Beijing, China / BIT (Highland [Kan.] Community College)
At Delaware: Second-year member of the team expected to again lead the Blue Hen pitching staff • enters senior season ranks 13th in Blue Hen history with 128 career strikeouts • named College Sports Madness second team Preseason All-CAA.
2012 Season: Named UD Alumni Association Team MVP during her first season in Newark • selected to the CAA All-Tournament Team • won eight games, compiled a 3.31 earned run average, and tossed two shutouts • ranked second in a UD single season with 39 appearances and sixth with 181.2 innings pitched • her 128 strikeouts were fourth in the CAA and 10th in a UD single season • lowered her ERA to 2.70 in conference games • fired a four-hit shutout during a 4-0 win over Norfolk State (3/17) • gave up just four hits in six scoreless innings of relief in the 3-1 victory over Georgia State (4/21) • posted a four-hit shutout during the 4-0 triumph over UNCW (4/28) • surrendered one run in consecutive starts against UNCW (4/29) and Drexel (5/4), picking up the win in both contests • gave up three runs in 10 innings of work in the Blue Hens’ 4-3 win over the Dragons (5/5) • selected National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on May 7 • went 3 for 13 with three runs scored at the plate.
At Highland Community College: First team All-Kansas Jayhawk Conference and All-Region selection in 2011 • named second team NJCAA Division II All-American • led team to a 38-14 record, the Region VI District I title, and a berth in the Division II National Championship Tournament • posted an 18-3 record with team-highs of 220 strikeouts, 159.2 innings pitched and a 1.10 ERA • second team All-Jayhawk Conference and honorable mention All-Region selection in 2010 • went 13-3 with a 1.12 ERA as a freshman • named NFCA Academic All-American in 2009 and NJCAA Academic All-American in 2010 • Dean’s Honor List and President’s Honor List student.
High School: Attended high school affiliated to BIT • led squad to the Beijing High School Softball Championship.
Personal: Chenxi Jiao ("chen-see tch-ow") • daughter of Jing Chen and Xiaojun Jiao • history major at Delaware • held her own pitching camp and trained with the China National Team over the summer.
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