Fourth-year player expected to start again in rightfield for the Blue Hens • all-conference candidate and three-year letterwinner • one of four team captains • has compiled a .333 batting average through her first three seasons, which would be the fifth highest in UD history • enters senior year ranked sixth in school history with 173 hits, and needs 33 more to set the school record • also ranks fifth at Delaware with 95 runs scored, tied for sixth with 28 doubles and 233 total bases, and eighth with 23 stolen bases • has started all 160 games during her first three years.
2015 GAME BY GAME STATISTICS
Named the team’s Offensive MVP for the third consecutive year • started in rightfield and batted leadoff during all 48 games • led the Blue Hens with 51 hits, 31 runs scored, nine doubles, 24 RBI and 21 walks • her 31 runs scored are the eighth highest in a UD single season • ranked second on the team and eighth in the CAA with a .327 batting average • tied for the team lead with 13 multi-hit games, including five three-hit contests • hit home runs in consecutive games against Monmouth and UMBC • went 3 for 4 with a homer at Penn • also had three hits vs. Mercer, Monmouth, UMES and James Madison • drove in three runs against Marshall and Towson.
Named second team All-Colonial Athletic Association • selected the team’s Offensive MVP • set a UD single season record by scoring 39 runs • recorded 69 hits, second most in a Blue Hen season • ranked second in the CAA with 69 hits and four triples, and was third with a .365 batting average • appeared in and started 55 games, including 37 in rightfield, and batted leadoff during every contest • led the Blue Hens in batting average, hits and runs scored, and tied for the team lead with 10 stolen bases • produced 22 multi-hit games, the most on the squad • had a nine-game hitting streak from Feb. 23 through Mar. 10 • reached base safely in 18 consecutive games from Feb. 9 through Mar. 17 • tied the school single game record by scoring four runs during the 11-4 win at Drexel • posted seven three-hit games on the campaign • was 3 for 4 with three runs scored during wins over Norfolk State on Mar. 1 and Mar. 15 • blasted a grand slam in the 12-4 triumph over the Spartans on Mar. 3 • had multi-hit games in both ends of consecutive doubleheaders at Saint Peter’s and Georgia State.
Colonial Athletic Association All-Rookie Team selection • named UD Team Offensive MVP • led the Blue Hens with a .305 batting average, 53 hits, 25 runs scored, nine doubles, and three triples • ranked second on the team with 11 multi-hit games • went 2 for 3 with a two-run homer and two runs scored in her Blue Hen debut against Charlotte • recorded three consecutive two-hit games against Army and twice vs. Monmouth • went 2 for 4 with a pair of doubles against Temple • had three hits and scored a run in the 2-0 win over Norfolk State • went 3 for 4 vs. Hofstra • had three hits including a double and scored a run during the doubleheader at Rider • delivered a two-run double in the 7-4 triumph at James Madison • went 3 for 4 with a homer and two runs scored against the Dukes in the CAA Tournament • selected to the CAA All-Tournament Team • named CAA Rookie of the Week on Feb. 28.
Four-year starter at Foothill High School • four-year first team All-Capital Valley Conference selection • named All-City during her final three seasons • selected honorable mention All-Metro as a sophomore and second team All-Metro during her final two years • team MVP as a junior and senior • Optimist All-Star • honor roll student • link crew coordinator.
Jessica Ann Grisler • born Nov. 28, 1993 • daughter of Marty and Christy Grisler • has sisters Amber, Magen and Alissa • criminal justice major at Delaware • worked with the Arlington Police Department over the summer • serves as a team representative on the UD Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC).