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11   Jackie Tait
Jackie Tait

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fredericksburg, Va.

High School:
Owen J. Roberts (Pa.)

Last College:
Delaware

Height:
5-6

Position:
B

Birthdate:
07/18/1989


Sowry On Tait: "Jackie is very smart and knowledgeable ... the timing of her addition is perfect ... She complements Jaime very well in terms of her knowledge as well as her distribution skills and leadership qualities ... has worked hard on getting herself in the best physical condition ... she will also be a threat for us on penalty corners."

As A Sophomore In 2008: Played and started in 21 games ... Finished with one goal and four assists for six points with 27 shots ... Tallied two shots against Kent State (11/11) ... Recorded one assist against Richmond (11/8) ... Tallied an assist against St. Joe's (10/24) ... Scored her first goal of the season on a penalty shot in UMass' 5-1 win over Siena ... Had an assist in a 2-1 victory vs Albany (9/27)... Scored first point in a UMass uniform with an assist at Brown (9/23) ... Took four shots vs. Harvard (9/14) ... Had a team-high two shots vs. UConn (9/12) ... Had two shots against Dartmouth (9/5) ... Transferred to UMass after playing her freshman season at the University of Delaware.

As A Freshman In 2007 At Delaware: Colonial Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll ... ZAG/NFHCA National Academic All-American ... Played and started in 17 games ... Finished the season with five points on five assists and registered two shots ... Tallied an assist vs. Penn (10/10) ... Assisted on the Blue Hens' lone goal at Saint Joseph's (9/16) ... Had an assist and a shot vs. Monmouth (9/12) ... Assisted on a goal at Longwood (9/2) ... Picked up her first collegiate point, an assist vs. Kent State (8/26).

Before College: Varsity starter at Owen J. Roberts High School in her senior season ...As a junior, led Stafford High School, VA to 2005 Virginia High School League State Championship with a 24-0-0 record ...National Futures Tournament 2005-07 ...Played for Excalibur "Braveheart" 2006 National Indoor Tournament ...Junior Olympics 2005 "Bronze Medal Winner" ...Futures Elite 2006-2007 ...Olympic Development Select Squad 2007 ...Participated - 2006 U19 team USA vs. Canadian Challenge Cup and the 2007 USA U19 team Argentina Tour ...Futures Development Invitational Camp (FDIC) 2006 & 2007 ...USA Junior National Camp 2006 & 2007 ...Trained in Mendoza, Argentina for 3 1/2 months with Argentine club teams "La Premiera" and "La Quinta" at "Club del Banco de Mendoza" in 2007 ...Participated - USA High Performance Training Squad, University of Maryland in 2007

Personal: Jacqueline Kim Tait ...Born July 18, 1989 in Nebraska ...Daughter of John and Monica Tait ...Sister of Jessica ...Plans to major in Sports Management.

Jackie Tait's Career Statistics

YEAR
GP
GS
Shots
Goals
Assists
Points
2007
17
17
2
0
5
5
2008
21
21
27
1
4
6
Career
38
38
29
1
9
12

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    vs #1 Maryland L, 3-2
    Sunday, Aug 31
    vs Temple 3:00 PM
    Friday, Sept 5
    vs Maine 4:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Sept 7
    at #13 Boston College 3:00 PM gametracker
    Friday, Sept 12
    vs California 4:00 PM gametracker
    Sunday, Sept 14
    at UMass-Lowell 2:00 PM
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