On Hasemeier: A tough one-on-one defender ... "If you ask her to take a player out of the game, it would be a very simple task for Jen," remarks head coach Missy Meharg ... improved fitness and technical skills ... will see time in the backfield.
As a freshman in 2002: A redshirt season.
Before Maryland: A 2001 all-state selection and county MVP at LaPlata, and a two-time all-county honoree ... earned first team All-Southern Maryland Athletic Conference honors on offense (2001) and defense (2000) ... honored as her team's Most Valuable Player twice ... played in the 2002 National Futures Tournament ... also was a two-miler, discus thrower and shot-putter on the track and field team.
Personal: Born June 4, 1984 ... Jen is the daughter of Mary and Chris Hasemeier ... an honor roll student and National Honor Society member who graduated seventh in her class of 286 ... a member of the Key Club and two-time recipient of a Navy Science Award ... a finance major.
Hasemeier Up Close
Nickname: Jen, Finmajor, Hazard, Hazy, Jenbo
Favorite book: Life's Greatest Lessons - 20 Things that Matter, by Hal Urban.
Who is your hero/role model? Kate Kauffman-Beach. If I could have lunch with any three people (in history or today): Constance Applebee, George W. Bush, Bill Gates.
If I were president for the day I would: Grant everyone a college education.
Since coming to Maryland I've learned: Life is a constant struggle, but it is how we make the most of out of every struggle that defines us.