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16 Jessica Burroughs

November 22, 1993
Season: USSSA Pride


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Jessica enters her second season with the USSSA Pride. Burroughs was drafted 1st overall out of Florida State in the 2017 NPF College Draft by the USSSA Pride.

2017 Season: Finished her rookie season with an overall record of 1-0 with 1 save and 11 strikeouts and a 1.75 ERA in 32 innings pitched.


Senior Season (2017): 2017 ACC Pitcher of the Year and earned a spot on the 2017 All-ACC First Team and was named an NFCA First Team All-American selection. Finished with an ERA of 1.22 with an overall record of 27-5 with 4 saves and 266 strikeouts over 195 innings pitched. Redshirt Junior (2016): Named ACC Pitcher of the Year and was named to the Women’s College World Series All-Tournament Team. Posted a 29-5 record with a 1.86 ERA. Recorded 235 strikeouts in 203.0 innings. Redshirt Sophomore (2015): Secured ACC Tournament MVP honors along with All-ACC Second Team accolades. Finished the season with a 19-6 record, 2.08 ERA with 219 strikeouts and 185.0 innings pitched and recorded her first career no-hitter. Redshirt Freshman (2014): Earned All-ACC Second Team honors. Posted a 17-1 record and a 2.08 ERA with 125 strikeouts in 28 appearances. Opponents to hit .198 against her over 114.2 innings. Freshman Season (2013): Redshirted her first year at Florida State. Earned the Seminole Warrior Award for her maximum effort put forth in the weight room.

2017 ACC Pitcher of the Year
2017 All-ACC First Team
2017 NFCA First Team All-American
2016 NFCA Third Team All-American
2016 NFCA Southeast All-Region Second Team
2016 ACC Pitcher of the Year
2016 ALL-ACC First Team
2016 WCWS All-Tournament Team
2015 ACC Tournament MVP
2015 ACC All-Tournament Team
2015 All-ACC Second Team
2014 All-ACC Second Team


Born Jessica Burroughs on November 2, 1993 to Alesia Taylor and Joe Burroughs. Jessica has one sister and majored in Social Science at FSU.