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Jill  Doherty
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Reading, Mass.

High School:
Brooks School

Height:
5-3

Position:
Attack

Club:
Mass Elite

 

03/22/2017

No. 17 Johns Hopkins tops Vanderbilt 13-8

4-0 Blue Jays run to end the first half was too much to overcome for the ‘Dores

03/21/2017

Emily Mathewson named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week

Mathewson is the first Commodore since 2015 to earn Freshman of the Week honors

03/18/2017

Commodores come back to beat Villanova 14-12

'Dores scored the last five goals of the game to claim the win

03/14/2017

Jill Doherty named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

Doherty tied a career-high in draw controls and led the 'Dores in goals to earn BIG EAST honors

03/12/2017

Vanderbilt knocks off Coastal Carolina 11-7

'Dores hand the Chanticleers their first loss of the season

02/12/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Kennesaw State

The Vanderbilt lacrosse team opened the 2017 season with a 17-5 win over Kennesaw State. Photos by David Clancy.

04/25/2016

Lacrosse vs. Villanova (4/24/16) Steve Green

Lacrosse senior day vs. Villanova. Photos by Steve Green (4/24/16)

04/04/2016

Lacrosse vs. Georgetown. Photos by Howell (4/2/16)

Vanderbilt lacrosse vs. Georgetown. Photos by Jow Howell (4/2/16)

03/12/2016

Lacrosse vs. Penn State. Photos by Steve Green (3/12/16)

Vanderbilt fell to No. 9 Penn State 15-11. Photos by Steve Green, (3/12/16)

02/24/2016

Lacrosse vs. Louisville. Photos by John Russell, (2/23/16)

Vanderbilt lacrosse fell to Louisville, 15-5. Photos by John Russell, (2/23/16)

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)

2016: Started in all 16 games for the second consecutive season for the Commodores... Totaled 15 goals, 21 assists, 13 ground balls, 36 draw controls and 12 caused turnovers... Led the team in assists, and draw controls, third in points and caused turnovers and fifth in goals... Second season in a row she has had the most caused turnovers by a non-defender... Scored multiple goals in five games and multiple asissts in seven games... Won six draw controls against UConn, just one shy of her career-high... Had three or more points in eights games... Opened the season with three goals against Kennesaw State... Tallied three goals, two ground balls, two draw controls, two caused turnovers and one assists on the road at Boston University... Finished the season seventh all-time in draw controls with 89.

2015: 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... 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: 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, Colin and Ronan... Michael is a 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).

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