Jessica Burlingame

#6 Jessica Burlingame

HOMETOWN Andover, Minn.
2019 (Senior)
All-NSIC Second Team
NSIC Spring All-Academic Team
Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete
One of two Beavers to start all 54 games during the season... Hit .386 with 73 hits in 189 at bats during the season to tie for the fourth-best batting average in a sinlge season... Set program records in hits (73), at bats (189), runs (48), triples (8) and steals (19) during the season... Finished second on the team with 33 RBI to tie for fourth most in program history... Led the team with a .635 slugging percentage and .426 on-base percentage... Finished 14th in the NSIC in batting average, 12th in slugging percentage, fifth in runs, third in hits, first in triples and fifth in total bases (120)... Recorded 88 putouts with three assists and just six errors for a .938 fielding percentage... Led the team with 23 multi-hit games and posted a 12-game hitting streak during the season to also lead the team... Ended her career as the program's all-time leader in at bats (644), runs (133), hits (233) and triples (15) and has posted the second-best batting average (.362) for a career... Ranks fifth all-time in RBI (88) at BSU and fourth in doubles (38).
2018 (Junior)
NSIC Spring All-Academic Team
Started and played in 37 games for Bemidji State... Finished third on the team by collecting 44 hits in 126 at bats for a .349 batting average... Led the team in slugging percentage (.571), doubles (12), stolen bases (6), tied for the team lead with 29 runs scored, and was second with a .393 on base percentage... Tied for third in program history with her 12 doubles and tied for fourth in runs... Finished the year second in program history with 160 career hits, third in runs (85), sixth in doubles (28), seventh in triples (7) and 10th in at bats (455)... Recorded 55 putouts with 6 assists and four errors for a .938 fielding percentage... Recorded 13 multi-hit games during the season to tie for second on the team and totaled six multi-RBI games... Ended the season on a five-game hitting streak and seven-game reach base streak.
2017 (Sophomore)
All-NSIC Second Team
Appeared in 46 games and made 45 starts during her sophomore season... Finished third on the team with a .342 batting average... Led the team in at bats (158), hits (54), runs (29) and triples (3)... Had eight doubles, three triples, one home run and tied for third on the team with 23 runs batted in... Posted a .449 slugging percentage and .381 on base percentage... Had a .938 fielding percentage in centerfield... Led the team with 16 multiple hit games and had the longest hitting streak (12) of the season... Reached base in 25 consecutive games to lead the team.. Selected to the All-NSIC Second Team... Hit a grand slam against Concordia-St. Paul (April 14) and finished the game with a career-high five RBI.
2016 (Freshman)
NSIC All-Tournament Team
Appeared in 49 games in her freshman season... Finished third on the team with a .363 batting average... Set single-season records in at bats (171) and hits (62)... Hit her first career home run at St. Cloud State (4/13/16)... Had eight doubles, two triples, 11 RBI and scored 27 runs... Went 4-for-4 against Southwest Minnesota State (4/17/16)... Led the team with a 13 game hitting streak.
Prior to BSU: Earned six total letter awards while attending Andover High School, three in softball and three in gymnastics...Received all-conference honerable mention in gymnastics and all-conference in softball…Graduated from high school with honors.
Personal: Daughter of Michael and Anita Burlingame, she was born June 30, 1997… Majoring in exercise science.
Career Highs Hitting: Hits: 4, 2x, last vs. Sioux Falls (April 29, 2017), Runs: 3, 5x, last at Minot State (April 10, 2019), Home Runs: 1, 13x, last at U-Mary (April 24, 2019), RBI: 5, 2x, last vs. Indiana Tech (Mar. 15, 2019), SBs: 2, 6x, last vs Southwest Minn. State (Mar. 31, 2019).