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    Jessica Guffey
    Jessica Guffey


    Scottsdale, Ariz.

    High School:
    Desert Mountain




    2013: Had two pinch running appearances on the season, scoring her first-career run against Middle Tennessee State (2/15) ... Earned her first-career at-bat in a pinch hit appearance versus Cal Poly (3/2).

    2012: Appeared in three games as a pinch runner and started in the designated player position on March 16 against Fairfield.

    High School: Attended Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park, N.Y., as a freshman before moving to Arizona ... Played three years of varsity softball at Desert Mountain, which was ranked No. 1 in Arizona Class 5A for all of 2011 ... Three-year all-region and two-year all-city selection ... Arizona RepublicAll-State as a senior ... Also a 2011 Scottsdale Republic All-Northeast Valley honoree, Leadership Award winner and East Valley Tribune Most-Feared Hitter in the Valley nominee ... Scholar-Athlete all three years in Arizona ... 2010 East Valley Tribune Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... Hit a game-tying home run in the 2011 5A State quarterfinals ... Notched a game-winning single in the 2010 5A State semifinals ... Led the Desert Valley Region in home runs and outfield assists in 2010 ... Participated in the 2011 Arizona 5A Senior All-Star game ... Played two years of club with the Arizona Hotshots and Arizona Cats ... Finished second at the Hall of Fame Tournament in Oklahoma City with the Arizona Cats ... Club finished in the top 30 at ASA Nationals out of 140 teams in 2009 ... National Honor Society member and AP Scholar ... High Honor roll every semester of high school ... 2007-08 recipient of the Presidential Academic Achievement Award ... Peer Leader and Scottsdale Leadership Scholarship recipient.

    Personal: Born Jessica Kylynn Guffey ... Daughter of Brian and Peri Guffey ... Plans to major in communication sciences and disorders ... Father played baseball at Rockford College in Illinois ... Has a younger sister, Delaney, who attends Desert Mountain High School.


    Favorite Athlete...Peyton Manning
    Favorite Food...Fruit!
    Favorite Song...anything by Coldplay
    Hobbies...Shopping, Being Outside in the Sun, Swimming
    Favorite Reality Show...Keeping Up with the Kardashians
    Favorite actor/actress...Ryan Gosling
    Favorite Movie...Ferris Bueller's Day Off
    If you could spend a day with any three people, alive or dead, who would they be? Jimmy Fallon, Matt Damon, Peyton Manning
    Favorite pro sports team...Bears
    Favorite TV shows...Modern Family, Friends, Friday Night Lights, The OC
    When I was little, I wanted to be a...professional ice skater
    No one can believe that I...was a dancer for 10 years
    I hate to admit it but I love...Toddlers and Tiaras. definitely a guilty pleasure.
    Secret talent...I can play the piano
    Pre game ritual...not really a ritual, but I can't play without a ribbon!
    If I could play any other sport at NU, it would be...Golf
    An artist that no one would believe I have on my ipod...The Eagles
    Favorite midnight snack...Ben and Jerry's Phish Food Ice Cream
    If I could eat one meal for the rest of my life it would be...Any Italian food. I love pasta!
    Favorite class at NU...Community Development
    After I graduate I want to be...a Physical Therapist
    Favorite Holiday Tradition...Picking a new adventure to pursue with the family..this year it was learning how to throw pottery on a wheel
    Something that is on your bucket list...Cliff Jumping into the Ocean
    A place I would love to visit...Australia
    Facebook or Twitter? Twitter
    If I could be any character from a TV show or Movie I would be...Serena from Gossip Girl..she has the best clothes!
    Best thing about NU...the people.
    Favorite NUSB memory...Thanksgiving dinner!! Quake it.
    If you were on the amazing race, what teammate would go with you? any and every one of my teammates would be great for this!!
    Funniest person on the team? Jenny Tyler
    Best dancer on the team? Sammy Albanese
    Biggest prankster on the team? Emily Allard
    If you were on minute to win it, who would be your partner? Adrienne Monka
    If you got into the Cash Cab, which teammates would you want to be with you? Sheiki