Colonials Host Georgetown on Tuesday
Colonials Rally for 7-6 Win in Opener
Junior Hits 26th Career Home Run in 5-4 Game 1 Win
Colonials Win Opener, 8-0, Behind 12 Hits, Two Homers
Freshman Had Four Doubles, Nine RBIs in 3-1 Week
2015: Appeared in 13 games for the Colonials, making three starts as the designated player…Posted a pinch-hit single against Dayton (April 19)…Recorded walks against Delaware State (March 11) and Georgetown (April 21)… Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
2014: Saw action in 49 games and made 46 starts, primarily in right field, during her rookie campaign ... Batted .268 (37-for-138) and slugged .362 ... Tied for second on the team with 10 doubles and ranked third with 23 RBIs ... The 10 doubles are tied for the second-most in a single season in program history and the second-most ever by a GW freshman ... Added a home run for 11 extra-base hits, ranking fifth on GW's rookie list ... Also scored seven runs and walked six times ... Batted in the middle of the order in all 46 starts, primarily fifth ... Did not commit an error in 32 chances ... Notched six multi-hit games, including a pair of three-hit efforts, and drove in multiple runs five times ... Hit .286 (16-for-56) with runners in scoring position ... Ten of her 23 RBIs came with two outs ... Reached base at a .355 clip (11-for-31) as the leadoff hitter in an inning ... Hit .375 (6-for-16) with four RBIs during a five-game hitting streak from Feb. 14-16 at the LSU Tiger Invitational ... Went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs in the opening game against Northwestern ... Hit her first career home run against Army (Feb. 23) ... Had two sacrifice bunts against Brown (March 16), matching the program single-game record ... Batted .600 (9-for-15) with four doubles and 10 RBIs during a five-game hitting streak from March 27-April 5 and was named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week (April 7) ... Went 3-for-3 with two doubles and four RBIs in the second game of the Cornell doubleheader (April 2).
High School: NFCA First-Team All-American in 2012 after batting .562 with 59 hits, 15 doubles, seven home runs and 50 RBIs as a junior ... Also earned MaxPreps Junior All-America honors and was selected to play on the Chicago Sun-Times Underclass All-Star Team ... Hit .481 with seven doubles, six home runs and 24 RBIs while striking out just once as a senior en route to NFCA All-Region honors ... Two-time All-State first-team selection by the Chicago Tribune ... Three-time All-Conference and four-time All-Area honoree ... Named the 2013 Lincoln-Way North Athlete of the Year ... Led the Phoenix to a regional title in 2013 ... Two-year team captain ... Received the Scholar Athlete Award all four years and was named to the SouthWest Suburban Conference All-Academic Team each semester ... Also earned NFCA All-Academic honors ... A high honor roll student and a member of the Science National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society) and Pi Sigma Pi (National History Society).
Personal: Jillian Marie Galich ... Born Dec. 30, 1994, in Chicago, Ill. ... Daughter of Lynn and John Galich ... Has two older brothers, Nick and Kevin ... Intends to major in accounting.