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Jennifer Gilbert
#25

Position: OF
Date of Birth: 02/03/1992
Height: 0' 0"   Weight: 0 lbs
Pro Experience: Akron Racers (2014-Present)
Bats: L
Throws: R
Birthplace: Denton, Texas


Biography:

 

TRANSACTION HISTORY:

  • Drafted 10th overall by the Akron Racers in the 3rd round of the 2014 Draft.
  • Re-signed with the Racers through the 2015 season on 1/19/15.
  • Re-signed with Akron through the 2017 season on 10/26/15.

 

2017 SEASON (AKRON RACERS):

  • Recorded career-highs with 15 runs, 5 doubles, 17 RBI and 15 walks.
  • Matched a career best with five home runs.
  • Played in 35 games with a .241 average and 19 hits.

 

2016 SEASON (AKRON RACERS):

  • Batted .228 with 5 HR, 10 RBI, 9 runs and a .509 slugging percentage.
  • Matched her career best in home runs and set her best slugging percentage.
  • Turned in her best defensive season, making only 1 error in 62 chances (.984).

 

2015 SEASON (AKRON RACERS):

  • Played in 34 games in 2015, hitting .216 with 22 hits and 13 RBI with 5 HR.
  • Her 5 home runs were the third most on the team in 2015.

 

2014 SEASON (AKRON RACERS):

  • Played 20 games, hit .208 with 2 HR and a .923 fielding percentage.
  • Made her professional debut on 5/29/14 in a 4-0 win over Chicago.
  • Scored her first run on 5/30/14 against the Chicago Bandits.
  • Recorded her first hit, a double, on 5/31/14 against the Chicago Bandits.
  • Hit her first NPF home run on 7/3/14 against the Chicago Bandits.

 

COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS (BALL STATE UNIVERSITY):

  • Finished career at Ball State eighth in NCAA history with 75 home runs.
  • 246 career RBI tied her for ninth in NCAA history.
  • Holds the Ball State records for home runs, RBI and runs (215).
  • Also, BSU records for doubles (62) and slugging percentage (.810).
  • 2x NFCA All-American and the first All-American in Ball State softball history.
  • 3x Mid-American Conference Player of the Year, first time in MAC history.
  • 4x All-MAC honors.
  • 3x NFCA 1st Team All-Great Lakes Region.
  • Member of the 2009-2013 Canadian National Teams.
  • Played in 48 games over two years with the Senior Canadian National Team.
  • Played on the Canadian Junior National Team (2 years) and the U16 Canadian Team (1 year).

 

PERSONAL:

  • Daughter of Richard and Jeri Gilbert.
  • Born 2/3/92, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, Master's Degree in Athletic Coaching.

 

Career Statistics »

Year League Club GP AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
2017 NPF Racers 35 .241 79 15 19 5 1 5 17 15 19 0
2016 NPF Racers 23 .228 57 9 13 1 0 5 10 4 16 0
2015 NPF Racers 34 .216 102 14 22 2 1 5 13 4 27 0
2014 NPF Racers 20 .208 48 7 10 3 1 2 8 7 15 0

Catchers

# Name POS
13 Griffin Joiner C
15 Hannah Day C
42 Shelby Hiers C

Infielders

# Name POS
1 Ashley Thomas 2B
5 Sami Fagan SS
10 Kelley Montalvo 3B
20 Haley Fagan IF
21 Chandler Rice IF
23 Maddy Grimm IF
29 Nicole Schroeder IF
52 Sam Fischer-Cooke IF

Outfielders

# Name POS
3 Shellie Robinson OF
9 A.J. Andrews OF
11 Kristen Wyckoff OF
14 Megan Geer OF
25 Jennifer Gilbert OF

Pitchers

# Name POS
7 Megan Betsa P
8 Alexis Silkwood P
12 Jailyn Ford P
17 Sara Groenewegen P
33 Emily Weiman P
37 Rachele Fico P
44 Laura Winter P
51 Aimee Creger P

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