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Jeanne (Zes) Gilbert

Jeanne (Zes) Gilbert

Jeanne Zes Gilbert was a letter winner in both softball and women's basketball at Webster. While she was a significant contributor to the women's basketball squad at forward, averaging 7.5 points per game in her last two seasons, it was her performances at pitcher for the softball team in which she made her mark in Webster sports history and earned a spot in the Gorlok Hall of Fame. In three seasons, Gilbert led the softball team to three straight SLIAC titles, two SLIAC Tournament Championships and three NCAA DIII Tournament appearances. She was named SLIAC Player of the Year in 1998, along with earning First Team All-SLIAC and NFCA All-Midwest Region honors. Gilbert also earned First Team All-SLIAC in 2000 and Second Team honors in 1999. During her career, Gilbert was named SLIAC Pitcher of the Week a total of five times.

Aside from the accolades, Gilbert's numbers during her time as a Gorlok speak for themselves. Webster was 101-23 overall and 36-3 in the SLIAC from 1998-2000, and as a senior Gilbert went 16-2 overall with a 0.69 earned run average. Additionally, she ranks in the top three in every pitching statistical category at Webster, including earned run average (1.37 - 3rd), strikeouts (253 - 3rd), wins (48 - 2nd), shutouts (13 - 2nd) and win-loss percentage (.814 - 1st).