- class Junior
- High school Bishop Heelan
Kirchner on Dardis: “Jamie has started to mature as a person and as a player. This fall her offense has really improved. If we can get her to be more aggressive defensively, she will battle for time at first base.”
2001 – Career fielding percentage of .986 ranks first all-time at UK… 432 career putouts is fourth in UK history… Played in 12 games, starting three… All three starts came at first base… Went 1-for-9 with an RBI in 11 plate appearances… Had a perfect fielding percentage with 50 putouts and five assists… Had an RBI in UK’s 12-7 win over Akron (3/9/01)… Went 1-for-3 in the Wildcats’ 5-4 loss to Florida (3/17/01).
2000 – Started in all 50 games in which she played… Had 14 RBIs and 26 total bases… Tallied 411 catches… Ranks first on UK’s all-time list in single season putouts with 382 and is tied for the record for single game putouts with 15… Is in the top three for single season fielding percentage with .983.
High School – Five-year letter winner at Sioux City Heelan High School… Helped lead the Crusaders to the Sioux Delta Conference Championship with a perfect 8-0 record in 1997… Named to first-team All-State Class 3A team 1996-98 and first-team All-State Elite 1997 and 1998… Selected first team Sioux Delta Conference 1996 and 1997… Hit .462 as a junior with 61 hits, 15 doubles, eight triples, 23 RBIs, and 14 stolen bases… As a sophomore, she hit .421 with 34 RBIs, 48 hits, six doubles, 13 triples and three home runs.
Personal – Full name Jamie Lynn Dardis… Born October 10, 1980… Parents are Ron and Carmel Dardis… Lists her 12-and-under All-Star team winning the state championship and going to Nationals as her most memorable moment in sports.
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Q&A with Dardis
Favorite movie: “Shawshank Redemption”
Favorite type of food: Spaghetti
I wear #9 because: It’s been my number since I was 8 years old
My favorite sport other than softball is: Basketball
If I could see only one professional sports team play, it would be: Atlanta Braves
If a movie was to be made about me, I would like this person to portray me: Julia Roberts
The person I admire most is: My dad
My favorite holiday is: My birthday