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10   Jackie Nesbitt
Jackie Nesbitt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Springfield, Pa.

High School:
Springfield HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
M

Birthdate:
02/20/1984


  • 2006 Photo Gallery
  • Ranks 8th nationally in caused turnovers (2.24/game) in the 2006 season.
  • Finished 2005 season ranked 11th nationally in groundballs (56).
  • 2006 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District I At-Large Second-Team Selection
  • 2006 IWLCA All-Northeast Region Second-Team Selection
  • 2006 All-Atlantic 10 First-Team Selection
  • 2006 Academic All-Conference Selection
  • 2005 Academic All-Conference Selection
  • 2004 Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Selection


    2006 Update: Game-by-Game Statistics
    • One of the top defensive players in UMass history ... ranks second all-time at UMass in groundballs, caused turnovers, and draw controls.
    • Started the final 49 consecutive games of her career dating back to Feb. 28, 2004 - the first game of her sophomore season.
    • Finished her career with 146 groundballs, 87 caused turnovers and 76 draw controls ... also scored 12 goals and had four assists ... started 52 of her 68 games played.
    • Named to the 2006 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District I At-Large Second-Team, the IWLCA All-Northeast Region Second-Team, the All-Atlantic 10 First-Team and the A-10 Academic All-Conference Team.
    • In win over George Washington (4/30) had two caused turnovers and two groundballs.
    • Had four groundballs, two caused turnovers and two draw controls in win over Duquesne (4/28) ... her groundball with 41 seconds in the second overtime period helped preserve the win.
    • Against Temple (4/23), had three caused turnovers and five groundballs.
    • In win at La Salle (4/15) had a career-high seven draw controls and tied her season-high with five groundballs ... also caused four turnovers.
    • Had two caused turnovers and a groundball in win over St. Joe's (4/13).
    • Posted four groundballs and one caused turnover at Richmond (4/9).
    • Recorded a career-high six caused turnovers, three groundballs and two draw controls vs. St. Bonaventure (4/7) moving her into third all-time at UMass in draw controls and caused turnovers.
    • Her two draw controls against Boston College (4/1) tied her for third all-time at UMass with 60 for her career.
    • In win over Vermont (3/29) had three groundballs, three caused turnovers and one draw control.
    • Posted four groundballs and two caused turnovers against New Hampshire (3/25).
    • Caused a season-high three turnovers in win at Albany (3/11).
    • Had a season-high five groundballs and four draw controls in loss at No. 9 Dartmouth (3/8).

    2005: Game-by-Game Statistics
    • Named to the Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference Team.
    • Led the team and the Atlantic 10 in total groundballs (56) ... posted a career-high 10 goals and three assists ... recorded three-or-more groundballs nine times on the season ... hit the century mark in GB's for her career (100) ... had one game-winning goal ... finished the season with a three-game scoring streak in place.
    • Netted a goal and posted an assist in the season finale against Richmond (5/1) ... also picked up two groundballs to finish the season 11th nationally with 56 groundballs on the season which lead the team and the Atlantic 10.
    • Scored a goal for the second straight game in loss to George Washington (4/24) ... collected seven groundballs - one off her career-high - to jump up to eighth nationally in the statistic after falling out of the previous week's rankings.
    • Tied her career-highs in goals, assists and points in win over Longwood (4/22) ... scored two goals and added an assist while also collecting four groundballs and controlling two draws.
    • Had four groundballs and four draw controls in loses at St. Bona (4/15) and Duquesne (4/17).
    • Continued her impressive defensive play of late with five groundballs and four caused turnovers against Saint Joseph's (4/10) ... also scored a goal in the game.
    • Turned in a career game defensively in win over A-10 rival La Salle (4/8) collecting a career-high eight groundballs, controlling two draws and causing one turnover.
    • Had four groundballs and one caused turnover in loss to No. 7 Dartmouth (4/5)
    • Tallied a goal for the second consecutive game in the loss to Boston College (4/2) ... caused a season-high three turnovers, picked up two groundballs and controlled two draws in that game as well.
    • Registered her first goal in three games in win at New Hampshire (3/26) ... also had three groundballs and caused one turnover.
    • Had her first career multi-goal game as she tallied a career-high two scores vs. Albany (3/13) ... also added an assist on the day ... credited with four groundballs and caused two turnovers ... credited with the game-winning goal of the game.
    • Scored first goal of the season at No. 15 Boston University (3/2).
    • Led UMass against Holy Cross with four groundballs, four draw controls and one caused turnover.
    • Member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

    2004: Game-by-Game Statistics
    Played in 15 games making 14 starts ... tallied 20 groundballs and 19 caused turnovers ... ranked third on team in caused turnovers ... took three shots on the offensive end ... had two interceptions on the year ... had a career-high four groundballs at Hofstra (3/9) adding two caused turnovers in the game ... caused three turnovers twice during the season: versus Duquesne (4/4) and versus Temple (4/18).

    2003: Saw action in 18 games including four starts ... tallied two goals on five shots ... added one assist for a total of three points ... scooped up 24 groundballs ... caused 10 turnovers ... had seven draw controls.

    Springfield HS: Four-year letterwinner at Springfield High School ... recorded 54 goals and 60 assists ... team captain as a junior and senior ... named first team All-Central League and second team All-Delaware County as a senior ... also lettered in soccer and basketball ... a member of National Honor Society.

    Personal: Jacqueline Frances Nesbitt ... born Feb. 20, 1984, in Jacksonville, Fla. ... daughter of Michael and Jeanette Nesbitt ... sport management and legal studies major.

    Nesbitt's Career Statistic's
    OFFENSE               GP    G    A  Pts Shots Shot%  SOG  SOG% GWG  GB  DC  TO  CT
    2003................  18    2    1    3     5  .400    0  .000   0  24   7   3  10
    2004................  15    0    0    0     3  .000    0  .000   0  20   9   6  19
    2005................  17   10    3   13    24  .417   17  .708   1  56  26  24  20
    2006................  18    0    0    0     1  .000    0  .000   0  46  34  22  38
    TOTAL...............  68   12    4   16    33  .364   17  .515   1 146  76  55  87
    

    Nesbitt's Career Highs Goals: 2 vs. Albany (3/13/05); vs. Longwood (4/22/05) Assists: 1 - four times Points: 3 vs. Albany (3/13/05); vs. Longwood (4/22/05) Groundballs: 8 vs. La Salle (4/8/05) Caused Turnovers: 6 vs. St. Bonaventure (4/7/06) Draw Controls: 7 vs. La Salle (4/15/06) Multi-Goal Games: 2; Hat Tricks: 0; Multi-Point Games: 3

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