Courtesy of Holy Family University Athletics
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (Septebmer 6, 2019)- Holy Family University has named Jill Murray its new Head Softball Coach as announced by Director of Athletics, Tim Hamill on Tuesday afternoon. Murray becomes the program's seventh head coach and comes to Holy Family after spending the past season at Camden County College.
"I am thrilled to announce the hiring of Jill Murray as our new softball coach," said Hamill. "Jill brings a fresh new look to the program and with her experience as a Division II student-athlete I'm confident that she'll be able to build a successful program for years to come."
Murray spent the past season as an assistant coach at Camden County College where she primarily worked with the pitchers, catchers and infielders. She also helped lead practice and developed practice plans.
Prior to that, Murray served as a volunteer assistant coach at her alma mater, West Chester University. She helped lead practice drills and put to use practice plans that she created. Murray also organized softball clinics for girls age 6-18.
A four-year member of the West Chester softball team, Murray was selected as National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Scholar-Athlete in 2014. She is currently the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) record holder for career putouts and single season putouts. Murray is also sixth in the NCAA Division II all-time list for career putouts.
Murray graduated from West Chester with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Professional Studies with minors in Nutrition and Health Science in 2014.
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The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference is an NCAA Division II Conference composed of 14 institutions in Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The member institutions are Bloomfield College, Caldwell University, Chestnut Hill College, Concordia (N.Y.) College, Dominican (N.Y.) College, Felician University, Georgian Court University, Goldey-Beacom College, Holy Family University, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Nyack College, Post University of Waterbury, University of the Sciences, and Wilmington University.