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9   Jena Cozza
Jena  Cozza

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Wantagh, N.Y.

High School:
MacArthur HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
3B/2B


04/18/2016

Minutewomen Take on UConn, BC in Weekday Play

UMass travels to Storrs, Conn., on Tuesday and hosts the Eagles Thursday.

05/03/2014

SB vs. GMU (STRIKE OUT CANCER)

SB vs. GMU (STRIKE OUT CANCER) Photos by Thom Kendall '93

04/27/2014

SB vs. SJU

SB vs. SJU Photos by Thom Kendall '93

04/06/2014

SB vs. DAYTON

SB vs. DAYTON Photos by Thom Kendall '93

10/28/2013

SB vs. QUINNIPIAC

SB vs. QUINNIPIAC Photos by Thom Kendall '93

AS A REDSHIRT-SOPHOMORE IN 2016: Game-by-Game Statistics
Made her season debut at Charlotte, picking up a hit (2/13) ... Added her first RBI and run of the season vs. Toledo (2/13) ... Had a hit and run scored along with two RBI versus Saint Francis (2/19) ... Belted a two-run home run against East Carolina (2/19) ... Led off the game with a home run versus Bucknell that was part of a three hit game (2/20)... Went two for four with a stolen base and an RBI vs Belmont (3/4)... Picked up a single and a double and drove in a run against Penn State (3/4)... Scored two runs and picked up two hits versus Penn State (3/5)... Scored two runs and picked up a single and a double vs Penn State (3/6)... Went 2-3 against Ball State (3/18)... Had two hits and scored two runs versus Maryland (3/18)... Scored a run and got a hit in Game 1 against Fordham (3/25)... Went 2-for-2 with an RBI in Game 1 vs George Mason (4/2)... Went 3-for-4 in the first game of the series against Saint Joseph's, and picked up a double in Game 3 (4/9, 4/10)... Drove in two RBI's with a home run and a double in the first win against Rhode Island (4/13).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015: Game-by-Game Statistics
Redshirted after tearing her ACL in the season-opener against Stephen F. Austin (2/13) at the Houston Invitational ... Had a single and was hit by a pitch in the game.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014: Game-by-Game Statistics
NFCA First Team All-Region; Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year; Second Team All-Conference; A-10 All-Rookie Team; A-10 All-Championship Team ... Appeared in all 39 games with 38 starts (17 at 3B and 21 at 2B) ... Had a .351 batting avg. - the highest for a UMass freshman since 2006 when Whitney Mollica hit .394 - with a .559 slugging pct. and a .405 on-base pct. ... Ranked second on the team and 10th in the A-10 in BA ... Also had 24 RBI, six doubles, a triple and five home runs ... In A-10 play, she hit a team-high .442 (4th in A-10) and collected 14 RBI (8th in A-10) ... Led the team with 11 multi-hit games, including three 3-hit performances and a career-high four hits at La Salle (4/18/14), where she was 4-for-5 with three RBI and two runs scored in a 9-4 victory ... Collected seven multi-RBI performances, with a career-high four coming at St. Bonaventure (4/12/14) on her first career grand slam in the opening game of a DH sweep ... Earned a pair of A-10 Rookie of the Week awards in two of the final three weeks of the regular-season ... Had a career-long 7-game hitting streak from April 18-29, which coincided with both rookie awards from the league ... Named to the A-10 All-Championship team after hitting .400 with a HR, a double, four RBI and a pair of runs, along with 14 clean plays at 3B.

BEFORE UMASS:
Four-year letter winner at MacArthur HS in Levittown, N.Y. for coach Bob Fehrenbach ... Two-time All-State selection as a senior (1st team) and junior (2nd team), 2-time All-Long Island and 4-time All-County selection ... The Lady Generals won the conference, Nassau County and Long Island Class AA championships during her junior season in 2012 ... She hit .419 during her junior year with five home runs and 24 RBI ... Hit for the cycle in the quarterfinals of the Nassau County playoffs before belting two home runs in the semifinals ... Played AAU for Team Long Island ... Three-year letter winner in soccer, leading the team to the school's first state championship in 2011 as the starting goalkeeper, tallying 15 shutouts ... Also earned four letters in basketball and was named the conference Player of the Year as a senior ... National Honor Society member and four-year Renaissance Card holder.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Jena Rose Cozza ... She was born on Nov. 9, 1995 ... Daughter of Joann Cozza and the late Angelo Cozza ... Has four siblings - Phil Fasone, Tara Ludwig, Michelle Cozza and Angela Cozza ... Tara played softball at Dowling College ... Majoring in sociology.

SINGLE-GAME BATTING HIGHS:
At bats: 5, at La Salle, April 18, 2014
Hits: 4, at La Salle, Feb. 18, 2014
Doubles: 1 (8x), most recently vs. Bucknell, Feb. 20, 2016
Triples: 1 (2x), most recently vs. Youngstown State, Feb. 14, 2016
Home Runs: 1 (7x), most recently vs. Bucknell, Feb. 20, 2016
RBI: 4, at St. Bonaventure, April 12, 2014
Runs: 3, vs. St. Bonaventure, April 12, 2014

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    May 1
    at La Salle Cancelled
    May 5
    vs Bryant University 4:00 PM gametracker
    May 7
    vs Dayton 12:00 PM gametracker
    vs Dayton 2:00 PM gametracker
    May 8
    vs Dayton 12:00 PM gametracker
    May 11
    vs Atlantic 10 Tournament Day 1 TBA
    May 12
    vs Atlantic 10 Tournament Day 2 TBA
    May 13
    vs Atlantic 10 Tournament Day 3 TBA
    May 14
    vs Atlantic 10 Championship TBA
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