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15   Jenna Busa
Jenna Busa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lexington, Mass.

High School:
Lexington

Height:
5-7

Position:
P

Birthdate:
04/29/1984

Bat/Throw:
R/R


As A Senior In 2006:

Credited with a no decision vs. UConn (5/7). Allowed three earned runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out five in 3.1 innings ... Suffered a loss at St. Bonaventure (5/5). Allowed five runs (two earned) on five hits and two walks while striking out one in one-plus innings ... Had a complete game win vs. Rhode Island (5/1). Gave up three runs, two earned, on five hits and three walks with five strikeouts ... Allowed one run for five hits and four walks en route to a complete game win vs. Dayton. Fanned six (4/28) ... Picked up a win at Saint Louis (4/23). Gave up three runs (two earned) on six hits ad a walk in five innings. Struck out six ... Pitched a four-hit shutout vs. Harvard (4/20). Walked two and struck out three ... Credited wtih a no decision vs. Temple (4/15). Allowed seven runs (three earned) on six hits and a walk in three-plus innings. Struck out two ... Pitched a five-hit shutout vs. St. Joseph's (4/13). Struck out seven and did not walk anyone ... Had a no decision at Fordham (4/2). Allowed five runs (two earned) on seven hits and a walk in 3.0 innings. Struck out one batter ... Fired fourth career no hitter at La Salle (3/31). Walked two and struck out seven ... Pitched a two-hit shutout with two walks and two strikeouts vs. Dartmouth (3/29) ...Pitched a two-hit shutout at George Washington (3/24). Walked one and struck out two in 7.0 innings ... Went 0-1 with a 12.60 ERA at the FAU Parents' Weekend Tournament (3/17-19). Allowed seven runs (six earned) on nine hits and one walk in 3.1 innings. Fanned two batters ... Was 1-2 with a 15.27 ERA at the Adidas Invitational (3/9-12). Gave up 32 runs (24 earned) on 29 hits ad 10 walks in 11.0 innings. Had 4 strikeouts ... Took the loss against Illinois State at the NFCA Leadoff Classic (2/24) Gave up five runs (all earned) on seven hits and one walk while striking out two ... Was 0-2 with a 6.30 ERA at the Campbell/Cartier Classic (Feb. 10-12). Allowed 13 runs (six earned) on 16 his and just one walk in 6.2 innings. Had five strikeouts. Was also 0-1 at the plate.

As A Junior In 2005:

Named Most Valuable Player of the A-10 Tournament ... Two-time A-10 and ECAC Pitcher of the Week ... On May 11, was named the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I National Player of the Week ... Jewish Sports Review All-American ... Went 17-6 in the circle with a 1.96 ERA ... Ranked first in the A-10 in ERA and third in strikeouts ... Made 34 appearances including 26 starts ... Had 22 complete games and five shutouts ... Also had five saves ... Allowed 82 runs and 47 earned runs on 146 hits and 77 walks in 168.0 innings pitched ... Held opponents to a .228 batting average and had 137 strikeouts ... At the plate, batted .320 with four runs scored, eight hits, three home runs, seven RBI and a .680 slugging percentage ... Went 3-0 with a 0.37 ERA in the circle at the A-10 Tournament (May 12-14) ... Allowed just one earned run (three total) on 16 hits and six walks in 19 innings. Struck out 12 and went the distance in every game ... Threw her second consecutive no-hitter against Quinnipiac (May 8) ... Walked three and struck out three ... Had the game of her life in game two of a doubleheader at Rhode Island (May 6) ... Pitched her second career no-hitter and also went 3-for-3 at the plate with two home runs and six RBI ... Walked five and struck out four in the circle for the five-inning no-no ... Picked up a complete-game win against Boston University (May 3) ... Allowed three runs (two earned) on 10 hits and five walks while striking out six ... Threw a one-hit shutout on her 21st birthday against La Salle (April 29) ... Allowed just one single up the middle while walking three and striking out seven ... Pitched a complete-game win against Harvard (April 26) ... Allowed three unearned run on just two hits and a walk while fanning five ... Was 2-3 (.667) with a run scored at the plate with her first career hit ... Earned a five-inning win at St. Bonaventure (April 22) ... Gave up one earned run on four hits and three walks while striking out six ... Picked up first save of the season at Boston College (April 19) ... Gave up one unearned run on two hits and a walk in two innings. Fanned one ... Pitched six innings total vs. Temple (April 17) ... Recorded a complete-game victory and also pitched an inning in relief ... Allowed six total runs (three earned) on nine hits and three walks while fanning five ... Recorded a five-inning win against Saint Joseph's (April 15) ... Allowed just two hits and one unearned run while striking out six and walking one ... Picked up a win against Central Connecticut (April 14) ... Allowed a run on one hit and three walks while striking out six in five innings ... Recorded a complete-game win against George Washington (April 6) ... Allowed one unearned run on three hits and two walks in seven inning while fanning 10 ... Threw a one-hit shutout against Maine (April 6) ... Walked one and struck out nine in the win ... Went the distance for a win at Dayton (March 26) ... Allowed one earned run on three hits and four walks while striking out one as she took a no-hitter into the sixth inning ... Picked up a complete game victory over Brown at the Villanova Challenge (March 19) ... Allowed one earned run on four hits and three walks while striking out seven ... Was 0-1 with a 4.10 ERA in four appearances at the Speedline Invitational (March 10-13) ... Gave up eight earned runs on 16 hits and six walks in 13.2 innings pitched ... Had four strikeouts ... Was 1-0 with a 2.55 ERA at the Worth Doubletree Classic (March 5-6). o Allowed four earned runs on 11 hits and seven walks in 11.0 innings ... Struck out seven.

