24 - Jenny Jacobs
Jenny Jacobs
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Lawrence North
Position: OF
Bats/Throws: R/R
2008: Played in 28 games, all as a starter...finished as the team's second leading hitter with a .291 batting average, despite missing 18 games with injury...second on the squad in home runs with three...had a .453 slugging percentage and a .344 on-base percentage...handled 36 chances in the outfield without an error...was a perfect five for five at the plate in Butler's season-opening win over Longwood...went three for three in a win over Bellarmine...led Butler to a victory over UIC with a three-run, home run in the bottom of the sixth inning...had seven multiple-hit games...set Butler career records for home runs (24) and runs batted in (104)...named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll. 2007: Named to the All-Tournament Team at the Horizon League Championship...starter in all 50 games...finished fifth on the team in hitting with a .279 batting average...led the Bulldogs and ranked fourth in the Horizon League in home runs with eight...led the league with a school-record 38 RBIs...second on the team in total bases (73)...had a .497 slugging percentage and a .352 on-base percentage...had three hits each against Oakland and Green Bay...drove in four runs each against Kentucky, Youngstown State, Oakland and Detroit...posted nine multiple-hit games...named Academic All-Horizon League and picked to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll. 2006: Second team All-Horizon League outfielder...played in 46 games, all as a starter...finished second on the team in hitting with a .289 batting average...led the team in runs batted in with 26...tied for the team lead in home runs with five...tied for the team lead in stolen bases with eight...second on the squad in hits (41) and total bases (61)...named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll. 2005: Set a Butler single-season record with nine home runs...knocked in a team-best 30 runs and batted a team-high .320...started 47 contests...scored 23 runs...added six doubles and a triple...her .558 slugging percentage led the team...successful in all 10 of her stolen base attempts...committed just one error in the field...earned Horizon League "All-Newcomer Team" honors following the campaign.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four varsity letters...team captain...all-conference and all-county selection...named to Indianapolis Star North Team and Super Team...third-team all-state pick...academic all-state honorable mention...finished in the Top 30 of her graduating class...earned school "Athlete of the Year" Award...also earned three letters in basketball and two in volleyball...high school coach: Tom Corbett.

PERSONAL: Born January 24, 1986...daughter of Gary and Nancy Jacobs...elementary education major.