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Jill

Ferraro

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Utility Player
Height: 5'7"
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Ashburn, Va.
High School: North Carolina
Experience: Transfer

Bio

Junior (2016 at North Carolina): Appeared in 36 games as a junior, making 15 starts at catcher (16 total starts) … Batted .200 with four doubles, five walks and seven RBIs … Went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a run against Fairfield (Feb. 28) … Hit a pinch-hit RBI single in the sixth inning to help UNC defeat Long Beach State, 7-5 … Recorded a sac fly to start a 7-run sixth inning that led UNC to a come-from-behind victory at Elon … Doubled and hit a key sacrifice bunt against Campbell … Had a pinch-hit two-out two-run double in the Georgia Tech opener (May 7) … Won an ACC Top Six for Service Award.

 

Sophomore (2015 at North Carolina): A dependable pinch-hitter, appeared in 20 games, starting five behind the plate … Hit .333 over 21 at-bats with six RBI … Recorded the first long ball of her career against Fairleigh Dickinson with a two-run blast (March 7). 

 

Freshman (2014 at North Carolina): Saw action in 20 games, making 11 starts at catcher … Recorded the first hit of her career against Texas (Feb. 7) … Tallied seven hits and three runs scored, batting .194 … Made 42 putouts, fielding .958 … ACC Academic Honor Roll.

 

High School/Travel Ball: Named all-conference, all-state, All-Met and all-region as a senior … Earned NFCA and Max Prep All-America honors in 2013 … Named the 2013 High School Diamond Sports Catcher of the Year … Helped lead her to teams WCAC and state titles … Was named first-team All-America for the 2011 season … A three-time first-team all-conference, all-state and All-Met selection … Earned first-team all-region honors twice … Led her team to three conference and two state titles, playing left field, short stop and catcher … Set school records for RBIs (55) and home runs (eight) in 2010 … Tied her eight home runs in 2011 … Was involved in Students Against Drunk Driving.

 

Personal: Born Jillian Ferraro on Jan. 4, 1995 in Herndon, Va. … Daughter of Jim and Julie Ferraro … Served as a Community Outreach Rep with Carolina Outreach … Participated in the Richard A. Baddour Leadership Academy as a member of the Veteran Leaders program … Pursuing her masters of management studies in the Fuqua School of Business.

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SB: Young/Ferraro Postgame - UVA