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Jackie Coburn
Jackie Coburn


Phoenix Arizona

High School:
North Canyon





Arizona - 2004: Posted a .600 batting average in fall exhibition play, tying Mackenzie Vandergeest for the team lead... Scored three runs on six hits, driving in a team-high 11 runs... Hit three homers, including a grand slam... Led the team in slugging percentage at 1.500... Kept a perfect fielding percentage over five preseason games at third base and catcher.

2003: Started all 63 games for the Cats... Hit .249 on the season, scoring 41 runs on 47 hits and driving in 55 runs, third best on the team... Hit 15 home runs, two of them grand slams, second-best on the team behind All-American Lovie Jung... Recorded a fielding percentage of .964 with 44 putouts with 115 assists... Established an new Arizona record for most RBIs in a game with 11 versus Washington on May 10... Had a five-game hitting streak from Feb. 22 through March 1, scoring six runs on nine hits and driving in 10... Earned Pac-10 Player of the Week honors after breaking the single-game RBI record.

2002: As a true freshman, had a hit in her first College World Series at-bat and an 11th inning, three-run homer against Florida State to earn WCWS All-Tournament honors... Earned All-Pac-10 honorable mention... Hit 14 home runs and finished with 49 RBIs... Tied for team lead with three grand slams... Had six multiple-hit games and was second on the club with 14 multiple-RBI games... Led the team with five homers and 18 RBI in Pac-10 play... Appeared only once as a catcher.

High School: North Canyon High School, Phoenix, Ariz., 2001... Four-year first-team All-Region honoree... All-state honorable mention... Three-year first-team All-State... Earned the state Gatorade Award as the top player... Received eight letters, including one in volleyball and seven in basketball.

Personal: Academic major is psychology... Career ambition is to become a firefighter because she wants variety in her career and wants to help people... Daughter of Kathy and Larry Coburn... Mother is a registered nurse, and father is an engineer... Likes watching movies, playing pinball, talking on the phone, and being with friends.