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Jessie Scroggins

Position: OF | Number: 25

Bats: L | Throws: L

Date of Birth: 09/13/1996 | Height: 5'7"

Resides:Lakewood, Calif.

College Experience:
Baylor University

Pro Experience:
Second season

Transaction history:

  • Drafted 15th overall in the third round of the 2018 NPF Draft by the Chicago Bandits.
  • Signed her first professional contract, a two-year deal, with the Bandits on May 25, 2018.

 

Professional highlights:

  • Earned the NPF’s Rookie of the Year Award and earned selection to the All-NPF Team during the 2018 season.
  • Shattered the single-season record for batting average by a rookie after she concluded the 2018 campaign with a .412 clip at the plate.
  • Made her professional debut and recorded her first career hit in a 9-0 win for the Chicago Bandits over the Cleveland Comets on May 31, 2018.
  • Delivered a five-hit performance, including three doubles, as part of a 21-0 win for the Bandits against the Beijing Shougang Eagles on July 12, 2018.
  • Posted hits in eight consecutive games from July 28 – Aug. 11, 2018.

 

Collegiate highlights:

  • Ranked among NCAA leaders with a .461 batting average during the 2018 season.
  • 2017 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year recipient.
  • 2017 All-Big 12 First Team selection after ranking among the conference’s top 10 in hits and average.
  • Recorded 24 multi-hit games as a junior, a single-season mark which ranks fifth all-time in program history.

 

Get to know Jessie:

  • Brother, Jessie Jr., played quarterback for the University of Arizona.
  • Majored in communications while at Baylor.
  • Robbed fellow Bandits 2018 draftee DJ Sanders of a home run during a May 17, 2015, game at Louisiana-Lafayette.
Year League Club W L SV CG IP ERA H AVG R BB SO ER
2018 NPF Chicago 47 .412 29 5 14