31 Jess Andree
31 Jess Andree
Height: 5-3
Year: Junior
Hometown: Darien, Ill.
High School: Downers Grove High School
Position: MI
Last School: Downers Grove High School
Bats/Throws: R/R

Statistics: 2015 | 2016 | 2017

As a Junior (2017): Became the 12th player in NCAA Division I history to record a pair of grand slams in the same game ... Honored with the Belmont Athletics Best Moment of the Year, Female ... Tabbed Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week on March 20 ... Also earned College Sports Madness OVC Player of the Week and the Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Player of the Week nods for the feat ... Became first Belmont player to be named Fastpitch News NCAA DI National Softball Player of the Week ... Started and played in 54 contests ... In the OVC finished season tied for fifth in doubles ... Led the team in doubles (12) and was third in at bats (161), runs (29), hits (50), home runs (5), RBI (31), putouts (159) and assists (58) ... Scored two or more runs on five occasions ... Notched two or more RBI seven times ... Recorded two or more hits 12 times ... Knocked first double of the season against UMKC (28/11), notching a pair of RBI ... Smashed two doubles versus Miami (OH) at the WKU Hilltopper Classic (2/19) ... Recorded three runs in game two against Evansville (2/24) ... Tallied a season-high 10 putouts against Alabama State (2/25) ... Rang up a career-best eight RBI after knocking two grand slams at Mercer (3/19) ... Tallied three runs in game one at Morehead State (4/14) ... Matched season-high of four assists versus Jacksonville State (5/10) in the OVC Tournament.

As a Sophomore (2016): Became program's first Player of the Week (4/18) selected by the Ohio Valley Conference since joining the league ... Played in 47 contests, starting all but two ... Second on the team in triples (1) and third on the team in at-bats (129) and home runs (5) ... Picked up first hit of the campaign in season opener vs. FAMU (2/12) at the Sand Dollar Classic ... Notched first run of the season vs UAB (2/13) at same tournament ... Smashed first home run of the season, a solo shot, against Houston Baptist (2/20) at the LA Tech Invitational ... Versus Alabama State (3/12) on home opening weekend recorded a pair of RBI after picking up another home run ... Went 2-for-2 at the plate against Memphis (3/16) ... Knocked lone triple of the season at home versus Tennessee Tech (4/2), going 2-for-3 ... Smacked back-to-back home runs in pair of games at Eastern Kentucky (4/16) ... Notched a season-high three RBI off second homer ... Hit first double of the season in finale game at EKU (4/17) ... Matched season-best output of three RBI at MTSU (4/26) behind another home run ... Went 2-for-3 at the plate in game two against Tennessee State (4/30) ... Collected another double on the road at Jacksonville State (5/7) ... Earned OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll distinction ... Named 2015-16 Easton / NFCA Division I Scholar-Athlete.

As a Freshman (2015): One of only three players to start and play in all 45 games ... Led the Bruins in assists with a total of 79 and was tied for first in double plays turned (6) ... Second on the team in at-bats (128), and doubles (7) ... Fourth on the team in runs (12), hits (34), RBI (12) and putouts (76) ... Received 2014-15 National Fastpitch Coach Association (NFCA) All-America Scholar Athlete honors.

Prior to Belmont: Played at Downers Grove High School under coach Ron Hevelka ... Led her high school team to a 95-40 record over four-year prep career, including a 33-3 record her senior season ... As a senior, finished with 41 RBI, 27 doubles, eight home runs, one triple and four stolen bases on a .419 batting average ... Led her team in batting average for four seasons ... Three-time All-Area and All-Conference team honoree ... Two-time Chicago Sun Times Top 100 Player selection ... Two-time Team MVP ... High Honor Roll selection for eight semesters.

Personal: Born March 30, 1996 in Hinsdale, Ill. ... Daughter of John and Wendi Andree ... Has a brother, Ryan ... Lists Derek Jeter as her favorite athlete ... Favorite movie is The Heat ... Lists favorite singers as Ed Sheeran and Kenny Chesney.