Softball Bio - Busfield

Jillian Busfield

Senior (’16)
Hometown – South Bend, Indiana
High School – Riley High School
Major – Nursing

As a junior (2015): Started in 34 games of the season... posted a .345 batting average and was second on the team with a .600 slugging percentage... led the team with seven home runs and 40 RBIs... broke the school record for home runs in a career in game one of the MIAA Tournament against Trine with 23rd career HR... posted an 11-game hitting streak from March 28 through April 12... had ten multi-hit games... was 2-for-2 with two runs scored, three RBIs, two walks, and a home run against Defiance... registered a .935 fielding percentage... Saint Mary's Athlete of the Week... Second Team All-MIAA

As a sophomore (2014): Started all 32 games at first base, catching, and as a DH/DP... led the team with a .449 batting average and a .704 slugging percentage... also led the team in hits (44), home runs (6), runs scored (26), RBIs (28), and on-base percentage (.505)... registered an eight-game hitting streak from April 16 through April 21... had at least two hits in 17 games... tallied multiple RBIs in six games, including a four-RBI outburst in a game two win at Manchester... hit two home runs in that same Manchester contest... Saint Mary's Athlete of the Week... First Team All-MIAA... First Team All-Region

As a freshman (2013): Started all 36 games on the season... broke single-season school record with 11 home runs... picked up a .364 batting avergae, .973 fielding percentage, .410 on-base percentage, and led the team with a .720 slugging percentage... went 3-for-3 against Olivet and Kalamazoo... tallied 207 putouts... named All-MIAA First Team, Third Team All-Region, and Saint Mary's Athlete of the Week

High School: National Honor Society, Core 40 High Honors, Cum Laude Diploma, Army National Athlete Award, Second Team All State (’12), First Team All-Conference (’12), 2012 Sectional Softball Champions