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  Jocelyn Forest
Jocelyn Forest

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Maria

High School:
Righetti

Position:
P

Birthdate:
02/10/1980

Bats/Throws:
R/R

Has worked hard in the offseason to become an even more consistent pitcher … won more than 20 games in both of her seasons at Cal … excels at keeping hitters off balance with her change of speeds. As a junior: Selected first team All-Pac-10 and a second team All-American … came back strong after battling a hip injury her sophomore season … as Cal's top ace, appeared in 44 games going 27-9 in 255 innings … had an ERA of 0.82, allowing just 30 earned runs including just eight homeruns allowed … recorded 19 complete games and four shutouts … after upped her career win total to 74, placing her fifth all-time in victories … third all-time in strikeouts with 824, and needs 185 to overtake second place … began the season by no-hitting UC Riverside Feb. 10 … from the third inning against Nebraska Feb. 17 through the second inning against Purdue Mar. 15, pitched 88 consecutive scoreless innings … struck out a career-high 18 batters against Purdue … tossed her first career perfect game vs. Harvard Mar. 25 … one-hit Stanford and struck out 13 in a 1-0 win over the Cardinal Apr. 14 … struck out 10 or more batters 16 times … earned all-tournament honors at the NCAA regional, going 2-1 with a 0.65 ERA … pitched 21.2 innings, allowing only 13 hits with 19 strikeouts. As a Sophomore: Struggled with a hip injury much of the second half of the season … finished eighth in the Pac-10 and led Cal with 23 wins (23-14 overall) … earned regional all-tournament honors after going 3-1 with a 1.12 ERA in Fresno, earned all-tournament honors at the Capital Classic in which she went 2-0 … second in the Pac-10 with 242.4 innings pitched and tied for sixth with eight shutouts … finished with a better-than 4-to-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio … had at least seven strikeouts in a game 17 times … recorded at least 10 strikeouts five times, including a career-high 17 in a 12-inning, 6-5 victory over Stanford … went 3-0 with a 0.00 ERA at the Seminole Classic in Tallahassee, Fla., with wins over Florida State (twice) and Florida Atlantic … blanked No. 1 Washington, 2-0, on a six-hitter … started the season 10-0 … at the plate, batted .263 with 10 hits, including a double and four RBI … pitched against the Olympic team over the summer and struck out seven batters in an exhibition game. As a Freshman: Earned second team All-Pac-10 honors after compiling a 24-7 record with a 1.32 ERA … her ERA and strikeout total (226) were the best at Cal since Michele Granger in 1993 … allowed opponents to hit just .199 against her and surrendered only 5.05 hits per seven innings … had 12 complete-game shutouts and shared in five others … started the year 11-2, then won seven of her last eight decisions … tossed a complete game in Cal's 4-2 victory at Arizona April 16, the Bears first win in Tucson since 1991 … blanked Washington on a five-hitter with nine strikeouts April 25 at home … also had road wins over Top 10 teams Arizona State and Oregon State … named to the all-tournament team at the National Invitational Softball Tournament when she went 3-0 with a 0.00 ERA and victories over Notre Dame, Texas Tech and Utah … had a stretch of 47 consecutive scoreless innings from Feb. 28 through March 18 … at the NCAA regional, was 3-0 with a 0.30 ERA … tossed the first no-hitter in Cal postseason history when she blanked Massachusetts, 2-0, in eight innings in an elimination game … also set a career high with 14 strikeouts in the contest … had a 0.97 ERA in the '99 NCAA Tournament, which included three appearances at the College World Series. High School: Became only the third player in state history to post more than 500 strikeouts in a season when she struck out 507 her junior year at Righetti HS … as a senior, named a first team NFCA All-American after going 24-5 with 19 shutouts, nine no-hitters and a 0.17 ERA … struck out 349 of the 615 batters she faced that year and also earned CIF Division II Player of the Year honors … was a member of the USA National Team elite pool … one of 40 players chosen to participate in the selection camp for the 1999 USA Junior Girls National Team. Personal: Parents are Willie and Viki Forest … anthropology major … played the guitar in high school … also a published photographer … hopes to pursue a career in personal fitness … chose Cal over Washington, Arizona State, and DePaul … born Feb. 10, 1980 in Solvang, CA.

Forest's Career Pitching Statistics

Year G GS CG W L S ERA IP H R ER BB K
1999 39 34 22 24 7 0 1.32 212.0 153 51 40 55 226
2000 43 32 23 23 14 0 1.99242.2194 83 6958 234
2001 44 36 26 27 9 2 0.82 255.1 113 38 30 42 364
Total 126 102 71 74 30 2 1.37 709.3 460 172 139 155 824

Forest's Career Batting Statistics

Year G AB R H AVG 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB
2000 17 38 4 10 .263 1 0 0 4 0 7 1
2001 25 53 7 10 .189 1 0 0 5 6 15 4
Total 42 91 11 20 .220 2 0 0 9 6 22 5


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