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Jessica Moore
Player Profile:
Jessica Moore 670647
Position: Right Hand Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
City/State: Sutter, Calif.
High School: Sutter
Club: Arizona Hotshots
Experience: High School


* Updated season/career stats are available via the link above, and to see preseason career game-by-game stats (PDF) click here.


• After her first three seasons, Oregon's greatest pitcher already owns the school career record for wins (73) and strikeouts (718), and its top-three season strikeout totals (256, 2012; 238, '10; 224, '11).

• Enters 2013 campaign easy to spot on a host of other Duck career pitching categories, including shutouts (fifth, 15), games (fourth, 134), complete games (sixth, 64) and innings (sixth, 702.1).

• In her career has posted 12, +11 strikeout efforts that rank top 20 in school history, including a high of 14 (third-tie, x2), 13 (fourth), 12 (fifth-tie, x4) and 11 (15th-tie, x4).

• Has pitched 116 of the team’s 127 innings in the postseason in 2010-12, and started all 18 games.

• As a prep, led her Sutter High School to consecutive Northern Section titles and was a two-time all-state pitcher.

• Helped her Arizona Hotshots club team advance to Gold Nationals in 2008 and ‘09.

2012: NFCA Third-Team All-American / All-Pac-12 & All-Region First Team.
Authored another of Oregon's greatest seasons in the circle and ranked among nation's top pitchers. In May, became Oregon’s fourth Duck hurler to receive All-America honors, and first since a pair of head coach Mike White’s former pupils Andrea Vidlund (2003) and Ani Nyhus (2004). Nationally at season's end, stood 26th in strikeouts (256) and sixth in wins (33) with the first- and second-best marks in school history. In the Pac-12, she led conference charts in innings (303.2), starts (47) and appearances (52), and ranked top 10 in wins (second, 33), strikeouts (third, 256) and ERA (seventh, 2.58). In the postseason, made all nine of the team's starts, pitched 59 of its 62 innings the three weekends, and staked a 6-3 record (3.20 ERA, 47 SO, 22 BB, 57 H, .248 opposing batting average). Posted all 16 of the team’s wins over top-25 opponents in '12 with her decisions over No. 1 California, No. 5 Arizona State, No. 5 Tennessee, No. 7 Washington, No. 8 Texas (twice), No. 9 Missouri, No. 11 Arizona (twice), No. 14 Stanford (twice), No. 14 UCLA (twice), No. 21 Oklahoma State, No. 22 Nebraska, No. 24 North Carolina. She ended with  20 wins vs. 2011 NCAA tourney returnees during the slate with other victories over BYU (twice), New Mexico State, Portland State (twice) and San Diego State (twice). She also became the second Duck pitcher to beat every league foe in a season since the league expanded to eight teams in 1995 (and joined former All-Pac-12 pick Ani Nyhus who achieved the feat in 2004)). Against then-No. 1 Alabama in nearly March in Eugene, she struck out a career-best 14 – the third-highest tally in school history. She has also ‘K’ed +8 batters in the NCAA Regional victory vs. BYU (10), and regular season wins over Boise State (10), Northwestern (9), No. 1 Cal (8). No. 14 UCLA (8), and Pitt (8). Among her wins, she pitched two-hitters in complete games against Utah and Oregon State, and three-hitters vs. San Diego State and Boise State, and her shutouts came vs. No. 1 California, No. 5 Arizona State, No. 22 Oklahoma State and New Mexico State. She opened the postseason, by pitching all 21 innings in team’s NCAA Regional wins over Portland State and BYU (twice) to lead team to its third straight Super Regional trip. In the Texas Super Regional, she became the second hurler to beat the No. 8 Longhorns twice in '12 (joining Mizzou All-American Whitney Thomas) and staked the team’s first Super Regional wins in school history. She became the second Duck to ever post a WCWS win with her four-hit, four-strikeout complete game effort over No. 5 Tennessee (a 2-1 win). Boosted team at plate in last month of campaign, and went 2-for-7 in series vs. No. 14 UCLA, and went 2-for-3 with a run, RBI and walk in NCAA opener vs. Portland State. Also went 1-for-3 in finale win vs. Texas, and knocked in her first game-winning RBI of the season on second-inning fielder’s choice, and added a fifth-inning RBI single. Defensively for season, posted a .948 fielding mark (102 assists, seven putouts, six errors). At season's end, claimed team's Most Valuable Pitcher honor and the Players Choice Award.

