Sept. 18, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Providence College softball Head Coach Kerri Jacklets has announced the addition of Jenna Deveines as the team's volunteer coach.
"We are excited to add Jenna to our staff as a volunteer coach," said Head Coach Kerri Jacklets. "She has been a loyal and dedicated staff member over the past two seasons, as a team manager. She knows the players and the coaches well. She has earned this opportunity and we are ready to see her shine in a more significant role. Jenna will be responsible for developing our pitching staff alongside Coach Rush."
Deveines assumes the volunteer position after serving as the Friars' team manager for the past two seasons. Prior to Providence, Deveines was a member of the Rhode Island College softball team. Over her career, she pitched 71 games, starting 61, and recorded 43 wins in four seasons with the Anchorwomen. Deveines pitched a total of 300.3 innings and recorded a career ERA of 2.28 and had 224 strikeouts.
She helped lead RIC to three Little East Conference regular season first-place finishes (2007, 2008, 2009) and three Little East Conference tournament championships (2007, 2008, 2009). In 2007 and 2008 RIC won the DIII NCAA Regional Tournament Championship and qualified for the national championship round. In 2009, Deveines registered her most successful season, posting a 15-3 record, an 1.88 ERA, 88 strikeouts and earned Second Team All-Little East honors.
Deveines attended Beaver River Central High School in New Bremen, N.Y. where, she was a three-time Frontier League All-Star, a two-time Section III All-Star and was named an All-North First Team All-Star as a senior.
A native of Lowville N.Y., Deveines graduated from RIC in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Health/Physical Education.
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