17 Jessie Barre
17 - Jessie Barre
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Pooler, Ga.
High School: Herschel V. Jenkins
Position: UT

Awards/Honors

  • 2018-19 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athlete
  • 2018-19 PBC Gold Scholar
  • First career hit: 2/2/19 vs. Carson-Newman
  • First career home run: 3/17/19 vs. USC Aiken

At Georgia College

Major: Physics

Minor: Computer Science

High School

  • Lettered in softball, soccer, track and field, basketball, and swimming at Herschel V Jenkins High School in Savannah
  • Head Coach Brittany Cooley
  • Valedictorian of her class
  • 2017 All-Region Softball Player of the Year, Softball First Team All-Region for two years, Soccer Second Team All-Region for two years, set the school record in the two-mile in 2018
  • Played club for the Gold Coast Hurricanes under Coach Ron Harrison

Personal

  • Daughter of Althea and Ashley Barre
  • Born June 5
  • Her favorite athlete is Freddie Freeman
  • Chose Georgia College because it is a place where she can challenge herself academically, athletically, and personally and the sweet nature of the people, the atmosphere, and the beautiful campus
  • Her biggest sports thrill is beating the region rival Suutheast Bulloch her senior year
  • Her pre-game ritual is saying a prayer and cracking her back to calm her nerves
  • Snakes scare her the most
  • Lists her favorite song as "Beautiful Crazy" by Luke Combs, favorite movie as "The Notebook," and favorite show as "Gilmore Girls"
  • Lives by her dad's motto: "Barre's are leaders, not followers"
YEAR AVG GP AB R H HR RBI SB-ATT
2019 .252 43 107 24 27 2 16 7-8