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#1 Jill Genovese
Position: Goalkeeper
Other Position: GS
Height: 5'2"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Rockville, Md.
High School: Academy of the Holy Cross
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As a junior in 2014: Has seen minutes in six games...made first appearance of the year at #18 Michigan State and notched two saves in the 4-2 win (Sept. 28)...made two saves in final 8:43 of Terps' 6-0 win over Ohio State (Oct. 3)...tallied two saves in second half of 9-0 rout of Penn (Oct. 12)...made a save in second half at #19 Indiana (Oct. 24).
As a sophomore in 2013: Saw action in three games...made first appearance of the year with 9:59 in goal in second half vs. Miami (Ohio) and made first career save (Sept. 15)...played final 23:07 vs. Hofstra and helped preserve a shutout (Oct. 8)...played 11:18 vs. Georgetown (Oct. 27)...member of ACC Championship team.
As a freshman (2012): Made first career appearance with 15 minutes in goal in Terps' win over Towson (Oct. 14).

Before Maryland: Came to Maryland as a greyshirt in the spring of 2012...member of the U.S. Under-19 National team and has spent time at the Olympic Training Center in California...four-year varsity starter from the Academy of the Holy Cross was named to the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference First Team in each of her four years and was the 2011 WCAC Player of the Year...led Holy Cross to four straight WCAC titles and has been named All-Met by the Washington Post in 2009, 2010, 2011.

Personal: Jillian Sweet Genovese...parents are Joseph Genovese and Bonnie Sweet...has two siblings, Nick and Sam...her sports hero is Alex Ovechkin...came to Maryland for the field hockey program, the coaches, the team and a good education.

Saves: 2, 3X (last vs. Penn, Oct. 12, 2014)

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