|Hometown:||San Jose, CA|
|High School:||Mitty HS|
Named to All-Big West second team and Easton All-America second team after finishing eighth among conference players with a .325 (53-for-163) batting average and fourth with 11 sacrifices … also led Cal Poly in hits (53), multi-hit games (14) and batted a team-best .359 (28-for-78) in 18 conference games … among NCAA Division I batters, finished as the 33rd-toughest player to strike out, averaging just one strikeout per 20.4 at-bats (overall, struck out just eight times in 195 plate appearances) … matched career high for hits in a game with three on five occasions … successfully advanced baserunners a Cal Poly-best 50 of 87 times (57.5 percent) and hit .341 (14-for-41) with runners in scoring position … eight-game hitting streak between March 29 and April 10 ranked as the lengthiest run by a Mustang during the year … started all 54 games at third base and, defensively, finished fifth among Big West players with 121 assists … one of six Mustangs to earn Big West All-Academic praise.
Appeared in 43 of a possible 49 games and started 38 times, primarily at second base and in left field … led Cal Poly in steals and attempts (8-for-8) and sacrifice hits (eight) … successfully advanced a baserunner in 30 of 55 opportunities (54.5 percent) … matched a career-high with two hits on three occasions: versus Nevada (March 4), San Jose State (March 10) and at UC Santa Barbara (May 5) … compiled a .971 fielding percentage with just four errors in 138 chances.
Posted .959 fielding percentage in 27 starts and 41 appearances, primarily in left field … struck out a Cal Poly-low seven times in 81 at-bats … reached base during eight-straight games from March 27 to April 10 … earned lone RBI of season during 7-1 victory at UC Riverside (April 2).
Mitty HS (San Jose, Calif.)
Three-time All-West Catholic Athletic League selection and three-year letterwinner batted .283 with a team-best 18 runs during 2010 senior season … finished fourth among WCAL hitters in 2009 with a .423 batting average and also compiled a .536 slugging percentage and a .447 on-base percentage … earned San Jose Mercury News Sophomore of the Year praise and All-San Francisco Chronicle second team recognition in 2008 after hitting .421 … helped program to a combined 82-7 overall record and a 23-2 WCAL mark during three seasons, as well as league titles in 2009 and 2010 … Mitty HS finished 2009 campaign 32-0, won the CIF Central Coast Section Division II title and earned a No. 1 national ranking by ESPN RISE … four-year letterwinner in field hockey.
Daughter of Steve and Tammy Andersen … has two brothers: Nick and Ricky … majoring in kinesiology … would like to pursue a career in the medical field … member of the National Honor Society at Mitty HS … Jillian Kay Andersen was born on Oct. 1, 1991 in San Jose, Calif.