|THE WEEKLYS ON WILSON:|
"A highly competitive freshman who is challenging for playing time at both first base and in the outfield, Jessica's hitting is her strength. Her mental game and commitment to excellence makes her a great person to have on our team."
Four-year letterwinner who captained her softball team as a senior at Brentwood High School?Nabbed all-district accolades for four consecutive seasons?Voted as her team's Rookie of the Year in '99?Earned all-district tournament honors as a sophomore?Was a member of four straight state championship volleyball squads at BHS as her spikers compiled a staggering record of 283-25 (.919).
Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences?Intends to graduate in four years with honors?Recipient of a UT trustee academic scholarship?Four-year member of the honor roll and was elected to the National Honor Society at Brentwood?Received a Tennessee Secondary School Distinguished Scholastic Achievement Award from 1999-2002?Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Brentwood Girls' Cotillion?Admires Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong?Enjoys photography?Chose to attend UT since she wanted to surround herself with people headed in the same direction, and she believes that the Lady Vol softball program will take her in the direction she wants to go?Has an older brother, Josh, 22?Jessica Anita Wilson was born Aug. 23, 1983, in Brentwood, Tenn?Her parents are Wayne and Jo Ann Wilson.
Actor: Brad Pitt
Actress: Julia Roberts
Sports Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Pro Athlete: Lance Armstrong
Pig-Out Food: Pretzels
Spot on Campus: Oscar's
Quote: "Life is short but sweet certain." (The Dave Matthews Band)
Car: Ford Mustang
Prized Possession: My Birkenstocks
Vacation Destination: Beach
Restaurant: J. Alexander's
Pump-Up Song: California Love (Tupac Shakur and Dr. Dre)
|Q & A WITH JESSICA|
One word or phrase to describe 2003 Lady Vols: Young
Teammate who will surprise everyone this season: Mandie Fishback