2013: Appeared in 27 games on the season, starting 18 in the circle for the Runnin’ Bulldogs … Named the Big South Crons Brand Pitcher of the Week on April 15th … Recorded a team-high three shutouts on the season … Recorded a team-best .294 opponents’ against batting average on the year … Was second on the team with an ERA of 5.93 … Also second on the team with 63 strikeouts on the year … Recorded nine complete games on the season … Posted a 4-12 record overall on the year … Struck out a season-high eight batters in the win over Southern University at the War Eagle Classic … Earned a complete game shutout win versus Southern University at the War Eagle Classic, holding the Jaguars to only three hits, while striking out eight in the 3-0 win … Also posted a complete game shutout win at Presbyterian, holding the Blue Hose scoreless on three hits, while striking out two in the 2-0 win … Earned a win over North Carolina A&T, allowing only two hits over three innings of work … Posted a 5-0 complete game shutout win at home over Radford, holding the Highlanders to only two hits, while striking out four in the conference victory … Started and went 6.1 innings in the loss to Minnesota at the War Eagle Classic … Also started an went six complete innings in a road loss to Charlotte … Pitched 7.1 innings in an extra-inning loss at home to Winthrop … Also went six innings or more in losses at Liberty, at Charleston Southern and in the 2013 Big South Softball Championship Tournament versus No. 3 Longwood ... Earned a spot on the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
2012: Appeared in 27 games, starting 23 in the circle for GWU ... Recorded a team-high eight complete games and one shutout ... Also posted a team-high 86 strikeouts on the year ... Recorded a team-best .255 opponents' against batting average ... Was second on the team with a 2.85 ERA and 110.1 innings pitched ... Also second on the team with eight wins on the season ... Issued 51 walks on the year ... Recorded a complete game win against North Carolina A&T, allowing two unearned runs on six hits, while striking out three in GWU's 4-2 home win ... Also earned a win with seven strikeouts over 6.2 innings of work against UNC Greensboro ... Held PC to two runs on three hits and struck out three over 4.0 innings of work in the Runnin' Bulldogs' 6-4 win at Clinton, S.C. ... Held Campbell scoreless and recorded seven strikeouts over 5.0 innings in GWU's 8-0 win over the Fighting Camels ... Pitched six scoreless innings and allowed only one hit, while striking out three in GWU's 2-0 home win over Charlotte ... Went four innings, allowing only one earned run on four hits to pick up the win in a relief effort in the 5-3 win over Charleston Southern ... Picked up a complete game win, striking out six in GWU's 7-1 win at home over Presbyterian ... Recorded another complete game win over Radford, allowing one run on five hits, while striking out five over seven innings in the 4-1 road win ... Made four starts for GWU at the conference postseason tournament ... Struck out a season-high 12 batters over 9.2 innings of work in a 1-0 extra inning loss to No. 1 Radford in round two of the 2012 Big South Softball Championship Tournament.
2011: Appeared in 29 games, starting 20 in the circle for GWU as a true freshman ... Tabbed The Crons Brand Big South Pitcher of the Week for games played March 7-13 ... Recorded a team-high 10 complete games and one shutout ... Posted a team-high 10 wins on the year ... Also recorded a team-high 109 strikeouts on the season ... Recorded a 3.57 ERA on the year ... Threw 133.1 innings ... Held her opponents to a .265 batting average on the season ... Posted three saves on the year ... Made her first career start in game two of a double-header at USC Upstate ... Recorded her first career win, a 3-2 complete game win at home over Furman in which she struck out six batters ... Went six innings, striking out four in a 3-2 win at UNC Wilmington ... Struck out eight in a complete game 4-0 shutout win over George Washington at the Winthrop/adidas Invitational ... Allowed three runs on three hits, while striking out seven over five innings of work in GWU's 9-5 win at North Carolina A&T ... Posted a career-high 14 strikeouts in a complete game 3-2 win at Presbyterian ... Pitched all nine innings, allowing only two runs, in GWU's 3-2 extra inning win at home over Radford ... Held Presbyterian to two runs on six hits, while striking out six over seven innings in a 3-2 complete game win over the Blue Hose at home ... Went eight innings, allowing only two runs, in GWU's 3-2 extra inning win at Charleston Southern ... Gave up one earned run, while striking out five over six innings in a 5-2 win at home over South Carolina State ... Picked up a win in relief, going two innings in GWU's 8-7 win at Coastal Carolina in the regular season finale ... Went six innings, allowing only one run in GWU's 1-0 loss to No. 2 Liberty at the 2011 Big South Softball Championship Tournament ... Posted saves versus Towson and Providence at the Winthrop/Adidas Invitational ... Also recorded a save in a 1-0 win over Charleston Southern ... Named GWU's Rookie of the Year by her fellow teammates.
High School: Lettered at the Providence School of Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida ... Recorded a 0.85 ERA as a junior ... Hit .423 with 26 RBIs as a senior ... Posted a .444 batting average as a freshman, a .427 batting average as a sophomore and a .355 batting average as a junior ... Named to the First-Team All-District and First-Team All-State Teams all four years ... Named to the First-Team All-Conference Team as a senior ... Pitched three consecutive shutouts in the playoffs her senior season ... Helped lead her team to the State Final Four as a junior, after having guided her team to become the District Champions and the State Runner-Up as a sophomore in 2008 ... Lead her school to its first ever District Championship as a freshman ... Posted a 17-3 record in the circle for the varsity team as a seventh grader ... A member of the River City Rebels club team ... An important part of the team that was the ASA Regional Qualifier Champions in 2008, the Fast Nationals Champions in 2007 and the USSSA Elite Champions in 2007.
Personal: Jessica Taylor Childers ... Daughter of Ben and Tina Childers ... Has two younger siblings ... Worked at Cornerstone Christian School, a school that serves orphaned and troubled inner-city children ... Majoring in Psychology.