Most experienced pitcher on the team has the ability to overpower batters and keep them off balance.
2002: Went 13-2 with a 2.45 ERA second on the team in innings pitched (97.1) and strikeouts (94) tossed eight complete games, including three individual and one combined shutout in her season debut, recorded a seven strikeout, one walk, complete game shutout in the second game of a double header vs. Sacramento State posted a season and career-high, 10 strikeouts in a 6-1 win Mar. 9 against Northern Iowa threw a one-hitter in her next appearance in an 8-0 decision over Syracuse Mar. 15 struck out nine batters and collected her fourth shutout of the year against San Jose State April 10 had eight-game winning streak snapped at UCLA April 13 offensively, used as a pinch runner had 11 plate appearances for a .182 batting average.
2001: Saw a lot of time away from the circle, appearing in 34 games both as a pitcher and a position player started and earned a win in her first appearance Mar. 16 vs. Eastern Illinois, tossing 4.2 shutout innings with four Ks pitched her first complete game on the year with a 4-1 win over Georgia State defeated Washington Apr. 29 for her first career Pac-10 win after pitching seven innings of three-run, nine-hit and seven-strikeout ball offensively, batted .197.
2000: Appeared in 19 games in the circle, starting 12 of them also played first base and DP finished the season with a 9-0 record and a 1.62 ERA combined with Nicole DiSalvio on a no-hitter against Cal Poly, pitching 2.1 innings of relief in a 6-0 victory her first win was a three-hit, eight-strikeout shutout over Florida A&M struck out a season-high nine batters in a 7-1 win over Portland State ... also struck out eight in games against New Mexico State and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi tossed 3.1 innings without allowing an earned run against then-No. 1 Washington had a better than 4-to-1 strikeout-to-walk ratio had a .188 batting average (6-for-32), with a home run, two doubles, five RBI and six runs scored also went 2-for-3 with a game-winning home run in the bottom of the seventh inning versus Arizona State, lifting Cal to a 1-0 victory.
High School: Recorded more than 800 strikeouts in her four seasons at North Salinas once had 49 strikeouts in a 34-inning game earned all-state and All-America honors named the Salinas Californians Female Athlete of the Year three times a four-time team MVP in addition to softball, voted team MVP in both volleyball and basketball.
Personal: Jennifer Elaine Deering parents are Mona and Steve Deering father played professional basketball in France also one-year member of the Cal basketball team enjoys boogie boarding and horseback riding in her spare time American studies major born July 28, 1981 in Salinas, CA.
Deerings Career Pitching Statistics Year G GS CG W L S ERA IP H R ER BB K 2000 19 12 7 9 0 0 1.62 78.0 60 23 18 15 67 2001 4 4 2 4 1 0 1.98 42.1 38 14 12 8 47 2002 24 17 8 13 3 0 2.45 97.1 82 38 34 23 94 Total 47 33 17 26 4 0 2.06 217.2 180 75 64 46 208