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    Jenilee Skender

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hallsville, Texas

    High School:
    Hallsville HS

    Position:
    Catcher/DP

    Experience:
    3L

    Jenilee Skender

    This Season: Has the capability to be the best player our conference has seen offensively... should be someone significant and dominant in the conference...is expected to be one of the best hitters on the team.

    AT UT
    Junior (2004):
    A second-team All-Conference USA performer ... named to the C-USA All-Tournament Team ... second on the team in six categories including a .290 batting average, 42 RBI, a .589 slugging pct., .373 on-base pct., 51 hits and eight homeruns ... had 12 multi-RBI games, including three with four RBI ... finished No. 7 in C-USA for RBI and No. 3 in Sac flies ... knocked in Kristen Glowacz for the lone score against Texas A&M-CC that gave Houston its first win ever in the NCAA Tournament ... hit a game-winning grand slam against McNeese State ... hit two-run homers against UTA and UTSA that proved to be game-winners ... put Houston up 2-0 with a two-run shot against No. 17 USF ... drove in four runs against UTA

    Sophomore (2003): One of the Cougars top offensive performers ... Appeared in 56 games with 55 starts ... was among the offensive leaders in nine offensive categories last season ... third on the team in batting average (.333), hits (47), walks (22)... finished 2003 with a .504 slugging percentage ... hit six home runs for the second straight year ... went 2-for-3 against with a home run, two runs batted in and a three runs scored against Texas Southern ... went 2-for-3 with two runs batted in against Southern Miss ... went 1-for-3 and had a season high 12 put outs against Texas Arlington

    Freshman (2002): Recieved C-USA All-Freshman Team honors ... appeared in 46 games for the Cougars, starting 29 ... batted .282 on the year with 29 hits, six home runs and 22 RBI ... slugged .485 and had nine extra-base hits ... ranked third on the team in homeruns ... batted .750 against Stephen F. Austin with a double and a homerun ... hit a home run off Northwestern State ... went 5-for-9 with a homerun and three RBI against C-USA foe Charlotte ... went 2-for-3 in the second game against East Carolina ... earned three hits versus Saint Louis ... went 3-for-7 against Stephen F. Austin in April with three RBI

    HIGH SCHOOL
    A key member of Coach Paul Moon's Texas 4-A champion softball team at Hallsville High School ... selected District 16-4A Player of the Year and earned All-District Co-MVP honors in both her junior and senior years ... was named All-East Texas MVP three consecutive years ... voted first team All-State at three different postions: first base, third base and catcher ... as a senior she earned the title All-American Catcher ... Texas' all-time leader in home runs for single season and career ... this distinction earned her features in both Women's Fastpitch Magazine and on Fox Sports ... also lettered in basketball, volleyball and track ... member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Club, Crime Stoppers and the FCA

    SUMMER LEAGUE
    Played for Texas Elite and coach Larry Wyatt and Missouri City Magic, coached by Tommy Howe

    PERSONAL
    Born in Hallsville, Texas, to parents Jim and Alberta Skender ... has two older brothers, Ryan and Robert ... chose Houston over Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Centenary ... enjoys fishing, spending time with friends and doing community service ... nickname is "Jenilooloo" ... majoring in pre-med

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