THIS YEAR: After showing her strengths as a freshman Jac Harkey returns as a starting catcher with experience ... Plays her position with ease and is learning how to see the field better than ... Noted for her ability to call a good game... Power and accuracy off her bat are essential to for the Cougar offense.
2010 (freshman): Surprisingly earned the starting berth from her first collegiate game and played in 45 of the Cougars' 49 games ... Proved to be one of the Cougars' better power hitters ... Went 2-for-3 with a triple, in her first collegiate game against Redlands... Led the team with 3 home runs.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played 3 years of varsity softball for head coach Brandon Ford at Redlands (Calif.) High ... Received the Scholar Athlete Award all 4 years of her high school career ... As a 2009 senior was named most inspirational, appearing in 29 games for the 23-8 Terriers ... Was a part of Terrier team that went undefeated in Citrus Belt league 2 years in a row as a junior and senior.
PERSONAL: Born Aug, 13, 1991, in Redlands, Calif. ... Parents are Kirk and Kristene Harkey ... Has 1 sister (Katherine) ... majoring in business and wants to into photography ... Took part in an Avon walk for breast cancer.