Jessica Guy | Assistant Coach
Head coach Corey Lyon announced the addition of assistant coach, Jessica Guy in 2016. Since, Guy has made both an offensive and defensive impact on the program.
Guy, for the last three seasons, all-star athlete Rochelle Roberts. Roberts a four-time Sun Belt All-Conference player, became a Top-25 USA/ASA Player of the Year candidate in 2016, and graduated in 2018 after breaking ULM's all-time hits record (246) and signing off as one of the most successful base runners in ULM history.
During the 2017 and 2018 season,
In 2016, Guy, predominately instructing the base runners, coached the Warhawks to 122 stolen bases placing ULM in the top 15 in all Division I programs. During the regular season, ULM base runners averaged 2.1 stolen bases per game and were successful 82% of the time in their attempts. Guy, making a defensive impression, has cultivated one of the most successful outfields in program history.
Guy, making an impact off the field, is the head of softball operations. Guy over sees the booking of team travel, meals, distributing team apparel, organizing recruiting functions and campus visits, and supporting camp operations.
The Vancouver, Washington native played two seasons as an outfielder at Mount Hood Community College, under Jacksonville State alum, coach Meadow McWhorter. She earned NFCA All-America honors as a sophomore and Southern Region Player of the Year as a freshman. She led MHCC to a combined 69-18 record, a Southern region title, and back-to-back NWAC championships. She was named the MHCC Female Athlete of the Year in 2011 and earned a Southern Region First Team honor. Guy also earned NWAACC all-academic honors as a sophomore.
She then transferred to Jacksonville State University where she finished her playing career as an outfielder and designated hitter under long time coach Jana McGinnis. Guy appeared in 98 games for the Gamecocks and made 87 starts during her two-year JSU career. The Gamecocks won the 2013 Ohio Valley Championship, which gave them a birth to the 2013 NCAA regional tournament in Tuscaloosa, AL.
Personal: Born July 6. 1991 in Portland, Oregon to Chris and Shirley Guy…Has one sister, Christi…Wife to Cole Thornton…Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Wellness…Master of Science in Human Performance
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