As A Sophomore In 2004:

Made 27 appearances in the circle including 22 starts ... Went 13-8 with a 2.34 ERA and a save ... Threw 13 complete games and seven shutouts ... Also threw one no-hitter (March 13 against Virginia Tech) and three one-hitters (March 27 at La Salle, March 30 at Central Connecticut State and April 18 vs. St. Bonaventure) ... Yielded 62 runs, 47 earned, on 121 hits and 53 walks while fanning 86 (ninth in the A-10) in 140.2 innings ... Held opposing batters to a .227 batting average ... Was 1-1 with a 1.79 ERA at the Fiesta Bowl Classic (Feb. 13-15) ... Pitched one shutout ... Surrendered five runs, four earned, on 16 hits and seven walks while fanning nine in 15.2 innings ... Went 3-0 with a 0.88 ERA at the FIU Blue & Gold Coca-Cola Classic (March 12-14) ... Started and completed two games including a no-hitter against Virginia Tech (March 13) ... Gave up three runs, two of which were earned, on nine hits and eight walks ... Struck out nine batters in 16.0 innings pitched ... Pitched a one-hit shutout at La Salle (March 27) ... Walked four batters while striking out two ... Pitched a six inning, one-hit shutout at Central Connecticut State (March 30) ... Gave up two walks while striking out three ... Had a complete game victory at Harvard (April 6) ... Gave up two earned runs on six hits and two walks while striking out four ... Pitched a complete game shutout vs. Dayton (April 9) ... Gave up three hits and three walks while striking out five ... Started the game at Boston University (April 12) but did not figure in the decision ... Gave up seven hits and four earned runs in three-plus innings ... Struck out two and did not walk a batter ... Pitched a one hitter vs. St. Bonaventure (April 18) ... Allowed one unearned run and walked three while fanning six in seven innings ... Pitched a complete-game shutout against Rhode Island (April 29) ... Scattered three hits and three walks while fanning five ... Pitched a three-hit shutout against Quinnipiac (May 2) ... Struck out a career-high nine batters and did not walk anyone ... Pitched the final three innings en route to her first career save vs. Boston College (May 9) ... Did not allow a hit or a walk and struck out three batters.

As A Freshman In 2003:

Made three starts, winning each time ... Also made three relief appearances ... 3-0 with a 0.98 ERA ... Held opponents to a .195 batting average in 21.1 innings ... Yielded five hits and no runs while striking out seven and walking three in 6.0 innings of a win over Villanova at the Atlantic 10/Big East Challenge (March 23) ... Pitched two innings of relief against Harvard (April 10) ... Allowed one hit and one walk while striking out four ... Gave up a hit and no runs in two innings of relief work against Central Connecticut (May 3) ... Fanned one and did not walk a batter ... Tossed her first career shutout, a one-hitter against George Washington (May 4) ... Walked one and struck out three against the Colonials ... Reached on a fielders choice in first career at bat against GW and scored a run.

Before UMass:

Four-year letterwinner in softball at Lexington High School ... Led Middlesex League with a .468 batting average, with four home runs and 26 RBIs en route to Middlesex League MVP honors as a senior ... Compiled a 0.67 ERA, while hurling two no-hitters in final season ... Batted .387 with 12 home runs, while maintaining a 0.59 career ERA ... Tossed four career no-hitters ... Four-time Middlesex League All-Star ... Minutemen were two-time Division I North state semifinalists ... Two-time Boston Globe, Boston Herald and B'Nai B'rith All-Scholastic selection ... 2002 recipient of the B'Nai B'rith All-Around Athlete award ... Also lettered for four seasons in ice hockey and field hockey.

Personal:

Full name is Jenna Catherine Busa ... Born on April 29, 1984, in Waltham, Mass. ... Daughter of Daniel and Jody Busa ... Sister of Andrew (twin brother), Becky and Haley ... Enrolled in the School of Management majoring in Sport Management.

Jenna Busa's Career Statistics at UMass (Pitching)

YEAR
ERA
W-L
Saves
APP
GS
CG
SHO/CBO
IP
H
R
ER
BB
SO
HRA
Opp AVG.
2003
0.98
3-0
0
6
3
1
1/2
21.1
15
3
3
7
17
2
.195
2004
2.34
13-8
1
27
22
13
7/0
140.2
121
62
47
53
86
7
.227
2005
1.96
17-6
2
34
26
22
5/0
168.0
146
82
47
77
137
10
.228
2006
4.98
9-7
0
19
19
8
5/0
78.2
116
84
56
34
61
0
.324
Career
2.56
42-21
3
86
70
44
18/2
410.0
397
231
154
170
301
19
.254

Jenna Busa's Career Statistics at UMass (Batting)

YEAR
AVG.
GP-GS
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
TB
SLG.
BB
SH-SF
SB-A
2003
.000
3-0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
0
0
0-0
2004
.000
27-0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
.000
0
0
0-0
2005
.320
34-6
25
4
8
0
0
3
7
17
.680
1
0-1
0-0
2006
.167
5-3
6
0
1
0
0
0
0
1
.167
0
1-0
0-0
Career
.321
67-11
28
4
8
0
0
3
7
18
.643
1
1-0
0-0

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