Women's Lacrosse


AS A SENIORTurned in another stellar season to conclude brilliant career, earning first team All-American honors by the Intercollegiate Women'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's Notre Dame Monogram Club Most Valuable Player and earned the team'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'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'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'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.

Doherty's Career Statistics

Year G-S SOG G A Pts. GB DC CT
2008 15-6 11 6 1 7 15 8 10
2009 21-21 22 9 12 21 53 36 21
2010 18-18 10 4 1 5 53 30 40
2011 19-19 8 2 4 6 56 38 46
Totals 73-64 51 21 18 39 177 112 117

Jackie Doherty
Jackie  Doherty


Ellicott City, MD

High School:
Mt. Hebron




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