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  Jillian Van Wagnen

Jillian  Van Wagnen

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Lorain, Ohio

High School:
Lorain Admiral King





Bobcats Fight Hard but Fall to Kent State, 9-5

Ohio comes back from 5-1 deficit but is edged at the end


Bobcats Head North as No. 4 Seed in MAC Tournament

Ohio to open postseason play Wednesday at 5 p.m. against Western Michigan or Toledo


Lauren Gellerman Named First Team All-MAC

Junior catcher earns First Team honors while four Bobcat teammates named to Second Team


Bobcats Blank Golden Flashes on Senior Day, 6-0

Chelsea Hortman's grand slam breaks the game open in the fourth inning


Bobcats Blast Past Bulls, Sweep Doubleheader

Lauren McClary breaks single-season strikeout record against Buffalo on Friday

Jillian Van Wagnen Photo Gallery

2012: Academic All-MAC ... Second Team All-MAC ... One of only two Bobcats to appear and start in all 57 games this season (Raven King) ... Led the team in batting average (.362), hits (64) and stolen bases (30) ... Had two doubles, two triples, one home run and 19 RBI ... Committed zero errors while playing every game in the outfield ... Hit slightly better in MAC play, batting .368 with a slugging percentage of .382 and an on-base percentage of .400 ... Had at least one hit in 13 straight games from March 17 - April 6 ... Recorded two three-hit games, first against St. Bonaventure (Feb. 11) then again at home vs. Akron (Apr. 14) ... Hit her only home run of the year against Dayton on April 24th, going 2-for-3 with three RBI ... Stole at least one base in six consecutive games from March 17 - 27 ... Scored four runs against Buffalo on May 4 in the first game of a doubleheader.

2011: MAC All-Tournament Team ... Academic All-MAC ... Capped off her junior season starting in 48 of 49 games at center field ... Saw 118 appearances at the plate and finished with 22 runs, 27 hits, seven RBIs and one triple on the year ... Lead the team in stolen bases with 22 on 24 attempts ... Went 2-for-3 with two RBIs in a 7-2 win over Northern Illinois (4/15) ... Went 2-for-3 with a RBI in a 5-4 win over rival Miami in the opening round of the MAC Tournament (5/11) ... Finished with a .272 on base pct., a .982 fielding pct., and a .246 slugging pct.

2010: An athletic outfielder played in 29 games, starting all of them ... Finished with an overall batting average of .316, (.333 in MAC conference play), as well as a .351 slugging percentage, (.333 in MAC play) ... Recorded a total of 18 hits, three RBI, and two doubles ... Led the team in steal attempts with 17 and shared most stolen bases with teammate Shalene Petrich ... Held the fourth best fielding percentage with a .974 overall ... Van Wagnen loaded the stat book in a win against Longwood (2/28) when she went 3-for-3 with one double, two runs, and a season high three stolen bases ... Also stole two more bases the next game against Tennessee (3/8) ... Performed well in a doubleheader against #21 Ohio State (3/31), going 5-for-6 overall with one RBI, one double, and two more stolen bases ... Finished the regular season strong with a 3-game hit streak against Akron and Western Michigan (4/3-4/9,).

2009: One of the most athletic players on the team, Van Wagnen played in 37 games with 27 starts as a walkon ... Played in 29 games in the outfield and 17 as a pinch runner ... Finished the season with a .290 batting average and six stolen bases, second most on the team ... Hit .250 in conference play ... Tallied nine hits, including a triple and a homer, and scored nine runs ... Had a perfect fielding percentage with 22 putouts in the outfield ... Awarded the team's Wendy Fox Award, given to the player who exhibits the most drive to succeed ... Scored the first run of her career at New Mexico State (2/6) ... Recorded her first-career hit and stolen base while going 1-for-3 with a triple against Missouri Kansas City (2/7) ... Singled in her only trip to the plate against Cleveland State (2/8) ... Scored a run as a pinch runner in a doubleheader against Wright State (3/25) ... Tallied two hits, two RBI and two stolen bases in a doubleheader at Dayton (4/1) ... Recorded two hits and scored two runs while picking up a career-high three RBI in doubleheader against Eastern Michigan (4/3) ... Went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and two stolen bases against Central Michigan (4/4) ... Scored runs against both Buffalo (4/11) and Toledo (4/17) ... Singled and drove in a run against Ball State (4/25).

High School: In 2008, tallied a .535 batting average, 1.141 slugging percentage, .566 on-base percentage, 33 RBIs, eight home runs and 14 stolen bases ... 2008 First Team All-District selection ... Four-time All-County and All-Division member ... Four-time team offensive award winner ... Three-time team defensive award winner ... Team co-captain twice ... Led team in hits all four years ... 2007 Second Team All-County selection ... League MVP in 2006 ... Led team in RBIs in 2006 ... Lettered in tennis (four years), cross country (two years), basketball (four years), golf (two years) and softball (four years) ... Named Academic Player of the Week twice for basketball ... Graduated in the top five percent of her high school class.

Personal: Daughter of Lynn and Mickey Van Wagnen ... Has one brother, Jason, and one sister, Gabrielle ... Played football in seventh grade and also played baseball for ten years ... Majoring in Physical Education.