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    Jaimie Orrico
    Jaimie Orrico

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Southbury, Conn.

    High School:
    Pomperaug

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    M/B



    10/30/2011

    NU Ends Regular Season on Upswing, Edges Louisville 1-0

    Senior Regan Mooney notched the game's only goal 25 minutes into the contest.

    2011:Played and started all 21 games as a senior ... Moved around where she was needed as a midfielder and defensive back ... Took two shots, putting one on goal ... Earned a point with an assist in the 6-1 win over Saint Louis (9/27).

    2010: Played and started all 20 games this season ... Versatile player who contributed in the midfield, back line and as a kickback defender ... Tallied one assist against UC Davis (10/7).

    2009: Played in all 20 games and started five ... Took two shots ... Played in two games (at Indiana, vs. Ohio State) as NU's kickback defender (roaming goalkeeper) and posted two saves while not allowing any goals ... Contributed to defense that allowed 2.06 goals per game and three shutouts.

    2008: Played in 17 games her freshman year, starting eight ... Recorded three shots.

    High School: Four-year letterwinner and captain in both field hockey and lacrosse ... 2007 Coca-Cola Connecticut Player of the Year ... Hartford Courant Connecticut Player of the Year ... All-state, All-Southwest Conference first team from 2005-07 ... NFHCA Regional All-American in 2006 and 2007 ... State runners-up in 2007 ... Won Southwest Conference championship from 2005-07 ... MVP of Team West in 2007 All-Star game ... MVP of Southwest Conference championship game in 2006 ... Three-time Danbury News Times all-area selection ... Scored 43 goals and had 72 assists and eight defensive saves in four-year career ... Holds Pomperaug school record for goals in a season in lacrosse ... 2007 first-team All-Colonial Division lacrosse selection ... 2006 first-team All-Southwest Conference lacrosse selection ... Scored 167-career goals in lacrosse ... 2007 academic All-American, All-Southwest Conference.

    Personal: Born Jaimie Elizabeth Orrico ... Daughter of Maureen and John Orrico ... Father was captain of the Lafayette football team ... Brother was captain of the Yale baseball team ... Sister was the captain of the Yale field hockey team ... Majoring in communication studies.

    Getting to know Jaimie

    Name your three favorite songs on your I-pod: Thunder Road - Bruce Springsteen, Beat the Beat Up - DJ Pauly D, and Somebody to Love - Justin Bieber ft. Usher

    Facebook or Twitter: Facebook

    Describe Tracey in five words or less: Small yet feisty

    What's the best part of playing Northwestern Field Hockey? My teammates

    Favorite food: My mom's chicken cutlets

    Favorite TV show: The Real Housewives of New Jersey

    Favorite movie: When Harry Met Sally

    Favorite book: Decision Points by George W. Bush

    Favorite vacation spot: Newport, RI

    Favorite place to shop: CVS

    If I wasn't playing field hockey, I'd be playing: Scrabble

    If I could be any character from a TV show or movie I'd be: Cher from Clueless

    Pregame superstitions: I'm not sure if it's a superstition, but I always take a pregame shower.

    Best NUFH memory so far: Beating Ohio State at Ohio State last season.

    Which NUFH player is the biggest jokester on the team? Megan Jamieson. However, I'm the only one who finds her jokes funny.

    Favorite thing to do besides play field hockey? Things other college students do.

    Dream job: Starting point guard for the New York Knicks

    Best thing about Northwestern: How I've grown as a person since I've been here. I would not have had a greater experience at any other institution.

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