#17 Jessica Grisler
Position: Outfielder
Bats: L
Throws: R
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.
High School: Foothill HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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Third-year player expected to start again in the outfield for the Blue Hens • all-conference candidate • enters junior year tied for 14th in Delaware history with 16 stolen bases and tied for 19th with 122 hits.

2013 Season: Named second team All-Colonial Athletic Association • selected the team’s Offensive MVP for the second consecutive year • 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 right field, 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.

2012 Season: 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 • her 53 hits are tied for the ninth most in a UD single season • 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 • daughter of Marty and Christy Grisler • has sisters Amber, Magen and Alissa • criminal justice major at Delaware with a minor in health & wellness • serves as team representative on the UD Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC).

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