A versatile athlete who can play multiple positions ... Improved tremendously over the course of her freshman season ... Should figure into a starting position in the outfield once again this year.
SDSU Career Rankings (after the 2016 season): 9th in slugging percentage (.453), 9th in home runs (14)
* 2014 All-Mountain West (First Team)
* Three-time Mountain West Spring All-Academic Team (2014-16)
2016 SEASON - JUNIOR
Played and started in 49 of the team's 52 games, all in the outfield (25 in center field, 16 in right field, eight in left field) ... Batted .291 (41-for-141) with six home runs, 29 RBIs, 24 runs, six doubles, a triple, 17 walks and three stolen bases ... Posted a .475 slugging percentage and a .371 on-base mark ... Had only two errors in 66 chances for a .970 fielding percentage ... In Mountain West play batted .303 (20-for-66) with three home runs, 16 RBIs, 14 runs, three doubles and a triple, posting a .515 slugging percentage and a .370 on-base percentage ... Batted .368 (7-for-19) with a homer, three RBIs and two runs against nationally ranked teams ... Hit .375 (20-for-56) with a homer and 20 RBIs in runners in scoring position ... Also batted .354 (28-for-79) with runners on base ... Had nine multi-hit games, a team-high-tying eight multi-RBI games, five multi-run games and three go-ahead RBIs ... Had a six-game winning streak from Feb. 25-March 4, batting 9-for-20 (.450) with two home runs, seven RBIs and six runs over that stretch ... Was 2-for-3 with a homer, double, three RBIs and a run vs. Bethune-Cookman on Feb. 26 ... Had two hits, two RBIs, two runs and a homer vs. Stanford on Feb. 28 ... Was 2-for-3 with an RBI, two runs and a triple in the nightcap vs. Nevada on March 29 ... Had a huge game at New Mexico on May 6, going 3-for-5 with four RBIs and two runs ... Had back-to-back two-hit, two RBI-games to close the season vs. Boise State (May 13-14).
2015 SEASON - SOPHOMORE
Played in 52 of the team's 58 games with 18 starts at left field ... Batted .182 (12-for-66) with three home runs, 10 RBIs, 12 runs, a double, eight walks and two times hit by pitch, owning a .333 slugging percentage and a .282 on-base percentage ... Recorded just two errors in 50 appearances in left field, where she routinely came off the bench to play a few innings each game ... Had two multi-run games and a multi-RBI contest ... Also had three game-winning RBIs and two game-winning runs ... Was 3-for-23 (.130) with three RBIs and three runs in 21 Mountain West games (five starts) ... Homered in the opener vs. Purdue on Feb. 6 ... Had a two-run homer vs. North Dakota State (Feb. 12) ... Also had a homer and scored two runs off the bench against Santa Clara on March 14.
2014 SEASON - FRESHMAN
Was 29-for-104 (.279) with five home runs, 22 RBIs, 21 runs, six doubles, a triple and 10 walks ... Played in 41 of the team's 59 games with 33 starts, including 23 in left field, nine in right field and one as the designated player ... Put together a team season-long 12-game hit streak from April 13-May 2, where she was 15-for-39 (.385) ... Batted .322 (19-for-59) with five homers, 17 RBIs, 16 runs, four doubles and five walks in Mountain West play, while posting a .385 on-base percentage and a .644 slugging percentage en route to being named to the all-Mountain West first team ... Was 0-for-6 (.000) at the Kajikawa Classic from Feb. 6-8 ... First collegiate game came off the bench in a pinch-hitting opportunity vs. Oregon State (2/6) ... First start came vs. Cal Poly (2/8), where she was 0-for-4 with a putout in left field ... Was 2-for-4 (.500) with an RBI and a run at the Campbell/Cartier Classic from Feb. 13-16 ... Got the start vs. South Dakota (2/14), going 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run ... Was 1-for-6 (.167) with a run, double and a walk at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic from Feb. 20-23 ... Had her first career double and scored a run in a start vs. Northwestern (2/22) ... Was 0-for-1 (.000) at the San Diego Classic I from Feb. 27-March 3 ... Was 1-for-4 (.250) with a run at the Shocker Softball Classic from March 6-9 ... Singled and scored a run vs. Northern Illinois (3/8) ... Was 3-for-9 (.333) with three RBIs, two runs, a double, triple and four walks at the San Diego Classic II and vs. Monmouth from March 14-18 ... Had an RBI double, a run and two walks vs. Harvard (3/15) ... Had two hits, including her first career triple, two RBIs and a run scored vs. Monmouth (3/18) ... Was 4-for-10 (.400) with two RBIs, five runs, two doubles and four walks in the MW-opening series at New Mexico from March 21-23 ... Had a two-run double, two runs and two walks vs. New Mexico (3/21) ... Had two hits, including a double, two runs and a walk vs. the Lobos (3/22) ... Singled, walked and scored a run in the series finale vs. UNM (3/23) ... Played in one game in the
Nevada series from April 4-6, laying down a sacrifice bunt in the series finale (4/6) ... Played in one game in the Fresno State series from April 11-13 ... Had a game-winning RBI with a double in the top of the ninth inning and later scored in the series finale with the Bulldogs (4/13) ... Was 3-for-8 (.375) with a solo homer and two runs vs. Utah State from April 17-19 ... Singled and scored in the series opener with the Aggies (4/17) ... Had her first career homer in the series finale with USU (4/19) ... Batted .455 (5-for-11) with two homers, a team-high eight RBIs, three runs and a double at UNLV from April 22-23 ... Was 3-for-4 with a school-record tying six RBIs, two runs and a double in the first game of a doubleheader vs. the Rebels (4/22) ... Had a solo homer in the nightcap vs. UNLV (4/22) ... Had an RBI single in the finale vs. the Rebels (4/23) ... Batted .444 (4-for-9) with a homer, two RBIs and three runs vs. Colorado State from April 25-27 ... Was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs in the series opener with the Rams (4/25) ... Had a solo homer in the series finale with CSU (4/27) ... Batted .222 (2-for-9) with a homer, three RBIs, two runs and a walk at San José State from May 2-4 ... Had a two-run home run in the series opener with the Spartans (5/2) ... Had an RBI single and a walk in the series finale with SJSU (5/4) ... Was 0-for-8 (.000) with a hit by pitch vs. Boise State from May 8-10 ... Was 2-for-10 (.200) with an RBI at the NCAA Tempe Regional from May 16-17 ... Best game was the opener vs. No. 13/13 Michigan (5/16), where she was 2-for-5 with an RBI ... The Aztecs were 23-10 when she got the starting nod.
CLUB - THE NEXT LEVEL (TNL)
Played her club ball at The Next Level in San Marcos, Calif., for coach Jerry Delamater ... Helped TNL win the 2010 16U Champions Cup and a 25th-place showing at the ASA Nationals.
HIGH SCHOOL - EL CAMINO
Was a four-year letterwinner at El Camino High School in nearby Oceanside, Calif. ... Was a two-time first-team Acovado League performer in 2011 and 2012 and an all-Palomar League pick in 2010 ... Was a three-time San Diego Union-Tribune pick, including twice on the first team (2011-12) ... Batted .346 over her three recorded years (2010, 2012-13) with 12 homers, 46 RBIs and 48 runs, while posting a .535 slugging percentage and a .415 on-base percentage ... Last year (2013) batted .361 with six home runs, 20 RBIs and 21 runs, and a .626 slugging percentage and .454 on-base percentage ... Also played volleyball and basketball ... A scholar-athlete and a multi-time member of the Union-Tribune All-Academic Team.
Jaylene Alizha Ignacio was born Aug. 8, 1995, in Oceanside, Calif. ... Daughter of Jolene and Bobby Ignacio ... Majoring in communication.