Maryland Field Hockey BIO
Jill Genovese
Player Profile:
Jill Genovese 1194972
Position: Goalkeeper
Other Position: GS
Height: 5'2"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Rockville, Md.
High School: Academy of the Holy Cross

As a senior (2015): Has seen action in eight games and started in five...made first career start in Terps' opener at Temple (Aug. 28)...picked up four saves in Terps' overtime game vs. #13 Boston College (Sept. 4)...notched a career-high six saves in Terps' overtime thriller vs. #5 Duke (Sept. 6)...added two saves in the second half vs. American (Sept. 13)...made four saves in second half of Terps' 5-2 win over New Hampshire (Sept. 20)...picked up two saves in second half of 5-1 win over Michigan State (Sept. 27).

As a junior (2014): Saw 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)…picked up three saves in 11 minutes in goal in Terps’ Big Ten Tournament debut win vs. Ohio State (Nov. 6)…part of team that won first Big Ten championship in school history.

As a sophomore (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: 6, vs. #4 Duke (Sept. 6, 2015)

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