8  Sissy Jimenez
Sissy Jimenez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oakdale, Calif.

High School:
Oakdale

Height:
5-7

Position:
Infield

B/T:
L/R


Senior Sissy Jimenez
Sissy Jimenez stands in the box against Houston on her Senior Day, May 1, 2011.

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As A Senior (2011)
2011 Game-by-Game Statistics
Second-Team All-Conference USA selection after playing in 56 games and starting 39 of them ... Logged 34 starts at first base and remaining five as the designated player, with the Pirates going 5-0 in those contests ... Batted .262 for the year with 32 hits, 15 runs batted in and nine scored ... Led the squad and finished third in Conference USA with 10 hit by pitches ... Defensively, recorded a team second-best 169 putouts ... Hit most often in the fifth spot of the order, with the Pirates going 10-4 in such contests ... When batting sixth, ECU went 7-1 ... Drove in squad-best nine, of 13, runners from third base with less than two outs - good for the highest conversion rate (69.2 percent) on the team ... Tallied a team second-best four pinch-hit base hits ... Paced the Pirates with a .356 batting average and .451 on-base percentage in home games ... Team's second-best hitter in March with a .313 average and 15 hits ... Finished the Conference USA season with a team third-best, and career high, 17 base hits ... Also drove in a personal-best seven runs during C-USA contests ... Recorded a career-best six multiple-hit games and added a team third-best five multiple-RBI contests ... Matched career highs with three runs scored and three driven in during final contest versus Tulsa (3/27) ...Drove in game-tying run as a pinch hitter in the bottom of the seventh inning during second game against UCF (4/9) ... Went 2-3 with two RBI and a run in game two versus N.C. State (4/13) ... Drove in game-winning run during the second contest at UTEP (4/22).

As A Junior (2010)
2010 Game-by-Game Statistics
Started a career-high 51 games and played in 57 of the team's 62 contests ... Made 41 starts at first base with the other 10 coming as the designated player ... Established personal-best season totals in hits (34), runs scored (17) and runs batted in (22) ... Eight doubles were the second most on the team ... Ranked third on the squad in slugging percentage (.380) and fourth in RBI ... Recorded five multiple-hit and five multiple-RBI games ... Went 3-5 (.600) with the bases loaded ... Achieved a career-long hitting streak of seven games (4/11-20) ... Produced a team second-best 12 two-out runs batted in ... In Conference USA contests, hit a squad second-best .265 ... Established or tied career highs in hits (3), runs scored (3) and runs batted in (3) during the second contest of a doubleheader at N.C. Central (3/24) ... Drove in the game-winning run in the opener at UCF (4/2) ... Hit first two career home runs during second game at N.C. State (4/14), leading ECU to the 7-0 win ... Stole first career base in game one at Memphis (5/8) ... Went 2-3 with two runs scored in the second game at Memphis, when the Pirates clinched the league regular-season title with an 8-0 victory ... Named to the C-USA All-Tournament team after tallying three hits, scoring once and driving in at least one run in each game of the event (5/13-15) ... At the NCAA Austin Regional, hit a two-run home run against Iona (5/21) and had a hit in three of the team's four games ... Drove in a run against BYU in the regional final (5/22).

As A Sophomore (2009)
2009 Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in 29 games, starting three, one at first base and the other two as the designated player ... Pirates went 2-1 in those three starts ... Led the team in games appeared in as a substitute with 26 and in pinch-hit at-bats with 20 ... Had four of the team's five pinch hits during the season ... Reached safely as a pinch hitter in three straight at-bats (3/29, 4/4, 4/5) ... Was successful advancing runners six of 14 times ... Picked up second hit and second RBI of the season with a pinch-hit single up the middle against UCF (3/29) ... Started first two games of the season during Seminole Classic (2/21-22).

As A Freshman (2008)
2008 Game-by-Game Statistics
Registered action in 29 games, including 12 starts, three at first base and nine as the designated player ... Had two multiple-hit games ... In first career start, against George Washington (2/9), went 2-3 with a double ... Initial collegiate run driven in came as a pinch hitter against Southern Miss (3/15), knocking in the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh for the 3-2 walk-off victory ... Recorded a career-high 14 putouts at Virginia Tech (4/29), when the Pirates upended the 18th-ranked Hokies.

Oakdale High School
Was a four-year starter for head coach Larry Loger ... Led the Mustangs to three Valley Oak League (VOL) titles and two sectional crowns ... Was an Honorable Mention VOL selection in 2004 ... In 2005, named to the Modesto Bee All-District Second Team, West/Tracy High School All-Tournament Team and was a member of the Nike Softball Camp Instructors Cadre in Reno, Nev. ... Garnered a multitude of honors during junior and senior campaigns, including being named two-time: VOL Offensive Player-of-the-Year, First-Team All-VOL, Modesto Bee First-Team All-District, and Cal-Hi Sports First-Team All-State ... Selected for the Sac-Joaquin Senior All-Star Game ... Gained travel ball experience with the 10-U Valley Magic, 12-U Hughson Hurricanes, 12, 14 and 18-U California Grapettes and All-American Sports Academy Gold ... Was a member of the Renaissance Gold Honor Roll 2004-06 and the Renaissance Platinum Honor Roll in 2007.

Personal
Majoring in health education and promotion - pre health ... Full name is Britain Ashley Jimenez ... Daughter of Jaime and Cheryl Jimenez ... Has three siblings (Brooke, Baylie and Bastian) ... Volunteered for the Oak Valley Youth Softball Association Clinics and the MS Wave of Hope.

Get to know the 2011 Pirate softball players

Question Answer
I got my nickname Sissy because: My older sister gave it to me and it has just stayed with me throughout my life
Favorite athlete: Derek Jeter because of how he respects the game
Favorite vacation spot: Being at home with my family
Biggest DVR obsession: Law and Order: SVU
If I could be a character in a movie or TV show, I would be on: NCIS
Dream date: Going to a San Francisco Giants game and enjoying hot dogs and a soda
One thing about me that would surprise most people reading this: I love to be outdoors - four wheeling, camping, hiking and snowboarding
The weirdest thing a coach ever said to me is: "You look like a crab when you field!" - Current ECU graduate assistant Cristen Aona
My favorite softball memory is: Winning the Conference USA regular season and tournament titles
If I could change one thing about softball, it would be: I would make it so that all teams had to cheer like we do! This would make it so much more entertaining.
Advice I would give to young girls who want to play softball: Never let anyone tell you that you aren't good enough to play. And always do the right thing, even when no one is looking.