# 24

Name: Jailyn Ford

Position: Pitcher

B/T: R/L

Ht: 5’10

Birthday: June 3, 1994

PROFESSIONAL: Jailyn enters her sixth professional season and fourth with the Pride. Ford played her first two seasons with the Akron Racers and was drafted 3rd overall in the 2016 NPF Draft. She was acquired by the USSSA Pride prior to the 2018 season after being released by the Racers. She also plays in the Japan Softball League (JSL) where she had the lowest ERA in 2019 and 2020. She won best 9 for pitcher in the JSL in 2019.

2014 NFCA Second Team All-American (first All-American is program history)
2015 NFCA Third Team All-American
2016 NFCA First Team All-American
2016 Senior Class Award Finalist

Personal: Daughter of Christie and Jeff Ford. Other than softball Jailyn’s hobbies include fishing and basketball. She majored in sport and recreation management at James Madison University.