette (3/4) … Her 9 career homers ranks third in school history … Had a 3-for-3 day at the plate with three RBI versus San Jose State (1/2) … Recorded three RBI and two runs with a 1-for-2 performance against Nebraska (2/13)

As a sophomore in 1999: Appeared in 37 games, starting 25 ... Earned most of her starts in right field, but also played left, center, first base and designated player ... Hit four home runs, the third-best single-season total in school history ... Tied for second on the school's all-time list with six career homers ... Hit .192 with 11 RBI and 16 runs scored ... Her solo homer with two out in the bottom of the seventh gave the Cardinal a 1-0 win over UC Santa Barbara (Feb. 19) ... Was 2-for-3 with a round-tripper against Northwestern (Mar. 6) ... Also made three appearances as a pitcher when Becky Blevins was injured ... Hit a three-run homer and pitched the final inning in a win over Santa Clara (Mar. 21) in the first game of a doubleheader ... She scored three runs and drove in two in the nightcap against the Broncos, and pitched the final two innings ... Also pitched against Ohio University (Mar. 25) ... Did not commit an error, raising her school-record career fielding percentage to just over .995 (three errors in 611 chances).

As a freshman in 1998: Named All-Tournament at the NCAA Regionals ... Started all 59 games at first base ... Hit .230 while tallying 37 hits, 10 doubles and 18 RBI ... Hit first collegiate home run against No. 3 Washington on Apr. 25 to deliver a 1-0 win for the Cardinal ... Hit second home run in the following game against UCLA (Apr. 26) ... Went 2-for-3 in second game of first collegiate doubleheader against No. 23 Cal State Northridge (Feb. 15) ... Collected two RBI and one double while going 2-for-4 against UCLA (Feb. 19) ... Went 2-for-4 with two RBI and one double against No. 22 Cal (Apr. 11) ... Set Stanford single-season records with 575 putouts and a .995 fielding percentage ... Named Stanford's Rookie of the Year.

High School: A 1997 graduate of Leland High School ... Earned first-team All-League honors all four years ... Three-time first-team All-Central Coast Section selection ... The 1996 League MVP ... Led Leland to the 1994 CCS Championship ... Also an outstanding volleyball player ... A four-year letter-winner, she was a two-time first team All-League selection ... Selected to the All-CCS team as a senior ... Member of 1993 CCS Champions ... Graduated with a 4.0 GPA.

Club: Played for the San Jose Strikkers ... Team finished third at nationals in 1996.

Personal: Born Sept. 19, 1979 ... Daughter of Kathy and Darrell Shideler ... Psychology major.

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