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#23 Jessica Clifton
Position: Outfielder
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
City/State: Locust Grove, Ga.
High School: Luella HS
Experience: High School
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Awards

  • 2013 NFCA All-Region Second Team - OF
  • 2013 All-CAA First Team - OF
  • 2011 CAA All-Rookie Team
  • Two CAA Rookie of the Week Awards
  • Two CAA Player of the Week Awards

2013: Earned a spot on the NFCA All-Region second team...Named to the All-CAA first team and earned recognition as the conference Player of the Week on April 29...Lead the team with a .331 batting average and 57 hits...Started all 55 games during the season in centerfield...Hit a walk-off RBI single that beat Delaware 6-5 on Senior Day...Recorded 15 multi-hit games, including five with three hits, and nine multi-RBI games...Named to the AD's honor roll for the spring semester.

2012: Named CAA Player of the Week on April 23 ... Starting center fielder in 48 games, playing in a total of 51 ... Had 13 multi-hit games during the season ... Lead the team with six sacrifice hit ... Second on the team with 26 runs scored ... Had Georgia State’s only two hits against No. 19 Auburn and scored the Panthers’ only run in the 9-1 loss ... Hit an RBI single in the 2-1 win over No. 25 Georgia Tech ... Hit her first homerun of the season in the 3-1 win at Kennesaw State ... Recorded the Panthers only hit, a first inning single, in the loss to No. 11 Georgia ... Singled and scored a run in the 5-1 win over No. 2 Alabama ... Recorded four hits, scored two runs and picked up an RBI in the CAA tournament ... Named to the AD’s honor roll during the fall semester.

2011: Named to the CAA All-Rookie team and earned two CAA Rookie of the Week awards ... Started 58 games in the outfield, primarily in centerfield, while appearing in 59 ... Recorded nine multi-hit games ... Went 4-for-6 with two doubles and a RBI in a doubleheader versus Georgia Southern ... Had a hit, run and RBI in an 8-5 victory over Mississippi State ... On 19th birthday, went 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBI in a 4-2 victory over Miami (OH) ... Went 3-for-4 with a double, RBI and two runs scored in a 12-1 victory over Delaware ... Had at least one hit in every CAA Tournament game culminating in a two hit and one run scored effort in the Panthers 2-0 victory over Hofstra for the CAA Championship ... Had six hits and three runs scored on the week.

Prep: Graduated from Luella High School in Locust Grove, Ga., in the spring of 2010 ... Played varsity softball all four years, won an award in 2007 for being the top player ... First Team All-Region in 2008 and 2009 ... Was named team MVP in 2010 ... Earned offense and defense team awards in 2010 ... Placed top ten in two nationals with traveling team ... Also played basketball ... Earned A/B Honor Roll accolades.

Personal: Born March 4, 1992 in Springfield, Illinois ... Parents are Tracy Clifton and Ted Brown ... Has a younger brother, Caleb, an older brother Lance and an older sister, Ranessa ... Chose GSU for the softball team and the school environment...Pre-nursing major.

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