DSU Softball BIO
20 Jessica Shalongo

2017: Posted 4-5 record and 3.99 ERA in 2017 ... was 2-1 with 3.96 ERA in MEAC games ... recorded 3 complete games, two vs. MEAC teams, in '17

Appeared 13 games, making five starts… Posted a 2-2 record (third most wins on the team) with a 6.73 ERA (fourth highest on the team) in 34.1 innings of work… Totaled 12 strikeouts, which was the third most on DSU… Limited opposing batters to a .370 batting average… Allowed 54 hits, 39 runs (33 earned), 17 walks, seven doubles, one triple and four home runs… Tallied two or more strikeouts twice, highlighted by a season-high five in DSU’s 7-1 loss at UNC Wilmington (Feb. 19)… Defensively, recorded seven assists and committed no errors for a 1.000 field percentage… Best Game(s): Allowed five hits, two earned runs, no walks and struck out five batters in 4.2 innings of work in DSU’s 7-1 loss at UNC Wilmington (Feb. 21)... Allowed six hits, two earned runs, two walks and totaled two strikeouts in 8.0 innings of work in DSU’s 10-7 victory over La Salle (May 3).

2015: Appeared 23 games, while making 16 starts (three complete games)… Posted a 6-7 record (second most wins on the team) with an 8.58 ERA (second best on the team) and limited opposing batters to a .368 batting average… Allowed 132 hits, 108 runs (94 earned), 72 walks and eight home runs… Defensively, totaled one putout, 17 assists and committed two errors for a .900 field percentage… Tallied five or more K’s in two games, including a season-high six in DSU’s 5-4 loss in 10 innings to Oakland during ECU’s Pirate Classic (Feb. 7)… Best game(s): In DSU’s 20-4 win at Coppin State (April 12), allowed five hits, four earned runs, five walks and tallied two strikeouts in five innings of work… In DSU’s season-ending 7-4 loss to Hampton (May 8) in the MEAC Tournmanet, surrendered seven hits, two earned runs, two walks and recorded one strikeout in a season-high six innings of work. 

High School: Four-year starter in softball and served as Team Co-Captain… In 2011, received All-Conference and Daily Record Honorable Mention recognition … In 2012, earned Second Team All-Conference and All-County honors… As a junior, named to the Daily Record’s “Player to Watch” List, in addition to receiving First Team All-Conference honors and Second Team All-County Team honors…As a senior, earned First Team All-Conference and All-County honors, in addition to being a member of he All-Daily Record Team... Set school record for most career wins. 

AAU/Club Team: Played three seasons for the NJ Pride Gold and two years for the NJ Breakers Gold traveling squads. 

Personal: Born Oct. 20, 1995 in Towaco N.J... Daughter of Bob and Beth Ann Shalongo... Sister to Kelsey and Samantha... Majoring in Movement Science.

Position: Pitcher
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Montville, N.J.
High School: Montville Township H.S.
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