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Jessica Villanueva
16  Jessica Villanueva

Hometown:
Anson, Texas

High School:
Clyde

Last College:
Vernon College

Position:
Pitcher/Utility

Experience:
TR

B/T:
R/R

Jessica Villanueva
Jessica Villanueva 2010 Photo Gallery

· 2010 Conference USA Academic Medalist

· 2010 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2010 (JUNIOR): Played in 22 games for UTEP making 14 starts ... scored four runs on six hits with a double and one home run ... registered eight RBIs, including five vs. Colorado State (2/14) tied for third in the school's single-game annals ... drew four RBIs, was hit twice and had one sacrifice hit ... recorded 18 putouts and one assist.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Comes to UTEP after a stint at Vernon College ... earned Distinguished Academic All-American honors, carrying a 3.93 GPA ... recipient of the Vernon College Academic and Coaches Award ... played prep at Clyde High School in Pecos, Texas ... was named All-District and an Academic All-State honoree in 2007 ... led Clyde to the District 4-2A title and region runners-up after posting a 30-2 season ... earned 4-3A All-District and Co-Most Valuable Player by the Abilene Reporter in 2006 ... named second team All-District 4-2A in 2005 while leading Clyde to back-to-back district titles ... also lettered in basketball and track.

PERSONAL: Jessica Paige Villanueva is the daughter of Larry and Kim Villanueva ... born March 7, 1989 in Houston, Texas ... has two brothers (A.J. and Matthew) ... nickname is "Jessi."

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