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2015 Bethany Softball


#21 Jessica Kusnierz
New Castle, Pa.

Named Second-Team All-PAC following her senior season, her third total all-conference selection ... served as Bethany's Honoree for the second-annual PAC SAAC Scholar Athlete Awards Banquet ... started all 45 games at shortstop for the Bison during senior campaign, batting in the lead-off spot in all contests ... finished the season with a PAC-best 38 runs scored ... ranked second in the PAC and first on the team in doubles (12), finishing the year with 13 extra-base hits and a .443 slugging percentage ... totaled career-highs batting average (.320), on-base percentage (.425), hits (39), and runs (38).   

Earned second-consecutive All-PAC selection as a junior ... appeared in 41 games while making 40 starts at shortstop ... ranked first in the PAC in hit by pitches (23) ... led the team in on base percentage (.483) and slugging percentage (.491) ... notched a team-best 12 doubles and 27 runs scored ... finished the year with a career best .315 batting average ... totaled eight multi-hit games on the season ... season-high three RBI (2x).

Named an Honorable Mention All-PAC selection as a sophomore ... made 38 appearances and 37 starts ... led the team in runs scored with 33 ... hit .287 with nine RBI ... ranked second on the team in doubles (9) and home runs (2) ... season-best three RBI and first career home run against Saint Vincent on April 17.

Appeared in 35 games while making 34 starts ... hit .256 with six RBI ... collected 22 hits and scored 10 runs ... had four muti-hit games.

High School
2011 graduate of Shenango High School ... played four seasons for the Wildcats and Coach Delaney ... named an all conference selection ... member of the National Honor Society ... two-sport athlete (basketball).

Daughter of David and Lynda Kusnierz ... member of the Bethany Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... member of PE Club ... sports management major.