Softball Bio

Jillian Busfield

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

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... named First Team All-MIAA and First Team All-Region

As a freshman (2013): Started all 36 games on the season...broke a 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