UCLA Softball BIO
Jessica Hall
Player Profile:
Jessica Hall 1264396
Position: Pitcher/Utility
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chino Hills, Calif.
High School: Ayala HS
Hall was named All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention after leading the Bruins with a 3.28 earned run average, a 19-14 record and 213 strikeouts in 213 2/3 innings ... appeared in 47 games, the third most in one season in UCLA history, starting 28 contests ... had 16 complete games and was a part of seven shutouts, including four solo blankings ... had four saves, which tied for the second most in one season at UCLA, tied for third among Pac-12 players and tied for 16th in the nation ... her six career saves rank her third in the Bruin annals entering 2013 ... was fifth among conference pitchers in strikeouts and innings, and tied for ninth in wins ... had 20 appearances of allowing only one or zero earned runs in at least three innings of work ... posted 11 contests with at least seven strikeouts, including four with double digits ... set a career high with 11 K's in a complete-game, two-hit shutout of Utah on April 20 ... fanned 21 in back-to-back contests against California, setting down 11 in six innings on April 27 and 10 in 4 1/3 frames on April 28 ... struck out 10 in a complete-game, four-hit shutout at Washington on April 14 ... fanned nine in the first game of the NCAA Regionals against Hofstra (May 18) ... began the year by allowing only one earned run in her first 30 innings (Feb. 9-19) for a 0.23 ERA ... struck out seven and gave up one unearned run in a complete-game win over Kentucky in the season opener on Feb. 9, also picking up a save vs. UK two days later with three frames of shutout relief ... earned wins on three straight days, striking out seven against UC Davis (Feb. 17), four in three shutout innings of relief versus UCF (Feb. 18) and six in a complete-game, three-hit shutout at San Diego State (Feb. 19) ... struck out seven and gave up one earned run in a complete-game victory against Syracuse on Feb. 26 ... struck out five and allowed only one hit in 5 1/3 innings of shutout relief in a win versus Hofstra on March 4 ... fanned seven in back-to-back wins against Eastern Kentucky (March 9) and Charleston Southern (March 10) ... earned a pair of saves on March 11 with two innings of shutout relief against both Pittsburgh and Utah State ... struck out six and allowed just one earned run in five innings in a Pac-12-opening win against Oregon State (March 30), tossing three hitless frames of relief for another victory the following day versus the Beavers ... earned a save against Stanford (April 11) with 1 2/3 innings of hitless relief ... tossed five shutout innings and allowed only two hits in a win at Oregon on May 10 ... also recorded wins against Arizona (May 4 and 5), Utah (April 22), Washington (April 13), Cal Poly (March 27), Baylor (March 3) ... also went 5-for-12 (.417) at the plate with two runs scored and two doubles ... notched two hits against Hofstra on March 4 ... had a double and scored a run at Loyola Marymount (Feb. 14) ... singled and scored versus Fordham (March 2) ... doubled against Pacific (Feb. 11).

Was named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team after leading the Bruins in wins with a 16-9 record, while holding a 2.59 earned run average and 114 strikeouts in 137 2/3 innings ... had 10 complete games, three shutouts and two saves ... allowed only one earned run and two hits over four innings in four relief appearances at the Gainesville Regional ... struck out four and gave up a run and two hits in five innings of relief to pick up the win at Oregon on May 13 ... earned a save on May 8 against Arizona with two hitless innings of relief, striking out three and walking one ... started the last two games of the Washington series and tossed six shutout innings, picking up the win on April 22 with four strikeouts in four innings ... started on April 6 against Loyola Marymount and tossed four innings of one-hit ball in a no-decision, striking out five and retiring the first 11 batters she faced and 12 of the 13 ... picked up a win on April 2 against Oregon State, allowing a run and three hits in five innings with one strikeout ... struck out seven and allowed one unearned run in four innings in a one-hit win against UC Santa Barbara (Game 1) on March 29 ... went the distance in a win against Sacramento State on March 11, striking out five and giving up three runs and eight hits ... tied a season high with eight strikeouts in a complete-game victory over Saint Mary's, allowing a run and three hits ... took a no-hitter into the sixth inning against Cal Poly on March 5, finishing with a two-hit shutout, striking out three ... tossed another complete game earlier in the day against San Diego State, fanning four and giving up a run, six hits and a walk ... earned the win versus BYU on March 4, striking out three and allowing one run and three hits in four innings ... earned her first career save against Oklahoma on Feb. 25, tossing two innings of shutout relief, striking out three and giving up only two hits ... allowed only two earned runs while striking out seven in a complete-game win over Ohio State (Feb. 27) ... fanned a season-best eight against Florida on Feb. 25 ... threw four innings of one-hit ball in a win at Cal State Northridge on Feb. 23 ... tossed a complete-game, two-hitter versus Portland State on Feb. 19 ... also earned wins against Utah (Feb. 19) and Utah State (Feb. 20) at the Louisville Slugger Desert Classic ... pitched in 14 of 15 games from Feb. 18-March 11 ... threw a two-hitter in her collegiate pitching debut against North Dakota State (Feb. 11), striking out seven and giving up only one walk ... earned her second win on Feb. 12 versus UCF, fanning six and giving up one earned run and three hits ... hit .284 at the plate with five home runs, 10 runs batted in, 11 runs scored, 16 walks and a .430 on base percentage ... went 2-for-2 with a solo homer and two runs scored in the first game of a March 29 twinbill versus UCSB ... hit a solo homer and walked twice against Northwestern on Feb. 27, going 2-for-3 with a run and a walk later in the day versus Ohio State ... went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and an RBI single against Utah State ... had a pair of singles versus Utah ... homered twice on Feb. 11 ... hit a solo homer and was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in her debut against Utah State (Feb. 11), also drawing a walk ... smashed a two-run homer later that night vs. North Dakota State ... was hit, walked twice and scored two times against NDSU on Feb. 12.

