5 Jennifer Ong
5 Jennifer Ong
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Pleasanton, CA
High School: Foothill
Position: 2B
Major: Economics and History
Bats/Throws: R/R
Residential College: Ezra Stiles

Notes: Tied for fourth all-time at Yale with 33 doubles.

2013: Started 46 games at second base… Tied for second on the team with five doubles and third with 33 hits… Seven multi-hit games… Senior CLASS Award candidate… Academic All-Ivy selection.

2012: NFCA first team All-Northeast Region selection… First team All-Ivy second baseman…  Third in the Ivy League in hits (54), fifth in batting average (.351), sixth in on base percentage (.409) and fifth in total plate appearances (171)… One of only three players to start all 46 games… Her 54 hits tied for the ninth most in a season in school history… Had at least one hit in all but eight games this spring and never went more than two games in a row without a hit… Ended the season with a 14-game hitting streak… Was the 42nd toughest hitter to strike out in the nation… Struck out only eight times in 171 plate appearances. 

2011: Set the Yale single season record with 16 doubles, which was second in the Ivy League... Her 0.38 doubles per game were the third most in the nation... Finished as the 39th toughest player to strikeout in Division I... Struck out just eight times in 153 at bats... Tied for second on the team in home runs (3) and was third in batting average (.320)... On of only four players to start all 42 games... Her first career home run came against Central Connecticut... Batted .500 (13-for-26) in eight games at Rebel Games... Capital One Academic All-District I second team selection.

2010: Tied for third on team with five doubles… Started 18 games … Had three hits and three RBI in the doubleheader with Sacred Heart… Knocked in three runs against Princeton.

Before Yale: Led the league with a .540 batting average in league games as a senior at Foothill High School... Hit .435 overall with 40 hits, a .469 on base percentage and a .533 slugging percentage... First team all-league selection... Voted team most valuable player... Earned second team all-league honors after hitting .417 as a junior... 2009 Foothill Female Athlete of the Year... Two-time Scholar Athlete Award recipient... Helped lead to Foothill to the East Bay Athletic League championship... Played for the San Jose Lady Sharks 18-and-under gold team.

Year G AB R H RBI Avg 2B 3B HR SB-A
2010 29 50 5 12 8 .240 5 0 0 1-1
2011 42 153 24 49 23 .320 16 0 3 1-1
2012 46 154 22 54 19 .351 7 1 0 3-3
Career 163 507 61 148 59 .292 33 1 3 8-8