TACOMA, Washington – Jessica Gott '18 has been nominated for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. For 28 years, the NCAA Woman of the Year Award "has honored the academic achievements, athletics excellence, community service and leadership of outstanding female college athletes."
Gott, a four-year letter winner for Puget Sound softball, finished her collegiate career with several honors. She was named to the Academic All-American Second Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA), and she earned All-Northwest honors in each of the past two seasons.
Gott was an All-NWC Honorable Mention in 2017, and she rose to the Second Team in 2018. She led the 2018 Loggers in hitting with a .330 batting average, and her .425 on-base percentage was also a team-high. In the circle, Gott led the Loggers with 112.1 innings pitched.
The Lynnwood, Washington native graduated with a 3.99 GPA after majoring in psychology with a minor in business. She also represented the Loggers annually in volunteering initiatives such as the Trick-or-Can food drive, Special Olympics Field Day, and Adopt-A-Family gift-giving during the holiday seasons.