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Friday, May 5-Sunday, May 7 | Nittany Lion Softball Park and Beard Field
Penn State was down 4-0 before scoring four runs in the fourth and taking the lead in the fifth inning
The Nittany Lions fell 2-1 in an 11-inning contest against the Terrapins
ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2016, 2017)
NFCA EASTON SCHOLAR-ATHLETE (2016)
2017 (JUNIOR YEAR)
Saw action in 16 games with seven starts in the circle…Tossed 45.2 innings and picked up three wins…Struck out a season-best nine batters against Cleveland State (Feb. 26)…Threw a season-high 10.2 innings and struck out six at Maryland (April 29)…Had two putouts and six assists in the field.
2015 (FRESHMAN YEAR)
2016 (SOPHOMORE YEAR)
Appeared in 12 games with five starts in the circle...Threw 19.1 innings and earned a 2-2 record in the 2016 season…Hurled a season-high four innings against Hofstra (March 19) with three strikeouts…Pitched 3.2 innings in the win against Maryland (April 16)…Tallied eight assists in the field and did not commit an error.
Made 31 appearances, including 21 starts and six complete games in the circle...Posted a 7-10 record with a 5.24 ERA...Pitched 119.0 innings with 79 strikeouts and 66 walks...Had six strikeouts against Florida Atlantic (Feb. 6) and No. 20 Missouri (Feb. 27)...Hurled seven shutout innings, allowed five hits and struck out four vs. Loyola Marymount (March 14)...Pitched four shutout innings and had seven strikeouts at Michigan State (March 27)...Tossed five innings, allowed one run and struck out five against Bucknell (April 1)...Pitched a complete game, allowed one run and struck out five against Rutgers (April 24)...Pitched five shutout innings at Pitt (April 28).
BEFORE PENN STATE
Helped lead Northern and Head Coach Robert Radford to the Maryland 3A State Championship three-straight seasons and a No. 1 ranking in the USA Today/NFCA High School Top 25 Poll in 2013...Two-time Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year (2012-13), posting a 22-0 record with a 0.00 ERA and 298 strikeouts in 135 innings pitched during her junior season...2013 Max Preps All-American Medium Schools Player of the Year and a Max Preps Softball First Team All-American...Turned in a 0.28 ERA with 260 strikeouts in 128 innings pitched, earning first team all-conference plaudits as a sophomore...Played for the Vienna Stars Gold club team, coached by Tony Rollins.
Full name is Jessica Christine Cummings...Parents are Mike and Mary Lou Cummings...Has two sisters, Danielle and Micaela...Danielle played softball at Mount Saint Mary’s and Micaela plays softball at Delaware State...Majoring in chemical engineering.