Jill

Rishel

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Outfielder
Year: Senior
City/State: North Platte, Neb.

Bio

Honors and Awards

  • 1989 Honorable-Mention All-Big Eight
  • 1989 Big Eight All-Tournament Team

1990: Senior Season
Jill Rishel led the Huskers in her senior season, playing in all 50 games.  Rishel was second on the team with a .299 batting average.  For the season, Rishel accumulated 43 hits, six runs batted in, 47 total bases and 20 stolen bases in 22 attempts.  She produced a .930 fielding percentage in the outfield, while committing three errors. Rishel ranks sixth all-time in at bats for Nebraska, fifth in runs scored, eighth in hits and second in stolen bases.   

1989: Junior Season
Rishel led the Huskers by scoring 27 times and finished tied for second with a total of 45 hits and 19 stolen bases.  She was selected honorable-mention All-Big Eight and earned a berth on the Big Eight All-Tournament team after collecting four hits in 11 appearances.  In a shortened fall schedule because of a broken bone in her hand, she collected 11 hits in 20 at bats for a .550 batting mark, while stealing four bases and scoring eight times.

1988: Sophomore Season
In her first season as a regular, Rishel responded by collecting 35 hits for a .226 batting average and scored 28 times.  She drove in 10 runs.

1987: Freshman Season
A walk-on, Rishel saw limited action as a freshman, basically used as a pinch-runner.  She had just 52 at bats with 16 hits, but scored 13 times and registered eight stolen bases.

Personal:
Jill Rishel is the daughter of Bill and Barbara Rishel, majors in broadcasting, graduated from North Platte Senior High School and was born Dec. 29, 1967.

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