2012 Season Highs

Innings pitched: 11.0, Arizona, May 08, 2010
Strikeouts: 14, Alabama, Mar 13, 2012 ; Portland State, May 05, 2010

- Batting
Runs scored: 1, vs Portland State (5/17, 2012); vs BYU (5/19, 2012),  vs Texas (5/26, 2012)
Hits: 2, vs Portland State (5/17/12)
RBIs: 2, vs Texas (5/26/12)
Doubles: 1, vs UCLA (5/12/12)
Total bases: 2, vs UCLA (5/12/12);  2 vs Portland State (5/17/12)
Walks: 1, vs Portland State (5/17/12)
Stolen bases: 1 vs Texas (5/26/12),  1 vs Texas (5/26/12),  1 vs Arizona State (5/31/12 at Oklahoma City, Okla.)


2011 SEASON (Sophomore) • All-Pac-12 First Team / All-Region First Team.
Already one of the most respected pitchers in school history, raised her level again with many of her finest performances against the season’s toughest opponents. In the final Pac-12 rankings, she ranked second in saves (3-tied), fourth in starts (35), fifth in ERA (1.90), strikeouts (224), strikeouts looking (65) and wins (24-tied), sixth in innings (206.2) and seventh in opposing batting avg. (.203). Nationally, stood top 75 in saves (31st), wins (34th), strikeouts (50th), strikeouts per seven innings (67th, 7.6), shutouts (66th), ERA (70th) and hits allowed per seven innings (70th, 5.32). Was 9-8 against top-20 teams and added four more wins vs. tourney qualifiers Albany, Fordham, Penn State and Pacific. That latter win was part of a 3-0 weekend in the Libby Matson Tournament in Stockton which earned her Pac-12 Player of Week honors in late February (19 strikeouts, 0.00 ERA, 16 innings, .115 opponent batting average); and allowed three hits or less in all three of her starts. Overall on year, led team in ERA, wins, appearances, starts, complete games, shutouts, innings, strikeouts, and stands third in opposing batting average. Pitched program’s 18th no-hitter in school history in 6-1 win over Weber State in mid-March. Over course of campaign, scored wins over six of Oregon’s seven Pac-10 opponents and six other NCAA qualifiers (then-17 Louisiana-Lafayette, Illinois State, Pacific in the regular season, and Albany, Fordham, Penn State in the Regional). In other complete games, she also one-hit both the nation’s top hitting team, No. 1 Arizona State, 2-1, and San Jose State, 8-0, and Fordham, 2-0, in a NCAA Regional dual vs. returning first-team All-American Jen Mineau. Topped six Pac-12 teams in complete games, including Oregon State (7-1, 4K), No. 10 Stanford (2-0, 8K) and No. 12 UCLA (6-5, 11K), and retired all but one out in the six-inning decision over No. 8 Washington (8-0, 5K) that tied the team’s largest win in the series. Received team’s Pitcher of the Year award at end of campaign. At the plate, hit safely in her first five games the opening weekend and hit homers vs. No. 16 BYU and Nevada. The second game of the season, stroked a two-out, 2 RBI single in the first inning in 5-0 win over No. 19 Texas A&M. Defensively, posted a .973 fielding mark (11 putouts, 60 assists, 2 errors).

2011 Season Highs
- Pitching
Innings: 8.0, vs North Carolina (3/4/11)
Strikeouts: 12, vs BYU (2/10/11 at Tempe); 12 vs Ole Miss (2/11/11 at Tempe)

- Batting
Runs scored: 2  vs Mississippi (2/11/11 at Tempe)
Hits: 2  vs BYU (2/10/11 at Tempe)
RBIs: 2, Twice, most recent vs Texas A&M (2/11/11 at Tempe)
Home runs: 1, Twice, most recent vs Nevada (2/12/11 at Tempe)
Total bases: 5  vs BYU (2/10/11 at Tempe)
Sac hits: 1, at Pacific (2/28/11)
Stolen bases: 1, vs Mississippi (2/11/11 at Tempe)


