Vanderbilt hosted No. 6 Florida on Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the VU Lacrosse Complex. (Daniel Dubois)
Honors 2015 All-BIG EAST Second Team 2015 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll Invited to 2015 U.S. Women's National Team tryouts 2014 ALC All-Tournament Team (5/1) 2014 ALC Rookie of the Week (2/11-2/17)
2015 (Sophomore): Played and started in all 16 games... Named to All-BIG EAST Second Team... Led team with 23 assists for the third-most in the BIG EAST... She was second on the team with 48 points and third with 25 goals... Had season-high four goals at Penn... Set career-high with five assists in a win at Cincinnati... Notched personal-best seven points in win at Liberty with four assists and three goals... Scored multiple goals in seven games and had multiple assists in seven... Had a career-high seven draw controls against Penn State and ranked fourth on team with 23... Also collected 28 ground balls, collecting a career-high four in three games... Also tied for second on team with 19 caused turnovers (most by a non-defender) and logged four straight games of three caused turnovers... Invited to U.S. Women's National Team tryouts in June 2015 in Baltimore... Named to 2015 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2014 (Freshman): Appeared in 17 games and started 14... Scored 20 goals, dished 17 assists, had 37 points, 30 draw controls, 16 ground balls and 13 caused turnovers in a breakout freshman season... She ranked second in assists, third in points, third in draw controls and fourth in goals.... Saved her best for last with a career-high five goals, an assist and four draw controls in a season-ending loss to No. 5 Northwestern in the ALC Tournament... Named to ALC All-Tournament Team for performance... She was named ALC Rookie of the Week on Feb. 17 after scoring the first three goals of her career in a victory over Liberty on Feb. 15. She also had two assists, three draw controls and two ground balls in the game... Scored multiple goals in seven games, including three against Liberty and Jacksconville... She also had a knack for dishing the ball out, with multiple assists in five games... She began her career with a personal-best three assists in the season opener against Kennesaw State and notched another three-assist game against Michigan in the regular-season finale... She had a career-high four draw controls four times -- against Johns Hopkins, Florida and Northwestern (twice)... She also caused a career-high four turnovers against Jacksonville and had a personal-best three ground balls (for the third time in 2014) against the Dolphins.
High School: Three-year starter for Randall Hesse and Susanna Whitaker at Brooks School... Scored 48 goals, handed out 20 assists and picked up 29 ground balls as a senior... First-team All-American in 2012 and 2013; honorable mention All-American in 2011... Three-time all-region and all-league selection... Played on Lower New England Team that won 2012 high school division national tournament... Also played ice and field hockey... Honor student in five of six semesters.
Personal: Jillian Marie Doherty... Born on Nov. 26 1994, in Stoneham, Mass. ... Daughter of Michael and JoAnn Doherty... Father is a deputy fire chief in Boston... Has three brothers, Michael (20), Colin (15) and Ronan (11).... Michael is a sophomore hockey player at Yale... Went to Costa Rica with 13 Vanderbilt student-athletes on Soles4Souls service trip delivering shoes to those in need in December 2014... Human and Organizational Development major... Favorites include ice hockey (other sport than lacrosse), Carrie Underwood (musical performer) and Tom Brady (dream date).