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Jill Stephens

Class: R-Junior
Position: OF
Height: 5-4

Previous School: Raytown HS

Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.

2012 (R-So.)
• Competed in 43 games, making 34 starts (16 – LF, 15 – DP, 3 – CF)
• Batted .243 with four doubles, four homers, 14 RBIs and 22 runs scored
• Tied for team lead with 17 walks and ranked second on squad with .355 on base percentage
• One of five conference players with perfect 1.000 fielding percentage
• Started each of team's last 24 games
• Batted .286 (2-for-7) with .375 on base percentage in eight appearances as a pinch hitter
• Hit 2-for-3 with one double, one RBI and two runs scored at Gardner-Webb (March 25)
• Led off game one with a home run at Radford (March 28)
• Went 3-for-4 with two home runs, three runs scored and three RBIs against North Carolina A&T (April 10)
• Went 2-for-2 at Virginia (April 25)
• Walked and scored twice during regular-season finale against Longwood (May 5)
• Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2011 (R-Fr.)
• Made 41 appearances for the Lady Flames, including 11 starts as designated player
• Batted .266 (17-for-64) on the season, with two doubles, a home run, seven runs scored and six RBIs
• In 30 plate appearances as a pinch hitter, hit .357 (10-for-28) with a .375 on-base percentage, one home run and four RBIs
• Recorded an RBI single during first career at-bat against Drexel (Feb. 26)
• Had a hit in first career start versus Mount St. Mary's (March 4)
• Hit first career home run against Radford (March 26)
• Had two hits versus James Madison (April 13)
• Batted 2-for-3 during Big South tournament
• Earned mention among NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes
• Named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll

2010 (Fr.)
• Received a medical redshirt
• Named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll

Prep
• Graduated from Raytown High School
• Four-year letterwinner
• Three-time first team all-conference honoree
• Two-year first team all-district and first-team all-region selection
• Named first team All-Metro Kansas City in 2007
• Ended her prep career with a .482 batting average
• Tallied a .518 batting average as a junior and a .533 batting average as a senior
• Also competed for the Kansas City Xtreme Gold
• Class Valedictorian
• Two-year National Honor Society member
• Served as a hitting/fielding instructor for community softball program

Personal
• Daughter of Kevin and LaDonna Stephens
• Father is a Liberty graduate
• Majoring in biology/pre-med
• Birthday is June 23