2010 SEASON: All-Pac-12 Second Team / All-Pac-12 Freshman Team / All-Region First Team.
Besides her school strikeout record (238), also led the team in ERA (1.87), wins (16), innings (183.0), starts (29), opposing batting average (.230), saves (4), games finished (12), appearances (39). Was easy to spot on the NCAA pitching stat charts in saves (10th-t, 4), strikeouts (32nd, 8.9 per 7 inning average), total strikeouts (50th, 232), ERA (55th, 1.87) and fewest hits allowed (156th, 6.35 per 7 innings). In Pac-12 rankings, led league in saves (4), and ranked top 10 in strikeouts (fourth, 232), games finished (fourth, 10), appearances (fourth, 39), starts (fifth, 29), innings (seventh,183.0), relief appearances (eighth-tie, 10), ERA (eighth, 1.87), wins (ninth, 16) and opposing batting average (ninth, .230). In NCAA regional, made all three starts in Atlanta, and pitched 18.1 of the team’s 20 innings (16 strikeouts, 5 walks, 17 hits, 5 earned runs). Posted a 1-0 shutout vs. Auburn in NCAA opener – her fifth of the season (4 strikeouts, 1 walk, 7 hits) – and also pitched a complete game in UO’s 11-2 five-inning second-game win vs. No. 7 Georgia Tech (6 strikeouts, 1 walk, 2 hits, 2 earned runs). She also pitched the first 6.1 innings of the eight-inning game against the Yellow Jackets in the finale (6 strikeouts, 4 walks, 3 hits, 3 earned runs). Among Oregon’s all-time single-game strikeout totals, she set the third-best mark vs. Portland State (14), and her 12 in a nine-inning, 1-0 win over then-No. 3 Arizona is fourth-best, and she has two, 12K efforts that rank fifth-best (vs. NCAA qualifier Creighton and Cal Poly), and another 11-strikeout effort vs. then-No. 19 Texas A&M that is tied for 11th-best. Altogether, beat three of the Ducks’ seven Pac-12 rivals that included contests vs. No. 13 California (8-6 - 4.2 innings, 3 strikeouts, 1 ER, 1 walk), Oregon State (2 wins – 8-3, 7 innings, 10 strikeouts, 1 walk, 5 hits, 1 ER; 6-5, 7 innings, 8 strikeouts, 4 walks, 6 hits, 2 ER). Struck out 11 in her four innings of the 17th no-hitter in school history, a five-inning, 10-2 perfect game win vs. Idaho State in late March. The opening weekend at Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, struck out 21 batters in 19.1 innings and went 1-1 with 2.17 ERA. The following weekend in Louisville Slugger Classic in Las Vegas, went 2-0, struck out 19 in 18.2 innings and posted 0.75 ERA in her four appearances and two starts. Continued to raise her game the third weekend of campaign, and enjoyed a 2-0 mark and 0.33 ERA in her two starts and four appearances, to go with 29 strikeouts and only two walks in her 21 innings. At the plate, hit first career home run the second weekend of the season in 6-5 win over Illinois-Chicago. Also lined first career triple and knocked in 2 RBI vs. Indiana. Had first multi-hit game in 2-for-3 day vs. Cal State Northridge, among her five games that she hit safely in. In win vs. No. 3 Arizona went 1-for-2 and walked. Other hits came against Illinois-Chicago, Oregon State and No. 15 Stanford. Defensively, posted a 1.000 fielding mark (3 putouts, 34 assists).

2010 Season Highs
- Pitching
Innings: 11.0, vs #3 Arizona (5/8/1)
Strikeouts: 14, vs Portland State (5/5/10 at Eugene, Ore.)

- Hitting
Hits: 2, vs Cal State Northridge (2/14/10 at Tempe, Ariz.)
RBIs: 2, vs Indiana (2/20/10 at Las Vegas, Nev.)
Doubles: 1, Twice (most recent at Oregon State (4/1/10))
Triples: 1, vs Indiana (2/20/10 at Las Vegas, Nev.)
Home runs: 1, vs Illinois-Chicago (2/21/10 at Las Vegas, Nev.)
Total bases: 4, vs Illinois-Chicago (2/21/10 at Las Vegas, Nev.)
Walks: 1, Twice (most recent vs #3 Arizona (5/8/10))
Sac hits: 2, vs Cal Poly (3/6/10 at San Diego, Calif.)


