#3 Jackie Doherty
AS A SENIORTurned in another stellar season to conclude brilliant career, earning first team All-American honors by the Intercollegiate Women[apos]s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) for the second consecutive year … was also selected first team all-West/Midwest Region by IWLCA and first team all-BIG EAST and earned a place on the BIG EAST all-tournament team … led league in caused turnovers per game (2.42) and finished second in ground balls per game (2.89) … finished fifth in country in caused turnovers a game and 29th in ground balls per game … led team in ground balls (56) and caused turnovers (46) and finished second in draw controls (38) … stellar defender who had three or more ground balls in 14 games … also had two or more draw controls in 14 games … turned in 10 games with at least two caused turnovers … produced 16 games with at least one ground ball, one draw control and one caused turnover … had season-high five ground balls in an 11-6 win at Rutgers … also tied season-high with six caused turnovers against the Scarlet Knights … caused six turnovers in wins against Boston University (14-5) and Connecticut (15-5) … had all around game in a BIG EAST semifinal win against Georgetown, tallying one of her two goals on the year and also adding three ground balls, two draw controls and a caused turnover … dished out two assists and had three ground balls, four draw controls and two caused turnovers in a 13-10 Senior Day win against Georgetown … named the team[apos]s Notre Dame Monogram Club Most Valuable Player and earned the team[apos]s 2002 Award as the top defender in postseason voting … selected to the preseason Tewaaraton Trophy Watch List … named to the preseason all-BIG EAST team … team captain … was named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a Monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Played and started in all 18 games … scored four goals and added an assist from her defensive position … led the Irish with 53 ground balls, was second with 30 draw controls and led the team with 40 caused turnovers … had two or more ground balls in 14 of 18 games … had multiple draw controls in nine of 14 games and had two or more caused turnovers in 12 games … led the BIG EAST in caused turnovers (2.22 per game) and was fourth best in the nation … her 2.94 ground balls per game were best in the conference and ranked her 12th nationally … selected first team all-BIG EAST and first team IWLCA All-American … winner of Notre Dame[apos]s 2002 Award as the top defensive player … set the defensive tone in the opener with three ground balls, three draw controls and two caused turnovers in 13-12 win at Hofstra (2/23) … had three caused turnovers in home-opening win versus Duquesne (2/27) … had a career-high four draw controls and scored first goal of the season in 12-8 home loss to Dartmouth (3/7) … was all over the field in 14-12 win at California (3/13) … scored a goal and had career highs with six ground balls and five caused turnovers versus the Golden Bears … followed with another career-high, six ground-ball game and four caused turnovers in 7-6 win at Boston University (3/20) … picked up only assist of the season in 11-9 home win versus Louisville (3/27) … had five ground balls, two draw controls and two caused turnovers in 15-5 loss at Northwestern (3/30) … helped Irish to a key road win, snapping a two-game losing streak at Loyola (4/5) … had third, six-ground ball game of the season, added four draw controls and four caused turnovers in 11-10 win over the Greyhounds … helped Irish to first shutout in program and BIG EAST history as Notre Dame blanked Villanova, 16-0, at Arlotta Stadium on April 9 … helped defense limit high-scoring Syracuse to just five goals in 6-5 upset of the Orange (4/11) … scored third goal of the season with three ground balls, three draw controls and two caused turnovers in 15-5 win over Cincinnati (4/17) … had three caused turnovers in 12-11 win at Ohio State (4/22) … scored fourth goal of the season in 16-9 win at Connecticut in regular-season finale … closed the season with four ground balls, one draw control and three caused turnovers in 17-9 loss to Northwestern in NCAA first round game on May 15.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in all 21 games, getting the starting call all 21 times … had career highs in goals (9), assists (12), points (21) and shots on goal (22) … was second on the team with 53 ground balls, fourth in draw controls (36) and fourth in caused turnovers (21) … recorded points in 12 of Notre Dame[apos]s 21 games … picked up two or more ground balls in 17 games and had 12 games with two or more draw controls … named the team[apos]s Unsung Hero following the season … started the year with a goal and an assist in the 22-7 win over Duquesne … next goal came versus Stanford (2/28) and was the game winner in a 17-8 victory … followed with a career-high three-point game (1g, 2a) in 16-11 win at Dartmouth (3/3) … added a goal and an assist in the 16-12 win over James Madison at Disney World of Sports … had a goal and an assist to go with then-career highs in ground balls (4) and draw controls (4) in 18-9 BIG EAST win over Rutgers … had assists in Notre Dame wins versus Loyola (Md.) and Cincinnati (4/3) … caused a career-high three turnovers in the 18-11 loss at Vanderbilt (4/15) … held off the scoresheet until April 18 when she had a pair of assists in the 20-5 win over Connecticut … was scoreless in the BIG EAST Championship win but did her part defensively with five ground balls, two draw controls and two caused turnovers in the wins versus Syracuse (4/24) and Georgetown (4/26) … equaled career highs in goals (2) and points (3) in NCAA first round win over Vanderbilt (19-13) … also had a career-best five ground balls to go with a draw control and two caused turnovers in the victory … finished the season with a goal and an assist in the NCAA quarterfinal loss at North Carolina (5/16).
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in 15 games in her rookie year, making six starts … scored six goals and added an assist for seven points … grabbed 15 ground balls, had eight draw controls and 10 caused turnovers … started fast with goals in three straight games – Canisius, Duquesne and Ohio State – to help Irish to a 3-0 start … picked up only assist of the season in 14-13 losss to Oregon … added goals against California (3/8), Loyola (3/22) and at Northwestern (4/9) … had five games with two ground balls and four games with two caused turnovers on the season.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-sport athlete at Mt. Hebron High School where she played lacrosse, basketball and soccer … won four letters in lacrosse and basketball and two in soccer … served as team captain of the lacrosse and basketball teams as a senior … helped Mt. Hebron to three undefeated seasons (2004-06), four conference titles, four regional championships and four state titles during her career … selected all-county (2005-07), all-Metro (2006-07) and was the Howard County player of the year in 2007 … three-time all-county selection in basketball (2004-07) where she played point guard … scored 173 goals in her career while adding 24 assists for 197 career points … scored 55 goals in her senior season with 31 draw controls and 53 ground balls in helping Mt. Hebron to its 11th consecutive Maryland state title … joined future Irish teammates Kailene Abt and Shaylyn Blaney as 2007 Under Armour All-Americans … was selected as an honorable mention U.S. Lacrosse All-American in 2007 after being a first team choice in 2006 and an honorable mention choice in 2005 … member of the M&D Lacrosse Club and was a first team all-Galaxy selection … full name is Jacqueline Elizabeth Doherty … daughter of Brian and Hedwig Doherty … has three brothers and two sisters … born December 21, 1988 in Elkridge, Md. … graduated from the College of Arts & Letters with a degree in anthropology.
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