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    Jamie Dotson
    Jamie Dotson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Santa Ana, Calif.

    High School:
    Foothill

    Height:
    5-4

    Position:
    C/1B

    B/T:
    L/L



    2006: Started every Northwestern game during her career, holding the NU career record for starts and games played (233) ... Started 54 times at catcher and 11 times as the designated player in 2006 ... First-team All-Big Ten selection ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree ... Went 2-for-4 with a double against UNLV (2/17) ... Hit a grand slam against Central Michigan (2/19) ... Jacked a solo home run against No. 6 Stanford on 3/4 ... Went 2-for-4 against Texas Tech (3/5) ... Was 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBIs against Kansas (3/20) ... Finished 1-for-2 with two runs scored and two RBIs against Wisconsin (3/31), the first multi-run-scoring game of her career ... Finished 2-for-3 at Penn State on 4/8 ... In a doubleheader at Ohio State (4/9), finished a combined 3-for-6 with two RBIs and a double ... Went 2-for-3 with an RBI versus UIC (4/11) ... Had a nine-game hitting streak from 4/2 to 4/15 ... Went 1-for-1 with two runs scored, a double, an RBI and three walks against Indiana (4/15) ... Drove in the game-tying run with a two-out single in the bottom of the seventh inning against Notre Dame (4/18) on national television ... Went a perfect 2-for-2 with a double against Loyola (Ill.) (4/20) ... Drove in runs in both of Northwestern's wins at seventh versus South Carolina in the NCAA Tournament ... Led all NU infielders with a .979 fielding percentage.

    2003: First four career hits went for doubles, and ranked third on the team with eight ... Recorded a two-out, game-winning double in the top of the seventh to knock off previously undefeated and fourth-ranked Washington (3/7) ... Started 54 of team's 55 games at first base ... Appeared at catcher against Illinois-Chicago (4/2), blocking off the plate to prevent the tying run from scoring in the top of the seventh inning ... Posted eight multi-hit games ... Hit game-winning solo home run in top of the sixth inning of second game of a twinbill at Notre Dame (3/26).

    High School: First-team West Region All-America ... Honorable mention All-America ... Member of four Century League championship teams ... School won CIF Division I state championship and was ranked No. 1 in the nation as a sophomore ... First team All-Orange County ... CIF Academic Player of the Year ... Competed in the Orange County All-Star Classic in 2002 ... Played for Phoenix Storm and 18 Gold Firecrackers club teams, advancing to Gold Nationals three years ... Honor roll student ... Earned Golden State Academic Excellence Award.

    Personal: Born Jamie Lyn Dotson on 9/4/83 ... Daughter of Nathan and Kathy Dotson ... Attended same high school as former NU teammates Eryn Manahan, Erin Mobley and Lauren Schwendimann ... Majoring in biology.

    Dotson's Career Statistics

    Yr. Avg. G-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB-SBA Slugging OBP
    2003 .256 54-54 168 7 43 8 0 1 13 1-2 .321 .311
    2004 .209 54-54 139 9 29 7 0 0 17 0-1 .259 .351
    2005 .309 60-60 175 12 54 15 0 6 52 0-0 .497 .387
    2006 .271 65-65 188 12 51 8 0 4 38 0-0 .378 .367
    Totals .264 233-233 670 40 177 38 0 11 120 1-3 .373 .356