University of Iowa Athletics

#19 Jillian Navarrete

Height 5-9
Class Sr.
Hometown Carlsbad, N.M.
Previous School Butler CC

2016 as a Senior… Appeared in one game in the circle.

2015 as a Junior…Registered one career start and made 12 relief appearances for the Hawkeyes in the circle… recorded a 36.00 ERA in 7.0 innings pitched… logged her first career strikeout against Missouri State… threw a career high 1.1 innings at Oklahoma on March 14… set a career-high with 1.2 innings pitched and matched a career-high with one strikeout against Maryland on March 22… logged her first career start against Nebraska on March 25

2014 as a Sophomore (at Butler Community College)… Appeared in 45 of 46 games for the Grizzlies… tallied 43 hits in 129 at-bats for a .333 batting average… scored 28 runs… finished third on the team in doubles (11), fifth in home runs (9) and third in RBIs (28)… her .643 slugging percentage ranked fifth for the Grizzlies… named to the All-KJCCC first team (infield).

2013 as a Freshman (at Howard College)… Appeared in 60 games for the Hawks… posted a .417 batting average in 204 at bats, which featured 85 hits, 70 RBIs and 65 runs… pieced together a .760 slugging percentage with 13 doubles and 19 homers … drew 18 walks lifting her on-base percentage to .473… named to the WJCAC all-conference first team (infield) and Region 5W All-Region second team (infield)… picked to play in Texas Sophomore All-Star game in the fall of 2013.

High School… Played under head Coaches John Tigert and George Frederick at Carlsbad High School… helped the Cavegirls to five district championships, four state tournament runner-up finishes and a state title in 2010… as a freshman, earned first-team all-district and Clutch Player Award… as a sophomore, named first-team all-district, first-team all-state and awarded Outstanding Defensive Award… as a junior, named all-district second-team, all-state first-team and recipient of Outstanding Defensive Player Award… as a senior, garnered first-team all-district, first-team all-state as a first baseman, second-team all-state as a pitcher… named Player of the Year… class 4A and 5A South All-Star Team member and MVP… played summer ball for NM Sol and El Paso Crush: Texas ASA “A” state tournament champions (18U)… three-time all-district academic team (2010-12)… earned a varsity letter in volleyball in 2011.

Personal… Daughter of Pete and Jocelyn, Jillian was born October 5th… has one sibling, Jaelyn (6 years old)… Mother played softball at New Mexico State University… communications studies major.

Inn. Pitched: 1.2 vs. Maryland, 3/22/15
Strikeouts: 1, 3x, last vs. Maryland, 3/22/15