High School: As senior, was the Small School Player of the Year - the first Northern Section honoree ever - after she was tabbed to the first-team all-state squad. Led Sutter High School to a 34-0 record and a No. 1 ranking in the Division IV rankings. Among her 34 wins as a senior, 18 were via no-hitters to go along with 29 shutouts. In her 210 innings, she logged a 0.17 ERA and gave up only 24 hits and struck out 504 hitters - top-10 all-time in the state strikeouts record book. At the plate, hit .505 with eight homers and 44 RBI and scored 39 runs. Her last no-hitter included 17 K's to lead team into Northern Section Division IV championship game, which was followed by a one-hit title game win over  Mt. Shasta, 11-1. As a junior, was also an all-state pick in 2008. Her crowded trophy mantle includes additional awards such as the Appeal-Democrat Newspaper Player of the Year (2007, ’08, '09), Northern Section MVP (2008, '09), Butte View All-League honoree (2006, ’07, ’08, '09) and All-Northern Section honoree (2007, ’08, '09). Her Sorcerers club team placed 13th at Gold Nationals in 2008, and her junior season pitching stats follow: 24-1, 0.33 ERA, 166.2 innings, 384 strikeouts, 19 walks, 22 complete games, 18 shutouts. At the plate last summer, she hit .483, had 46 hits, 19 RBI, three doubles, five triples and one homer. Off the field, was the Butte View Liew's co-MVP in volleyball after she racked up 253 kills for a 2.8 per-game average. She was also a BVL and All-League first-team honoree in basketball as a senior after she averaged 13 points, 14 rebounds, four assists, three blocks and three steals per contest.


Personal: Business/Sports Marketing major. Parents are Dave and Tammy, and one has one brother Stephen and one sister Nicole.




Year  ERA   W-L App  GS-CG SHO/CBO SV    IP  H   R  ER   BB  SO 2B 3B HR  BF  B/Avg
2010  1.86 16-13 41  31-14   5/4    4 192.0 175  89 51   66 238 20  2 14  850  .231
2011  1.90 24-11 41  35-17   6/4    3 206.2 157  82 56  100 224 14  0 14  910  .203
2012  2.58 33-15 52  47-33   4/1    2 303.2 288 159 112 113 256 40  5 21 1200  .240
TOTAL 2.18 73-39 134 113-64 15/9    9 702.1 620 330 219 279 718 74  7 49 2960  .209

2010  .219 16 11 32  3  7  2  1  1  5  14 .438  2  0  .265  0-3   0-0   3 34 1.000
2011  .265 14 11 34  8  9  0  0  2  5  15 .441  0  1  .286  0-1   1-1  11 60  .973
2012  .172 11 10 29  3  5  1  0  0  3   6 .207  1  0  .200  0-0   3-3   7 102 .948  
TOTAL .221 41 32 95 14 21  3  1  3 13  25       3  1        0-4   4-4  24 166 .947 



- Pitching
Innings: 11.0, vs #3 Arizona (5/8/1)
Strikeouts: 14, vs. #1 Alabama (3/13/12 at Eugene); vs Portland State (5/5/10 at Eugene)

- Hitting
Hits: 2, Portland State, (5/17/12 at Eugene); vs BYU (2/10/11 at Tempe); vs Cal State Northridge (2/14/10 at Tempe)
RBIs: 2, Four times, most recent at Texas (5/26/12 at Austin)
Doubles: 1, Three times (most recent vs. UCLA, 5/12/12 at Eugene)
Triples: 1, vs Indiana (2/20/10 at Las Vegas, Nev.)
Home runs: 1, Three times (most recent vs Nevada, 2/12/11, at Tempe)
Total bases: 5  vs BYU (2/10/11 at Tempe)
Walks: 1, Three times (most recent vs Portland State, 5/17/12)
Sac hits: 2, vs Cal Poly (3/6/10 at San Diego)
Stolen bases: 1, Four times (most recent vs. #2 Arizona State, 5/31/12, at OKC)


FUN FACTS (& My Favorites)

