|Previous College:||UC Davis (2009)|
Entering her fifth season as the Tigers' pitching coach, Hancock joined Pacific's coaching staff prior to the 2010 season after finishing her pitching career at UC Davis in 2009. In four seasons guiding the Tigers' pitching staff, Hancock has helped put the Pacific in the top-three of the Big West in every important pitching category.
In 2013, the Tigers' finished third for the third-consecutive season with a 2.87 ERA, again better than the previous season, while Pitcher Nikki Armagost was named to her fourth conseuctive All-Big West first team.
In addition to their marks as a team, under Hancock, the Tigers put a pair of pitchers on the all-conference team in 2012 for the second-straight season with junior Nikki Armagost and sophomore Tori Shepard each earning second team honors. In 2010, Armagost was named the Big West Freshman Pitcher of the Year under the guide of Hancock.
As a player, Hancock was a
three-time all-conference honoree in the circle for the Aggies and
enjoyed immense success in the circle throughout her five years at
UC Davis. As a senior, Jessica led the conference with 172
strikeouts and was fifth in ERA (1.85). She also finished with 13
wins, five shutouts and 14 complete games. Her efforts earned her a
spot on the All-Big West honorable mention team. As a junior,
Hancock posted 17 wins with 225 strikeouts and a 2.42 ERA in 43
appearances. For her play, Jessica was named a First Team All-Big
West pitcher, earning her second-straight first team honor after
picking up First Team All-Division I Independent honors.
A native of Long Beach, Calif., Jessica earned a bachelor's degree in communication from UC Davis in 2009.