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Mary Comito State Farm Athlete of the Week: Jessica Miller

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EAST HANOVER, NJ- Jessica Miller, a junior, has been a force both on the mound and at the bat as the Hanover Park's ladies softball team has started quickly with a 5-1 record.

Jessica, who was first team all-conference as a pitcher last year, has contributed at bat with two home runs, eight RBIs and a .368 batting average through first six games. Pitching wise, she already has a no-hitter, two one hitters and has recorded 35 K's in 33 innings.

She started playing softball at an early age with encouragement from her Dad. Her best pitching attributes are her curveball and her pitch placement. She is working to improve her change-up to add a fourth weapon to her pitcher’s toolkit. Jessica plays softball all year round, as she is a member of a club team, but she also finds time to play soccer and basketball at Hanover Park. This is her third year on varsity and she is on track to pitch over 100 games in her career at Hanover Park. She would like to play in college and her dream is to attend Delaware University.

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Jessica likes to warm-up every game with senior Brittany Monahan. Hanover Park is ranked sixth in the Northwest Jersey Athletic Conference of schools in Morris County and is undefeated in their conference, NJAC-Liberty, with a 3-0 record.

Jessica and her teammates are looking forward to the season and doing well in the MCT, along with the Group 2 State Tournament.

Mary Comito State Farm Athlete of the Week

Name: JESSICA MILLER

Grade: 11

Sport: SOFTBALL

Position: PITCHER

Fun Facts & Favorites

Dream Job:   Physical Therapist

Pet Peeve: When someone does not listen to what I or someone else has to say.

Role Model:   Jennie Finch

Movie: Grease

Book: 13 Reasons Why

Sport/Team to Watch: College softball and the Yankees

Food: Pasta

Vacation: Florida

Best Class and Teacher at Hanover Park: Chemistry and Ms. Maggio

Biggest Accomplishment so Far: 1st team all-conference

Choose a Superpower: To be able to fly, because it would be neat to see things from a bird's eyes view. 

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