Hall was a four-year varsity pitcher at Ayala High School in Chino Hills, Calif. ... was named California's Gatorade Player of the Year in 2010, as well as Los Angeles Times and Cal Hi Sports Ms. California POY ... went 28-3 in the circle as a senior with a 0.68 earned run average and 336 strikeouts in 204 2/3 innings ... hit .340 at the plate with five home runs, 26 runs scored and 32 runs batted in ... earned ESPN Rise and Max Preps All-American honors, as well as CIF Division III POY accolades ... named first-team, all-league every year, Sierra League MVP, All-CIF, All-Valley in each of her last three seasons and All-State in '09 and '10 ... helped the Bulldogs to a CIF D-III Southern Section Championship in 2010 and three Sierra League titles (2008-10) ... coached by John Ameluxen ... played club with Corona Angels under coach Marty Tyson ... finished third at Nationals in 2010 and second in 2008 and 2007.

Born Jessica Brianne Hall on July 1, 1992 in Pomona, Calif. ... parents are Debbie and Charlie Hall ... has an older brother, Wesley and a younger brother, Jakeb ... chose to attend UCLA because it is her dream school, it has a great education, it has the most NCAA Championships and it is close to home ... thing she likes the most about softball is being able to pitch and hit ... favorites include the TV show "The Office", the movie "Across the Universe", the band Kings of Leon, the New York Jets and Tim Tebow ... lists her biggest athletic highlight as winning a CIF title and competing in the biggest games ... hobbies include playing volleyball and reading the Bible ... favorite class is history, which is also her major.

Jessica Hall's Hitting Statistics



Jessica Hall's Pitching Statistics


Jessica Hall's Hitting Highs

AT-BATS4, Five Times (last at Oregon, 5/13/11)
RUNS SCORED2, vs. North Dakota State (2/12/11)
2, vs. UC Santa Barbara (3/29/11)
HITS2, Five Times (last vs. Hofstra, 3/4/12)
RUNS BATTED IN2, vs. Utah State (2/11/11)
2, vs. North Dakota State (2/11/11)
2, vs. Utah State (2/20/11)
DOUBLES1, vs. Loyola Marymount (4/6/11)
1, vs. Pacific (2/11/12)
1, at Loyola Marymount (2/14/12)
HOME RUNS1, Five Times (last vs. UC Santa Barbara, 3/29/11)
TOTAL BASES5, vs. Utah State (2/20/11)
5, vs. UC Santa Barbara (3/29/11)
WALKS2, Four Times (last vs. Oregon State, 4/2/11)
HIT BY PITCHES1, vs. Utah State (2/11/11)
1, vs. North Dakota State (2/12/11)
1, vs. Oregon State (4/2/11)

Jessica Hall's Pitching Highs

INNINGS PITCHED7.0, 18 Times (last vs. Hofstra, 5/18/12)
STRIKEOUTS11, vs. Utah (4/20/12)
11, at California (4/27/12)
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