Two-time monogram winner for the Irish ... figures to be a key player in Notre Dame's attack during the 2005 campaign ... had a solid junior season in her first year as a starter for the Irish ... will be counted on to pick up some of the goal-scoring following the graduation of three of the team's top four scorers - Meredith Simon, Abby Owen and Lauren Fischer - from a year ago ... smart, intelligent player who knows how to get open for quality scoring chances ... will fill a leadership role as one of seven seniors on the roster ... communicator on the field ... strong point of her game is her play around the crease ... has strong, accurate shot ... has developed solid stick skills in her first three seasons at Notre Dame ... has played in 27 games, making 15 starts in her career ... has scored 17 goals with 12 assists for 29 career points ... has 24 ground balls to her credit and 13 draw controls.
AS A JUNIOR: Was sixth on the team in scoring with 14 goals and 11 assists for 25 points in 17 games ... made 15 starts for the Irish ... scored on four of eight free-position shots on the year ... 35 shots on goal was also sixth on the squad ... had 21 ground balls, 10 draw controls and six caused turnovers on the season ... scored points in 13 of 17 games for the Irish ... had eight games with two or more points ... had a career-best nine-game point-scoring streak (12g, 5a) from Mar. 14 to Apr. 23 ... held to one assist in opening weekend versus California and Stanford ... had a goal and an assist in 20-7 win over Cornell, taking a season-high seven shots on goal ... turned in a pair of assists in win over No. 6 James Madison ... exploded for a career-high five goals in 18-11 win over Virginia Tech ... recorded seven shots on goal to equal career high versus Hokies ... followed five-goal game with seven consecutive games with one goal ... had a goal and an assist versus Connecticut and Johns Hopkins ... had scoring streak stopped by Rutgers on Apr. 25 ... followed Rutgers game with a career-high three- assist game versus Syracuse ... closed the regular season with a goal and an assist in 11-8 win over Vanderbilt.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Saw her first action in an Irish uniform, coming off the bench to play in 10 games ... scored three goals with one assist for four points ... collected three ground balls, one caused turnover and three draw controls ... scored on three of seven shots (.429 shooting percentage) ... collected first goal, first assist and first multiple-point game in her career with a goal and an assist in 19-4 win at Ohio University ... second goal of the season came in 15-7 win versus Connecticut ... added her third goal of the year in the 18-6 home win over Davidson.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not play in any games during the 2002 season.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Standout three-sport athlete who excelled in field hockey, basketball and lacrosse at Springfield High School ... two-time team captain in field hockey and basketball while serving as lacrosse captain as a senior ... all-county and all-Central League all-star as a junior and senior in both lacrosse and field hockey ... team's most valuable player in both sports ... selected Springfield High School's Outstanding Senior Female Athlete in 2001 ... as a junior, scored 72 goals with 13 assists and followed that with a senior year of 55 goals and 15 assists ... finished career with 158 goals and 40 assists for 198 career points ... participated in the U.S. Lacrosse Association National Tournament for the Upper Atlantic III team in 2000 and 2001 ... helped 2000 team to tournament title ... full name is Jacqueline Lane Bowers ... daughter of Joseph and H. Lane Bowers ... has one brother and one sister ... her father Joseph received his MBA from Notre Dame (`80) while her uncle James Bowers graduated from Notre Dame in 1980 ... born Feb. 12, 1983, in Darby, Pa. ... science pre-professional major in the College of Science.
Bower's Career Stats
|Year ||GP/GS||SOG||G-TS||A||Pts.||GB ||DC|
|2002||Did Not Play In Games|