Nicknames: Jess, J. Moore, Jessie, J.
Favorite Color: Yellow
Pets Growing Up: Dog, Hunter, and Abby (Dogs)
If I got a Tatoo, it Would be of: A Dreamcatcher
Favorite Saying/Motto: “Dream more than others think practical. Expect more than others think possible.”
Favorite Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, watching NCIS and ESPN, playing badminton.
Greatest Accomplishment: So far it is becoming a Duck
Something Most People Would be Surprised to Know About Me: I like everything cooked well done.
When I was a Little Kid I Wanted to be a: An FBI or CIA agent
I'd Die Without My: Cellphone or Car
First Car: 1994 Jeep Wrangler
Favorite Place I've Visited: Atlanta, Georgia
Favorite Place I'd Like to Travel to: Alaska
Favorite Place on Campus: Howe Field
Favorite Place to take Visitors to Eugene: Prince Pucklers (Ice Cream Shop)
Favorite Entrée/Dish: Steak and a baked potato
Favorite Ice Cream: Rocky Road
Favorite Snack: Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich with Boysenberry Jam
Favorite Pizza Toppings: Pepperoni and Pineapple
Favorite Drink: Sweet Tea
Favorite Type of Food: Chinese
Best Dish I Can Make: Tamale Pie
Favorite Movie: The Replacements
Favorite TV Comedy: Family Guy
Favorite TV Drama: NCIS
Favorite TV Reality Show: Rob Dyrdek's Fantasy Factory
Favorite Singer or Band/CD: Brooks & Dunn
Favorite Karaoke Song: Red High Heels by Kellie Pickler
Favorite Board Game: Yahtzee
Favorite Video Game: Rock Band
I Chose Oregon Because: Oregon has a beautiful campus, the facilities are some of the best in the nation, and the team's camaraderie is very special.
Special Item I Have to Travel With: My Pillow
Biggest Prankster on Team: Brittany Rumfelt
Funniest Person on Team: Ashley Kivett
Biggest Fan: My family and friends
If I didn't play softball, I would play: Volleyball





Q: How long have you been a Duck fan or wanted to come to Oregon?

JM: "I have wanted to go to the University of Oregon since I was a sophomore in high school."

Q: When you talk to others about how you love being a Duck, what are the first things you mention?

JM: "I talk about how well the University of Oregon treats their student athletes."

Q: Besides athletics, what things initially attracted you to the University part of U of O (academically, campus, city, geographic location)?

JM: "I love the location. I come from a very small town and live in a family that loves the outdoors so Eugene, Oregon is a perfect place for me."

Q: What things do you remember from your Oregon recruiting trip?

JM: "We got to eat a lot a great food and attend an awesome football game."

Q: What things do the coaches emphasize in the recruiting process?

JM: "To find the place that fits your lifestyle and makes you feel the most at home."

Q: In what ways does playing in the nation’s top conference prepare you to be your best?

JM: "In the Pac-12 you will be playing the nation's top players so it kind of gives you a certain mindset that you need to be prepared to be your best."

Q: What are the special parts about playing in a college town like Eugene?

JM: "The community in Eugene is very supportive of its athletes, so I think that is very special."

Q: Talk about the team’s chemistry and what sets it apart from other programs?

JM: "I don't know much about other programs, but I do know that our team's chemistry is wonderful."

Q: Describe Coach White’s mission statement or general philosophy to being successful, both as a team and as an individual.

JM: "Coach White and the staff emphasize that if each individual can get at least 1 percent better after each practice it will all pay off in the end."

Q: When you work with him, what elements of his coaching style do you appreciate the most?

JM: "Coach White is a very hands-on type of coach. He will actually show you the correct ways and is very positive."

Q: Oregon's state-of-the art facilities are a big part of its recruiting pitch – what were your impressions of various ones.

JM: "I was really blown away when I first got to start using all of the facilities."

Q: Are there other unique elements in the University of Oregon athletic department that you didn’t find anywhere else?

JM: "There are so many people dedicated to helping each athlete - it's amazing."

Q: What extra academic resources do you take advantage of, and how do they help you be your best in the classroom?

JM: "It is very nice to have all the support that we have between tutors and our academic center."

Q: Do you have a special pride to wearing the ‘O’, and why?

JM: "I love wearing the 'O'. I have been waiting a couple years to actually put on the Duck uniform so now that I am actually on the team I have a very special pride."



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